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Julia Strickland Earns Top Recognition by Chambers USA 2017

Strickland Ranked Band 1 in Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance Litigation — Nationwide

New York, NY, June 2, 2017 – Julia Strickland, a member of Stroock’s Executive Committee, Managing Partner of the Los Angeles office and Chair of the firm’s National Financial Services Practice Group has received top honors in Chambers USA 2017 with a Band 1 ranking in the Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance Litigation — Nationwide category.  Ms. Strickland is one of only three attorneys across the country to receive this recognition.
Chambers USA noted “Julia Strickland is an experienced litigator who concentrates on defending financial institutions in connection with consumer class actions.”  In addition, one of Ms. Strickland’s clients commended her: Julia is incredibly responsive.  You feel like you are her only client.
Widely recognized as one of the best litigators in the country, Julia Strickland leads a broad national practice that focuses on the defense of class actions and other complex actions.  Ms. Strickland is regularly called by major financial services companies and others when they are confronted with complex issues that put them at substantial economic and reputational risk.  In addition to her experience defending complex and class actions through dispositive motion practice, trial and/or appeal, Ms. Strickland has settled all types of complex and class actions. She also routinely represents companies in compliance counseling, regulatory proceedings and responding to claims by federal and state regulators and enforcement authorities.
In May 2017, Ms. Strickland was named one of California’s “Top 100 Women Lawyers” by The Daily Journal, marking the 12th year she has been honored for her work and accomplishments.  The list recognizes women lawyers in California who are at the top of their practice.  In addition she has been named a ”Client Service All-Star” by BTI Consulting and a “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation.  Ms. Strickland has also served as the Co-Chair of the Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute for the Practicing Law Institute (PLI) for over a decade.
Chambers USA, published annually in May by Chambers and Partners, is based on in-depth interviews by Chambers’ researchers and ranks the leading lawyers and firms in an extensive range of practice areas throughout the country.  The qualities on which rankings are based are technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients.
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, DC, Los Angeles and Miami.

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