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left to right seated:

Seymour Boyers, Marijo C. Adimey, Ben B. Rubinowitz, Diana M.A. Carnemolla, Rachel L. Jacobs

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Anthony H. Gair, Jerome I. Katz, Christopher J. Donadio, Nkasi S. Okafor, D. Allen Zachary, Stephen H. Mackauf, Peter J. Saghir, Howard S. Hershenhorn, Jeffrey B. Bloom, Daniel L. Brook, Richard M. Steigman

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ETTING THE NC HMARK OF SUCCESS

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ince 1919, Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf has staked its superior reputation on its dedication, sensitivity, and commitment to personal service. Based in Manhattan but handling cases throughout New York and New Jersey, the firm specializes in the most serious and signif icant personal injur y, wrongful death, and general negligence cases. These range from construction site injuries and automobile accidents to medical malpractice and complex products liability claims. Its national reputation as “counsel to the profession” makes the firm a top choice of fellow members of the Bar seeking the best representation possible for those they refer. In order to maintain the highest standards of quality and service, GGCRBHS&M takes on onl y ab ou t 1 0 0 c ases a year. This concentrated focus allows for the meticulous trial preparation such substantial cases require and ensures that tort victims receive full and just compensation for their damages. The firm has enjoyed a long and storied tradition of success for its clients. From its inception, the firm has dedicated it self to personal ser vice that is, simply put , unrivaled. The sum of the verdic t s and settlements attorneys have obtained exce e d s $1 . 5 b i l l i o n . B e c a u s e t h e f i r m is selective in the cases accepted, GGCRBHS&M is able to immerse itself in those cases. “As a result, cases are resolved more quickly and with better results than other plaintiff’s personal injury firms,” says Ben Rubinowitz, managing partner. In the last 10 years alone, GGCRBHS&M’s impressive track record includes more than 350 cases resulting in verdicts or settlements exceeding $1 million. The firm is able to spend more resources than others can in order to secure the most knowledgeable experts and to get the best results for clients. Not only has GGCRBHS&M obtained many significant results on behalf of clients, but it has set new marks for obtaining the very best results in the field.

www.gairgair.com One Gateway Center, Suite 2600 Newark, NJ 07102 phone 973.645.0581 | fa x 973.622.8160


PERSONAL INJURY, DISCRIMINATION, MASS TORTS, TRUCKING AND TRAIN ACCIDENTS, CONSTRUCTION INJURIES, MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, AND MORE

morelli LAW FIRM Benedict Morelli

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orelli Law Firm consistently delivers exceptional results for its clients, handling ever y type of civil case possible. In fact since its founding, the firm has recovered more than $1 billion in cases ranging from personal injury to negligence to mass tort and sexual harassment, among many others. Its precedentsetting results, including securing a landmark settlement for Tracy Morgan against Walmart and helping to negotiate a $265 million award for victims of the 2015 Philadelphia Amtrak train derailment, continually sets it apart from other plaintiffs’ firms. “We have no reservations about going to trial and taking on the biggest corporations of our day,” says firm founder Benedict Morelli. “Whether our clients are high-profile personalities or just ordinary victims, we will fight for them until we secure justice.” Many of the firm’s results have attracted national attention. For example, the $265 million settlement it helped secure on behalf of victims of the 2015 Philadelphia Amtrak train crash, which injured more than 200 passengers and killed eight,


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was reportedly the largest ever settlement for a railroad crash. The firm was appointed by a Philadelphia federal judge who presided over the litigation to the Plaintiff’s Management Committee, charged with spearheading the litigation, and played a major role in resolving the litigation. In July 2017, individual settlement awards were paid to all of the victims and their families. The firm was commended by the presiding judge for playing an instrumental role in the creation of the settlement process and ensuring that victims received payments so quickly. Morelli Law Firm also led the charge in getting Congress to raise the federal cap on damages for rail accidents so that there would be enough money for all plaintiffs in the case. Building on this success, the firm now represents victims of the September 2016 Hoboken, New Jersey train crash and the October 2016 Long Island Railroad crash. In addition to the Amtrak litigation and representing Tracy Morgan, Mr. Morelli is frequently called upon to represent clients in high-profile cases. He currently represents tennis star Eugenie Bouchard and he previously represented

Andrea Mackris, a former Fox producer who successfully sued Bill O’Reilly for sexual harassment. The firm’s successes, however, are not limited to celebrity clients. For example, in 2014 Mr. Morelli secured what is believed to be the largest personal injury verdict for a single plaintiff in Queens County Supreme Court—$62 million— on behalf of a construction worker injured on the job. The $22.5 million verdict he secured for a father who was paralyzed due to exposure to his daughter’s polio vaccine is the largest of its kind. He also secured a record-setting $95 million jury award for a woman who had been subjected to ongoing harassment and sexual assault by a co-worker, the largest single-plaintiff sexual harassment verdict in history. “ We’re not afraid to hold major corporations and powerful people accountable,” says Morelli, who is also a past-president of the New York State Trial Law yers Association and a long-time AV Preeminent® rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell®. “Anyone who has endured pain or suffering—physical, mental, or emotional—needs someone to speak for them during difficult times. That’s what we do.”


KR AMER, DILLOF, LIVINGSTON & MOORE PER SONA L INJURY, MEDIC A L M A LPR ACT ICE, NEGLIGENCE, W RONGF UL DE AT H 217 Broadway, New York, NY 10007 P: 212.267.4177 | F: 212.233.8525 www.kdlm.com

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ince its inception more than 60 years ago, Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore’s (KDLM) lawyers have won more than 100 verdicts in excess of $1 million and have negotiated settlements on behalf of clients totaling more than $1 billion. The firm continues its tradition of excellence by representing “All of our lawyers are victims of medical malpractice, fighters,” Livingston says. wrongful death, and personal “We work around the clock injury. In 2017, achievements and out of the courtroom for our clients and are solely in further solidif ied KDLM’s focused on restoring hope status as New York’s leading and dignity to their lives.” plaintiff’s firm. “O u r c l ie nt s come to us during times when they are at their most v u lnerable —bot h physica lly a nd emotionally—and they trust that we will fight to the end for them,” says senior partner Thomas Moore. “We take this position of trust


left to right seated: Thomas Moore, Carmine Rubino, Matthew Gaier standing: Judith A. Livingston, John Beatty, Thomas Principe, James Moore, Pani Vo, Diane Cooper, Robert Futterman, Yvette King, John Cagney

very seriously. This drives us to succeed in the courtroom and when seeking favorable settlements.” The firm is proud to have secured two of the three highest verdicts ever awarded in New York. In 2014, when ALM published its first Medical Malpractice Hall of Fame, KDLM was recognized for winning five of the top 25 cases on the list, more than any other firm. In addition to its strong medical malpractice focus, the firm’s attorneys recently won one of the largest personal injury verdicts in New York State history: $172 million for a 29-year-old handicapped woman who was tragically injured after New York City EMTs responded to her home and failed to perform basic emergency care. KDLM’s partners have more than 100 combined years of experience. Senior

partner Judith A. Livingston is nationally revered as a trailblazer for trial attorneys and female legal professionals. She received honorary Doctor of Law degrees from Hofstra University and Fordham University, where she was also honored with the University’s Founder’s Award. Livingston was the first woman and youngest person in the U.S. admitted to the prestigious Inner Circle of Advocates, a group of the top 100 trial attorneys. She has been profiled by legal and mainstream news outlets and was recently featured on the cover of “New York ’s Women Leaders in the Law,” which appeared in New York magazine. Thomas Moore has twice been named The National Law Journal’s Lawyer of the Year and is often regarded as one of the nation’s most successful trial

attorneys. Lawyers Weekly has called him the “Best Med-Mal Law yer in America.” Moore is also a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, and in 2015, he received an honorary degree from Fordham and delivered the law school’s commencement address. KDLM was listed in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” as a Tier 1 firm in New York City in Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Livingston and Moore were both listed in Best Lawyers in the same fields; partner Matthew Gaier received recognition for the same practice areas and also for Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs; and managing partner Carmine A. Rubino was recognized for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.


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wo decades ago, Jeffrey Block and Daniel O’Toole met as adversaries on a motor vehicle accident case, with Block representing the plaintiff and O’Toole the defense. While this case marked the beginning of one of New York’s most successful personal injury partnerships, you might not have guessed it at the time. “We nearly came to blows, literally, in the course of the hearing,” O’Toole recalls. “But on the way home, we called each other to say thank you, because through that case we learned from each other, and we ended the conversation saying we needed to work together.” They did just that, founding a law firm that now ranks among New York’s elite personal injury firms, particularly in the areas of construction accidents, motor vehicle accidents, and premises liability. In fact, the firm has obtained more than 300 results in excess of a million dollars and over a billion dollars in total recoveries for its clients—an achievement bolstered by the addition of Stephen Murphy, a former homicide prosecutor, as a name partner in 2005. “Stephen is a tremendous talent and also has a great eye for talent, so having him come on board took us to another level,” Block says. “From the start we’ve made a point of handpicking lawyers who are experienced in trying complex and intricate cases to verdict, because we want our clients to always have the most accomplished attorneys working on their cases.” In addition to the firm’s talent (all three name partners are included in The Best Lawyers in America©), the firm limits the number of cases it accepts so that it can provide clients with the resources necessary to go up against much larger law firms and win. “We treat every case like the most important one in the office,” Murphy says. “Our clients aren’t just a file, they’re a family, and we spend a lot of time listening to the challenges they face as they cope with disability or the death of a loved one.” It should come as no surprise, then, that the attorneys of Block O’Toole & Mu r phy br i ng a rema rkable level of dedication, energy, and passion to their practice—a byproduct, perhaps, of being a relatively youthful firm among those of its stature. Indeed, not on ly is t he fir m fiercely One Penn Plaza, Suite 5315 | New York, NY 10119 dedicated to its phon e 212.736.5300 | fa x 212.971.9840 c l ient s, but it a l so w w w.blockotoole.com suppor t s a nu mber of charities, such as St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, for which it has raised well over $3 million through its annual autumn wine tasting event. “There’s an energy level here that truly sets us apart,” O’Toole observes. “Year after year we’re reporting two or three times the number of multimillion-dollar settlements in New York State as our closest competitor, and it’s our drive that makes the difference.”


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left to right: Stephen J. Murphy, Daniel P. O’Toole, Jeffrey A. Block


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left to right: Michael Roberts, Perry Weitz, Arthur Luxenberg and Paul Pennock

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eitz & Luxenberg is one of the most successful and diversified litigation and mass tort law firms in the country, with more than $17 billion in results for clients in the areas of asbestos, pharmaceutical, environmental, product liability, class action, and catastrophic injury cases. “Our attorneys have the experience and resources to seek full justice for our clients,” says Perry Weitz, who founded the firm with Arthur Luxenberg in 1986 and was later joined by Robert Gordon. “When clients turn to our firm, they can expect seasoned legal professionals who provide not just expertise and skill, but also compassion and commitment in these areas.” With a virtual army of nearly 500 lawyers, paralegals, and support professionals, the firm provides clients with advocacy that’s hard for defendants to ignore. In fact, many of the firm’s attorneys are leaders in their areas and have built reputations for excellence among judges and opposing counsel. Weitz, Paul Pennock, Robin Greenwald, and Ellen Relkin, for example, serve as leaders in multidistrict litigation

WEITZ & throughout the country, including major environmental and pharmaceutical litigation. In addition, eight of the firm’s attorneys have obtained verdicts of more than eight figures: Weitz, Robert Gordon, Michael Roberts, Jerry Kristal, Danny Kraft, Michael Fanelli, Ben Darche, and Adam Cooper. “Our firm is committed to holding corporations accountable,” says Luxenberg, who was listed as the 2013 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in New York City for plaintiffs' mass tort litigation and class actions. “Corporate greed and negligence have taken away our clients’ ability to support their families or enjoy their retirements, and we do everything in our power to remedy that.” Recognizing the firm’s success, it was recently named as the 2017 “Law Firm of the Year” for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” It has also been ranked at the


L U X E N B E R G , P. C . top of New York Law Journal’s annual list of leading verdicts and settlements for its work in securing New York’s highest products liability and motor vehicle verdicts in 2016. And Weitz, a seasoned participant of the Perrin Conferences and co-chair of the annual New York Asbestos Litigation Conference, is consistently recognized as one of the most prominent asbestos litigators. Beyond practicing law at the highest level, Weitz & Luxenberg also furthers ambitious philanthropic and social initiatives, such as iWalk4MESO, a virtual race to help end mesothelioma. “There are hundreds of firms that practice the same kind of law that we do, but very few who are as committed to their clients’ causes,” Weitz notes. “Our lawyers have not only cultivated bonds of trust with thousands of clients, but they continually go above and beyond to provide each client with the best representation possible.”

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Patrick A. Mullin

A MASTER IN DEFENDING THE ACCUSED The relentless pursuit of justice when everything is on the line.

DAVIS, SAPERSTEIN & SALOMON FIGHTS FOR FULL JUSTICE FOR THE INJURED

Over 40 years of practicing law, Davis, Saperstein & Salomon go the extra mile to advocate for their clients.

THE FIGHTER FROM NEW YORK Benedict Morelli discusses recent successes and high-profile casework.

RESULTS MATTER

With a history of record recoveries, Block O’Toole & Murphy continues to achieve some of New York’s largest personal injury verdicts and settlements.

RESULTS THAT SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES

Weitz & Luxenberg’s more than $17 billion in verdicts and settlements is a testament to its committed advocacy.

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Helps mesothelioma victims and their families.

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Helps mend clients’ wounds with strong leadership and advocacy.

NEW YORK’S 2018 LAWYER OF THE YEAR HONOREES Featuring Anthony J. Enea and Ellen G. Makofsky.

