NEW YORK, May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP announced today that Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual ranking of law firms and attorneys has acknowledged Olshan as a leading law firm in Real Estate Law and General Commercial Litigation, and has individually recognized five attorneys in their respective practice areas.
Steve Wolosky, partner and chair of Olshan's Activist & Equity Investment practice and co-chair of the Corporate/Securities Law practice and Andrew Freedman, partner and co-chair of the Activist & Equity Investment practice, have been ranked as "Leading Lawyers" in the inaugural Corporate/M&A: Shareholder Activism (New York) category, an indicia of the significance of the role that shareholder activism plays in the corporate transactional market. Interview sources noted in Chambers that Wolosky is, "the go-to guy, no question" when it comes to representing activists, and that Freedman "really understands what his client wants and is creative in figuring out ways to get there." Olshan's Shareholder Activism practice has consistently received top rankings across the board in every league table and publication that covers shareholder activism.
Andrew Lustigman, partner and chair of Olshan's Advertising, Marketing & Promotions practice has been recognized by Chambers for ten consecutive years, and is noted as, "a renowned transactional lawyer who is also adept in dispute resolution," with interviewees noting that he "gives excellent advice" and "helps me find creative solutions."
Samuel Ross, of counsel in Olshan's Real Estate Law practice has been ranked for six consecutive years, and a client source noted that, "He anticipates issues and our needs well when drafting our agreements."
Partner Kyle Bisceglie is ranked as a "Noted Practitioner" in Litigation: General Commercial.
"We are honored that Olshan has been recognized by Chambers again this year," said Thomas D. Kearns, a partner in the Real Estate Law practice at Olshan. "Acknowledgement by an independent and respected organization like Chambers confirms that peers and clients alike recognize Olshan's exceptional talent base and strong position in the market."
Olshan has been consistently recognized as one of the premier mid-sized law firms in the country, including being honored as a top 20 midsize law firm in The National Law Journal's "2016 Midsize Hot List" and named to the National Law Journal's inaugural "NLJ 500" list. Other recent accolades include selection by U.S. News-Best Lawyers® 2017 "Best Law Firms" for Securities/Capital Markets Law, Real Estate Law, Advertising Law, and Employment Law - Management; the selection of forty attorneys to Super Lawyers® 2016 New York Metro and six attorneys to Best Lawyers in America© 2017; recognition by Legal 500 United States 2016 as a leading firm in Advertising and Marketing; and consistent top rankings across the board for Olshan's Shareholder Activism practice in every league table and publication that covers shareholder activism, including The Wall Street Journal, in conjunction with FactSet SharkRepellent, and Thomson Reuters' Global Shareholder Activism Scorecard.
Chambers USA ranks leading law firms and attorneys in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. Researchers speak to a vast range of lawyers and their clients, with greater weight given to the views of the clients. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, a law firm based in New York, represents major businesses and entrepreneurs in their most significant transactions, problems and opportunities. Olshan's clients range from public companies, hedge, venture capital, private equity and other investment funds to entrepreneurs and private companies worldwide. Clients choose Olshan for innovative strategies and sophisticated, game-changing advice in corporate, securities law, equity investment and shareholder activism, complex commercial, corporate and securities litigation, real estate, intellectual property, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, and advertising. Since its founding, Olshan has offered an alternative to the AmLaw 50 law firm business model with responsive, independent and client-focused legal counsel provided by the firm's senior lawyers.
Madelaine Miller Strauss
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