Proskauer Rose LLP has again been named one of the top law firms in the United States - with 27 practices noted as being among the best in their fields - in The Legal 500 2009 rankings of the top U.S. corporate and finance law firms. In addition, 79 lawyers were individually recognized.
The rankings show a 42 percent increase in the number of Proskauer practice areas cited, and a 22 percent increase in lawyers recognized over the prior year.
Proskauer's rankings in the independent study were highlighted by first-tier ratings in nine practice areas: bank lending - East Coast; employee benefits; ERISA litigation; labor & employment litigation; management relations; workplace & employment counseling; antitrust - New York; marketing and advertising - litigation; and sports.
The firm was also named a leader in these U.S. Legal 500 categories: Finance (Capital Markets - Equity Offerings: Advice to Managers, Capital Markers - High Yield Debt Offerings); Intellectual Property (Trademarks: Litigation); Investment Fund Formation and Management (Alternative/Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, Venture Capital Funds); Labor & Employment (Executive Compensation, Immigration); Litigation (Insurance - Advice to Policyholders, Trade Secrets, White Collar Criminal Defense - Full Service); Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts (Mergers & Acquisitions - National Firms - Large Deals, Private Equity Buyouts); Media, Technology and Telecoms (Film, Music, Theater & Television - Advice to Corporates, Film, Music, Theater & Television - Advice to Talent); Real Estate (New York - Transactions); Tax (Domestic Tax - East Coast, Employee Benefits).