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The Legal 500 United States 2016 Recognizes 42 Proskauer Practices and 128 Individual Lawyers

June 16, 2016 (NEW YORK) – Proskauer has again been ranked as one of the top law firms in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 United States, one of the leading independent legal referral guides. The Firm earned rankings across 42 practices, and 128 lawyers were distinguished as among the best in their field, with 25 of those receiving leading lawyer recognition. Proskauer was newly ranked in Appellate: Court of Appeals, International Tax and the Healthcare: Service Providers categories, and received an elevated ranking in the Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate category.

Our first-tier rankings included:

  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Labor & Employment: Disputes (including Collective Actions): Defense
  • Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Labor & Employment: ERISA Litigation
  • Labor & Employment: Labor Management Relations
  • Labor & Employment: Workplace and Employment Counseling
  • Sports

The Firm was also named a leader in the following practice areas:

  • Appellate: Court of Appeals
  • Appellate: Supreme Court (Federal and State)
  • Capital Markets: Debt Offerings – Advice to Issuers
  • Capital Markets: Debt Offerings – Advice to Managers
  • Capital Markets: Equity Offerings: Advice to Issuers
  • Capital Markets: Global Offerings – Advice to Corporates
  • Capital Markets: Global Offerings – Advice to Financial Institutions
  • Capital Markets: High Yield Debt Offerings – Advice to Issuers
  • Capital Markets: High Yield Debt Offerings – Advice to Underwriters
  • Commercial Lending: Advice to Borrowers
  • Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders
  • Copyright
  • Cyber Law
  • General Commercial Disputes
  • Healthcare: Service Providers
  • Insurance: Advice to Policyholders
  • International Tax
  • Investment Fund Formation & Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds
  • Investment Fund Formation & Management: Private Equity Funds
  • Labor & Employment: Immigration
  • M&A Corporate & Commercial: Large Deals ($1bn+)
  • M&A Corporate & Commercial: Private Equity Buyouts
  • Not-For-Profit (Nonprofit and Tax Exempt Organizations)
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate
  • Securities: Litigation Defense
  • Technology: Data Protection & Privacy
  • Technology: Outsourcing
  • Technology: Transactions
  • Telecoms & Broadcast: Transactional
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademarks: Litigation
  • U.S. Taxes: Non-Contentious
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

Our leading lawyers included:

  • Rory Albert – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Mark Batten – Labor & Employment: Disputes (including Collective Actions): Defense
  • Martin Bienenstock – Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate
  • Nancy Sher Cohen – Insurance: Advice to Policyholders
  • Peter Fass – Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Steven Gilford – Insurance: Advice to Policyholders
  • David Grunblatt – Labor & Employment: Immigration
  • Paul Hamburger – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Joseph Leccese – Sports
  • Leslie Loffman – Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Jeff Marwil – Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Corporate
  • Kristen Mathews – Technology: Data Protection & Privacy
  • Jeffrey Neuburger – Technology: Outsourcing
  • Brendan O’Rourke – Advertising & Marketing
  • Robin Painter – Investment Fund Formation & Management: Private Equity Funds
  • Betsy Plevan – Labor & Employment: Disputes (including Collective Actions): Defense, Labor & Employment: Workplace and Employment Counseling
  • Bernard Plum – Labor & Employment: Labor Management Relations
  • Myron Rumeld – Labor & Employment: ERISA Litigation
  • Bradley Ruskin – Sports
  • Paul Salvatore – Labor & Employment: Labor Management Relations
  • Seth Schafler – Insurance: Advice to Policyholders
  • Neal Schelberg – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Howard Shapiro – Labor & Employment: ERISA Litigation
  • Michael Sirkin – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Larry Weinstein – Advertising & Marketing