Olshan Shareholder Activist and Advertising Lawyers Recognized in Chambers 2020 USA Guide
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, has acknowledged Steve Wolosky and Andrew Freedman as Leading Lawyers for Corporate/M&A: Shareholder Activism (New York), and Andrew Lustigman as a Leading Lawyer for Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory - USA – Nationwide. Steve Wolosky, Co-Chair of both the Shareholder Activist and Corporate/Securities Law Practices was ranked in Band 1 and Andrew Freedman, Co-Chair of the Shareholder Activist Practice was ranked in Band 2. Both have been recognized every year since the M&A: Shareholder Activism category was established in 2017. Chambers noted that, “Steve Wolosky offers ‘sage counsel’ to clients in the market's most significant domestic and cross-border shareholder activism matters,” and “gleans adoration from market commentators in thanks to his ‘tremendous amount of experience,’ and for being ‘extremely efficient, commercial and a creative problem solver.’” Chambers commented that, “Andrew Freedman is held in high regard by clients and peers alike, who consider his ‘very practical and responsive’ approach to be very strong in the shareholder activism space. Clients say: ‘He has strong legal knowledge and is efficient with his time. He's an excellent attorney.’” Andrew Lustigman, Chair of Olshan’s Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice was ranked in Band 2 in Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory in USA – Nationwide, and has been acknowledged for fourteen consecutive years. Chambers noted that, “Andrew Lustigman provides clients with legal advice on a wide range of advertising concerns, from structuring sweepstakes to regulatory proceedings, ‘He has incredible attention to detail and thoroughness, and is a very meticulous lawyer,’ according to a source, who adds: ‘He does a truly marvelous job for us in advertising work.’” Chambers USA is a prestigious annual ranking of law firms and attorneys recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.