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Five Olshan Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America© 2016

August 17, 2015


Madelaine Miller Strauss
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Olshan today announced that partners Eric L. Goldberg, Aliza F. Herzberg, Andrew B. Lustigman, Samuel P. Ross and Steve Wolosky have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016.  Mr. Goldberg and Mr. Ross are partners in the Real Estate Law practice, Ms. Herzberg is a partner in the Employment practice, Mr. Lustigman is a partner in the Advertising, Marketing & Promotions practice and Mr. Wolosky is a partner in the Activist & Equity Investment practice.

 “We’re thrilled that five of our partners have been named to this distinguished list by our peers, with Andy and Aliza as new entrants to the list this year,” said Thomas D. Kearns, a partner in Olshan's Real Estate Law practice.  "This is a highly competitive process and the results demonstrate that peers and clients alike recognize Olshan’s superior client service and legal talent when stacked against large, national law firms.  Olshan is unique in that it offers clients an alternative to the AmLaw 50 business model through creative and efficient, high-level service provided by senior advisors, which our clients find to be more advantageous to their business," Mr. Kearns continued.

Olshan has been consistently recognized as one of the premier mid-sized law firms in the country. The firm was selected 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. Both Mr. Lustigman and Mr. Ross were ranked as leading lawyers in Chambers USA 2015 in their respective practices.  Known for its cutting-edge practices and creative approach to problem solving, The Wall Street Journal in conjunction with FactSet SharkRepellent, named Olshan’s Activist & Equity Investment Group the No. 1 legal advisor to activist investors in 2014.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.


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.

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