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Thirty-seven Olshan Attorneys Selected to Super Lawyers®2018

September 17, 2018

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Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP today announced that 37 of the firm’s attorneys have been chosen for Super Lawyers® 2018 New York Metro. Twenty-six lawyers have been named as “Super Lawyers” and eleven 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-two percent of Olshan’s lawyers have been selected for this honor overall.

The following Olshan attorneys have been named to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list: Steve Wolosky, Mitchell Stern, Kenneth Silverman, Kenneth Schlesinger, Samuel Ross, Nina Roket, Michael Neidell, Lori Marks-Esterman, 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 2018 New York Metro Rising Stars list: Renée Zaytsev, Honghui Yu, Peter Sartorius, Kenneth Mantel, Kyle Kolb, Kerrin Klein, Brian Katz, Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman, Brian Fischkin, Claudia Dubón and Jason Cabico.

“We’re delighted that once again Olshan’s representation on the Super Lawyers list is significantly higher than average, demonstrating our depth of talented and accomplished attorneys across practice groups,” said Thomas D. Kearns, a partner in Olshan’s Real Estate Law Practice. “We are gratified that clients and colleagues have recognized Olshan’s outstanding work and high level of client service.”

Olshan has been consistently recognized as one of the premier mid-sized law firms in the country, including selection of six attorneys to The Best Lawyers in America 2019; recognition by The Legal 500 US 2018 as a recommended Leading Firm in M&A/ Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Governance and Media, Technology and Telecoms: Advertising and Marketing, and individual recognition of five lawyers; recognition by Chambers 2018 USA Guide as a leading law firm in Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory Nationwide and individual recognition of four attorneys; named a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News-Best Lawyers® for Securities/Capital Markets, Real Estate, Advertising, Employment Law, Trusts & Estates and Employee Benefits; selection of 39 lawyers to Super Lawyers® 2017; and 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. Olshan’s Shareholder Activism Practice has consistently received top rankings across the board in every league table and publication that covers shareholder activism, including The Deal, FactSet SharkRepellent, Activist Insight Monthly and Thomson Reuters’ Global Shareholder Activism Scorecard.

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.

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