Firm Attorneys Increase Recognition in Best Lawyers in America®

November 1, 2013

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce increased recognition for our lawyers by The Best Lawyers in America® in 2014, 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 firm also received significant honors in the newly released U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings, with ten practice areas receiving Tier 1 recognition in New York City and Nationwide. Patterson Belknap was recognized by U.S. News & World Report for excellence in the fields of Advertising Law, Appellate Practice, Employment Law – Management, Media Law, Patent Law, Real Estate Law, Trusts & Estates Law, as well as in the Commercial, Intellectual Property, and Labor & Employment Litigation areas.

In addition, 41 firm attorneys have been included in the New York Metro Super Lawyers 2013, while another 10 attorneys have been included as Super Lawyers’ “New York Metro Rising Stars 2013,” honoring the best attorneys under 40 years old or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

The following Patterson Belknap attorneys were included in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2014:

Christopher C. Angell 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
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
Richard R. Upton Tax Law
Frederick B. Warder III Commercial Litigation
Stephen P. Younger Arbitration; Appellate Law; Mediation
Steven A. Zalesin Advertising Law