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LAWorld News

Leading lawyers in Chambers 2014 USA Guide

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP is pleased to announce that two of its partners have been acknowledged by the prestigious client and peer-reviewed directory Chambers USA as "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in their respective fields in the 2014 guide. Partner Andrew B. Lustigman has been ranked in Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory (Nationwide) and Samuel P. Ross has been ranked in Real Estate (New York), both of whom have been consistently ranked by Chambers.

Andy Lustigman, who has been recognized by Chambers for seven consecutive years, was acclaimed "for his state attorney general work and handling of FTC matters. Peers say 'he is very skilful in staying on top of trends and issues.' He is also praised for being 'a very strong, good litigator and very knowledgeable of the advertising space.  Sam Ross, who has been ranked for three consecutive years, was acclaimed by clients as "smart, precise and effective." Chambers further noted that he "frequently handles sales and purchases of apartment, office, retail and hotel buildings."

Olshan has been repeatedly acknowledged over the past year by leading peer and industry organizations, including receiving a First Tier ranking in New York for Securities and Capital Markets and a Second Tier ranking in New York for Real Estate Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers™ "Best Law Firms" in 2014, selection of three partners for Best Lawyers in America 2014, selection of thirty-one Olshan attorneys for the 2013 New York Super Lawyers list of top attorneys and selection by Corporate Counsel magazine as one of the "2013 Go-To Law Firms™" for Fortune 500 Companies in Intellectual Property Litigation. 

"We are delighted that Andy and Sam have been named once again as "Leading Lawyers" by Chambers in Advertising and Real Estate law respectively, which is a testament to the outstanding work which they consistently deliver for their clients," said Thomas D. Kearns, a partner at Olshan.

For more information on this or any other matter, please contact LAWorld member and Olshan partner Andy Lustigman at alustigman@olshanlaw.com, who will be able to put you in touch with the relevant team.

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