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ersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. (GLK) has been a leader in fighting for victims’ rights in New York and New Jersey for more than 30 years. U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” currently ranks the firm Tier I in Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in New York City and for good reason—its lawyers consistently secure many favorable verdicts and settlements in those areas as well as in Construction Law. The firm’s partners Edward H. Gersowitz, Jeff S. Korek, and Michael Fruhling are honored to be individually ranked in Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in New York City in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© . The firm was started by Gersowitz and the late Andrew L. Libo. They shared a passion for lending a voice to victims of negligence, improving the complex and ever-changing legal system, and giving back to the community. Korek joined the firm as a partner in 1992 and Fruhling was made partner in 1999. Libo, a beloved husband and father, passed away in 2011, and the firm is proud to continue his mission of helping others. Gersowitz oversees GLK’s daily operations, and his leadership expands even further into the legal community. He recently completed his term as the New York State Trial Lawyers Association’s 49th president and made history as the first openly gay individual to hold that post. Gersowitz has sat on numerous bar association judicial screening panels vetting judicial candidates and has offered testimony and consultation on their qualifications. Gersowitz continues to serve as a New York State Governor

for the American Association for Justice (A AJ) and is a proud member of its Leaders Forum. Korek continued to make national headlines in 2017 due in part to his success litigating high-profile trials. He is co-lead trial counsel in a major wrongful death suit representing the family of a crew member who died in a plane crash while filming the recent Tom Cruise movie “American Made.” He is a past-president of both NYSTLA and the New York City Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has been appointed by the Presiding Judge of the Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, to the Committees on Character and Fitness since 1999. He was selected as Best Lawyers 2016 Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year” for New York City. Fruhling is widely regarded as an authority in medical malpractice law. He has set precedents for litigating cases involving surgical errors, misdiagnoses, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, and other birth injuries. He has served on the Board of Governors for the New Jersey A AJ since 2011. To date, GLK has won more than $750 million in jury verdicts and settlements and is committed to representing clients until a favorable outcome is achieved. “We were successful in and out of the courtroom in 2017, and with each case, we set out to win and further solidify our status as one of the foremost plaintiffs’ injury firms in the tristate area,” said Korek. “Our clients trust us to achieve maximum justice and compensation for them, and we take that trust very seriously. No one fights harder than us.”

new york office 111 Broadway, 12th Floor | New York, NY 10006 Phone: 212.385.4410 | Fax: 212.385.4417

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Alan Konigsberg, Audrey Raphael, Jerome Block, Corey Stern, John Guinan, Stanley Levy

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hy is a New York law firm serving as Lead Counsel for Michigan’s Circuit Court of Genesee County in the Flint lead poisoning litigation? In a word: Experience. With more than a dozen multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements in lead poisoning and other toxic tort cases, Levy Konigsberg LLP (LK) has the kind of unparalleled knowledge needed in both the law and the very real consequences residents of Flint are facing. In explaining how a New York law firm would get such an esteemed appointment, par tner, Corey M. Stern, says, “The court apparently acknowledged our experience handling lead poisoning at a national level and recognized that we’re at the forefront of this kind of litigation.” He adds, “We currently represent more than 2,000 children who were poisoned

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in Flint. Lead poisoning is a national problem that affects the most vulnerable people in our society: children in low socioeconomic groups. That makes our opportunity to serve them bittersweet.” A law f irm founded in 1985, LK is already nationally known for it s commitment to “going the extra mile in li t igat ing dif f icul t and ground breaking cases,” according to Robert I . Komitor, par tner and 2018 Best Lawyers® honoree. For decades, LK has advocated on behalf of individuals suffering from toxically induced diseases, such as mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure. In fact, the firm has represented clients with mesothelioma for over 30 years and recently achieved precedent-setting victories in cosmetic talc asbestos contamination cases.

“We were one of the first firms in the country to take on the talc industry on behalf of our clients suffering with mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos contained in cosmetic and industrial talc products,” says partner and 2018 Best Lawyers honoree Moshe Maimon. The firm’s innovative approach also applies to its qui tam (False Claims Act) practice, in which whistleblowers expose wrongdoing against the government. “Sometimes that’s the onl y way to ferret out fraudulent activity and see that justice is served,” says Stern. “We take on impor tant cases that most other firms are either unwilling or unable to handle,” says par tner a n d 20 1 8 B es t La w yer s h o n o re e Jerome Block.

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Bracewell: Paul Shechtman (appellate practice; bet-the-company litigation; criminal defense: white-collar, 2006) is defending former correction union boss Norman Seabrook, who faces charges for allegedly accepting a $60,000 cash bribe in order to put $20 million of union pension funds into a shady hedge fund called Platinum Partners. Shechtman and Seabrook maintain that most of the money ($22,350), which he claims to have won gambling in a casino, was taken from a safe in Seabroook’s bedroom.

Brafman & Associates: Benjamin Brafman (bet-the-company litigation; criminal defense: general practice; criminal defense: white-collar, 1995) is defending landlord Steve Croman, who was investigated over the course of a year for committing tax fraud and scamming banks out of over $45 million in refinancing loans by falsely claiming that rent-stabilized units were market-rate. Croman faces 20 felony charges and up to 25 years in prison.

Dankner Milstein: Jay W. Dankner (personal injury litigation – plaintiffs; product liability litigation – plaintiffs, 2007) is representing Joshua Angelo Mileto and Sawida Lynn Ancharski-Mileto, who claim their son, Joshua Mileto, died during a football practice due to the “negligence and carelessness” of Sachem Central School District and the Sachem East Touchdown Club. Mileto died when a 400-pound log crashed into his head during a preseason drill.

Debevoise & Plimpton: Mary Jo White (bet-the-company litigation; commercial litigation; corporate governance law; criminal defense: white-collar; litigation – securities, 2005) is leading the investigation into a sexual misconduct situation at the University of Rochester. A professor has been placed on leave, and the university is being investigated after seven current and former faculty members and a graduate student accused the university of creating a hostile work environment in retaliation for exposing the professor’s alleged behavior. White will also deal with the overall handling of the case.

WIGDOR: Douglas H. Wigdor (labor law – management, 2008) is defending former frequent Fox News commentator and guest Scottie Nell Hughes, who filed a lawsuit against the network after alleging that she was sexually abused over a period of years by Fox Business host Charles Payne. She also alleges that the network retaliated against her when she came forward with her allegations.

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ersowitz Libo & Korek: Jeff S. Korek (medical malpractice law – plaintiffs; personal injury litigation – plaintiffs, 2006) works with the Gardiner Foundation to present the annual Gardiner Memorial Basketball Classic Tournament each summer in the Bronx. This past August was the tournament’s 12th annual series. Dexter Gardiner was a former teammate of Korek’s in a local basketball league. It was originally created by Dexter and his twin brother, Derrick, but his brother was unfortunately involved, along with five other family members, in a fatal car accident. Rather than shutter himself away, Dexter delved into the community to bring the tournament to life. Wit h t he help of t he f i r m a nd ot her donors, t he Ga rd i ner Fou nd at ion is able to con nect wit h t he Sout h Bron x com mu n it y a nd help t he next

generat ion. Due to t he popu la r it y of t he tou r na ment, wh ich is one of t he premiere basketball tournaments in the cou nt r y, t housa nds of loca l st udents get new school suppl ies, a nd 36 a re set up w it h col lege schola rsh ips. In addition to the games, the Gardiner Fou nd at ion a l so don ates more t h a n 1,000 T ha n ksgiv i ng mea ls each yea r a nd does a huge hol id ay toy d r ive i n December. T he Ga rd i ner Fou nd at ion is seei ng consistent expansion, too. They recently began discussions about collaborating w it h Tr u Ta l k, a mentor i ng progra m that has provided a safe haven for over 150 t e e n s a nd he lp s t he m c ont i nu e t hei r educat ion. It’s t he t y pe of work t hat not on ly benefits the community, but also impacts each a nd ever y person i nvolved.

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PECKAR & ABRAMSON FAMILY LAW ARBITRATION MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW Robert A. Drucker*, Patrick J. Greene, Jr.**, Charles F. Kenny**, Roger S. COHN LIFLAND PEARLMAN HERRMANN MAGGIANO, DIGIROLAMO & LIZZI ADMINISTRATIVE / Markowitz*, Bruce D. Meller**, Gerard & KNOPF Michael J. Maggiano (P) REGULATORY LAW J. Onorata*, Michael S. Zicherman** Mary Ann Stokes TESSER & COHEN PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION PASHMAN STEIN WALDER HAYDEN ARCHER & GREINER Lee M. Tesser* Robert B. Kornitzer Lori Grifa BRESLIN & BRESLIN CORPORATE LAW FAMILY LAW MEDIATION Donald A. Caminiti (P) ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE DAVIS, SAPERSTEIN & SALOMON RESOLUTION ARCHER & GREINER COHN LIFLAND PEARLMAN HERRMANN Samuel L. Davis (P) Gianfranco A. Pietrafesa & KNOPF MAGGIANO, DIGIROLAMO & LIZZI FERRO LABELLA & ZUCKER COLE SCHOTZ Mary Ann Stokes Michael J. Maggiano (P) Peter E. Doyne (A) Jordan A. Fisch, Henry M. Matri, PASHMAN STEIN WALDER HAYDEN MESSINEO & MESSINEO SNYDER SARNO D'ANIELLO MACERI Alan Rubin Robert B. Kornitzer Arthur J. Messineo, Jr. (P) & DA COSTA DUNN LAMBERT SNYDER SARNO D'ANIELLO MACERI Charles C. Abut (A, M) Richard J. Lambert PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION & DA COSTA CROLAND, REISER, APFEL Charles C. Abut APPELLATE PRACTICE SHAPIRO, BRESLIN & BRESLIN & DI IORIO Robert P. Shapiro GAMING LAW Donald A. Caminiti (P) PASHMAN STEIN WALDER HAYDEN NEWMAN & SIMPSON Justin P. Walder Daniel J. Cohen (D) CRIMINAL DEFENSE: CATANIA GAMING CONSULTANTS GENERAL PRACTICE Frank Catania, Gary Ehrlich, Joseph BANKING AND FINANCE LAW PROFESSIONAL M. Kelly FLOOD & BASILE MALPRACTICE LAW COLE SCHOTZ Raymond F. Flood HEALTH CARE LAW Barry M. Schwartz (B) KAUFMAN DOLOWICH & VOLUCK LAW OFFICES OF BRIAN J. NEARY GARFUNKEL WILD Robert A. Berns (D) BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR Brian J. Neary Jeffrey S. Brown DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY PASHMAN STEIN WALDER HAYDEN REAL ESTATE LAW AND REORGANIZATION LAW Alan Silber IMMIGRATION LAW BEATTIE PADOVANO COLE SCHOTZ CRIMINAL DEFENSE: HILBERTH & MCALVANAH Michael Sternlieb Gerald H. Gline**, Stuart Komrower**, WHITE-COLLAR William E. McAlvanah COLE SCHOTZ Leo V. Leyva**, Michael D. Sirota**, NACHMAN, PHULWANI, ZIMOVCAK Mitchell W. Abrahams, Richard W. FLOOD & BASILE Warren A. Usatine**, Ilana Volkov** LAW GROUP Abramson, Gary M. Albrecht, Wendy Raymond F. Flood FORMAN HOLT David H. Nachman M. Berger, Michael E. Jones, Jan Alan LAW OFFICES OF BRIAN J. NEARY Charles M. Forman** THE SHULMAN LAW GROUP Lewis, W. John Park Brian J. Neary LOFARO & REISER Edward Shulman GARFUNKEL WILD PASHMAN STEIN WALDER HAYDEN Glenn R. Reiser**, Eric D. Reiser Alan H. Perzley Joseph A. Hayden, Jr., Aidan P. SHAPIRO, CROLAND, REISER, APFEL O’Connor, Alan Silber, Justin P. Walder INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW LOFARO & REISER & DI IORIO Glenn R. Reiser* John P. Di Iorio**, Robert P. Shapiro** PATRICK A. MULLIN RICHARD L. FIELD PRICE, MEESE, SHULMAN & Richard L. Field D'ARMINIO BET-THE-COMPANY LITIGATION Patrick A. Mullin Gregory D. Meese page 60 INSURANCE LAW SHAPIRO, CROLAND, REISER, APFEL COLE SCHOTZ & DI IORIO Steven R. Klein DUI/DWI DEFENSE RIVKIN RADLER Stuart Reiser* BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS LAW OFFICES OF BRIAN J. NEARY WINNE BANTA BASRALIAN & KAHN Brian R. Ade (INCLUDING LLCS AND Brian J. Neary Richard R. Kahn, Kenneth K. Lehn* page 53 PARTNERSHIPS) LOFARO & REISER TAX LAW Carmine LoFaro INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW GARFUNKEL WILD REM LAW GROUP COLE SCHOTZ Steven R. Antico Joseph P. Rem, Jr. HARTMAN & WINNICKI Michael H. Forman, Jeffrey H. Richard L. Ravin (IP*) COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Schechter** ENVIRONMENTAL LAW DAVIDSON, SOCHOR, RAGSDALE LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW & COHEN ARONSOHN WEINER SALERNO & COLE SCHOTZ KAUFMAN Kenneth R. Cohen* Glenn R. Kazlow* COHEN, LEDER, MONTALBANO & Gerald R. Salerno SHAPIRO, CROLAND, REISER, APFEL CONNAUGHTON BARON SAMSON TRUSTS AND ESTATES & DI IORIO Bruce D. Leder (EI), Paul A. Scott D. Baron Montalbano (EI, LU) COLE SCHOTZ COHN LIFLAND PEARLMAN HERRMANN Stuart Reiser* KAHN OPTON Marc R. Berman**, Michael H. & KNOPF ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL Stephen H. Kahn (EM, LM) Forman**, Glenn R. Kazlow*, Steven Jeffrey W. Herrmann, Peter S. Pearlman RESPONSIBILITY LAW SCHOEMAN UPDIKE KAUFMAN & R. Klein*, Steven D. Leipzig, Samuel COLE SCHOTZ GERBER Weiner, Lori I. Wolf Glenn R. Kazlow, Edward Sun Kiel, DAVIS, SAPERSTEIN & SALOMON Steven Gerber (LE*) Steven R. Klein, Leo V. Leyva, Jason R. Bennett J. Wasserman WINNE BANTA BASRALIAN & KAHN WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW Melzer, Warren A. Usatine PASHMAN STEIN WALDER HAYDEN Kenneth K. Lehn (LE*) FERRO LABELLA & ZUCKER Justin P. Walder JON L. GELMAN Christopher L. Weiss LAND USE & ZONING LAW Jon L. Gelman (C) LOFARO & REISER FAMILY LAW PARISI AND GERLANC Glenn R. Reiser COLE SCHOTZ Joyce A. Parisi (C) ARONSOHN WEINER SALERNO & PASHMAN STEIN WALDER HAYDEN Wendy M. Berger KAUFMAN Sean Mack, Michael S. Stein PRICE, MEESE, SHULMAN & Richard H. Weiner LONG ISLAND PECKAR & ABRAMSON D'ARMINIO DEFUCCIO CLANCY & ESPOSITO Michael S. Zicherman Gregory D. Meese* Charles M. DeFuccio SHAPIRO, CROLAND, REISER, APFEL ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME LAW SHAPIRO, CROLAND, REISER, APFEL FINNERTY, CANDA & CONCANNON & DI IORIO & DI IORIO KINGSLEY AND KINGSLEY John E. Finnerty Stuart Reiser Stuart Reiser* Harold M. Kingsley LESNEVICH, MARZANO-LESNEVICH, WINNE BANTA BASRALIAN & KAHN TRIGG, O'CATHAIN & O'CATHAIN Kenneth K. Lehn LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE Amanda S. Trigg RESOLUTION DAVIS, SAPERSTEIN & SALOMON CONSTRUCTION LAW PASHMAN STEIN WALDER HAYDEN Robert B. Kornitzer Bennett J. Wasserman (D, P) GEORGE C. PRATT BARON SAMSON ROBERT T. CORCORAN Scott D. Baron LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY LAW George C. Pratt (A) Robert T. Corcoran COLE SCHOTZ SNYDER SARNO D'ANIELLO MACERI APPELLATE PRACTICE MCELROY, DEUTSCH, MULVANEY & Edward Sun Kiel* & DA COSTA CARPENTER Charles C. Abut, Joseph V. Maceri Albert J. 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SHAUB AHMUTY CITRIN & SPRATT Steven J. Ahmuty, Jr.

BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW REISMAN PEIREZ REISMAN & CAPOBIANCO Jerome Reisman

CIVIL RIGHTS LAW RAISER & KENNIFF Anthony J. Colleluori

CONSTRUCTION LAW FARRELL FRITZ Jason S. Samuels* GOLDBERG & CONNOLLY Henry L. Goldberg

EDUCATION LAW BOND, SCHOENECK & KING Howard M. Miller LAMB & BARNOSKY Richard K. Zuckerman

ELDER LAW BURNER LAW GROUP Nancy Burner DAVIDOW, DAVIDOW, SIEGEL & STERN Lawrence Eric Davidow, Wendy H. Sheinberg, Steven H. Stern IRENE V. VILLACCI, ATTORNEY AT LAW Irene V. Villacci KURRE SCHNEPS Robert J. Kurre LAW OFFICE OF STEPHEN J. SILVERBERG Stephen J. Silverberg LAW OFFICES OF DAVID R. OKRENT David R. Okrent

MAKOFSKY & ASSOCIATES Ellen G. Makofsky page 59

PFEIFER & CHOI Michael L. Pfeifer

RONALD FATOULLAH & ASSOCIATES Ronald Fatoullah page 59

RUSSO LAW GROUP Vincent J. Russo THE ELDER LAW & SPECIAL NEEDS PRACTICE OF FELICIA PASCULLI, ESQ. Felicia Pasculli

ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY LAW MAURICE A. DEANE SCHOOL OF LAW Ellen C. Yaroshefsky MORAN KARAMOUZIS Grace D. Moran

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ABRAMS, FENSTERMAN, FENSTERMAN, EISMAN, FORMATO, FERRARA, WOLF & CARONE Samuel J. Ferrara page 20

DIKMAN & DIKMAN Michael H. Dikman GASSMAN BAIAMONTE GRUNER Stephen Gassman GLENN KOOPERSMITH Glenn S. Koopersmith HELFER & HELFER Cheryl M. Helfer KEITH, SHAPIRO, & FORD Richard P. Ford

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LAW OFFICES OF BARRY J. FISHER MIDDLETON & FIRST AMENDMENT LAW CAMPOLO, Barry J. Fisher MCCORMICK MORAN & BRODRICK Christine Malafi (EM) MAURICE A. DEANE SCHOOL OF LAW Robert H. Brodrick FARRELL FRITZ Leon Friedman** REISMAN PEIREZ REISMAN & Domenique Camacho Moran (EM) CAPOBIANCO HEALTH CARE LAW JACKSON LEWIS Michael J. Angelo, Seymour J. Reisman Mark S. Mancher (EM), Kathryn J. RIEGER & FRIED Russo (EM, LE*), Ana C. Shields ABRAMS, FENSTERMAN, Kieth I. Rieger (EM), Paul Siegel (LE*), Christopher FENSTERMAN, EISMAN, RUBIN & ROSENBLUM M. Valentino (EM, LE*, LM), Marc S. FORMATO, FERRARA, WOLF & Debra L. Rubin Wenger (EM) LAMB & BARNOSKY CARONE SALTZMAN CHETKOF & Sharon N. Berlin (LM), Richard K. Carolyn Reinach Wolf ROSENBERG Zuckerman (EM, LE*, LM) LAW OFFICE OF PETER A. ROMERO Michael Chetkof, Lee Rosenberg page 20 FARRELL FRITZ Peter A. Romero (EI) page 55 Charles M. Strain LIPMAN & PLESUR SAMUELSON HAUSE & SAMUELSON GARFUNKEL WILD Robert D. Lipman (EI, LE*) Richard L. Hause, Elliot D. Samuelson Greg E. Bloom, Fredrick I. Miller, Debra LITTLER MENDELSON A. Silverman, Robert Andrew Wild John T. Bauer (LE*, LM) SCHLISSEL OSTROW NIXON PEABODY KARABATOS RIVKIN RADLER Michele A. Masucci, Michael I. Elena Karabatos, Stephen W. Brian S. Conneely (EM, LM) Schnipper, Rebecca Simone, Michael J. Taubin, James W. Weller* Schlissel, Lisa Schoenfeld page 53 page 29 SHULMAN KESSLER RIVKIN RADLER THE LAW FIRM OF A.J. TEMSAMANI Claudia Hinrichsen, Christopher Troy L. Kessler (EI, LE*) AJ Temsamani J. Kutner**, Barry I. Levy*, LAND USE & ZONING LAW THE LAW OFFICE OF VESSA WILENSKY Benjamin P. Malerba, Jeffrey Kenneth B. Wilensky FORCHELLI, CURTO, DEEGAN, P. Rust THE SAUL LAW FIRM SCHWARTZ, MINEO, & TERRANA Gail Saul page 53 Jeffrey D. Forchelli VINCENT F. STEMPEL, JR. Vincent F. Stempel, Jr. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW IMMIGRATION LAW WINKLER, KURTZ, WINKLER, FELLIN, HAKE & O'HANLON ALBERT W. CHIANESE & ASSOCIATES DIRAIMONDO & MASI James R. Winkler Albert W. Chianese (P) Michael P. DiRaimondo BARTLETT, MCDONOUGH & FAMILY LAW ARBITRATION INSURANCE LAW MONAGHAN Clifford A. Bartlett, Jr. (D) SAMUELSON HAUSE & SAMUELSON OHRENSTEIN & BROWN BOWER LAW Wendy Samuelson Manfred Ohrenstein Peter R. Bower (D) DAVID S. POLLACK FAMILY LAW MEDIATION RIVKIN RADLER David S. Pollack (P) Michael A. Kotula, John L. DUFFY & DUFFY LAW OFFICES OF BARRY J. FISHER Rivkin, William M. Savino** James R. Duffy (P), Michael E. Barry J. Fisher page 53 Duffy (P), Rhonda Meyer (P), James SAMUELSON HAUSE & SAMUELSON Wilkens (P) Wendy Samuelson TABAT, COHEN, BLUM & YOVINO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW HEIDELL, PITTONI, MURPHY & BACH Anthony M. Heller (D) Alita McKinnon KERLEY, WALSH, MATERA & WINKLER, KURTZ, WINKLER, FELLIN, HOFFMANN & BARON Ronald J. Baron (C) CINQUEMANI HAKE & O'HANLON Brian P. Kerley (D) James R. Winkler LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW WISSELMAN, HAROUNIAN & LEWIS JOHS AVALLONE AVILES ASSOCIATES, PC BOND, SCHOENECK & KING Frederick C. Johs (D) Jerome Wisselman Terry O'Neil (EM, LE*, LM), Mark N. page 21 Reinharz (EM, LM)

NATIONAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION Luke M. Pittoni (D) PEGALIS & ERICKSON Annamarie Bondi-Stoddard (P), Stephen E. Erickson (P), Robert V. Fallarino (P), Sanford S. Nagrotsky (P), Linda M. Oliva (P), Steven E. Pegalis (P) PERRY, VAN ETTEN, ROZANSKI & PRIMAVERA Douglas P. Perry (D) PETER C. KOPFF Peter C. Kopff (D) RAISER & KENNIFF Gordon Haesloop (P) SALENGER, SACK, KIMMEL & BAVARO Joseph Bavaro (P), Carolyn Caccese (P), Marvin Salenger (P) SHAUB AHMUTY CITRIN & SPRATT Henry Z. Shaub (D), William G. Spratt (D)

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SULLIVAN PAPAIN BLOCK MCGRATH & CANNAVO Mary Anne Walling (P) AGOGLIA, HOLLAND & AGOGLIA Emmet J. Agoglia (P) BARTLETT, MCDONOUGH & MONAGHAN Clifford A. Bartlett, Jr. (D) CAMPOLO, MIDDLETON & MCCORMICK Scott D. Middleton (D) CRONIN & CRONIN LAW FIRM Raymond J. Furey (D) DAVID S. POLLACK David S. Pollack (P) DUFFY & DUFFY James R. Duffy (P) FRIEDMAN & SIMON Edward Friedman (P) KEVIN M. FOX Kevin M. Fox (P) KRAMER & POLLACK Joshua D. Pollack (P)

LEWIS JOHS AVALLONE AVILES Frederick C. Johs (D) page 21

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SILBERSTEIN, AWAD & MIKLOS Joseph Miklos (P) page 40

SULLIVAN PAPAIN BLOCK MCGRATH & CANNAVO Christopher T. McGrath (P), John F. Nash (P), Robert G. Sullivan (P)

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WEITZ & ASSOCIATES PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION Harvey Weitz (P)

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brams Fensterman is known in legal and professional circles as a go-to firm for successful advocacy on behalf of health care professionals—a practice upon which its founders built and staked the firm’s reputation. But nearly 20 years af ter it s founding, Abrams Fensterman is positioned as one of the New York metropolitan area’s most dynamic and multi-faceted firms, offering a range of practices to satisfy virtually any legal need, from family law, elder law, and white-collar criminal defense to employment law, estate litigation, and transportation law. It is also the only firm in New York State with a standalone prac tice dedicated to mental h e a l t h l a w. L e d b y p a r t n e r Carolyn Reinach Wolf—new to the Best Lawyers® list in 2018 for Health Care Law in Long I sland, along with executive par tner and matrimonial law practice co-director RoseAnn C. Branda, listed for Family Law in Brooklyn—the group represents

NATIONAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION Luke M. Pittoni (D) PARKER WAICHMAN Jerrold S. Parker (P) PEGALIS & ERICKSON Annamarie Bondi-Stoddard (P), Stephen E. Erickson (P), Steven E. Pegalis (P) PETER C. KOPFF Peter C. Kopff (D) SALENGER, SACK, KIMMEL & BAVARO Jeffrey M. Kimmel (P), Marvin Salenger (P) SHAUB AHMUTY CITRIN & SPRATT William G. Spratt (D)

Samuel J. Ferrara

Carolyn Reinach Wolf

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Sharon P. Stiller

SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS LAW BARRY J. MANDEL Barry J. Mandel (S*)

TRUSTS AND ESTATES DAVIDOW, DAVIDOW, SIEGEL & STERN Wendy H. Sheinberg FARRELL FRITZ John J. Barnosky**, Ilene S. Cooper**, John R. Morken*, Eric W. Penzer* MELTZER, LIPPE, GOLDSTEIN & BREITSTONE Stephen Breitstone, Jeffrey A. Galant**, Avi Z. Kestenbaum

RIVKIN RADLER Scott A. Eisenmesser** page 53 RONALD FATOULLAH & ASSOCIATES Ronald Fatoullah** page 59

RUSKIN MOSCOU FALTISCHEK Michael K. Feigenbaum**

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PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW RAISER & KENNIFF Gordon Haesloop (D)

ADMINISTRATIVE / REGULATORY LAW BALLARD SPAHR Julian W. Friedman, Marjorie J. Peerce

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Barbara S. Jones BRESSLER, AMERY & ROSS Andrew W. Sidman CADWALADER, WICKERSHAM & TAFT REAL ESTATE LAW Steven D. Lofchie DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL BERKMAN, HENOCH, PETERSON, Lanny A. Schwartz PEDDY & FENCHEL KING & SPALDING Bruce J. Bergman* Carmen J. Lawrence FARRELL FRITZ LATHAM & WATKINS Robert E. Sandler Dana G. Fleischman MELTZER, LIPPE, GOLDSTEIN & MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS BREITSTONE Ben A. Indek Sheldon M. Goldstein WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE RUSKIN MOSCOU FALTISCHEK AND DORR Benjamin Weinstock** Bruce H. Newman WESTERMAN BALL EDERER MILLER ZUCKER & SHARFSTEIN Joanne Feil DENNETT LAW OFFICES Kevin P. Downes

individuals and major hospital s y s te m s al i ke. To m an a g in g par tner Howard Fensterman, the practice represents another way that Abrams Fensterman differentiates itself. “But there’s a strong unifying thread among us as well,” he notes, “and that is skill, judgment, and expertise, regardless of practice.” That expertise is one of the main reasons the firm is ranked Tier 1 in New York City by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for Family Law. It’s also why, in 2018, five partners have been listed in Best Law yers: along with Wolf and Branda, certified elder law attorney Ellyn S. Kravitz, executive partner and matrimonial law prac tice co director Samuel J. Ferrara, and Sharon P. Stiller, par tner and director of the firm’s employment law group, have earne d t he recognition. But honors alone are not singularly galvanizing. “It’s simple,” Fensterman says. “We’re driven by a desire to provide exceptional legal services and value to our clients.”

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KRAMER LEVIN NAFTALIS & FRANKEL Norman C. Simon, Harold P. Weinberger LOEB & LOEB Kenneth R. Florin, David G. Mallen, James D. Taylor MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS Jeffrey S. Edelstein MICHELMAN & ROBINSON Adam Solomon OLSHAN FROME WOLOSKY Andrew B. Lustigman PATTERSON BELKNAP WEBB & TYLER Travis J. Tu, Steven A. Zalesin PROSKAUER ROSE Brendan J. O'Rourke, Lawrence I. Weinstein REED SMITH Douglas J. Wood SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM Kenneth A. Plevan VENABLE Po Yi

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VENABLE Jeffrey S. Sabin WACHTELL, LIPTON, ROSEN & KATZ Scott K. Charles, Richard G. Mason, Philip Mindlin, Harold S. Novikoff WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES Ronit J. Berkovich, Marcia L. Goldstein, Gary T. Holtzer, Stephen Karotkin**, Robert J. Lemons, Jacqueline Marcus, Joseph H. Smolinsky, Michael F. Walsh WHITE AND WILLIAMS Heidi J. Sorvino WILLKIE FARR & GALLAGHER Marc L. Abrams, Matthew A. Feldman, Alan J. Lipkin, John C. Longmire, Joseph G. Minias, Paul V. Shalhoub, Rachel C. Strickland WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE AND DORR Philip D. Anker** WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI Benjamin Hoch WINSTON & STRAWN David Neier WOLLMUTH MAHER & DEUTSCH Paul R. DeFilippo

JOSEPH HAGE AARONSON Gregory P. Joseph KRAMER LEVIN NAFTALIS & FRANKEL Barry H. Berke, Gary P. Naftalis LANKLER SIFFERT & WOHL John R. Wing, Frank H. Wohl LATHAM & WATKINS Miles N. Ruthberg MAYER BROWN Andrew L. Frey MILBANK, TWEED, HADLEY & MCCLOY Scott A. Edelman MORRISON & FOERSTER Mark P. Ladner MORVILLO ABRAMOWITZ GRAND IASON & ANELLO Elkan Abramowitz, Paul R. Grand O'MELVENY & MYERS John J. Rapisardi PATTERSON BELKNAP WEBB & TYLER Gregory L. Diskant PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON & GARRISON Leslie G. Fagen, Brad S. Karp, Daniel J. Kramer, Mark F. Pomerantz, Richard A. Rosen, Theodore V. Wells, Jr. RICHARDS KIBBE & ORBE Lee S. Richards III BET-THE-COMPANY LITIGATION SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL Barry A. Bohrer ANDREW M. LAWLER SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT Andrew M. Lawler Paul C. Curnin, Roy L. Reardon BERG & ANDROPHY SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER James W. Quinn & FLOM BRACEWELL William P. Frank, Jay B. Kasner, Paul Shechtman Jonathan J. Lerner, Joseph N. Sacca BRAFMAN & ASSOCIATES SULLIVAN & CROMWELL Benjamin Brafman Gandolfo V. DiBlasi, Robert J. Giuffra CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON Jr., Karen Patton Seymour, Samuel Evan A. Davis, Lewis J. Liman W. Seymour COVINGTON & BURLING SUSMAN GODFREY Alan Vinegrad Bill Carmody CRAVATH, SWAINE & MOORE WACHTELL, LIPTON, ROSEN & KATZ Evan R. Chesler, Richard W. Clary Theodore N. Mirvis, Bernard W. DAVID W. ICHEL DISPUTE RESOLUTION Nussbaum, Lawrence B. Pedowitz, Eric David W. Ichel M. Roth, John F. Savarese, Herbert DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL M. Wachtell Robert B. Fiske, Jr. WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON Joseph S. Allerhand Mary Jo White DECHERT BIOTECHNOLOGY LAW Robert J. Jossen, Andrew J. Levander FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER ARNOLD & PORTER KAYE SCHOLER Daniel P. DiNapoli Aaron R. Marcu COOLEY JONES DAY Jeffrey P. Libson Theodore M. Grossman

