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William F. Cavanaugh, Jr., named NYC Best Lawyers® Litigation — Antitrust Lawyer of the Year

August 18, 2014

Best Lawyers® has named Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Co-Chair William F. Cavanaugh, Jr., as its New York City Litigation — Antitrust Lawyer of the Year for 2015. The publication designates “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty for each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

At the same time, the firm is pleased to announce increased recognition for our lawyers by The Best Lawyers in America® in 2015, with a total of 24 attorneys in 24 practice areas being recognized as leaders in their fields.

Best Lawyers® compiles its rankings through peer-review surveys in which over 50,000 leading attorneys cast more than 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

The following Patterson Belknap attorneys were included in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2015:

Christopher C. Angell Trusts and Estates
William F. Cavanaugh, Jr. Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust
Lisa E. Cleary Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
Gregory L. Diskant Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent
David W. Dykhouse Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy
Philip R. Forlenza Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Litigation – Banking and Finance
Andrew L. Herz Real Estate Law
Dana W. Hiscock Trusts and Estates
Rochelle Korman Non-Profit/Charities Law
Jeffrey I.D. Lewis Patent Law
Ellen M. Martin Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
James V. Masella, III Commercial Litigation
Bernard F. O'Hare Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Herman H. Raspé International Trade and Finance Law
Daniel S. Ruzumna Criminal Defense: White Collar
Robert M. Safron Real Estate Law
John P. Sare Trusts and Estates
Catherine Grevers Schmidt Trusts and Estates
Saul B. Shapiro Media Law
Peter W. Tomlinson Commercial Litigation
Richard R. Upton Tax Law
Frederick B. Warder, III Commercial Litigation
Stephen P. Younger Appellate Practice; Arbitration; Mediation
Steven A. Zalesin Advertising Law