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Stroock Is Ranked by the Chambers USA Law Firm Rankings for 2010

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles and Miami, announced that it has again been recognized in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business with top ranked lawyers and premier legal practices.

Chambers is a global research organization that has prepared annual practice-specific law firm and lawyer rankings for 20 years. Leading firms and attorneys are selected based on an extensive review of the firm’s credentials, which include client and referral assessments.

For the 2010 edition, 32 Stroock attorneys and 12 practice areas were recommended by Chambers. The practice areas and attorneys selected are ranked in bands numbered from 1-5, with 1 considered the highest rated:


Capital Markets: Securitization (Firm Band 3)

  • Richard L. Fried
  • Jeffrey Stern
  • Boris Ziser

Capital Markets: Structured Products (Firm Band 4)

  • Mark N. Rae
  • Anthony H. Schouten

Capital Markets: Derivatives

  • Marvin Goldstein
  • Mark A. Speiser

Insurance Transactional & Regulatory (Firm Band 2)

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds (Firm Band 3)

  • Sarah Davidoff

Investment Funds: Registered Funds (Firm Band 3)

  • Stuart H. Coleman
  • Gary L. Granik


Media & Entertainment: Transactional (Firm Band 2)

  • Schuyler M. Moore
  • Matthew C. Thompson

Real Estate

  • Chauncey M. Swalwell


Banking & Finance (Firm Band 2)

Banking & Finance: Regulatory

  • Michael Basile

Real Estate

  • Manuel A. Fernandez

New York


  • Bruce H. Schneider

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Firm Band 4)

  • Andrew DeNatale
  • Kristopher M. Hansen
  • Lawrence M. Handelsman

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

  • Steven W. Rabitz


  • E. Gail Suchman

Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright

  • Steven B. Pokotilow

Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer (Firm Band 3)

  • Michele L. Jacobson
  • Robert Lewin

Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory (Firm Band 2)

  • Donald D. Gabay
  • William D. Latza
  • Bernhardt M. Nadell

Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded (Firm Band 4)

Real Estate: Mainly Dirt (Firm Band 2)

Real Estate

  • Leonard Boxer
  • Steven P. Moskowitz

Real Estate: Corporate

  • Brian Diamond

Real Estate: Finance

  • William Campbell

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

  • Ross F. Moskowitz


Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional and litigation guidance to leading multinational corporations, investment banks and private equity firms in the U.S. and abroad. Stroock's emphasis on client service and innovation has made it one of the nation's leading law firms for over 130 years. Stroock's practice areas include capital markets/securities, commercial finance, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures, private equity, private funds, derivatives and commodities, employment law and benefits, energy and project finance, entertainment, environmental law, financial restructuring, financial services litigation, insurance, intellectual property, investment management, litigation, personal client services, real estate, structured finance and tax.