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Stroock Recognized By U.S. News & World Report And Best Lawyers In The 2016 "Best Law Firms" Rankings

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP announced that it has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2016 "Best Law Firms" rankings.  These rankings are presented in tiers both nationally and by metropolitan area or state.  Stroock was recognized for professional excellence by both clients and peers in 29 categories.
 
The U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.  To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the 21st edition of The Best Lawyers in America list for that particular location and specialty.
 
The practice areas selected are ranked in a tiered structure, with 1 considered the highest rated:
 
National Rankings
 
Tier 1

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Energy Law
  • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
 
Tier 2
 
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
 
Tier 3
 
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Metropolitan Rankings

New York


Tier 1
 
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Derivatives and Futures Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Energy Law
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Mutual Funds Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
 
Tier 2
 
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
 
Tier 3
 
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
Los Angeles


Tier 1
 
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
 
Tier 2
 
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
 
Tier 3
 
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Tax Law
Miami


Tier 1
 
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Securities
 
Tier 2
 
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Real Estate Law
 
Tier 3
 
  • Appellate Practice
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Washington, DC


Tier 1
 
  • Real Estate Law
 
Tier 2
 
  • Mutual Funds Law

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP is a law firm providing transactional, regulatory and litigation guidance to leading financial institutions, multinational corporations, investment funds and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and abroad.  Our emphasis on excellence and innovation has enabled us to maintain long-term relationships with our clients and made us one of the nation’s leading law firms for almost 140 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/CFIUS, personal client services, real estate, structured finance and tax. 
 
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