NEW YORK, September 11, 2020 – Recognized among the top female attorneys in the field, 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 fourth consecutive year.
Elise Bloom is considered one of the nation’s top employment lawyers and a member of the firm’s elected Executive Committee. She is particularly well known for her work with cutting edge wage and hour and discrimination individual and class/collective action matters. With 30+ years of experience, she is considered a creative and effective litigator with extensive trial and appellate experience.
Betsy Plevan is well known for her skills as a litigator as well has her employment counseling. She represents clients in a diverse number of industries, represents leading law firms in counseling and litigation assignments, and conducts high profile investigations.
Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks is a partner and chair of the Firm’s Entertainment, Copyright & Media Practice Group. She has handled litigation and dispute resolution for entertainment companies, executives, management companies and high profile talent for more than 30 years. She handles the full range of entertainment related disputes, including copyright and trademark infringement claims, enforcement of personal services contracts, accounting and royalty disputes, and matters involving rights of privacy and publicity.
Margaret Dale is a first-chair litigator with over thirty years of experience, and currently serves as vice-chair of the Litigation Department. Margaret represents clients across a broad range of industries and handles a wide variety of complex commercial disputes, including matters involving privacy and data security, bankruptcy and insolvency, securities, corporate governance, and intellectual property.
According to Benchmark Litigation, “This year's guide includes coverage of female litigators in the United States, Canada and Latin America. Attorneys named in the publication were chosen through several phases of research: review of their recent case work, consideration how attorneys at peer legal institutions might rank them, and client feedback on their performances.”