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Kaye Scholer Practices and Attorneys Recognized by Chambers USA 2016

May 31, 2016

Chambers USA 2016 has ranked 11 Kaye Scholer practices, including five “nationwide” distinctions and one “highly regarded” ranking. Six practices were also cited as “notable” within the guide.

Chambers also recognized 33 Kaye Scholer attorneys as leading lawyers in their practices for a total of 36 individual rankings. Highlights include three elevated rankings, as well as six lawyers who attained new distinctions as “eminent practitioner,” “up and coming” or “senior statesmen.” Seven individuals were also listed as “noted practitioners” in the guide.

The independent Chambers rankings are based on market research and interviews with clients and peers. This year’s gains underscore Kaye Scholer’s continued focus on the firm’s core litigation and transactional strengths in the Life Science and Financial Services sectors, and the firm’s continued commitment to creative and sophisticated solutions for clients.


The following practices were ranked:


Bankruptcy & Restructuring—Illinois

Capital Markets: Securitization—Nationwide

Corporate M&A: Highly Regarded—New York

Intellectual Property—California, Illinois, Nationwide

Intellectual Property: Patent—New York

Life Sciences—California, Nationwide

Litigation: General Commercial—Illinois

Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded—New York

Product Liability & Mass Torts—Nationwide

Real Estate: Mainly Corporate & Finance—New York

Transportation: Aviation: Finance—Nationwide


Practices Recognized as “Notable”

Antitrust—New York

Bankruptcy & Restructuring—New York

Corporate M&A: Highly Regarded—Nationwide

Labor & Employment—New York

Litigation: Securities—New York

Tax—New York


The following lawyers were recognized:



Claudia Higgins—Washington, DC

Saul Morgenstern—Nationwide, New York

Bankruptcy & Restructuring

Mark Liscio—New York

Michael Messersmith—Illinois

Tyler Nurnberg—Illinois

Michael Solow—Illinois

Capital Markets: Securitization

Lawton Camp—Nationwide

Daniel Hartnett—Nationwide

Henry Morriello—Nationwide

Corporate M&A

Diane Frankle—Northern California

Joel Greenberg—New York

Intellectual Property

Deanna Keysor—Illinois

Robert Unikel—Illinois

Intellectual Property: Patent

Michael Malecek—California

Gerald Sobel—New York

Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation

Stephen Culhane—Nationwide

Labor & Employment

Kerry Scanlon—Washington, DC

Jay Waks—New York

Jeremy White—Washington, DC

Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation

Michael Malecek—California

Gerald Sobel—Nationwide

Litigation: General Commercial

Alan Salpeter—Illinois

Jeff Wagner—Illinois

Litigation: Securities

Vincent Sama—New York

Catherine Schumacher—New York

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Michael Rogoff—New York

Z Scott—Illinois

Product Liability & Mass Torts

Arthur Brown—Nationwide

William Hoffman—Nationwide

Pamela Yates—Nationwide

Real Estate: Finance

Warren Bernstein—New York

Stephen Gliatta—New York

Louis Hait—New York

Transportation: Aviation: Finance

Michael Mulitz—Nationwide

Wealth Management: Eastern Region

Arlene Harris—Nationwide


“Noted” Practitioners

Madlyn Primoff—Capital Markets—New York

Daniel DiNapoli—Intellectual Property—New York

Paul Llewellyn—Intellectual Property—New York

James Herschlein—Litigation—New York

Vincent Sama—Securities—Nationwide

Laurie Abramowitz—Tax—New York

Glynna Christian—Technology—New York

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