For the ninth consecutive year, multiple Pryor Cashman attorneys and practice groups have been recognized among the top in the country by Best Lawyers.

2019 "Best Law Firm" Rankings

As in previous years, the firm's Immigration  and Venture Capital Law Groups were awarded a Tier 1 ranking in both the National and New York Metropolitan categories. Also placing in Metropolitan Tier 1 were the CorporateFamily Law  and Real Estate Groups.

Best Lawyers also recognized Pryor Cashman's: 

  • Entertainment Law: Motion Pictures & Television Group
  • Entertainment Law: Music Group
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Group
  • Litigation: Intellectual Property Group
  • Litigation: Labor & Employment Group
  • Litigation: Real Estate Group
  • Labor Law: Management Group 
  • Trusts & Estates Group 
  • Nonprofit + Charities Group 

Individual Attorney Honors – "Best Lawyers in America" 

In addition to the practice group awards, 19 attorneys were ranked among the best in the United States, including: 

  • Ronald Shechtman (Labor Law: Management and Litigation: Labor and Employment)
  • Perry Amsellem (Art Law)
  • Colleen Caden (Immigration Law)
  • Stephen Goodman (Corporate Law and Venture Capital Law)
  • Wayne Heicklen (Real Estate Law)
  • Philip Hoffman (Litigation: Intellectual Property)
  • James Janowitz (Entertainment Law: Motion Pictures and Television)
  • Richard Kay (Trusts and Estates)
  • Ronald Kremnitzer (Real Estate Law)
  • Daniel Kurtz (Non-Profit and Charities Law)
  • Todd Marcus (Litigation: Real Estate)
  • Avram Morell (Immigration Law)
  • Michael Novicoff (Entertainment Law: Motion Pictures and Television)
  • Judith Poller (Family Law)
  • Edward Rayner (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
  • Karen Robson (Entertainment Law: Motion Pictures and Television)
  • Donald Schuck (Family Law)
  • Todd Soloway (Real Estate Law and Real Estate Litigation)
  • Donald Zakarin (Entertainment Law: Music) 

Best Lawyers Methodology 

Best Lawyers is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. The "Best Law Firms" list is derived from comprehensive research on more than 13,000 firms' expertise, responsiveness, business understanding, cost-effectiveness and integrity.