DECHERT Samuel B. Abrams GOODWIN Stephen M. Davis HUGHES HUBBARD & REED Stephen S. Rabinowitz PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON & GARRISON Jennifer Gordon ROPES & GRAY James F. Haley, Jr. WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE AND DORR Steven D. Singer

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (INCLUDING LLCS AND PARTNERSHIPS) MCELROY, DEUTSCH, MULVANEY & CARPENTER Diane D. Reynolds

CIVIL RIGHTS LAW EMERY CELLI BRINCKERHOFF & ABADY Jonathan S. Abady

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BERKMAN BOTTGER NEWMAN & RODD Barry Berkman, Marc Fleisher, Jacqueline Newman page 22 COMMERCIAL LITIGATION AJAMIE Thomas R. Ajamie AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD Steven M. Zager ALSTON & BIRD John F. Cambria ARNOLD & PORTER KAYE SCHOLER Stewart D. Aaron, James D. Herschlein, Aaron Rubinstein, Vincent A. Sama BAKER & HOSTETLER Linda A. Goldstein BERG & ANDROPHY James W. Quinn BLANK ROME Leslie D. Corwin BOIES SCHILLER FLEXNER Donald L. Flexner, Alan B. Vickery

BRESSLER, AMERY & ROSS Thomas A. Roberts BREWER, ATTORNEYS & COUNSELORS William A. Brewer III BROWN RUDNICK Sigmund S. Wissner-Gross BRUNE LAW Susan E. Brune BRYAN CAVE William J. Hibsher CADWALADER, WICKERSHAM & TAFT Jason M. Halper CAHILL GORDON & REINDEL Landis C. Best, Charles A. Gilman, David G. Januszewski, Thomas J. Kavaler, Herbert S. Washer CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON Jonathan I. Blackman, Evan A. Davis, Max Gitter, Lewis J. Liman, Mitchell A. Lowenthal COHEN & GRESSER Thomas E. Bezanson COHEN CLAIR LANS GREIFER THORPE & ROTTENSTREICH Deborah E. Lans CONDON & FORSYTH Desmond T. Barry, Jr. COOLEY Celia Goldwag Barenholtz COVINGTON & BURLING Robert P. Haney, Jr., C. William Phillips, Alan Vinegrad COWAN LIEBOWITZ & LATMAN Ronald W. Meister COZEN O'CONNOR John J. McDonough CRAVATH, SWAINE & MOORE Robert H. Baron, Timothy G. Cameron, Evan R. Chesler, Richard W. Clary, Sandra C. Goldstein, Michael A. Paskin, Daniel Slifkin CURTIS, MALLET-PREVOST, COLT & MOSLE T. Barry Kingham DAVID W. ICHEL DISPUTE RESOLUTION David W. Ichel DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL Robert B. Fiske, Jr., James P. Rouhandeh, Guy Miller Struve, Robert F. Wise, Jr. DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE Marcia B. Paul DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON Donald Francis Donovan, John S. Kiernan, Mary Jo White

DECHERT Robert J. Jossen, David N. Kelley, Andrew J. Levander DENTONS Reid L. Ashinoff, Charles E. Dorkey III DLA PIPER Robert J. Alessi, Richard F. Hans EMERY CELLI BRINCKERHOFF & ABADY Daniel J. Kornstein EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND (US) Robert D. Owen FLEMMING ZULACK WILLIAMSON ZAUDERER Richard A. Williamson FOLEY & LARDNER Peter N. Wang FORMAN & SHAPIRO Stuart L. Shapiro FRANKFURT KURNIT KLEIN & SELZ Ronald C. Minkoff FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER Aaron R. Marcu FRIED, FRANK, HARRIS, SHRIVER & JACOBSON William G. McGuinness FRIEDMAN KAPLAN SEILER & ADELMAN Eric Seiler GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER Mitchell A. Karlan, Mark A. Kirsch, Randy M. Mastro, Andrea E. Neuman, Orin S. Snyder GOODWIN Marshall H. Fishman GRAIS & ELLSWORTH Kathryn C Ellsworth GREENBERG TRAURIG Alan E. Mansfield, James I. Serota, Louis M. Solomon HAYNES AND BOONE David Siegal HERBERT SMITH FREEHILLS Thomas E. Riley HERZFELD & RUBIN Herbert Rubin HOLLAND & KNIGHT H. Barry Vasios HOLWELL SHUSTER & GOLDBERG Richard J. Holwell HUGHES HUBBARD & REED William R. Maguire JENNER & BLOCK Richard F. Ziegler JONES DAY Philip Le B. Douglas, Theodore M. Grossman

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nea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP is one of New York’s premier law firms for elder law, Medicaid, guardianships, wills, trusts, and estates. For decades, the firm has fought to protect the life savings of seniors and the disabled, providing skilled counsel in elder law; Medicaid planning and applications; Medicaid nursing home and home care; special needs planning; wills, trusts, and estates; and guardianships (contested/uncontested). “Our goal is to ensure that each client receives practical, cost-effective, and resultsoriented service,” says Anthony J. Enea, who, as the firm’s managing member, is regularly honored as a preeminent attorney in elder law and wills, trusts, and estates. Since 2012, Enea has been included on The Best Lawyers in America© list. 2018 marks the fourth consecutive year he has been recognized by Best Lawyers® as a “Lawyer of the Year” in White Plains (2015 and 2018 in Trusts and Estates and 2016 and 2018 in Elder Law). Named Westchester County’s Leading Elder Care Attorney at the Above the Bar Awards, Enea is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and has also been listed in New York Super Lawyers for 11 consecutive years. Partner Sara Meyers has also been listed in New York Super Lawyers for the past five years. A leader in the legal community, Enea serves as president of the Westchester County Bar Foundation. He is a past-president of the Westchester County Bar Association and a pastchair of the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law and Special Needs Section. Enea is also a past-president and founding member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys’ New York Chapter and a member of the organization’s Council of Advanced Practitioners.

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Patricia Barattini, Lauren Enea, Esq., Samantha Lyons, Esq., Darrell Delancey, Alison Barattini, Harriet Cohen George Sirignano, Esq., Anthony Enea, Esq., Sara Meyers, Esq., Richard Scanlan, Esq. Marco Fava, Esq.

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oy F. Scaffidi, founding member of the firm S c a f f i di & A s s o c i a te s , i s o n e o f N ew Yo r k ’s premier trial attorneys. An accomplished, dedicated, and tenacious litigator, Roy is a life fellow in the exclusive, invitation-only American Board of Trial Advocates, and he is AV Preeminent-rated by his peers in MartindaleHubbell®. He is also a member of the National Register’s Who’s Who in Professionals and has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © since 2005, Super Lawyers since 2007, and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers since 2016. Those accolades are certainly well-deserved, as the firm has garnered verdicts and settlements in excess of half a billion dollars for their clients. Still, perhaps the greatest tribute to the firm is the repeated referrals it receives, not only from former clients, but also from their peers in the legal community. “Our clients, through no fault of their own, have had their lives turned upside-down,” Mr. Scaffidi says. “So, it’s very gratifying to be able to help these individuals and families obtain the financial security that will restore their independence and dignity.” Key to the firm’s successes are the hard work and dedication of managing attorney Robert Marino and senior litigators

Kevin Lynch, Anthony Scaffidi, and James Scaffidi and their support staff, together with countless resources, including a vast medical library, the latest in courtroom and in-office technology, and the services of in-house expert medical consultants. Mr. Scaf fidi says, “I founded this firm in 1985 on the principle that everyone, regardless of circumstance, is entitled to equal justice under the law, and I take great pride in the reputation we’ve developed for our thoroughness and attention to detail.” The firm’s tenacity, thoroughness, and attention to detail carries over to their transactional clients, where they handle a myriad of legal matters, including business, commercial, real estate, and insurance litigation, closings and leases (both residential and commercial), employment disputes, enter tainment law, and interpretation of contractual obligations and coverage. Regardless of the area of legal expertise, the firm is committed to zealously achieving positive results for their clients. It is this dedication that has made Mr. Scaffidi & his firm so highly regarded in the legal profession, earning the firm a Tier 1 ranking in New York City for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs from U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”

747 Third Avenue, Suite 10 -B New York, N Y 10017 p hon e 212.593.2155 e m a i l info@scaf f id ilaw.com w w w.scaf f idilaw.com


2018 SURVE Y RESULTS JOSEPH HAGE AARONSON Gregory P. Joseph K&L GATES Gerald A. Novack KASOWITZ BENSON TORRES Marc E. Kasowitz KATTEN MUCHIN ROSENMAN Anthony L. Paccione, Robert E. Smith KIRKLAND & ELLIS Frank Holozubiec, William Pratt KOSTELANETZ & FINK Claude M. Millman KRAMER LEVIN NAFTALIS & FRANKEL Arthur H. Aufses III, Barry H. Berke, John P. Coffey, Michael J. Dell, Alan R. Friedman, Gary P. Naftalis, Harold P. Weinberger KRANJAC, TRIPODI & PARTNERS Joseph Tripodi LANKLER SIFFERT & WOHL Helen Gredd, Frank H. Wohl LATHAM & WATKINS Miles N. Ruthberg LAW OFFICE OF ROBERT L. PLOTZ Robert L. Plotz LOUIS F. BURKE Louis F. Burke MCCARTER & ENGLISH Daniel A. Pollack MCGUIREWOODS William E. Goydan MCLAUGHLIN & STERN Michael F. Armstrong MILBANK, TWEED, HADLEY & MCCLOY Scott A. Edelman, Alan J. Stone MINTZ & GOLD Ira Lee Sorkin MINTZ, LEVIN, COHN, FERRIS, GLOVSKY AND POPEO Robert I. Bodian MITCHELL SILBERBERG & KNUPP Lauren J. Wachtler MOLOLAMKEN Steven F. Molo MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Steven G. Brody, Robert M. Dombroff, Jeffrey Q. Smith MORRISON & FOERSTER Mark P. Ladner, Carl H. Loewenson, Jr. NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT Linda L. Addison, Judith A. Archer, Thomas J. Hall, Bill Leone, Alan I. Raylesberg O'MELVENY & MYERS Bradley J. Butwin OTTERBOURG Melanie Cyganowski

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PATTERSON BELKNAP WEBB & TYLER William F. Cavanaugh, Jr., Gregory L. Diskant, Philip R. Forlenza, James V. Masella III, Peter W. Tomlinson, Frederick B. Warder III PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON & GARRISON Allan J. Arffa, Daniel J. Beller, David M. Bernick, Susanna M. Buergel, Lewis R. Clayton, Jay Cohen, Leslie G. Fagen, Martin Flumenbaum, Gerard E. Harper, Brad S. Karp, Daniel J. Kramer, Richard A. Rosen, Theodore V. Wells, Jr. PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN David G. Keyko, E. Leo Milonas PROSKAUER ROSE Michael A. Cardozo, Gregg M. Mashberg, Stephen L. Ratner QUINN EMANUEL URQUHART & SULLIVAN Peter E. Calamari, Kathleen M. Sullivan ROPES & GRAY Jerome C. Katz, Gregg L. Weiner SCHOEMAN UPDIKE KAUFMAN & GERBER Lawrence J. Fox SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL Robert M. Abrahams, Alan R. Glickman, Howard Schiffman SCOTT + SCOTT ATTORNEYS AT LAW William C. Fredericks SEYFARTH SHAW Gregory A. Markel SHEARMAN & STERLING Stuart J. Baskin SIDLEY AUSTIN Gary Bendinger, Steven M. Bierman, Benjamin R. Nagin, A. Robert Pietrzak SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT Paul C. Curnin, Roy L. Reardon SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM William P. Frank, Michael H. Gruenglas, Jay B. Kasner, Jonathan J. Lerner, Scott D. Musoff, Joseph N. Sacca SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS John M. Nonna STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN Robert Abrams

SULLIVAN & CROMWELL David H. Braff, Gandolfo V. DiBlasi, Robert J. Giuffra Jr., John L. Hardiman, Karen Patton Seymour, Samuel W. Seymour, David B. Tulchin, John L. Warden SULLIVAN & WORCESTER Franklin B. Velie SUSMAN GODFREY Bill Carmody TANNENBAUM HELPERN SYRACUSE & HIRSCHTRITT Vincent J. Syracuse TROUTMAN SANDERS J. David Dantzler, Jr. VINSON & ELKINS Clifford Thau WACHTELL, LIPTON, ROSEN & KATZ George T. Conway III, Theodore N. Mirvis, Bernard W. Nussbaum, Lawrence B. Pedowitz, Eric M. Roth, Paul Vizcarrondo, Jr., Herbert M. Wachtell WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES Joseph S. Allerhand, Jonathan D. Polkes, Steven A. Reiss, R. Bruce Rich, Richard A. Rothman WHITE & CASE Paul Friedland, Dennis Orr, Owen Pell WILK AUSLANDER Stephen D. Hoffman WILLKIE FARR & GALLAGHER Mitchell J. Auslander, Joseph T. Baio WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE AND DORR Fraser L. Hunter, Jr., Peter J. Macdonald, Roger M. Witten WINSLETT STUDNICKY MCCORMICK & BOMSER James H. Neale WINSTON & STRAWN Harvey Kurzweil

BOB RUBIN: CONSTRUCTION DISPUTES, AVOIDANCE AND RESOLUTION Robert A. Rubin** DAVIDOFF HUTCHER & CITRON Robert J. Costello DUANE MORRIS Frederick Cohen**, Richard P. Dyer**, Kenneth H. Lazaruk**, Allen J. Ross**, Arthur C. Silverman** FABIANI COHEN & HALL Stephen M. Cohen FOLEY & LARDNER Peter N. Wang* GALLET DREYER & BERKEY Randy J. Heller** GOETZ FITZPATRICK Neal M. Eiseman*, Peter Goetz** HOLLAND & KNIGHT Frederick R. Rohn** LEVY TOLMAN Alan Levy**, Steven I. Tolman** PECKAR & ABRAMSON Richard L. Abramson*, Steven M. Charney**, Gregory H. Chertoff**, Craig Landy, Paul G. Monte**, Robert S. Peckar**, Howard M. Rosen** PEPPER HAMILTON Ira M. Schulman**, Vincent J. Torna** SCHIFF HARDIN Brian G. Lustbader**, Sayward Mazur**, Gary L. Rubin** SCHNADER HARRISON SEGAL & LEWIS Thomas F. Giordano**, Theodore L. Hecht** TANNENBAUM HELPERN SYRACUSE & HIRSCHTRITT Kenneth M. Block WASSERMAN GRUBIN & ROGERS John F. Grubin** ZETLIN & DE CHIARA Michael K. De Chiara**, Raymond T. Mellon, Carol J. Patterson, James J. COMMUNICATIONS LAW Terry, Michael S. Zetlin** CAHILL GORDON & REINDEL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE Floyd Abrams AND COMPLIANCE LAW LAW OFFICE OF KEVIN W. GOERING BAKER BOTTS Kevin W. Goering MILBANK, TWEED, HADLEY & MCCLOY Seth T. Taube (C, G) CAHILL GORDON & REINDEL Peter D. Nesgos Bart Friedman (C, G) CONSTRUCTION LAW CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON Alan L. Beller (G) ARENT FOX COVINGTON & BURLING Mark A. Bloom, Andrew Ross Leonard Chazen (C, G), Philip K. Howard (G)

n defending high-exposure claims, nationally recognized trial law yers Andrew Garson and Louis Jakub share a common belief that hard work and integrity yield the best results. Garson & Jakub LLP is ranked Tier 1 in New York City for Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2018. “Our team approach to the defense of each case is important,” explains Mr. Garson. “Both Mr. Garson and I work on all aspects of every case with our associate attorneys,” echoes Mr. Jakub. This fosters intimate familiarity with all case details and nuances and allows the defense to be shaped and strengthened throughout the course of litigation. They apply 50-plus years of combined experience with hundreds of winning verdicts to each case. “We find that in the catastrophic injury cases we typically handle, from braindamaged infants to terminally-ill cancer patients, the most successful outcome is achieved by immersing ourselves in the case from the very beginning.” Between them, Mr. Garson and Mr. Jakub have successfully defended physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, and clinical groups in hundreds of complex malpractice trials. “We have a track record of succeeding in cases that appear unwinnable,” notes Mr. Garson, who is certified as a specialist in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. “Through our aggressive representation, we’ve repeatedly prevailed before juries and courts in some of the nation’s most challenging venues and in cases with equally challenging facts.”

