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What Others Say

The National Law Journal profile of Olshan discusses its market position as a “"right size" firm, [that] continues to carve a niche as the "go to" firm for many of Wall Street's successful shareholder activists,” and “embody lawyering at its essence — working hard to understand and serve their clients' needs." 
The National Law Journal 2016 Midsize Hot List

Olshan’s Activist & Equity Investment Practice has been again ranked #1 by FactSet as Olshan dominated the law firm category with 85 activist campaigns, which is 62 more campaigns than our next closest competitor.  The article highlights Olshan’s continued dominance of the shareholder activism market, advising on more campaigns than the next four highest ranked firms combined.
WSJ-FactSet Activism Scorecard

Steve Wolosky is “the go-to lawyer for activist investors” and “one of the leading lawyers in the country advising hedge funds on equity investments.” He “pioneered the area of shareholder activism.”
13D Monitor

Steve Wolosky is, “the go-to guy, no question" when it comes to representing activists.
Chambers and Partners USA

Andrew Freedman “really understands what his client wants and is creative in figuring out ways to get there."
Chambers and Partners USA

Olshan “specializes in sweepstakes, advertising clearances, regulatory investigations, direct marketing law, NAD matters and mobile marketing” and that “Litigation is also key for the team.”
Legal 500 United States

Andrew Lustigman was acclaimed “for his state attorney general work and handling of FTC matters. Peers say ‘he is very skillful in staying on top of trends and issues.’ He is also praised for being ‘a very strong, good litigator and very knowledgeable of the advertising space.’” Samuel Ross was noted by clients as "smart, precise and effective.” Chambers further noted that he “frequently handles sales and purchases of apartment, office, retail and hotel buildings.” 
Chambers and Partners USA

"Kyle Bisceglie is an outstanding litigator and legal advisor; he has a deep background, broad experience and excellent judgment. We have worked together for five years and he has consistently delivered great results. Most recently, he represented my company in a FINRA arbitration in LA that included 3 days of live testimony and resulted in a excellent outcome. I highly recommend Kyle for commercial litigation matters based on our experience working together."
Colby Allsbrook, Director & Counsel, Credit Suisse

“We love the work you do for us. We appreciate and trust 100% your honesty, integrity, perseverance and ability to see to the bottom line. You are great at what you do for us.”
Vivian Meyers and Sarah Cohen, Gotham Realty  

“Olshan’s combination of quality, personal attention and value places them in the top of our list of outside counsel for deals throughout the U.S.”
Sharon Christenbury, General Counsel, Crescent Heights of America, Inc.

“As an early-stage company working on the nexus of a highly-regulated industry and online media and promotions, we were very satisfied with the Advertising, Marketing and Promotions Group's ability to rapidly grasp our unique context, uncover the core issues and present us with workable options."
Matthew S. Ross, GameLogic Inc. 

“I have repeatedly retained the Olshan Tax Department both as a principal and as my co-counsel to structure real estate acquisitions, financings, dispositions and exchanges involving billions of dollars. We would rate Olshan at the uppermost tier of the tax attorneys in the United States.”
Victor Gerstein, Esq., Gerstein Strauss & Rinaldi LLP

“Olshan’s lawyers consistently provide us with efficient and creative solutions for our legal needs. They focus on giving straightforward priority advice in a cost-effective manner.”
Howard M. Lorber, President & Chief Executive Officer, Vector Group Ltd.

"Kyle Bisceglie provides a unique combination of litigation expertise, in-depth business understanding and pragmatism. He has acted as my lead outside counsel on numerous litigations, potential disputes and “situations” over the last decade, a number of which have been difficult and complex. He has been critical to successfully defending and protecting our company’s business and legal interests. In every case, Kyle’s approach is thorough and thoughtful. He expands his role as a litigator and makes it a priority to be a business partner by understanding the goals and values of our business. He goes to great lengths to ensure that senior management is informed and up to speed on key litigation strategy and process. He has worked tirelessly and effectively on our behalf and I recommend him highly."
Kristen Keller, Executive Vice President & General Counsel at Atari, Inc.