February 20, 2018 (BOSTON, LOS ANGELES) – International law firm Proskauer announced that partners Michael Woronoff and Steve Ellis have been named Client Choice Awards by Lexology for excellence in client service in the areas of M&A and Banking, respectively.
Mr. Woronoff is the exclusive winner of the Client Choice M&A award for California. He serves as head of the Firm's Los Angeles office and co-head of Proskauer's global Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups, and is a former member of the Firm's 7 member Executive Committee.
Mr. Ellis is the exclusive winner of the Client Choice Banking award for Massachusetts. He is co-head of Proskauer’s Private Credit Group and a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee.
Lexology Client Choice Awards recognize partners and law firms around the world who exhibit exceptional client care and high-caliber service. Award recipients are nominated and rated by clients on criteria including quality of legal advice, commercial awareness, industry knowledge, strategic thinking, billing transparency, tailored fee structures, value for money, responsiveness, effective communication, clarity of documentation, sharing of expertise, appropriate staffing, project management, use of technology, loyalty and ethics. Using this rigorous criteria, Client Choice selected 384 winners across 66 jurisdictions worldwide.
Proskauer’s Private Credit Group is a unique finance practice with more than 50 lawyers based in key financial centers in New York, London, Los Angeles and Boston. The team has consistently closed more than 150 deals a year and has been at the forefront of the development of the private credit market. Over the past three years Proskauer’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group has advised on over 300 M&A deals with an aggregate value exceeding $200 billion.