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PROFILED FIRM/LAWYER CRAVATH, SWAINE & MOORE John W. White (C, G) DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL Robert B. Fiske, Jr. (C, G) DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON Matthew E. Fishbein (G), Mary Jo White (G) DECHERT Andrew J. Levander (C, G), Martin Nussbaum (C, G) FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER Aaron R. Marcu (C, G) GOODWIN Brian E. Pastuszenski (G) GREENBERG TRAURIG Dennis J. Block (G) HOGUET NEWMAN REGAL & KENNEY John J. Kenney (C, G) HUGHES HUBBARD & REED Candace K. Beinecke (G) JONES DAY Robert A. Profusek (G) LANKLER SIFFERT & WOHL John R. Wing (C, G) MILBANK, TWEED, HADLEY & MCCLOY Scott A. Edelman (C, G) MORVILLO ABRAMOWITZ GRAND IASON & ANELLO Lawrence Iason (C, G) PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON & GARRISON Daniel J. Kramer (G), Mark F. Pomerantz (C, G), Walter G. Ricciardi (G) QUINN EMANUEL URQUHART & SULLIVAN Faith E. Gay (G) RICHARD J. DAVIS Richard J. Davis (C) RICHARDS KIBBE & ORBE Lee S. Richards III (C, G) SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT Richard I. Beattie (C, G), Charles I. Cogut (G) SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM Paul T. Schnell (C, G) SULLIVAN & CROMWELL Francis J. Aquila (G), H. Rodgin Cohen (G), James C. Morphy (G), John L. Warden (G) WACHTELL, LIPTON, ROSEN & KATZ David A. Katz (C, G), Martin Lipton (C, G), Lawrence B. Pedowitz (C, G), John F. Savarese (C, G)

WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES Greg A. Danilow (C, G), Ira M. Millstein P.C. (C, G), Stephen A. Radin (G), Irwin H. Warren (G)

CORPORATE LAW AJAMIE Thomas R. Ajamie AKERMAN Arturo H. Banegas Masiá ALSTON & BIRD Mark F. McElreath, Kevin Miller ARNOLD & PORTER KAYE SCHOLER Joel I. Greenberg BAKER BOTTS Robert W. Murray, Jr. BAKER MCKENZIE Clyde E. Rankin III CADWALADER, WICKERSHAM & TAFT Louis J. Bevilacqua CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON Alan L. Beller, Robert P. Davis, Ethan A. Klingsberg, Michael L. Ryan, Robert L. Tortoriello COOLEY Joe Conroy, Jim Fulton, Jr. COVINGTON & BURLING Philip K. Howard, Scott F. Smith CRAVATH, SWAINE & MOORE James D. Cooper, William V. Fogg, Faiza J. Saeed, William J. Whelan III, John W. White DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL Paul R. Kingsley DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON Michael W. Blair, Richard D. Bohm, Wolcott B. Dunham, Jr., Peter J. Loughran, Ivan E. Mattei, Rebecca F. Silberstein DECHERT Martin Nussbaum DENTONS Victor H. Boyajian DLA PIPER Theodore Altman DUANE MORRIS Robert J. Hasday FRIED, FRANK, HARRIS, SHRIVER & JACOBSON Joshua Thomas Coleman, Arthur Fleischer Jr., Robert C. Schwenkel GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER John T. Gaffney, Rashida K. La Lande, Steven R. Shoemate GOODWIN David W. Bernstein

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Andrew Garson and Louis Jakub

14 Wall Street | New York, NY 10005 | phone 646.863.8980 125 Half Mile Road | Red Bank, NJ 07701 | phone 732.807.2303 www.garsonlawgroup.com P L E A SE RE F E R TO T HE K E Y OF P R AC T IC E A RE A S ON PAG E 18 F OR A DE S C RIP T ION OF A S T E RISK S A ND SP ECI A LT Y A BBRE V I AT IONS .


SCHLISSEL OSTROW KARABATOS, PLLC

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Stephen W. Schlissel, Arnold S. Klein, Jeanine M. Rooney, Nanci Hamilton Elena Karabatos, Jennifer Rosenkrantz, Joseph A. DeMarco, Lisa R. Schoenfeld

E XCELLENCE . INTEG RIT Y. CRE ATIVIT Y. Schlissel Ostrow Karabatos, PLLC is one of the most experienced, respected, and creative boutique family law firms in the New York metropolitan area. Whether it requires dealing with complicated financial matters, child custody, child support, spousal maintenance, or any of the other issues arising in a divorce context, our approach is simple: combine experience, creativity, skill, dedication, and compassion to develop and effectuate a strategy that

is right for the particular client. SOK’s attorneys are consistently recognized by professional associations and their peers as leaders at the forefront of Matrimonial Law, including The Best Lawyers in America©, Super Lawyers and Ten Leaders of Divorce on Long Island. Five members of the firm are fellows of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and hold or have held distinguished positions for the Nassau County Bar Association.

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2018 SURVE Y RESULTS GOULSTON & STORRS Yaacov M. Gross GRANT & EISENHOFER Jay W. Eisenhofer GREENBERG TRAURIG Dennis J. Block, Richard A. Edlin, Judith D. Fryer, Richard A. Rosenbaum, Edward C. Wallace HAWKINS DELAFIELD & WOOD Howard Zucker HOLLAND & KNIGHT Randolph A. DelFranco, Lance D. Myers HUGHES HUBBARD & REED James H. Bluck, James Modlin JONES DAY Boris Dolgonos KIRKLAND & ELLIS David Fox KRAMER LEVIN NAFTALIS & FRANKEL Thomas E. Constance, Steven M. Goldman, Ezra G. Levin, Scott S. Rosenblum LATHAM & WATKINS M. Adel Aslani-Far LONGSIGHT STRATEGIC ADVISORS Toby S. Myerson LOWENSTEIN SANDLER Anthony O. Pergola, Edward M. Zimmerman MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS Peter F. Olberg MCGUIREWOODS J. Kevin Dougherty MILBANK, TWEED, HADLEY & MCCLOY Alan J. Stone MINTZ, LEVIN, COHN, FERRIS, GLOVSKY AND POPEO Joel I. Papernik MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Michael A. Chapnick, Satoru Murase, Edwin E. Smith MORRISON & FOERSTER Jay G. Baris NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT Neil Gold, Paul Jacobs ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE Richard Chirls OTTERBOURG Thomas P. Duignan PAUL HASTINGS John H. Cobb PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON & GARRISON Scott A. Barshay, Robert B. Schumer, Marilyn Sobel PERKINS COIE Carl Frischling PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN Todd W. Eckland, Ronald A. Fleming, Jr. PROSKAUER ROSE Julie M. Allen, Robert A. Cantone, Jeffrey A. Horwitz, Arnold S. Jacobs, Steven L. Kirshenbaum, Joseph M. Leccese, Bruce L. Lieb, Ronald R. Papa, Vincenzo Paparo, Kathy H. Rocklen, Christopher M. Wells PRYOR CASHMAN Stephen M. Goodman SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL Marc Weingarten SEYFARTH SHAW Eric Simonson SHEARMAN & STERLING Paul S. Schreiber, Jonathan M. Weld SHEPPARD MULLIN RICHTER & HAMPTON John R. Hempill SICHENZIA ROSS FERENCE KESNER Gregory Sichenzia SIDLEY AUSTIN Edward F. Petrosky SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM Ralph Arditi, Peter Allan Atkins, Kenneth J. Bialkin, Sean C. Doyle, Blaine V. Fogg, Anastasia T. Rockas SULLIVAN & CROMWELL Robert E. Buckholz, Jr., Gandolfo V. DiBlasi, Daniel Dunson, Robert M. Thomas Jr. SULLIVAN & WORCESTER J. Truman Bidwell, Jr., George P. Lindsay VINSON & ELKINS Michael V. McKay, Mike Rosenwasser, Michael J. Swidler WACHTELL, LIPTON, ROSEN & KATZ Theodore N. Mirvis, Andrew J. Nussbaum WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES Michael J. Aiello, Howard Chatzinoff, Stephen J. Dannhauser, Frederick S. Green, Todd Lang P.C., Ira M. Millstein P.C., Frank P. Nocco, Ellen J. Odoner, Jeffrey E. Tabak WHITE & CASE Morton Pierce, William F. Wynne Jr. WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER Paul H. Shur WILLKIE FARR & GALLAGHER Bruce C. Herzog, Jack H. Nusbaum WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE AND DORR Steven D. Singer WINSTON & STRAWN J. Allen Miller, Robert J. Rawn

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Edward S. Goodman , Paul Simonson, Kenneth J. Platzer

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ard won successes have made Paul Simonson an expert in his field. As one of New York and New Jersey’s preeminent medical malpractice attorneys, Simonson is known as one of the country’s leading practitioners in weight loss surgery malpractice. He has the distinction of recovering money for clients in 98 percent of his cases. His partners at the firm have also enjoyed considerable success. Edward Goodman obtained the third highest medical malpractice verdict in the entire state of New York in 2010, and Kenneth Platzer brings 40 years of experience obtaining successful verdicts and settlements to the table. In concrete terms, the results add up to many millions of dollars recovered for clients who have suffered catastrophic injuries as a result of medical malpractice, construction accidents, nursing home negligence, car accidents, and more. What makes these results even more extraordinary is that they were accomplished with the odds often stacked against them. The trio is nearly always pitted against larger, insurance-backed defense firms with much higher attorney head counts. But Simonson and his colleagues are used to these real life David vs. Goliath situations and come out on top by using trial-tested techniques, technology,

and exceptional communication skills to obtain just compensation time and time again. “We will never be out-worked or out-fought,” says Simonson, who has more than four decades of experience in courtrooms and conference rooms on both sides of the Hudson. “That’s the promise we keep, not just until the resolution of their case, but in the years thereafter.” That dedication and resulting track record means the partners have also garnered the recognition of their peers. They enjoy AV Preeminent ratings by MartindaleHubbell and have repeatedly been named to The Best Lawyers in America © and Super Lawyers. The partners are often called upon to write and lecture on their areas of practice. Simonson has lectured on patient safety and risk management issues in weight loss surgery at Harvard Medical School, the American Association of Hospital Risk Managers, and the American Conference Institute. Platzer has lectured on patient safety to residents and interns at New York Presbyterian Hospital. But what’s most important is never out of sight: helping clients through what is often the most difficult event in their lives, with their financial stability and dignity intact. “There’s no greater sense of satisfaction,” says Simonson.

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For close to four decades, as one of the leading personal injury trial and appellate lawyers in New York City, David Perecman has successfully handled all types of personal injury and accident cases, including those involving construction sites, trip and falls, automobiles, and medical malprac tice . Mr. Perecman has an expansive list, to his credit, of numerous multimillion dollar jury verdicts and settlements spanning decades. He, along with his firm, has recovered hundreds of millions for his c l i e n t s ove r t h e course of his career. He puts a unique combination of knowledge of the law, medicine, construction, engineering, economics, and a host of other topics together with his engaging humor, talent, experience, and passion, all to great persuasive effect. He wins cases others shy away from, and his results often surprise even other trial and appellate lawyers of his stature. The Perecman Firm, P.L.L.C. has been

ranked in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for New York City Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Tier 3, for six years in a row, among a very elite group, the top personal injury firms in New York City. Mr. Perecman has personally been selected to the Best Lawyers list each consecutive year since 2008. His credentials and victories have earned him national recognition on NBC, CNN, ABC, CBS, and in The New York Times, NY Post, an d D ai l y N e w s . Not only does he continue to be actively involved in the political scene and work tirelessly to preserve consumer, civilian, and workers’ rights, but Mr. Perecman is actively shaping case law with cases he wins. For example, civil rights lawyers are heaping praise for the groundbreaking decision resulting from a case Mr. Perecman recently argued in front of New York’s highest court where he vindicated the rights of a woman incarcerated for four years because of a coerced confession.

A Voice for Accident Victims for over 35 Years

• Construction Accidents • Workers’ Compensation • Civil Rights • Premises Accidents • Vehicle Accidents • Wrongful Death • Social Security Disability • Product Liability

OUR RESULTS OVER $350 MILLION RECOVERED FOR OUR CLIENTS • $40,000,000 – Settlement. Medical Malpractice. Child’s Brain Damage.* *Total amount of payout of structured settlement

• $15,208,168 – Jury Verdict. Construction Accident. Union sheet metal worker fell from ladder.*

*Case settled after verdict for $7,940,000

• $11,899,000 – Jury Verdict. Construction Accident. Union worker fell six feet from scaffold.* *Case settled pursuant to stipulated amount of $5,000,000.

• $10,000,000 – Jury Verdict Settlement. Construction Accident. Laborer fell from suspended scaffold.

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• $9,900,000 – Settlement. Construction Accident. Union laborer fell from rolling scaffold.

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Paul B. Weitz & Associates Construction Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability Paul B. Weitz & Associates is a premier personal injury law firm that handles major complex litigation in New York City and its outer boroughs. “No case is too complicated for us,” says Managing Partner Paul B. Weitz. “We put the necessary time and money into every case to get the best results for our clients.” The firm has a tradition of providing expert representation and personalized service, dating back to the early 1970s when the firm began as Schneider, Kleinick & Weitz. Since then, the firm has established a proven track record of more than 200 cases or settlements in excess of $1 million. Attorneys at the firm are experienced in all types of catastrophic personal injury cases, including construction and workplace accidents, car and truck accidents, medical malpractice, wrongful death, municipal liability, and premises liability. Since 2007, they have achieved a number of notable settlements, including $20 million for a 26-year-old worker who was rendered a quadriplegic after a steel pipe was dropped on him at a construction site and $16 million for a 23-year-old man who fell from a rock wall after his safety belt broke. Above all, the firm’s attorneys strive to help clients through their recovery process, which often requires extensive medical treatment and rehabilitation. “We handle large cases, but always provide clients with the personal attention they need,” Weitz says. “I make myself available to speak with clients at any time.”

