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Forty-five Kaye Scholer Lawyers Recognized by Their Peers in Best Lawyers 2015

August 18, 2014

Two California partners also named “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practices and regions

Forty-five Kaye Scholer lawyers were recognized a total of 75 times across 35 practice areas in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. This list is based on a national survey involving more than four million evaluations of lawyers by their peers.

Five lawyers, including Partners Arthur Brown, James Herschlein, Farhad Jalinous, Madlyn Gleich Primoff and Vincent Sama are featured for the first time and 20 of our lawyers are recognized in two or more categories. In addition, Litigation Partner Aton Arbisser was recognized as “Antitrust Lawyer of the Year-Los Angeles” and Corporate Partner Diane Holt Frankle was named “Corporate Governance Lawyer of the Year-San Francisco Area.”

Below is the full listing of those recognized in Best Lawyers 2015 and their area(s) of practice. You may also view the list on the Best Lawyers website here.

*First time included in Best Lawyers

Antitrust Law

Aton Arbisser (Los Angeles)
Robert B. Bell (Washington, DC)
Michael D. Blechman (New York)
Claudia R. Higgins (Washington, DC)
David Klingsberg (West Palm Beach)
Saul P. Morgenstern (New York)
Randolph S. Sherman (New York)

Arbitration

Zaldwaynaka (Z) Scott (Chicago)

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Marc S. Cohen (Los Angeles)
Mark F. Liscio (New York)
Madlyn Gleich Primoff (New York)*
Michael B. Solow (Chicago)
Sheldon L. Solow (Chicago)

Bet-the-Company Litigation

David Klingsberg (West Palm Beach)
Alan N. Salpeter (Chicago)

Biotechnology Law

Daniel P. DiNapoli (New York)
Gerald Sobel (New York)
Pamela J. Yates (Los Angeles)

Commercial Litigation

David Klingsberg (West Palm Beach)
Manuel Kushner (West Palm Beach)
Steven S. Rosenthal (Washington, DC)
Aaron Rubinstein (New York)
Alan N. Salpeter (Chicago)
Vincent A. Sama (New York)*
Zaldwaynaka (Z) Scott (Chicago)
Fredric W. Yerman (New York)

Copyright Law

Thomas A. Smart (New York)

Corporate Compliance Law

Diane Holt Frankle (Silicon Valley)

Corporate Governance Law

Diane Holt Frankle (Silicon Valley)

Corporate Law

Diane Holt Frankle (Silicon Valley)
Joel I. Greenberg (New York)

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Amy J. Conway-Hatcher (Washington, DC)
Michael A. Rogoff (New York)

Employment Law - Management

Jay W. Waks (New York)

Energy Law

Randall L. Speck (Washington, DC)

Information Technology Law

William A. Tanenbaum (New York)

International Trade and Finance Law

Farhad Jalinous (Washington, DC)*

Labor Law - Management

Jay W. Waks (New York)

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Emanuel S. Cherney (New York)
Stephen Culhane (New York)
Joel I. Greenberg (New York)

Litigation - Antitrust

Aton Arbisser (Los Angeles)
Robert B. Bell (Washington, DC)
Saul P. Morgenstern (New York)
Fredric W. Yerman (New York)

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Marc S. Cohen (Los Angeles)
Michael B. Solow (Chicago)

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Michael J. Malecek (Silicon Valley)

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Jay W. Waks (New York)

Litigation - Patent

Gerald Sobel (New York)

Litigation – Securities

Fredric W. Yerman (New York)

Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Arlene Harris (New York)

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Lori B. Leskin (New York)
Jay P. Mayesh (New York)
Glenn J. Pogust (New York)

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Diane Holt Frankle (Silicon Valley)

Patent Law

Michael J. Malecek (Silicon Valley)
Thomas A. Smart (New York)
Gerald Sobel (New York)

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Stephen Culhane (New York)

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Arthur E. Brown (New York)*
James D. Herschlein (New York)*
David Klingsberg (West Palm Beach)
Lori B. Leskin (New York)
Jay P. Mayesh (New York)
Glenn J. Pogust (New York)
Pamela J. Yates (Los Angeles)

Real Estate Law

Warren J. Bernstein (New York)
Stephen Gliatta (New York)

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Joel I. Greenberg (New York)

Securitization and Structured Finance Law

Henry G. Morriello (New York)

Tax Law

Willys H. Schneider (New York)

Trademark Law

Thomas A. Smart (New York)
Rhonda R. Trotter (Los Angeles)

Trusts and Estates

Arlene Harris (New York)

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