Firm Again Receives Top Ranking from Benchmark Litigation

October 20, 2010

Patterson Belknap is pleased to announce that it has once again been recognized in Benchmark Litigation’s top category, "Highly Recommended" for New York, in the publication's 2011 edition. Benchmark Litigation is published by Euromoney/Institutional Investor and provides analysis of top litigating firms and attorneys throughout the United States.

The guide praises Patterson Belknap litigators by citing “great trial skills, good judgment, instincts, and savvy.” Bill Cavanaugh, Greg Diskant, Erik Haas, Jeff Lewis, Bob LoBue, Saul Shapiro, Peter Tomlinson, Steve Younger and Steve Zalesin are identified as "Local Litigation Stars" for New York.

The firm is also listed in Benchmark's National Rankings for Intellectual Property. Greg Diskant and Jeff Lewis are listed as "National Stars" for Intellectual Property.

Benchmark Litigation
Benchmark Litigation identifies the leading US trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels. Focused exclusively on the US litigation market, the publication’s rankings and editorials are the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. The guide’s “local litigation stars” reflect lawyers who are recommended by peers and clients to have established consistent reputations as trial attorneys. Benchmark’s independent research is conducted annually through extensive interviews with both in-house and outside counsel.

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