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Patrick A. Mullin

THE RELENTLESS PURSUIT OF JUSTICE. WHEN EVERYTHING IS ON THE LINE ®.

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atrick A. Mullin is a veteran New York defense attorney whose repeated victories in high-stakes federal criminal and tax matters have vaulted him to the top of his profession. Over his 38 years of practice, Mullin has become a go-to lawyer for those under criminal or tax investigation, facing indictment, or pursuing an appeal. He is a graduate of NYU’s tax law program as well as a Harvard Law School alumnus. He has also served on the faculty of legendary Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College and presented oral argument before the United States Supreme Court in a federal criminal case.

Among the cases you have tried, which have been the most memorable? PM: I’ve obtained repeated full acquittals in federal jury cases, which is a rare accomplishment, as well as having successfully defended numerous clients targeted by the feds. Especially memorable is a letter I once received from a juror in a federal criminal trial in which the juror wrote, “I am writing to compliment you on your very effective representation of [your client], and I am happy that my fellow jurors agreed to find him not guilty.” I keep this letter framed in my office as a reminder of the importance of connecting with juries.

A SAMURAI WARRIOR IN THE COURTROOM.

In addition to being a seasoned attorney, you are an experienced martial artist, with black belts in two disciplines, as well as being a former instructor and an owner of a dojo. When founding your own law firm, how did you incorporate that experience into your practice?

Patrick, with your history of success in challenging criminal defense and tax defense cases, what advice do you have for people encountering these problems for the first time?

PM: Like my martial arts, the foundation of my law practice mirrors the Samurai Code of Bushido. There are four core principles that especially guide our firm: laser focus, superb training, killer instinct, and relentless pursuit of justice. These are the standards that we follow daily in representing our clients.

PM: People often initially think they can handle a criminal or tax matter by themselves. But as with many medical issues, early intervention is critical in resolving a criminal or tax matter—every decision that is made in the early stages can have significant implications later on.

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By Samuel L. Davis ith two top 10 verdicts in New Jersey and one in New York, I pause to reflect on 40 years of trial practice and what really matters. It certainly doesn’t seem like four decades since my first opening argument. “Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, Barbara M.’s life was changed in an instant by a careless waitress carrying a

carafe of boiling water, which she spilled on Barbara’s chest and shoulder.” After enduring months of hospitalization and years of therapy, Barbara sat in the courtroom, visibly uncomfortable in her compression garment, deliberately ignoring stares from the 10 strangers seated to her left. Twenty-five years before the McDonald’s case, a claim for serving

The most important things have not changed: rigorous preparation and innovative thinking still wins cases. coffee that was too hot was unheard of. How could one even prove its temperature? Winning that case required the testimony of a burn surgeon, who based his opinion on the depth of the burn after a moment’s exposure to scalding water. The insurance company’s lawyer vehemently objected to our expert’s conclusion claiming it was not scientifically sound. The judge held a special hearing outside the jury’s presence to rule on the admissibility of this critical testimony. Fortunately, the medical journal articles I found were sufficient to support his analysis. The judge ruled in our favor as did the jury. Much has changed in how cases are worked up and presented to juries. Over the years, my firm, now 26 lawyers strong, has made several contributions to the art of advocacy. In the early 2000s, we were the first firm to use the Internet to bring a respirator-dependent quadriplegic’s testimony to trial. However, the most important things have not changed: rigorous preparation still wins cases. Getting to really know your clients and their families is key to understanding the true impact of an injury. And, of course, a hunger for justice is essential for winning these uphill legal battles. My passion to help the injured also extends to the pro bono activities I have spearheaded over the last 10 years. They include founding the first specialized camps for burn survivors in Israel, India, and Brazil, and in 2018, launching the first pediatric laser center to improve the cosmetic appearance and restrictions caused by burn scars. As I continue my mission to alleviate suffering in burn survivors, I regret that Barbara M. was burned at a time when neither the psychosocial supports provided by our camps were available to lift her spirits nor the medical laser technology to heal her scars.

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2018 SURVE Y RESULTS JONES DAY Wendy C. Butler (LE*), Terri L. Chase (EM), Doreen S. Davis (EM, LE*, LM), Willis J. Goldsmith (EM, LM), Matthew W. Lampe (EM, LE*, LM), Martin L. Schmelkin (EM) KANE KESSLER David R. Rothfeld (EM, LM) KAUFF MCGUIRE & MARGOLIS Jerome B. Kauff (EM, LM), William E. Zuckerman (LM) KELLEY DRYE & WARREN Barbara E. Hoey (EM) KRAMER LEVIN NAFTALIS & FRANKEL Robert N. Holtzman (EM, LE*), Kevin B. Leblang (EM, LE*, LM) KRAUS & ZUCHLEWSKI Pearl Zuchlewski (EI, LE*) LAW OFFICE OF JANICE GOODMAN Janice A. Goodman (EI) LAW OFFICE OF MICHAEL GRENERT Michael E. Grenert (EI) LEVY DAVIS & MAHER Jonathan A. Bernstein (EI) LEVY RATNER Richard A. Levy (EI), Daniel J. Ratner (EI, LU), Gwynne A. Wilcox (EI) LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN Rachel Geman (EI) LIPMAN & PLESUR Robert D. Lipman (EI, LE*) LITTLER MENDELSON Craig R. Benson (LM), Philip M. Berkowitz (EM, LM), Reed Ellis (EM, LM), Stephen A Fuchs (LM), Johan Lubbe (LE*, LM), Bruce R. Millman (EM, LM), Renata Neeser (EM), Bertrand B. Pogrebin (EM, LM), Jean Schmidt (EM), Jonathan Shapiro (EM, LE*), Terri M. Solomon (EM, LM), A. Michael Weber (LE*), Eric D. Witkin (EM) LOEB & LOEB Michael P. Zweig (LE*) MARK RISK Mark D. Risk (EI, LE*) MCCARTER & ENGLISH Peter D. Stergios (EM) MCGUIREWOODS Michael J. DiMattia (LE*) MEYER, SUOZZI, ENGLISH & KLEIN Irwin Bluestein (LE*, LU) MICHELMAN & ROBINSON Christopher D'Angelo (LE*, LM)

MINTZ, LEVIN, COHN, FERRIS, GLOVSKY AND POPEO Richard H. Block (LE*, LM), Robert I. Bodian (LE*), David R. Lagasse (EM, LE*) MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Andrew J. Schaffran (EM, LE*, LM), Samuel S. Shaulson (EM, LE*, LM), Kenneth J. Turnbull (EM, LE*) MORRISON & FOERSTER Miriam H. Wugmeister (LM) NIXON PEABODY Susan S. Robfogel (EM, LM) OGLETREE, DEAKINS, NASH, SMOAK & STEWART Ronald Kreismann (LE*) ORRICK, HERRINGTON & SUTCLIFFE Michael Delikat (EM, LM), Jill L. Rosenberg (EM, LM)

OUTTEN & GOLDEN Rachel M. Bien (LE*), Adam T. Klein (EI, LE*), Wendi S. Lazar (EI, LE*), Tammy Marzigliano (EI), Laurence S. Moy (EI, LE*), Wayne N. Outten (EI, LE*), Lewis M. Steel (LE*), Darnley D. Stewart (EI), Justin M. Swartz (LE*) page 36

PATTERSON BELKNAP WEBB & TYLER Lisa E. Cleary (EM, LE*), Ellen M. Martin (EM, LE*) PAUL HASTINGS Patrick W. Shea (EM, LE*), Stephen P. Sonnenberg (EM) PECHMAN LAW GROUP Louis Pechman (EI, EM, LE*, LM) PROSKAUER ROSE Neil H. Abramson (EM, LM), Rory Judd Albert (EM), L. Robert Batterman (EM, LM), Joseph Baumgarten (EM, LM), Allan S. Bloom (EM, LE*), Elise M. Bloom (EM), Erika C. Collins (EM), Zachary D. Fasman (EM, LE*, LM), Howard L. Ganz (EM, LE*, LM), Deidre A. Grossman (EM), Steven D. Hurd (EM), Kathleen M. McKenna (EM), Bettina B. Plevan (EM, LE*), Bernard M. Plum (EM, LM), Gregory I. Rasin (EM), Paul A. Salvatore (EM, LE*, LM) PRYOR CASHMAN Ronald H. Shechtman (LE*, LM)

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RAFF & BECKER David A. Raff (EI) RITZ CLARK & BEN-ASHER Jonathan Ben-Asher (EI, LE*), Miriam F. Clark (EI, LE*), Susan R. Ritz (EI, LE*) ROBINSON & COLE Matthew T. Miklave (EM, LM) SCHNADER HARRISON SEGAL & LEWIS M. Christine Carty (EI, LE*), Scott J. Wenner (LE*) SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL Mark E. Brossman (EM, LM), Ronald E. Richman (LE*), Holly H. Weiss (EM, LE*) SEYFARTH SHAW Lorie Almon (LE*), Marshall B. Babson (EM, LM), Clifford Hale Fonstein (EM, LE*), Loren Gesinsky (EM, LE*), Michael F. Marino III (EM, LE*, LM), Robert J. Nobile (EM), Glenn J. Smith (EM, LE*), Peter Walker (LE*), Robert S. Whitman (LE*) SILLS CUMMIS & GROSS Charles H. Kaplan (LM) SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM John P. Furfaro (EM, LE*, LM), David E. Schwartz (EM) STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN Alan M. Klinger (LE*), Howard S. Lavin (EM, LM) SULLIVAN & CROMWELL Robin D. Fessel (EM, LE*, LM), Theodore O. Rogers Jr. (EM, LE*, LM) TARTER KRINSKY & DROGIN Richard L. Steer (LE*) VEDDER PRICE Blythe E. Lovinger (LE*) VENABLE Michael J. Volpe (EM, LM) VLADECK, RASKIN & CLARK Anne L. Clark (EI, LE*), Anne C. Vladeck (EI, LE*) WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES Gary D. Friedman (EM, LE*), Jeffrey S. Klein (EM, LE*) WHATLEYKALLAS Joe R. Whatley, Jr. (EI)

Michael L. Ryan COOLEY R. Ronald Hopkinson COVINGTON & BURLING J. D. Weinberg DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL John A. Bick, Louis L. Goldberg DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON Franci J. Blassberg, Margaret Andrews Davenport DENTONS Victor H. Boyajian EVERSHEDS SUTHERLAND (US) Otis Bert Adams FRIED, FRANK, HARRIS, SHRIVER & JACOBSON Christopher Ewan, Steven J. Steinman GOODWIN Ilan S. Nissan KRAMER LEVIN NAFTALIS & FRANKEL Paul S. Pearlman LOWENSTEIN SANDLER Anthony O. Pergola, Edward M. Zimmerman MILBANK, TWEED, HADLEY & MCCLOY Robert F. Kennedy PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON & GARRISON Carl L. Reisner LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW PROSKAUER ROSE Lauren K. Boglivi ROPES & GRAY ANDREW LAVOOTT BLUESTONE David M. Blittner, Christopher B. Andrew Lavoott Bluestone (P) Parsons, Othon A. Prounis FRANKFURT KURNIT KLEIN & SELZ SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL Ronald C. Minkoff (D, P) Marc Weingarten GAIR, GAIR, CONASON, SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT RUBINOWITZ, BLOOM, Richard I. Beattie, Charles I. Cogut, William E. Curbow, Wilson S. Neely, HERSHENHORN, STEIGMAN & Mario A. Ponce MACKAUF SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER Jeffrey B. Bloom (P), Ben B. & FLOM Rubinowitz (P) Peter Allan Atkins, Eileen T. Nugent, Paul T. Schnell page 2 SULLIVAN & CROMWELL MARTIN CLEARWATER & BELL J. Aquila, John E. Estes, John Peter T. Crean (D), Bruce G. Habian (D) Francis Evangelakos, Joseph B. Frumkin, PATTERSON BELKNAP WEBB & TYLER Stephen M. Kotran, James C. Morphy, Philip R. Forlenza (D) Richard A. Pollack Michael D. Bailkin BRYAN CAVE Judith M. Gallent COHEN & PERFETTO Marshall J. Cohen DLA PIPER Robert J. Alessi* FRIED, FRANK, HARRIS, SHRIVER & JACOBSON David Karnovsky*, Stephen Lefkowitz**, Melanie Meyers**, Carol E. Rosenthal** GOLDMANHARRIS Howard J. Goldman GREENBERG TRAURIG Jay A. Segal HERRICK, FEINSTEIN Mitchell A. Korbey KRAMER LEVIN NAFTALIS & FRANKEL Jeffrey L. Braun*, Paul D. Selver, Michael T. Sillerman, Gary R. Tarnoff, Elise Wagner MEISTER SEELIG & FEIN Robert S. Cook Jr. SIVE, PAGET & RIESEL Mark A. Chertok STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN Alan M. Klinger*, Ross F. Moskowitz

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Morelli says. “We were delighted to get him the justice he deserved so that he could return to bringing laughter and joy to his millions of fans.” Morelli Law Firm also represented victims of the much-covered Philadelphia Amtrak train crash in 2015, in which more

the firm gives victims of negligence, discrimination, and mass disasters a powerful voice to take on the world’s largest corporations. discrimination, and mass disasters a powerful voice to take on the world’s largest corporations, like Fox, Walmart, Pfizer, Amtrak, and Morgan Stanley. “What truly sets us apart is our ability to win in the courtroom,” says founding partner Benedict Morelli. “Because of our success with juries, we’re always prepared to go to trial so that we can get clients what they deserve, no matter how big the adversary.” Given the firm’s impressive results, it is often tapped to handle high-profile and celebrity cases. After almost losing his life in a major auto accident involving a Walmart truck, comedian Tracy Morgan called upon Mr. Morelli to handle his case. Mr. Morelli worked closely with Morga n t h roughout t he process, eventually securing him an undisclosed confidential settlement with Walmart that was widely reported. “Tracy is obviously a fighter—he’d been through a tremendous ordeal and was able to bounce back physically and emotionally,”

than 200 passengers were injured and eight were killed. The firm was instrumental in obtaining a $265 million settlement for the plaintiffs, reportedly the largest ever for a railroad crash. “We worked very hard to come up with a unique settlement framework that would provide the best possible outcome for all of the victims involved,” Morelli says. “They deserved swift resolution, and that’s what we provided.” The firm is now representing victims of both the September 2016 NJ Transit crash in Hoboken and the October 2016 Long Island Railroad crash. Another case currently on t he f i r m’s docket i s representing professiona l t e n n i s phe nom Eu ge n ie Boucha rd i n her lawsu it against the United States Tennis Association (USTA) for a head injury she suffered

during the 2015 U.S. Open. “We told Genie that we would make sure the USTA takes responsibility, and that’s exactly what we intend to do,” says Morelli. In addition, the firm is well-versed in mass tort litigation, currently representing nearly 1,000 women in a mass tort litigation against Johnson & Johnson regarding claims that the company’s talcum powder caused ovarian cancer. Morelli sees the firm’s mission as not only obtaining justice for clients, but also preventing future abuses. “ We h a v e r e c o v e r e d m a x i m u m c o m p e n s a t i o n fo r c l i e n t s w h o h ave endured every type of pain and suffering imaginable, holding responsible parties accountable throughout,” says Morelli. “But we’re a lso proud that because of our work, corrupt compa nies a nd bad actors must now think twice before doing wrong, and legitimate corporations will t r y h a rder to be c a ref u l a nd prevent serious injuries and death to the public.”

