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Thirty-Nine Olshan Attorneys Selected to Super Lawyers® 2017

September 20, 2017

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Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP today announced that 39 attorneys have been chosen for Super Lawyers® 2017 New York Metro. Twenty-seven lawyers have been named as “Super Lawyers” and twelve have been named as “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-three percent of Olshan’s lawyers have been selected for this honor overall.

The following Olshan attorneys have been named to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list: Steve Wolosky, Mitchell Stern, Howard Smith, Kenneth Silverman, Kenneth Schlesinger, Samuel Ross, Michael Neidell, Lori Marks-Esterman, Sheldon Lustigman, Andrew Lustigman, Jonathan Koevary, Jeremy King, Hyman Kindler, Thomas Kearns, Steven Gursky, Mary Grieco, Eric Goldberg, Warren Gleicher, Adam Friedman, Andrew Freedman, Michael Fox, Thomas Fleming, Stephen Ferszt, Spencer Feldman, Tamara Carmichael, Kyle Bisceglie and Ron Berenblat.

Additionally, the following lawyers have been named to the 2017 New York Metro Rising Stars list: Renée Zaytsev, Honghui Yu, Peter Sartorius, Matteo Rosselli, Kenneth Mantel, Brian Katz, Jaclyn Grodin, Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman, Brian Fischkin, Claudia Dubón, Jason Cabico and Safia Anand.

“We’re delighted that once again our talented and dedicated attorneys have been recognized by their peers for their accomplishments, particularly our “Rising Stars,” said Thomas D. Kearns, a partner in Olshan’s Real Estate Law Practice. “Our inclusion on this list is significantly higher than average, which is a reflection of the firm’s creative, efficient and high-level service, acknowledged by clients and peers alike.”

Olshan has been consistently recognized as one of the premier mid-sized law firms in the country, including being honored as a top 20 midsize law firm in The National Law Journal’s "2016 Midsize Hot List” and inclusion in the National Law Journal’s “NLJ 500” list.  Other recent accolades include the naming of five attorneys to The Best Lawyers in America© 2018; selection by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading law firm in Real Estate Law and General Commercial Litigation and recognition of five attorneys in their respective practice areas; selection by Legal 500 United States 2017 as a leading firm in Advertising and Marketing and recognition of four partners as key individuals in Advertising and Marketing law; selection as a U.S. News-Best Lawyers® 2017 “Best Law Firm” for Securities/Capital Markets Law, Real Estate Law, Advertising Law, and Employment Law – Management, and consistent top rankings across the board for Olshan’s Shareholder Activism practice in every league table and publication that covers shareholder activism, including The Wall Street Journal, in conjunction with FactSet SharkRepellent, Activist Insight Monthly and Thomson Reuters’ Global Shareholder Activism Scorecard.

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 lawyers.