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June 1, 2018

New York, NY, June 1, 2018 – The Legal 500 United States has again recognized Stroock as a leading law firm for its premier lawyers and foremost practice areas. Published for more than 25 years, the guide provides the most complete global coverage on legal service providers in more than 100 countries and is widely regarded as the definitive judgment of law firm capabilities.
 
38 lawyers were named leaders in their respective practice areas, including 16 new additions: James Bernard, Laura Besvinick, Seamus Curley, Daniel Fliman, Michele Jacobson, David Kahne, Brian Kelly, Dina Kolker, Jeffrey Lowenthal, Samantha Martin, Frank Merola, Lewis Murphy, André Nance, Eric Requenez, and James Sammataro.
 
Jonathan Canfield and Daniel Fliman were named to the “Next Generation Lawyers” list for Finance - Restructuring (Including Bankruptcy): corporate.
 
The Legal 500 also recommended 16 practices, including five new additions: Industry Focus: Insurance: advice to insurers; Intellectual Property: Copyright; Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds (including venture capital); Labor and employment: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design; and Labor and employment: Labor-management relations.
 
Stroock lawyers and practices recommended in this year’s edition include:
 
Dispute resolution: General commercial disputes (Tier 4)
James Bernard
Laura Besvinick
Alan Klinger
Charles Moerdler
 
Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate (Tier3)
Jonathan Canfield
Daniel Fliman
Alon Goldberger
Kristopher Hansen
Brian Kelly
Samantha Martin
Frank Merola
 
Industry focus: Energy: transactions conventional power (Tier 5)
Richard Madris

Industry focus: Insurance: advice to insurers (Tier 4)
Laura Besvinick
Michele Jacobson
Robert Lewin
Lewis Murphy
 
Industry focus: Insurance: non-contentious (Tier 3)
Michele Jacobson
Bradley Kulman
Robert Lewin
Bernhardt Nadell
 
Intellectual property: Copyright (Tier 4)
Laura Goldbard George
James Sammataro
 
Intellectual property: Trademarks: litigation (Tier 4)
Laura Goldbard George
Steven Pokotilow
 
Investment fund formation and management: Private equity funds (including venture capital) (Tier 6)
Richard Madris
André Nance
Eric Requenez
 
Labor and employment: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: design (Tier 5)
Bruce Gallant
 
Labor and employment: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional (Tier 5)
Bruce Gallant
 
Labor and employment: Labor-management relations (Tier 3)
David Kahne
Alan Klinger
Dina Kolker
 
M&A/corporate and commercial: M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m) (Tier 5)
Christopher Doyle
Bradley Kulman
Jeffrey Lowenthal
Matthew Schwartz
 
Real estate: Land use/zoning (Tier 3)
Seamus Curley
Ross Moskowitz
Karen Scanna
 
Real estate (Tier 4)
Brian Diamond
Jeff Keitelman
Ross Moskowitz
Karen Scanna
 
Tax: Financial products (Tier 3)
Micah Bloomfield
Michelle Jewett
Jeffrey Uffner
 
Tax: US taxes: non-contentious (Tier 5)
Micah Bloomfield
Mayer Greenberg
Michelle Jewett
Jeffrey Uffner
 
Stroock provides strategic transactional, regulatory and litigation advice to advance the business objectives of leading financial institutions, multinational corporations and entrepreneurial businesses in the U.S. and globally.  With a rich history dating back 140 years, the firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and Miami.