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Stroock Partner Julia B. Strickland Named a 'Client Services All-Star'

February 23, 2011, Los Angeles, CA . . . Julia B. Strickland, a partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP in Los Angeles, was recognized by corporate counsel as a "Client Service All-Star" in the BTI Consulting Group's "2011 Client Services All-Stars," an annual survey of corporate counsel from the world's largest organizations.

Recognized for her prowess in Financial Services Litigation, Ms. Strickland earned client praise for her "uncanny ability to anticipate opposing counsel." Other counsel noted, "She is very customer focused and practical. She can handle both complex and routine work—it's rare to find that in a single lawyer."

Stroock is nationally recognized as a leader in the representation of financial institutions and financial services companies in litigation matters.  Clients include the full range of financial services companies, including commercial banks, thrifts, residential lenders, sub-prime lenders, automobile lending and leasing companies, credit card issuers, investment banks and insurance companies, including American Express, JPMorgan Chase, HSBC, Citibank, Discover Bank, TransUnion and Sallie Mae.

Ms. Strickland has been recognized by the Los Angeles Daily Journal as one of California's "Top Women Litigators" six times, including in 2010.  She was also named by the Los Angeles Times as one of 'Southern California's Best Lawyers.'  Ms. Strickland began her legal career at Stroock in 1977 and, in addition to being a member of the Firm's National Executive Committee, has played a central role in development of the firm's Los Angeles office.


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 135 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.

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