Firm Attorneys Increase Recognition in Best Lawyers in America

September 19, 2012

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce increased recognition for our lawyers by The Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, for the sixth consecutive year, Patterson Belknap's Trusts and Estates Group has been selected as the top-listed trusts and estates practice in New York City.

Three partners were listed for the first time in 2013, with a total of 23 attorneys in 24 practice areas being recognized as leaders in their field. Attorneys were selected through peer nominations which were based on nearly four million detailed evaluations.

The following Patterson Belknap attorneys were included:

Christopher C. Angell Trusts and Estates
Susan F. Bloom Trusts and Estate; Litigation – Trusts and Estates
William F. Cavanaugh, Jr. Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Antitrust
Lisa E. Cleary Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor & 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 & Finance
Andrew L. Herz Real Estate Law
Dana Hiscock Trusts and Estates
Jeffrey I.D. Lewis Patent Law
Rochelle Korman Non-Profit/Charities Law
Ellen M. Martin Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment
Bernard F. O'Hare Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Gloria C. Phares Appellate Law
Herman H. Raspé International Trade and Finance Law
Robert M. Safron Real Estate Law
John P. Sare Trusts and Estates
Catherine Grevers Schmidt Trusts and Estates
Saul B. Shapiro Media Law
Richard R. Upton Tax Law
Frederick B. Warder III Commercial Litigation
Stephen P. Younger Arbitration; Appellate Law; Mediation
Steven A. Zalesin Advertising Law