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Best Lawyers 2016 Recognizes 45 Kaye Scholer Lawyers

August 17, 2015

Firm Managing Partner also Named “Lawyer of the Year” for Bankruptcy Practice

Forty-five Kaye Scholer lawyers were recognized a total of 71 times across 33 practice areas in The Best Lawyers in America 2016. This list is based on a national survey involving more than four million evaluations of lawyers by their peers.

Four lawyers—partners Lawton Camp, Robert Claassen, Jeffrey London, and Robert Unikel—are featured for the first time, and 19 of our lawyers are recognized in two or more categories. In addition, Bankruptcy & Restructuring partner and firm Managing Partner Michael Solow was recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for the Chicago area.

Below is the full listing of those recognized in Best Lawyers 2016 and their area(s) of practice:

Antitrust Law

Aton Arbisser (Los Angeles)
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

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)

Corporate Compliance Law

Diane Holt Frankle (Silicon Valley)

Corporate Governance Law

Diane Holt Frankle (Silicon Valley)

Corporate Law

Robert A. Claassen (Silicon Valley)*
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)

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Jeffrey L. London (Chicago)*

Employment Law – Management

Jay W. Waks (New York)

Energy Law

Randall L. Speck (Washington, DC)

Information Technology Law

William A. Tanenbaum (New York)

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)
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)
Robert W. Unikel (Chicago)*

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)
Glenn J. Pogust (New York)

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

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

Patent Law

Michael J. Malecek (Silicon Valley)
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)
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

Lawton M. Camp (New York)*
Henry G. Morriello (New York)

Tax Law

Willys H. Schneider (New York)

Trademark Law

Rhonda R. Trotter (Los Angeles)

Trusts and Estates

Arlene Harris (New York)

*First time included in Best Lawyers

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