NEW YORK, August 17, 2023 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that 174 of its lawyers across seven offices were recognized in the 2024 Edition of Best Lawyers. 117 lawyers were named “Best Lawyers in America,” across 38 transactional and contentious practices including bankruptcy, employee benefits and executive compensation, finance, health care, labor and employment, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private funds, real estate, sports law, technology, media and telecommunications and tax.
57 attorneys in 28 practices were named “Ones to Watch,” which recognizes the next-generation talent who is providing outstanding professional excellence in private practice in America.
Best Lawyers also selected seven Proskauer partners, across six practices, as “Lawyer of the Year.” The “Lawyer of the Year” distinction is awarded to only one lawyer in a specific practice area and geographic location each year. Its recipients are chosen based on overall peer feedback.
Lawyers of the Year:
- Scott P. Cooper (Los Angeles: Sports Law)
- Sandra A. Crawshaw-Sparks (Los Angeles: Litigation - Intellectual Property)
- Evandro C. Gigante (New York: Labor Law – Management)
- Joseph M. Leccese (New York: Sports Law)
- Paul V. Possinger (Chicago: Litigation – Bankruptcy)
- Steven O. Weise (Los Angeles: Banking and Finance Law)
- Bart H. Williams (Los Angeles: Criminal Defense: White-Collar)
Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. Best Lawyers employs a survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. Their process is designed to capture the opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.
View a complete list of all the Proskauer lawyers ranked in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America: https://www.proskauer.com/uploads/best-lawyers-2024-list
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