NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP today announced that forty attorneys have been chosen for Super Lawyers® 2016 New York Metro. Twenty-eight lawyers have been named as "Super Lawyers" and twelve have been named as "Rising Stars."
The following Olshan attorneys have been named to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list: Steve Wolosky, Mitchell Stern, Kenneth Silverman, Kenneth Schlesinger, Samuel Ross, Nina Roket, Michael Neidell, Lori Marks-Esterman, Sheldon Lustigman, Andrew Lustigman, Jonathan Koevary, Jeremy King, Hyman Kindler, Thomas Kearns, Aliza Herzberg, Steven Gursky, Mary Grieco, Eric Goldberg, Warren Gleicher, Adam Friedman, Andrew Freedman, Michael Fox, Thomas Fleming, Spencer Feldman, Stephen Ferszt, Tamara Carmichael, Kyle Bisceglie and Ron Berenblat.
Additionally, the following lawyers have been named to the 2016 New York Metro Rising Stars list: Renée Zaytsev, Erik Syversten, Peter Sartorius, Matteo Rosselli, Kenneth Mantel, Jaclyn Grodin, Brian Katz, Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman, Aneliya Crawford, Jason Cabico, Lori Barnea and Safia Anand.
"We're delighted that once again almost half of our attorneys have been selected by our peers to this competitive ranking, while on average only 3.7 percent of attorneys are selected to the lists," said Thomas D. Kearns a partner in Olshan's Real Estate Law Practice. "Peer rankings are important indicia of Olshan's position in the market as a leading national law firm with a bench of talented attorneys committed to client service, and we're grateful for this recognition. We're particularly proud of the recognition of the firm's next generation as Rising Stars," he continued.
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 the selection of six attorneys to Best Lawyers in America© 2017; recognition by Legal 500 United States 2016 as a leading firm in Advertising and Marketing; 2016 Chambers USA's acknowledgement of the Real Estate practice and recognition of two Olshan attorneys as "America's Leading Lawyers for Business"; consistent top rankings across the board for Olshan's Shareholder Activism practice in every league table and publication that covers shareholder activism; and U.S. News-Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2016 "Tier 1" National Rankings for Securities and Capital Markets, "Tier 2" National Rankings for Real Estate Law, and "Tier 1" rankings in the New York City Metropolitan area for both Securities and Capital Markets and Real Estate Law.
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
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