Proskauer has once again earned leading recognition in the 2012 rankings of Chambers USA, the prestigious directory of leading U.S. business lawyers. The firm achieved Band One rankings for eight practices and Band One, Star Individual and Senior Statesmen ratings for 24 individual lawyers.
In all, Chambers USA recognized Proskauer with 46 practice rankings and 123 leading individual lawyer rankings. Three practices and 10 lawyers earned first-time rankings. Eighteen lawyers were ranked in more than one area.
Proskauer’s practices ranked Band One are , Advertising: Litigation (Nationwide), ERISA Litigation (Nationwide), Sports Law (Nationwide), Healthcare (East Coast), Banking & Finance (Massachusetts), Private Equity: Fund Formation (Massachusetts), Healthcare (New York) and Labor & Employment (New York).
Proskauer lawyers rated Band One are Steven Bauer (Massachusetts – Intellectual Property), Martin Bienenstock (Nationwide and New York – Bankruptcy/ Restructuring), Monte Dube (Illinois – Healthcare), Steven Ellis (Massachusetts – Banking & Finance), Ralph Ferrara (Nationwide – Securities: Regulation: Enforcement), Daniel Finkelman (Massachusetts – Private Equity: Fund Formation), Howard Ganz (Nationwide – Sports Law), David Grunblatt (New York – Immigration), Paul Hamburger (District of Columbia – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation), Edward Kornreich (Nationwide – Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation; Nationwide –Healthcare: Transactional; New York – Healthcare), Joseph Leccese (Nationwide – Sports Law), Betsy Plevan (New York – Labor & Employment), David Pratt (Florida – Tax: Estate Planning), Paul Salvatore (New York – Labor & Employment), Howard Shapiro (Nationwide – ERISA Litigation; Louisiana – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation), Michael Sirkin (Nationwide – Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation), Allan Weitzman (Florida – Labor & Employment), Michael Woronoff (California – Corporate/ M&A: Private Equity) and Richard Zall (New York – Healthcare).