Stanley D. Bernstein Honored as One of "The Most Influential People in Corporate Governance" For the Fourth Consecutive Year

Dec 03, 2012, 16:57 ET from Bernstein Liebhard LLP

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bernstein Liebhard LLP announced today that Partner Stanley D. Bernstein has been named to the 2012 Directorship 100, an esteemed list of the most influential people in corporate governance for the fourth consecutive year.  Mr. Bernstein was previously listed in the 2009, 2010, and 2011 editions of the Directorship 100.  The list is compiled each year by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and Directorship magazine.  According to the editor, the Directorship 100 includes "100 professionals and the institutions that provide outstanding expertise and direction to boards" and who are each "striving to enhance how boards serve shareholders."  Other honorees include New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman, Delaware Supreme Court Chief Justice Myron T. Steele, and Delaware Chancery Court Chancellor Leo E. Strine, Jr.

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Mr. Bernstein was also featured as the cover story in the February/March 2011 issue of Directorship magazine, in which he provided the shareholder plaintiffs' view of best board practices. 

Mr. Bernstein has been selected by LAWDRAGON magazine as one of the "500 Leading Lawyers in America," one of the "500 Leading Litigators in America," one of the "500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers," and one of the "100 Lawyers You Need to Know in Securities Litigation."  Mr. Bernstein was also ranked in CHAMBERS USA GUIDE 2012 for his work in the area of securities litigation.  In 2012 and 2013, Mr. Bernstein was recognized as a "local litigation star" for his securities work by BENCHMARK  PLAINTIFF:  THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO AMERICA'S LEADING PLAINTIFF FIRMS & ATTORNEYS.  SUPER LAWYERS magazine has selected him as a Super Lawyer for four consecutive years and THE LEGAL 500 recommended Mr. Bernstein in 2011 and 2012. 

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