Olshan Recognized as Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in New York for Securities and Capital Markets by U.S. News-Best Lawyers®

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Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP is pleased to announce that it has received a First Tier ranking in New York for Securities and Capital Markets by U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2014 along with some of the largest firms in the country. The Securities and Capital Markets practice has also been selected as a Tier 3 firm in National rankings, and Olshan’s Real Estate Law practice has been ranked as a Tier 2 firm in New York and a Tier 3 firm in National rankings.

This is the latest in a series of honors for Olshan, including acknowledgement by both Reuters (August 2013) and Activist Insight  (September 2013) that Olshan has one of the leading Activist practices in the country, selection of three partners as “leading lawyers” in Chambers USA 2013, selection of three partners for Best Lawyers in America, selection of thirty-one Olshan attorneys for the 2013 New York Super Lawyers list of top attorneys and selection by Corporate Counsel magazine as one of the "2013 Go-To Law Firms®" for Fortune 500 Companies in Intellectual Property Litigation.

“We are honored that the firm’s Securities and Capital Markets practice has been named to this prestigious list by our clients and peers,” said Steve Wolosky, a partner in Olshan’s Corporate/Securities Law practice. “Olshan’s corporate practice is well-known by our clients to be outstanding, responsive and value driven, and this latest honor is yet another indicia of Olshan’s superior client service and reputation.” Mr. Wolosky continued, “Olshan is unique in that it offers clients an alternative to the AmLaw 50 business model through our creative and efficient, high-level service provided by senior advisors, which our clients find to be more advantageous to their business.”

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Firms included in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal experience.

About Olshan’s Corporate/Securities Law Practice

Olshan’s corporate attorneys assist clients in managing a broad range of complex, high-stakes corporate and financial matters, from game-changing transfers of power to day-to-day operational issues. These clients, including public and private issuers, underwriters, venture capital firms, high net worth individuals, private equity firms and other investors, rely on our experienced and creative corporate securities law counsel to negotiate a wide variety of corporate and financing transactions, including: capital-raising transactions, securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, credit facilities and other loans, venture capital financings, buyouts and “going private” deals. Our corporate attorneys routinely collaborate with colleagues, including attorneys in our Tax, Real Estate, Employment, Employee Benefits, Intellectual Property and Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring practice groups, to address the complex legal issues related to these transactions and to our clients’ daily operations.

About Olshan’s Real Estate Law Practice Across the nation and especially in and around New York, Olshan’s skilled handling of real estate transactions has helped their real estate lawyers achieve an outstanding reputation in the industry. Leveraging in-depth knowledge, creative deal-making, and diligent and cost-efficient service, Olshan negotiates and closes some of the country’s most sophisticated and significant real estate transactions on behalf of clients. Olshan has particular experience serving real estate law clients in the areas of major office buildings, including purchases, sales, space leasing and ground leasing of office buildings, hotels and development sites, retail leasing, where the firm represents major brand retailers in leasing retail space in Manhattan and across the U.S., commercial condominiums, where the firm creates, manages and enforces the rights concerning various mixed-use properties and air rights conveyance.

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 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.

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