Criteria for Members

In looking for new members, LAWorld seeks:

  • Independent firms owned by their principals who are active in their practices
  • Medium sized in their jurisdictions with the ability to devote the personal attention of its partners to their clients
  • An entrepreneurial commercial approach to solving client problems
  • Active in the International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Broadly based commercial, corporate, business practices with litigation capabilities
  • Communicate electronically, with a committment to using the latest technology in the delivery of legal services and with their own, well maintained, website
  • Firms which have an international dimension to their practice with a determination to promote and develop international work to their existing and prospective clients
  • English speaking lawyers at a senior level, as well as lawyers speaking the language(s) of the host country and neighbouring countries
  • Attendance of the principals to the annual LAWorld Conference and to be active participants within the network.
  • Ideally not already members of another similar association

LAWorld News

New York LAWorld member is recognized as First Tier “Best Law Firm” in New York for Securities/Capital Markets and Real Estate Law by U.S. News-Best Lawyers

New York law firm, Olshan, has been ranked “Tier 1” in the New York City Metropolitan area for Securities and Capital Markets and Real Estate Law by a major U.S news publisher, along with some of the largest law firms in the country, and has been ranked “Tier 2” nationally for both practices. 

This is the latest in a series of honours and recognitions that Olshan has recently received, including the selection of forty-five attorneys to Super Lawyers 2014, naming of three attorneys to The Best Lawyers in America 2015, the selection of two partners as “leading lawyers” in Chambers USA 2014, acknowledgement by Fact Set Shark Repellent, Reuters and Activist Insight of Olshan's position as a leading Activist practice nationwide and selection by Corporate Counsel magazine as one of the “2013 Go-To Law Firms” for Fortune 500 Companies in Intellectual Property Litigation. 

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 reviews from leading attorneys in their field, and reviews of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.  Firms included in the 2015 “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. 

For more information on this or any legal advice in New York please email Andy Lustigman at Olshan: alustigman@olshanlaw.com

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Upcoming Events

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Milan) from 5pm on Friday the 18th of September, 2015 to 5pm on Saturday the 19th of September, 2015

2015 LAWorld Annual Conference & AGM (Washington DC, USA) from 5pm on Tuesday the 28th of April, 2015 to 2pm on Friday the 1st of May, 2015

Europe/Middle East Regional Meeting (Istanbul, Turkey) from 5pm on Thursday the 5th of February, 2015 to 4pm on Sunday the 8th of February, 2015

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