14 Proskauer Attorneys Named Southern California Super Lawyers

Thursday, March 1, 2007 - 01:00

Fourteen attorneys from Proskauer Rose LLP have been named to Southern California Super Lawyers 2007, a guide to the top attorneys in the area. The Proskauer attorneys named span eight different practice areas.

Southern California attorneys are selected for the list based on nominations by their peers and independent research by the editors of Law & Politics magazine.

Proskauer's Southern California-based attorneys named in this year's Super Lawyers are: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Anthony Pacheco; Banking, Neil Cummings; Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights, Martin Zohn; Business Litigation, Scott Cooper, Bert Deixler and Michael Firestein; Employment & Labor, Harold Brody, Anthony Oncidi, Arthur Silbergeld and Mark Theodore; Entertainment & Sports, Fredric Bernstein; Securities & Corporate Finance, Michael Woronoff, and Tax, Mitchell Gaswirth and Raj Tanden.

Proskauer recently announced a significant expansion of its rapidly-growing Los Angeles corporate transactional practice with the additions of Eric Remensperger, who joined as partner and head of the West Coast Real Estate Department, and Raj Tanden, who joined as a partner in the Tax Department.

Proskauer Rose has been named the fastest-growing law firm for the second consecutive year in Boston Business Journal's annual ranking of the area's 100 largest law firms. With the addition of 24 attorneys since January 2006 - a 36.9-percent growth rate - the firm is ranked 19th in this year's survey. Proskauer's Boston office currently has 89 lawyers and 77 support staff.

Proskauer has announced that Allan H. Weitzman, a partner in the firm's Labor & Employment Law Department, has been elected president of the Academy of Florida Management Attorneys (AFMA).