NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2021 – Recognized among the top female attorneys in the litigation field, Proskauer partners Elise Bloom, Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks, Margaret Dale and Betsy Plevan have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation for the fifth consecutive year.
With over 30 years of experience, Elise Bloom is widely hailed as one of the nation’s top employment lawyers and one of the most creative and effective wage and hour, class/collective action and trial lawyers. She is particularly well-known for handling high-profile, bet-the-company matters on behalf of significant national employers and several sports leagues.
Based in Los Angeles and New York, Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks maintains a bi-coastal practice and has handled litigation and dispute resolution for entertainment companies, executives, management companies and high-profile talent for more than 30 years. She has been lauded for her premier level of counsel on high-value matters involving copyright and trademark infringement, personal service contracts, royalty disputes, privacy and publicity rights, among others.
Margaret Dale is among the nation’s premier general commercial litigators. With more than 30 years of experience, Margaret regularly first-chairs high-value business disputes for clients across a broad range of major economic sectors. She handles a wide variety of complex commercial disputes, including matters involving privacy and data security, bankruptcy and insolvency, securities, corporate governance, and intellectual property.
Betsy Plevan has built her practice handling all types of labor and employment litigation, as well as counseling clients in employment matters. She represents clients in a diverse number of industries such as banking and finance, health care, entertainment, publishing and education. Betsy also counsels leading law firms in counseling and litigation assignments and conducts high-profile investigations.
According to Benchmark Litigation, “These women have earned their place amongst the leading female litigators by participating in some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history as well as by earning the hard-won respect of their peers and clients. Though they hail from widely different practice areas, they all share the distinction of being recognized as top players in their respective fields.”
About Proskauer’s Litigation Practice
The Litigation Department is a full-service practice with extensive trial experience in virtually every major forum across the globe. We take a collaborative approach to representing defendants and plaintiffs, multinationals, middle-market and small-cap businesses, financial institutions, partnerships and individuals, with one thing in mind - driving successful outcomes for our clients.