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Olshan Real Estate Practice Recognized in Chambers 2016 USA Guide; Andrew Lustigman and Samuel Ross Ranked as Leading Lawyers

June 1, 2016

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Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP announced today that the prestigious client and peer-reviewed directory Chambers USA has acknowledged the firm’s Real Estate Law practice in the just released 2016 guide, and two Olshan attorneys have been recognized as “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” in their respective fields. Partner Andrew B. Lustigman has been ranked in Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory (Nationwide) and Of Counsel Samuel P. Ross has been ranked in Real Estate (New York), both of whom have been consistently ranked by Chambers for their outstanding work on behalf of clients.

Mr. Lustigman, partner and chair of Olshan’s Advertising, Marketing & Promotions practice who has been recognized by Chambers for nine consecutive years, was acclaimed by peers for his skill as an NAD practitioner and for his traditional advertising expertise, with Chambers noting, “He offers significant expertise in promotions and marketing issues, among other matters.”  Mr. Ross, Of Counsel in Olshan’s Real Estate Law practice who has been ranked for five consecutive years, was lauded by clients as "an excellent lawyer; a deal maker who is very rational and clear-sighted,” further commenting that, "He makes everything simple and to the point."  Chambers noted that, “He regularly represents clients in high-value ground lease transactions."

“We are delighted that Chambers has recognized Olshan’s New York Real Estate Law practice, and that Andy and Sam have been named once again as “Leading Lawyers” by Chambers,” said Thomas D. Kearns, a partner in the Real Estate Law practice at Olshan. “Chambers’ accolades are yet another affirmation of the strong relationships that we’ve built with our clients who entrust the firm with representing them in their most challenging matters.” 

Olshan is consistently recognized by business, legal and trade publications for being a leading law firm. Most recently, the firm was honored as a top 20 midsize law firm in the National Law Journal’s "2016 Midsize Hot List,” awarded to those firms, “charting winning courses in high-stakes matters that led to key victories in 2015.”  Additionally, five partners were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016, and the firm was recognized as “Tier 1” in National Rankings for Securities and Capital Markets, “Tier 2” in National Rankings for Real Estate Law, and “Tier 1” in the New York City Metropolitan area for both Securities and Capital Markets and Real Estate Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2016.  Olshan was the only midsize law firm in New York rankings to receive a “Tier 1” ranking for Securities and Capital Markets and Olshan’s Shareholder Activism Practice has consistently received top rankings across the board in every league table and publication that covers shareholder activism. Thirty-nine attorneys were also elected for Super Lawyers® 2015 New York Metro.  

Chambers USA ranks leading law firms and attorneys in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. Researchers speak to a vast range of lawyers and their clients, with greater weight given to the views of the clients. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.

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.