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2018 SURVE Y RESULTS THE LAW OFFICES OF REBECCA LEVY KONIGSBERG M. KATZ Jerome H. Block (P), Robert I. Rebecca M. Katz (P) Komitor (P), Moshe Maimon (P), MASS TORT LITIGATION WEITZ & LUXENBERG / CLASS ACTIONS Audrey Perlman Raphael (P) Charles M. Ferguson (P), Robert page 15 ARNOLD & PORTER KAYE SCHOLER J. Gordon (P), Arthur Luxenberg Lori B. Leskin (D), Glenn J. Pogust (D) LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & (P), Paul J. Pennock (P), Ellen BERNSTEIN BELLUCK & FOX Paulina Do Amaral (P), Steven E. Relkin (P), Michael P. Roberts Joseph W. Belluck (P), Jordan Fox (P), Fineman (P) James C. Long, Jr. (P) (P), Perry Weitz (P) LYNCH DASKAL EMERY BERNSTEIN LITOWITZ BERGER & Scott R. Emery (D), James R. Lynch (D) page 10 GROSSMANN WHITE & CASE Andrew E. Tomback

Max W. Berger (P), Salvatore J. Graziano (P) DARGER ERRANTE YAVITZ & BLAU Judith A. Yavitz (D) DOUGLAS & LONDON Virginia Anello (P), Michael London (P) EARLY, LUCARELLI, SWEENEY & MEISENKOTHEN James F. Early (P)

GAIR, GAIR, CONASON, RUBINOWITZ, BLOOM, HERSHENHORN, STEIGMAN & MACKAUF Anthony H. Gair (P) page 2

GIBBONS Kim M. Catullo (D) GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER Richard W. Mark (D) GOODWIN Joanne M. Gray (D) GORDON REES SCULLY MANSUKHANI William A. Ruskin (D) HARRIS BEACH Cynthia Weiss Antonucci (D), Abbie Eliasberg Fuchs (D), Stanley Goos (D), David H. Kochman (D) HAUG PARTNERS John Caleb Dougherty (D) HOLLAND & KNIGHT Randal Robert Craft, Jr. (D) HUGHES HUBBARD & REED Diane E. Lifton (D) JONES DAY Theodore M. Grossman (D) KELLEY DRYE & WARREN Beth D. Jacob (D) KREINDLER & KREINDLER David C. Cook (P), James P. Kreindler (P), Marc S. Moller (P), Steven R. Pounian (P)

MCGUIREWOODS Philip Goldstein (D) MILBERG Matthew Gluck (P) MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS Peter C. Neger (D) MOTLEY RICE Michael M. Buchman (P), Fidelma L. Fitzpatrick (P) NAPOLI SHKOLNIK Hunter J. Shkolnik (P) O'HARE PARNAGIAN Jeffrey S. Lichtman (D) PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON & GARRISON David M. Bernick (D) PHILLIPS & PAOLICELLI Steven J. Phillips (P) PHILLIPS LYTLE Eric M. Kraus (D) QUINN EMANUEL URQUHART & SULLIVAN Sheila L. Birnbaum (D), Mark S. Cheffo (D) SCHIFF HARDIN Thomas M. Crispi (D), Paul A. Scrudato (D) SEDGWICK David M. Covey (D) SEEGER WEISS David R. Buchanan (P), Moshe Horn (P), Christopher A. Seeger (P) SIMMONS HANLY CONROY Daniel P. Blouin (P), Edward Braniff (P), Mitchell Breit (P), Jayne Conroy (P), Clinton Fisher (P), Laurence Nassif (P) SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM Lauren E. Aguiar (D) SQUITIERI & FEARON Stephen J. Fearon, Jr. (P) THE LANIER LAW FIRM Evan M. Janush (P), Richard D. Meadow (P)

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SILBERSTEIN, AWAD & MIKLOS, P.C. If Silberstein, Awad & Miklos’ approach to the practice of law were summed up in a closing argument in court, it might be: “Let the people decide.” Joseph Awad, a leading partner, is confident that the people—the jury—will always get it right. Holding true to this trust in the jury, the firm has successfully prosecuted thousands of serious

personal injury and medical malpractice cases, earning a Tier 1 ranking in New York City for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and a Tier 2 ranking in New York City for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2018. As trial attorneys and appellate advocates, Awad and partner Joseph Miklos—who are included

in The Best Lawyers in America© —view their law firm’s work as improving safety in numerous enterprises, from hospitals to construction sites, while providing clients with excellent lawyering, financing for meritorious cases, and consultation with the finest medical and scientific minds. “Unfortunately,” Miklos says, “a victim seeking redress will get nowhere on his or her own.” Only in a civil court of law with the representation of experienced counsel can an individual find a level playing field. Trials reveal the common safety concerns shared by the injured and the jury.

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m o n g N e w Yo r k personal injury firms, few can match Block O’Toole & Murphy’s track record, which in just two decades has grown to more than a billion dollars in total recoveries—a number that includes such notable results as the top personal injury verdict in Suffolk County, the largest reported personal injury settlement against the State of New York, and both the largest pain and suffering verdict and the second larges t per sonal injur y verdict in the Court of Claims. “The people we represent truly deser ve ever y last dollar they are entitled to under the law, and these results demonstrate that we are committed to seeing our clients obtain justice,” says Jeffrey Block. “They also mean that defense attorneys and insurance companies take notice when we bring a suit, assigning a higher dollar value to the case.” Last year alone, Block O’Toole & Murphy secured four of the top five personal injur y settlements in New York State, three of the top five construction accident set tlements, and six of the top 10 motor vehicle

an expert on the detectability of objects from the U.S. Naval Academy, to speak to the driver’s visibility,” O’Toole recalls. “In that way, we enabled her to have a voice in the courtroom, which was crucial given that the case was heavily litigated against very large law firms.” Also in 2016, the firm achieved a pair of notable construction settlements: Stephen Murphy and David Scher obtained a pretrial settlement of $7.4 million for a construction worker who suffered spinal and other injuries after falling from a steel beam, and Jeffrey Block and Joseph Donahue attained a $7.3 million pretrial settlement for a 56-year-old construction worker who was injured while performing steel demolition at a construction site in Brooklyn. “In all of our cases, we’re meeting people at a time when they’re most vulnerable, and our goal is to provide a voice to their journey and help them shoulder the burden of their injuries,” says Murphy. “So there is nothing more rewarding than knowing the results we achieved will ensure the financial security of our clients and their family.”

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Block O’Toole & Murphy continues to achieve some of New York’s largest personal injury verdicts and settlements. By Sean Stonefield accident settlements. Among these recoveries was the largest personal injury settlement in Suffolk County—a $13.5 million result obtained by Daniel O’Toole and Scott Occhiogrosso for a 24-year-old pedestrian who suffered catastrophic injuries after being struck by a company-owned vehicle as she walked home at night. “Our client was rendered nonverbal by the accident, and to tell her story, we assembled a team of experts, including

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PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION AARONSON RAPPAPORT FEINSTEIN & DEUTSCH Mark J. Aaronson (D), Robert J. Cecala (D), Robert S. Deutsch (D), Nicholas J. Marotta (D), Robert S. Melnick (D), Nancy L. Pennie (D), Jay A. Rappaport (D) ABEND & SILBER Josh Silber (P) ARYE, LUSTIG & SASSOWER D. Carl Lustig III (P) BAKER BOTTS Earl B. Austin (D) BAUMEISTER & SAMUELS Michel F. Baumeister (P) BENNETT, BRICKLIN & SALTZBURG Mony Yin (D)

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ounded in 1986 by Perry Weitz and Arthur Luxenberg—who were later joined by Robert Gordon—the national plaintiffs’ firm of Weitz & Luxenberg continues to set the standard of excellence for mass tort litigation, having won billions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for clients from every state. “We founded this firm on the passionate belief that everyday people are as entitled to high-powered legal representation as big corporations,” Weitz says. “That core value still rings true today and is reflected in the significant results we continue to win for our clients.” Weitz & Luxenberg established its reputation as a powerhouse firm in the late 1980s with its pioneering work in asbestos/mesothelioma litigation. Among its groundbreaking cases, the firm won a $75 million jury verdict in a consolidated

Weitz & Luxenberg’s more than $17 billion in verdicts and settlements is a testament to its committed advocacy. asbestos trial in 1991, which it followed up a year later with a $91 million verdict in another consolidated asbestos case. “Back then, there were no mass tort plaintiffs’ firms in New York, so pursuing these consolidated trials meant reinventing the very idea of a plaintiffs’ firm,” Luxenberg says. “But we were determined to achieve justice for our clients and put practically ever y t h i ng on t he l i ne—Perr y even mortgaged his home to help cover case costs.” Given this commitment, it should come as no surprise that years later Weitz & Luxenberg remains a leader in its field. In 2017, for example, the firm secured a $20 million jury verdict in an asbestos exposure case and made history when it obtained the largest single case asbestos verdict in New York history—a $75 million result. In addition, the firm previously won a landmark $190 million verdict in 2013 that

was the largest result for a consolidated asbestos case in New York history. The firm has found similar success in practice areas such as pharmaceutical, environmental, product liability, class action, and catastrophic injury cases. For these areas, its results include a settlement of more than $1 billion against Stryker Corp. over defective metal hip replacements and a jury verdict of $9 billion for a man who developed bladder cancer after taking Actos. In individual cases, the firm recently won a $23 million verdict for the victim of a hit-and-run car accident and a $13.34 million judgment for the victim of a vicious bar attack. “As a diversified national plaintiffs’ firm, we handle a range of cases, but in each we seek to provide clients with diligent attention, compassion, and excellence,” Weitz says. “And our long history of significant results is proof of our dedication to our clients.”

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2018 SURVE Y RESULTS SILVER & KELMACHTER Leslie D. Kelmachter (P)

PAPAIN BLOCK MCGRATH PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION SULLIVAN & CANNAVO

RAPPAPORT FEINSTEIN SIMONSON GOODMAN PLATZER AARONSON & DEUTSCH Edward S. Goodman (P) Robert S. Deutsch (D), Jay A. page 31 Rappaport (D)

Danny Kraft

SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT Roy L. Reardon (D) SUBIN ASSOCIATES Herbert S. Subin (P) SULLIVAN PAPAIN BLOCK MCGRATH & CANNAVO Michael N. Block (P), Vito A. Cannavo (P), Eleni Coffinas (P), David J. Dean (P), Frank V. Floriani (P), Marie Ng (P), Nicholas Papain (P), Brian J. Shoot (P) THE COCHRAN FIRM Derek Sells (P) THE GUCCIARDO LAW FIRM Charles S. Gucciardo (P) THE LANIER LAW FIRM Richard D. Meadow (P)

THE LAW OFFICES OF LOUIS GRANDELLI Louis Grandelli (P) page 58

DANNY R. KRAFT, JR., HELPS MESOTHELIOMA VICTIMS AND THEIR FAMILIES

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ttorney Danny R. Kraft, Jr., has spent his career at Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. winning landmark cases that help provide comfort and care to hardworking individuals who have been diagnosed with the devastating disease known as mesothelioma. Kraft has dedicated more than nine years to representing clients with mesothelioma, which is a cancer of the tissues surrounding the lungs and abdominal cavity. The deadly disease can result from exposure to minimal amounts of asbestos, which makes anyone who works with or around asbestos—including factory workers, construction workers, members of the military, and even do-it-yourselfers—at risk of developing the disease. Mesothelioma has no known cure and is particularly devastating because of its long latency period, which can be up to 50 years. Kraft has played a pivotal role in securing some of the largest mesothelioma verdicts in history. In 2013, he and several colleagues at Weitz & Luxenberg represented five New York City construction workers who were diagnosed with the deadly disease. After a year-and-a-half of preparation and an 11-week trial, the team successfully secured a $190 million verdict, the largest consolidated asbestos verdict in New York history. The trial also concluded with two individual verdicts of $60 million. “Verdicts like these are only possible because of the care and attention of hardworking attorneys like Danny,” says Perry Weitz, co-founder of Weitz & Luxenberg. “His dedication to helping innocent victims of mesothelioma is unparalleled, and his drive to expose the wrongdoings of negligent companies is relentless.” In 2017, Kraft oversaw the largest individual verdict in New York for a single asbestos case, a $75 million verdict to Marlena and Ed Robaey. Marlena was exposed to asbestos and contracted mesothelioma as a result of Ed’s work as a mechanic and his hobby overhauling car engines, and Kraft fought to get them the compensation they deserved. The same year, Kraft also won a landmark $12.5 million verdict for a mechanic who developed lung cancer after decades of exposure to asbestos from working on Caterpillar forklifts. “Most of my clients spent their entire lives working to provide for their families only to be diagnosed with grave health problems years later because of this work,” says Kraft. “Mesothelioma is a deadly, devastating disease, and those facing it should not have to do so alone.” Most recently, Kraft helped secure a $20 million verdict for the family of a marine ship repairman who was exposed to asbestos in the gaskets, packing, and insulation used with valves sold by Crane Co. Kraft proved during the month-long trial that Crane ignored the safety of bluecollar workers servicing and maintaining Crane’s valves by failing to warn them about the health risks associated with asbestos that Crane acknowledged dating back to the mid-1930s. With this impressive track record so early in his career, it’s clear that Danny R. Kraft, Jr., is a talented lawyer in his field. Mesothelioma victims are lucky to have an attorney as skilled as he is fighting for them every step of the way. 44 |

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Paul Pennock

PAUL PENNOCK HELPS MEND CLIENTS’ WOUNDS WITH STRONG LEADERSHIP AND ADVOCACY

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egarded as one of the top mass tort litigators in the country, Paul Pennock’s fierce drive to advocate for his clients keeps him active both in and out of the courtroom. His work to protect the public from dangerous pharmaceuticals and defective medical devices has led him to continue the fight to protect the civil justice system and the rights of those that have been harmed. Pennock has co-chaired the Drug and Medical Device Litigation group at Weitz & Luxenberg, P.C. for more than 20 years, where he has served a leading role in several landmark cases, including as part of the team that secured a $9 billion verdict for a patient harmed by the diabetes drug Actos. In what was the largest jury verdict for a personal injury case at the time, Pennock filed the first case in the Actos federal litigation on behalf of Terrence Allen, who was diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking the medication. Takeda Pharmaceuticals, the maker of Actos, subsequently agreed to a $2.4 billion settlement to compensate nearly 9,000 patients harmed by the drug. “Paul’s deft leadership in complicated, high-profile litigations has been invaluable to our clients as well as other members of the firm,” says Perry Weitz, co-founder of Weitz & Luxenberg. “He has made a difference in countless lives, and his compassion helps him understand his client’s needs.” Pennock has also helped lead the fight for women who were diagnosed with cancer following hysterectomy surgeries performed with a surgical device known as a power morcellator. During the course of the surgery, it was found that these instruments were spreading cancerous cells throughout the body, in some cases leading to a rare and deadly form of uterine cancer. In 2015, he was appointed to serve as co-lead counsel in the multidistrict litigation against a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary, which manufactured the device. In his role, Pennock helped organize the first majority women Plaintiffs Steering Committee in multidistrict litigation history. “Far too often, we see patients hurt by dangerous drugs or faulty medical devices, and it’s important that we hold the manufacturers accountable for the harm they cause,” says Pennock. “We help give our clients a voice and aid them in their fight for the support and services they deserve.” Pennock’s support for his clients has led him to fight against congressional tort reform efforts, recognizing the threat that these proposed changes pose to the civil justice system. He has spoken out against the Protecting Access to Care Act, arguing that the bill would make cases against pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers unaffordable for patients to pursue. He was recently honored by the American Association for Justice with the “Above and Beyond Award” for his work to promote a fair and effective judicial system. W W W.BESTL AW Y ERS.COM

