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Thirty-nine Olshan Attorneys Selected to Super Lawyers® 2015

September 16, 2015

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Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP today announced that thirty-nine of the firm’s attorneys have been chosen for Super Lawyers® 2015 New York Metro lists. Twenty-six lawyers have been named to Super Lawyers and thirteen 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, forty-five percent of Olshan’s lawyers have been selected for this honor overall.

The following Olshan attorneys have been named to the 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list: Steve Wolosky, Jeffrey Udell, Mitchell Stern, Kenneth Silverman, Kenneth Schlesinger, Barry Salkin, 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 2015 New York Metro Rising Stars list: Renée Zaytsev, Erik Syversten, Peter Sartorius, Matteo Rosselli, Kenneth Mantel, Jonathan Koevary, Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman, Andrew Freedman, Aneliya Crawford, Jason Cabico, Mason Barney, Lori Barnea and Safia Anand.

“We’re very proud that thirty-nine of our lawyers have been selected for inclusion in this prestigious list by our peers,” said Thomas D. Kearns a partner in Olshan’s Real Estate Law Practice.  “Once again, Olshan’s representation on this list outpaces the average.  This is a testament to Olshan’s creative, efficient, superior client service serving as a unique alternative to the AmLaw 50, 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 five partners for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016; selection as the only mid-sized firm in New York to have achieved a Tier 1 ranking by US News-Best Lawyers in Securities and Capital Markets, as well as a Tier 1 ranking in Real Estate in New York; and acknowledgement by Business Insider and The Wall Street Journal, in conjunction with FactSet SharkRepellent, of Olshan’s position as the leading Activist practice nationwide.

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.