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Olshan recognized as a Top Tier "Best Law Firm" across the USA and in New York for Securities and Capital Markets and Real Estate Law by "U.S. News-Best Lawyers"

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, LAWorld law firm member for New York, has been chosen as “Tier 1” in National Rankings for Securities and Capital Markets, "Tier 2" in National Rankings for Real Estate Law, and "Tier 1" in the New York City Metropolitan area for both Securities and Capital Markets and Real Estate Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 2016.

Steve Wolosky, chair of Olshan’s Activist & Equity Investment practice and co-chair of the Corporate/Securities Law practice noted that, "This is an outstanding confirmation by our clients and peers of our status in the market as a premiere law firm in the area of Securities and Capital Markets, driven significantly by our representation of activist investors and other clients in an increasingly complex market." Mr. Wolosky continued, "We’ve worked on a number of significant, high profile deals again this year as clients are increasingly driven to Olshan in a flight to the level of quality, value and responsiveness that Olshan uniquely offers them."

"We’re delighted to be consistently acknowledged as a top tier firm in Real Estate in both the National Rankings and in the New York Metropolitan market, endorsing our strong foothold across the board in an accelerated and competitive real estate market," said Thomas D. Kearns a partner in Olshan’s Real Estate Law practice.  "Olshan continues to outpace our competitors in the representation of quality, high-profile clients in sophisticated real estate deal making, and our reputation for creative and tenacious representation continues to drive clients to our robust practice."

This is the latest in a series of honors and recognitions that Olshan has recently received, including the selection of thirty-nine attorneys for Super Lawyers® 2015 New York Metro, selection of five partners for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016, and acknowledgement by Business Insider and The Wall Street Journal, in conjunction with FactSet SharkRepellent, of Olshan’s position as the leading Activist practice nationwide.

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. Firms included in the 2016 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.  Achieving a ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal experience.

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