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Stroock Partner Julia Strickland Named Litigation Star By Benchmark Litigation 2015

New York, NY, October 2, 2014 -- Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, a national law firm with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, DC, announced that Julia Strickland, a Partner and Chair of Stroock's Financial Services/Class Action practice, was recognized by the Benchmark Litigation 2015 guide, for the third time in a row, as a "Local Litigation Star" for California.  

The Benchmark Litigation list of "Local Litigation Stars" for each state reflects only those individuals who were recommended consistently as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers. 

Ms. Strickland's practice focuses on the defense of class actions and other complex actions, and she is widely recognized as one of the best litigators in the country.  Ms. Strickland represents clients across a wide range of industries, and has experience with the full range of litigation issues confronting large companies, having defended hundreds of complex and class actions through all stages of the litigation process. 

Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America's leading litigation firms and attorneys, is the only publication to focus exclusively on US litigation.  Since its inception in 2008, which then focused solely on the US commercial litigation market, the Benchmark line of publications now include a premium subscription product covering the personalities and judicial temperament of US district court judges and coverage of the US plaintiff market and the Canadian litigation market.  

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 138 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, personal client services, real estate, structured finance and tax.  For more information, please visit Stroock's website at

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