United States: New York Metro Super Lawyers & Rising Stars 2016 Recognizes More Than 100 Proskauer Lawyers
Last Updated: October 26 2016

September 21, 2016 (NEW YORK) – New York Metro Super Lawyers 2016, a peer-ranked guide to lawyers who exemplify excellence in the practice of law, has recognized 98 Proskauer lawyers as top practitioners across 24 practices. The lawyers recognized were selected based on peer recognition and professional accomplishments, including verdicts and settlements, transactions, representative clients, experience, and honors and awards, among other criteria.

The following is the full list of Proskauer lawyers recognized by New York Metro Super Lawyers 2016:


  • Ron Franklin
  • Vincenzo Paparo

Bankruptcy: Business

  • Martin Bienenstock
  • Michael Kessler
  • Jeffrey Levitan
  • Judy Liu

Business Litigation

  • Margaret Dale
  • Bruce Fader
  • Kevin Perra
  • Jennifer Scullion

Criminal Defense: White Collar

  • Robert Cleary
  • Mark Harris
  • Sigal Mandelker
  • William Silverman
  • Dietrich Snell

Employee Benefits

  • Rory Judd Albert
  • Michael Album
  • Ira Bogner
  • Ira Golub
  • Andrea Rattner
  • Myron Rumeld
  • Neal Schelberg
  • Michael Sirkin

Employment & Labor

  • Neil Abramson
  • Robert Batterman
  • Joseph Baumgarten
  • Allan Bloom
  • Zachary Fasman
  • Keisha-Ann Gray
  • Michael Lebowich
  • Katharine Parker
  • Bernard Plum
  • Gregory Rasin
  • Howard Robbins
  • Paul Salvatore

Employee Litigation: Defense

  • Elise Bloom
  • Lloyd Chinn
  • Steven Hurd
  • Kathleen McKenna
  • Betsy Plevan

Entertainment & Sports

  • Sandra Crawshaw-Sparks
  • Robert Freeman
  • Howard Ganz
  • Joseph Leccese
  • Jon Oram
  • Charles Ortner
  • Bradley Ruskin


  • Robert Kafin
  • Gail Port

Estate Planning & Probate

  • Henry Leibowitz
  • Philip Susswein
  • Jay Waxenberg

Health Care

  • Edward Kornreich
  • Ellen Moskowitz
  • Richard Zall

Insurance Coverage

  • John Gross
  • Seth Schafler

Intellectual Property

  • Daryn Grossman
  • Charles Sims

Intellectual Property Litigation

  • Steven Kayman
  • Brendan O'Rourke
  • Kenneth Rubenstein
  • James Shalek
  • Baldassare Vinti
  • Lawrence Weinstein


  • Erika Collins
  • Peter Sherwin

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Robert Cantone
  • Daniel Ganitsky
  • James Gerkis
  • Jeffrey Horwitz
  • Bruce Lieb
  • Ronald Papa
  • Peter Samuels

Nonprofit Organizations

  • Jacob Friedman

Real Estate

  • Perry Cacace
  • Steven Lichtenfeld
  • Wendy Schriber
  • Ronald Sernau
  • David Weinberger

Securities & Corporate Finance

  • Julie Allen
  • Stuart Bressman
  • Charles Dropkin
  • Peter Fass
  • Arnold Jacobs
  • Robert Leonard
  • Carlos Martinez
  • Kathy Rocklen

Securities Litigation

  • Mark Davidson
  • Harry Frischer
  • Sarah Gold
  • Gregg Mashberg
  • Stephen Ratner
  • Jonathan Richman


  • Leslie Loffman
  • Amanda Nussbaum
  • Alan Parnes

Technology Transactions

  • Jeffrey Neuburger

Super Lawyers also named 18 Proskauer lawyers as Rising Stars. This honor recognizes lawyers 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less. Proskauer's 2016 Rising Stars include:

  • Noa Baddish (Employment & Labor)
  • Roger Cohen (Health Care)
  • Adam Deitch (Criminal Defense: White Collar)
  • Marjan Elbaum (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Michael Ellis (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Ali Fawaz (Employee Benefits)
  • Seth Fier (Criminal Defense: White-Collar)
  • Russell Hirschhorn (Employee Benefits)
  • Vincent Indelicato (Bankruptcy: Business)
  • Patrick Lamparello (Employee Litigation: Defense)
  • Nathan Lander (Insurance Coverage)
  • Harris Mufson (Employee Litigation: Defense)
  • Corinne Osborn (Employment & Labor)
  • Jessica Pan (Securities & Corporate Finance)
  • Andrew Rice (Employment & Labor)
  • Maya Tarr (Intellectual Property)
  • Jeffrey Warshafsky (Intellectual Property Litigation)
  • Jared Zajac (Bankruptcy: Business)

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