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45 Stroock Partners and Counsel Named to Best Lawyers in America for 2016

New York, NY, August 17, 2015 -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, DC, announced that 45 attorneys across 31 categories have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America
In addition, two attorneys were recognized as "Lawyers of the Year," which is a prestigious honor named to only one lawyer per practice area with each metropolitan region based on the highest peer ratings received.  Alan M. Klinger was named for Litigation – Land Use and Zoning for New York City, and Michael Basile was named for Banking and Finance Law for Miami.
Stroock attorneys honored as Best Lawyers in America include:

Appellate Practice
  • Laura E. Besvinick
Banking and Finance Law
  • Michael Basile
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Andrew P. DeNatale
  • Kristopher M. Hansen
  • Lewis Kruger
  • Frank A. Merola
  • Kenneth Pasquale
Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Lewis F. Murphy
Commercial Litigation
  • Robert Abrams
  • Laura E. Besvinick
  • Lewis F. Murphy
  • Julia B. Strickland
  • Robert T. Wright
Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Marvin J. Goldstein
  • Mark N. Rae
  • Mark A. Speiser
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Steven W. Rabitz
Energy Law
  • Jeffrey W. Meyers
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
  • Glen G. Mastroberte
  • Schuyler M. Moore
  • James G. Sammataro
Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Joel Cohen
Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Michael Basile
Insurance Law
  • William D. Latza
  • Lewis F. Murphy
Labor Law – Management
  • Howard S. Lavin
Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Ross F. Moskowitz
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Ray LaSoya
Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Lewis F. Murphy
  • Julia B. Strickland
 Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Andrew P. DeNatale
Litigation – ERISA
  • Alan M. Klinger
Litigation –  Health Care
  • Albert M. Appel
Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Laura E. Besvinick
  • James G. Sammataro
Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Alan M. Klinger
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Alan M. Klinger
Litigation – Patent
  • Steven B. Pokotilow
Litigation - Real Estate
  • Charles G. Moerdler
Litigation – Securities
  • Laura E. Besvinick
  • Lewis F. Murphy
Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Lewis F. Murphy
  • Anita S. Rosenbloom
Mutual Funds Law
  • Stuart H. Coleman
  • Joel H. Goldberg
  • Burton M. Leibert
  • Janna Manes
  • Robert E. Plaze
  • David Stephens
Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Laura E. Besvinick
Real Estate Law
  • Jacob Bart
  • Leonard Boxer
  • William Campbell
  • Brian Diamond
  • Steven Horowitz
  • Jeffrey R. Keitelman
  • Ronald A. Kriss
  • Ross F. Moskowitz
  • Kim Pagotto
Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Micah W. Bloomfield
Tax Law
  • Schuyler M. Moore
Trusts and Estates
  • Anita S. Rosenbloom
  • Seth D. Slotkin
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional, regulatory and litigation guidance to leading financial institutions, multinational corporations, investment funds and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and abroad.  Our emphasis on excellence and innovation has enabled us to maintain long-term relationships with our clients and made us one of the nation's leading law firms for almost 140 years.  Stroock's practice areas include capital markets/securities, commercial finance, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity, private funds, commodities and derivatives, employment law and benefits, energy and project finance, entertainment, environmental law, financial restructuring, financial services litigation, government relations, insurance, intellectual property, investment management, litigation, national security/CFIUS, private client services, real estate, structured finance and tax. 
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