Firm Continues to Earn Top-Tier Practice Rankings From The Legal 500 United States

June 9, 2022

The 2022 Edition of The Legal 500 United States once again ranked Patterson Belknap as a top tier firm for Advertising and Marketing: Litigation and Finance: Not-for-Profit (Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations).


The Legal 500 reports: Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP has a strong record in high-profile matters, notably representing Coca-Cola in preeminent advertising disputes. For this client, the team recently won a multidistrict appellate case regarding Coke’s labeling; the case was handled, among others, by New York-based practice head Steven Zalesin, who also counts Johnson & Johnson, and The Hershey Company among his main clients. Also in New York, Jane Metcalf focuses on false advertising, intellectual property, class-action defense, and litigation involving FDA-regulated products."


The Legal 500 reports: Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP’s tax-exempt practice has a proven track record acting for nationally leading non-profits and private foundations across the full-range of matters including regulatory compliance, transactional mandates and litigation. Led out of New York by practice head Laura Butzel; the group advises on grant making, corporate governance issues, and asset transfers. Robin Krause advises on both domestic and international governance projects as well as succession planning for family foundations, whilst John Sare is the name for charitable giving. The group is also active in structuring program-related investments and multi-party financings.”