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Forty-four Olshan Attorneys Selected to Super Lawyers®2014

September 23, 2014

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Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP announced today that forty-five of the firm’s attorneys have been chosen for Super Lawyers® 2014 New York Metro lists. Twenty-seven lawyers have been named to Super Lawyers and eighteen have been named to Rising Stars. While on average no greater than 3.75 percent of the total lawyers in each state are selected for the Super Lawyers lists, fifty-two percent of Olshan’s lawyers have been selected for this honor overall.

The following Olshan attorneys have been named to the 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list: Steve Wolosky, Jeffrey Udell, Mitchell Stern, Kenneth Silverman, Kenneth Schlesinger, Samuel Ross, Nina Roket, Michael Neidell, Lori Marks-Esterman, Sheldon Lustigman, Andrew Lustigman, Jeremy King, Hyman Kindler, Thomas Kearns, Aliza Herzberg, Steven Gursky, Mary Grieco, Eric Goldberg, Warren Gleicher, Adam Friedman, Michael Fox, Thomas Fleming, Spencer Feldman, Kyle Bisceglie and Ron Berenblat.

Additionally, the following lawyers have been named to the 2014 New York Metro Rising Stars list: Erik Syversten, Howard Smith, Peter Sartorius, Jason Saltsberg, Matteo Rosselli, Kenneth Mantel, Jonathan Koevary, Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman, Andrew Freedman, Jason Cabico, Dov Brandstatter and Safia Anand.

“We are very honored that forty-five of our lawyers have been named to this distinguished list by our peers,” said Thomas D. Kearns a partner in Olshan’s Real Estate Law Practice.  “Our representation on this list is significantly higher than average, once again demonstrating that Olshan’s superior client service and unique model offering clients an alternative to the AmLaw 50 model through our creative and efficient, high-level service provided by senior advisors is acknowledged by clients and peers alike,” he continued.

This is the latest in a series of honors and recognitions that Olshan has recently received, including the selection of three partners for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015, the naming of two partners as "leading lawyers" in Chambers USA 2014, recognition as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in New York for Securities and Capital Markets by U.S. News-Best Lawyers® 2014, acknowledgement by both Reuters (August 2013) and Activist Insight  (September 2013) that Olshan has one of the leading Activist practices in the country and selection by Corporate Counsel magazine as one of the "2013 Go-To Law Firms®" for Fortune 500 Companies in Intellectual Property Litigation

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

About Olshan

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, a law firm based in New York, represents major businesses and entrepreneurs in their most significant transactions, problems and opportunities. Olshan’s clients range from public companies, hedge, venture capital, private equity and other investment funds to entrepreneurs and private companies worldwide. Clients choose Olshan for innovative strategies and sophisticated, game-changing advice in corporate, securities law, equity investment and shareholder activism, complex commercial, corporate and securities litigation, real estate, intellectual property, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, and advertising. Since its founding, Olshan has offered an alternative to the AmLaw 50 law firm business model with responsive, independent and client-focused legal counsel provided by the firm’s senior lawyers.