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Stroock Adds High-Stakes Trial Advocate Jennifer Recine

Firm Attracts 2nd Lateral Partner in 3 Weeks, 11th in Past Year

New York, March 11, 2019 Jennifer Recine, a trial litigator who has handled complex real estate cases and other high-profile matters across industries, has joined Stroock’s New York office as a partner. 
 
Jennifer is the 11th lateral partner to join Stroock within the past year and the second in three weeks – commercial real estate lawyer Elsa Ben Shimon came to the firm on February 13.
 
Jennifer regularly leads high-stakes litigation in practice areas as varied as civil RICO, securities, environmental and  land use,  trusts and estates, and criminal enforcement.   
 
“Jennifer brings a depth of experience in complex trial matters to an already-elite team of lawyers,” said Alan Klinger, Stroock’s co-managing partner. “She’s exactly the type of lawyer we look for in a lateral hire: one of the top litigators in the country, in the prime of her career, with deep experience in our core areas. She’s a lawyer who perfectly aligns well with our firm’s mission of strategic, client-centric growth.”
 
“Stroock is a vibrant, thriving firm with a real estate practice that is truly second to none,” Jennifer said. “I look forward to leveraging its full-service offerings and client support to take my practice to the next level.” 
 
Jennifer has been recognized by leading industry publications. She was named a “Litigation Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal, was shortlisted by the Legal 500 as a “Next Generation” Commercial Litigator, and recognized as a “Local Litigation Star” and one of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation” by Benchmark Litigation, as well as a “Woman to Watch” by the Diversity Journal and a “Female Power Player” by Bisnow.
 
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, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, D.C.