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Anthony J. Enea, managing member of Enea, Scanlan & Sirignano, LLP, has been working to protect the rights of seniors, the disabled, and their families for the last 30 years. Enea notes that in the late 1980s and early 1990s, he was one of only a handful of attorneys practicing wills, trusts and estates , and elder law. Enea was drawn to the field out of a desire to help the elderly and otherwise vulnerable protect their life savings from what he believed would be the two biggest problems impacting their savings: estate taxes and the cost of long-term care. “When someone is suffering from Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, multiple sclerosis, or any other debilitating disease, it will inevitably affect their ability to handle their affairs, and the need for significant long-term care can be costly, especially if you cannot access Medicaid,” says Enea. “The substantial costs related to long-term care can be devastating if proper planning is not implemented and the application for Medicaid is not properly handled. Dealing with the bureaucracy that is Medicaid requires skill, patience, and a real understanding of the law.” Enea and his partners and associates have both the knowledge of the law and the practical experience necessary to tackle the challenges facing seniors, the disabled, and their families. Enea explains that “we’re not dealing with corporations; we’re dealing with families and the fear and worries of providing care to a loved one without losing one’s life savings. To be good at this, you must have a great deal of compassion and empathy for the individuals you work with, along with the ability to navigate the legal intricacies involved.” Enea has played foundational and leadership roles in a number of professional organizations, including his service as past-chair of the Elder Law Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA), member of the NYSBA’s Trust and Estates Section’s Executive Committee, past-president and founding member of the New York Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), past-president of the Westchester County Bar Association (WCBA), and current president of the Westchester County Bar Foundation. Enea is the recipient of numerous legal accolades and commendations from peers and colleagues, including the “Above the Bar” award, bestowed on him by Pace Law School in 2013 for his long-running leadership in elder care law. In addition to this year’s award from Best Lawyers®, Enea has received high peer-review ratings in previous years to win Best Lawyers’ 2015 and 2017 White Plains “Lawyer of the Year” award for Trusts and Estates and 2016 and 2018 White Plains “Lawyer of the Year” award for Elder Law. He has been honored in Super Lawyers for his accomplishments in Elder Law for the last 11 consecutive years and has been named a Top 25 “Super Lawyer” for Westchester County multiple times. He has been rated an AV Preeminent attorney by Martindale-Hubbell since 2002.

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Ellen G. Makofsky ELDER LAW

How did you get into your practice area? law was a brand new practice area when Long Island, NY Elder I opened my original office in 1991. When I started, I could count on one hand the other practicing elder law attorneys in Nassau County. The idea of putting my talents to helping seniors and the disabled with their problems was very appealing to me. Who are your typical clients? My clients are either in the prime of life and looking to make a plan to protect their assets from the potential costs of long-term care and to make sure that they have an estate plan in place that will efficiently leave assets to heirs. Alternatively, other clients seek me out because some urgent health crisis created an immediate need for nursing home or longterm home care, and the client is terrified that he or she will lose their home and lifesavings to long-term care costs. What is your ultimate goal in your practice? I feel that I help clients solve their problems every day, and this is very satisfying. My ultimate goal is met on a daily basis, and this makes me a very lucky person. Describe one of your most interesting or memorable cases. Every case is like a puzzle; each client is unique and has a different set of issues. One case that I found memorable involved a married individual who was diagnosed with an unsuspected degenerative brain disease that would eventually leave him totally disabled. His wife was frantic that she would be unable to manage his needs and that the two of them would lose everything they had spent a lifetime accumulating for their retirement upon which they were just beginning to embark. I created a team to provide support for them, coordinating their children’s efforts and the expertise of their financial planner, and encouraged the healthy spouse to begin taking over the couple’s finances while the husband could still provide some oversight. I was able to craft advance directives for health care, powers of attorney, trusts, and wills that put a plan in place to protect their assets and provide for surrogate decision-making. Catastrophic health care issues are terrifying to family members, and I was glad to be able to ease their economic worries and help them put a plan in place to help resolve their issues. What qualities do you possess that you find particularly relevant/ necessary for practicing your area of law? I am a good listener and try to really understand my clients’ problems and the nuances of those problems. I am a creative drafter of documents and seek to create plans that anticipate a myriad of possibilities and that work in numerous situations. What lessons have you learned along the way? People do not have cookie-cutter issues and clients are well-served with solutions that fit them as individuals. What other passions/interests do you have? I love to travel and have visited the seven continents. What interests me most about travel is meeting people from other cultures and trying to understand different perspectives around the world. I’ve learned that not everyone thinks about things as I do and that ideas that are different from my own are not necessary wrong. I’ve also learned that people around the world are more alike than different.

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Lewis (D) SHIMALLA, WECHSLER, LEPP & CARPENTER WORBY VECCHIO EDELMAN GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS D'ONOFRIO Ronald J. Riccio David E. Worby (P) Raymond M. Brown (C, G) Amy Zylman Shimalla WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER SNYDER SARNO D'ANIELLO MACERI PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION Brian J. Molloy Michael F. Schaff (C) & DA COSTA Jerry S. D’Aniello, Michael J. Stanton, EDWARD L. BIRNBAUM BANKING AND FINANCE LAW CORPORATE LAW John J. Trombadore Edward L. Birnbaum (D) GIORDANO, HALLERAN & CIESLA WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER RAYMOND L. MARIANI GIORDANO, HALLERAN & CIESLA Bernard J. Berry, Jr. (B, R) David M. Wildstein Raymond L. Mariani (D) John A. Aiello, Bernard J. Berry, Jr., GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS Paul T. Colella, Philip D. Forlenza FAMILY LAW ARBITRATION PROJECT FINANCE LAW John D. North (B*) GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS NORRIS MCLAUGHLIN & MARCUS Alan E. Davis, W. Raymond Felton DWYER, BACHMAN & NEWMAN CUDDY & FEDER Joel N. 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IMMIGRATION LAW Cyrus D. Mehta is the founder and Managing Partner of Cyrus D. Mehta & Partners PLLC (CDMP), which represents corporations and individuals in business and family immigration, naturalization, asylum, removal proceedings, and federal litigation. Cyrus is Adjunct Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School; Special Counsel to the Departmental Disciplinary Committee, Appellate Division, 1st Dept., NY; a member of the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration; and past Chair of the Ethics Committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). David A. Isaacson and Cora-Ann V. Pestaina are Partners at CDMP. David co-chairs the Federal Practice Committee of the AILA New York Chapter, and Cora-Ann the DOL Committee. All three are frequent speakers and writers on immigration topics. CYRUS D. MEHTA & PARTNERS PLLC 2 Wall Street, 6th Floor | New York, NY 10005 phone 212.425.0555 | fax 212.425.3282 www.cyrusmehta.com

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Having been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © for the past four years, Louis Grandelli has become known as one of the leading personal injury attorneys specializing in wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases, with over $250 million in settlements and verdicts since the firm’s inception. Recently, the firm obtained a $16 million damages verdict for a client injured in a motorcycle accident and was involved in a $10 million recovery for the victim of a truck accident. Over the years, the firm has expanded based upon its reputation for excellence and integrity, and nearly all of its clients are recommended by attorneys or by a satisfied client or client’s family member. The firm’s extremely aggressive litigation approach has enabled it to obtain superior results, even in the most complex cases, relatively quickly. LOUIS GR ANDELLI, P.C. 90 Broad Street, 15th Floor | New York, NY 10004 phone 212.668.8400 | fax 212.483.0918 email louis@grandelli.com www.GrandelliLaw.com

HEALTH CARE LAW GIORDANO, HALLERAN & CIESLA Beth Christian, Frank R. Ciesla HOAGLAND, LONGO, MORAN, DUNST & DOUKAS Michael J. Baker NORRIS MCLAUGHLIN & MARCUS Ira S. Novak WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER Francis V. Bonello, Peter A. Greenbaum, Robert C. Kautz, Alyson M. Leone, Michael F. Schaff

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW GIORDANO, HALLERAN & CIESLA Kurt E. Anderson (C, P, T) GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS Paul A. Rowe (IP*) NORRIS MCLAUGHLIN & MARCUS William R. Robinson (P, P*) WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER Brett R. Harris (IP*, T)

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IMMIGRATION LAW WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER Stuart A. Hoberman EDWIN R. RUBIN, ATTORNEY AT LAW LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW Edwin R. Rubin FRAGOMEN, DEL REY, BERNSEN BREUNINGER & FELLMAN AND LOEWY Patricia Breuninger (EI) Jonathan C. Adams, Lance Kaplan, GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS Gwendolyn M. Robosson Alan S. Naar (LE*) INFORMATION METS SCHIRO MCGOVERN & PARIS TECHNOLOGY LAW James M. Mets (EI, LU), Leonard C. Schiro (EI, LU) WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER WEISSMAN & MINTZ Brett R. Harris Steven P. Weissman (EI, LE*, LU) WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER INSURANCE LAW Maureen S. Binetti (EI, LE*) GIORDANO, HALLERAN & CIESLA LAND USE & ZONING LAW Michael J. Canning GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS GIORDANO, HALLERAN & CIESLA Michael A. Bruno, Marc D. Policastro, Ellen A. Silver, Carlton T. Spiller Paul H. Schneider** HOAGLAND, LONGO, MORAN, DUNST GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS & DOUKAS Robert S. Goldsmith, Wendell A. Smith John C. Simons HOAGLAND, LONGO, MORAN, DUNST THE KILLIAN FIRM & DOUKAS Eugene Killian, Jr. Michael J. Baker

BENEDICT AND ALTMAN Steven D. Altman, Joseph J. Benedict GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS Raymond M. Brown BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR LAW FIRM OF MARIA D. NOTO DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY Maria D. Noto REAL ESTATE LAW AND REORGANIZATION LAW WEIR & PLAZA Edward J. Plaza GREENBERG TRAURIG GIORDANO, HALLERAN & CIESLA WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER Thomas Leslie Donald F. Campbell Jr. James Edward Trabilsy HIMMELFARB & SHER GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS Ronald A. Sher* David L. Bruck**, Lawrence P. CRIMINAL DEFENSE: KURZMAN EISENBERG CORBIN & Maher** WHITE-COLLAR LEVER NORRIS MCLAUGHLIN & MARCUS BENEDICT AND ALTMAN Richard L. Chadakoff Morris S. Bauer, Gary N. Marks**, Steven D. Altman, Joseph J. Benedict Bruce J. Wisotsky** SECURITIES / CAPITAL WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS MARKETS LAW David H. Stein Raymond M. Brown WEIR & PLAZA BOIES SCHILLER FLEXNER BET-THE-COMPANY LITIGATION Edward J. Plaza Robin A. Henry (S) WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER THE LAW OFFICE OF ROBERT M. GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS Darren M. Gelber, Ellen TorregrossaROMANO John D. North, Paul A. Rowe O'Connor, James Edward Trabilsy Robert M. Romano (R, S*) WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER Brian J. Molloy

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Susan L. Bender is a partner of Bender & Rosenthal LLP. Her practice is concentrated in domestic relations law mat ters. She recently served as chair of the Matrimonial Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association and is a fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She has served as a member of the Board of JALBCA ( Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert), a fellow of the American College of Family Trial Lawyers, and is a past president of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York. She is presently a member of the Matrimonial Prac tice Advisor y and Rules Committee of the New York State Office of Court Administration, and the Board of Governors of the New York State At torney-Client Fee Dispute Resolution Program.

Ms. Rosenthal has received many honors and recognitions, including being AV-Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell, selected to New York Metro Super Lawyers, named Who’s Who Professional of the Year 2016, and included in New York Magazine’s New York Area Top Lawyers and The New York Times’ Top Women Attorneys in Metro New York. Almost 100% of her legal practice is devoted to matrimonial/family law, with 30 years of experience in the field. She lectures on the GET Law and matters related to children in high conflict divorce. She is the immediate past Co-President of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts NY Chapter, is a board member of AFCC-NY, and is co-chair of the Nominating Committee. Ms. Rosenthal is a member of the Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law and sits on the Matrimonial Committee of the New York City Bar, 2015-2018. She is certified as an attorney for the Child for the First Judicial Department, routinely appointed by New York County Judges and chosen by her peers to represent children. As the daughter of the co-founders of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), she cofounded the Young Business & Professional Division and served as its President for seven years.

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MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS COHEN, PLACITELLA & ROTH Christopher M. Placitella (P) EICHEN CRUTCHLOW ZASLOW & MCELROY Barry R. Eichen (P) HOAGLAND, LONGO, MORAN, DUNST & DOUKAS Marc S. Gaffrey (P) WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER Angelo John Cifaldi (P), Lynne M. Kizis (P)

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CERUSSI & GUNN GIORDANO, HALLERAN & CIESLA Charles A. Cerussi (P) John A. Aiello, Bernard J. Berry, Jr., COHEN, PLACITELLA & ROTH Paul T. Colella, Philip D. Forlenza**, Christopher M. Placitella (P), Rachel A. Gerald P. Lally Placitella (P) GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS EICHEN CRUTCHLOW ZASLOW & Alan E. Davis, W. Raymond Felton MCELROY NORRIS MCLAUGHLIN & MARCUS William O. Crutchlow (P) Peter D. Hutcheon GILL & CHAMAS WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER Peter Chamas (P), Raymond A. Michael F. Schaff Gill, Jr. (P) WINDELS MARX LANE & GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS MITTENDORF John D. North (P) KEEFE LAW FIRM Robert A. Schwartz John E. Keefe Jr. (P) page 42 LEVINSON AXELROD James J. Dunn (P), Ronald B. MUNICIPAL LAW Grayzel (P) MARTIN KANE KUPER GREENBAUM, ROWE, SMITH & DAVIS John J. Kane (P), James D. Martin (P) Dennis A. Estis** WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER HOAGLAND, LONGO, MORAN, DUNST Michael J. Barrett (P), Randall J. & DOUKAS Richards (P) Robert G. Kenny** WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION Marvin J. Brauth* BOWMAN AND BROOKE NATURAL RESOURCES LAW Christopher R. Carton (D) GILL & CHAMAS NORRIS MCLAUGHLIN & MARCUS Raymond A. Gill, Jr. (P) Edward A. Hogan MARTIN KANE KUPER NON-PROFIT / CHARITIES LAW James D. Martin (P) NORRIS MCLAUGHLIN & MARCUS Steven A. Karg (D) WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER WILENTZ, GOLDMAN & SPITZER Brett R. Harris Michael J. Barrett (P), Randall J. Richards (P)

For more than 30 years, Ronald Fatoullah has advised thousands of New Yorkers about the challenges of aging. With his firm serving as the authority on elder law, estate planning, Medicaid eligibility, estate litigation, tax matters, special needs planning, probate, and guardianships, Fatoullah has earned the distinguished reputation as a leader in his field. Ronald Fatoullah & Associates has a dedicated team of attorneys who are knowledgeable, thorough and compassionate. Mr. Fatoullah is also a partner with AdvicePeriod, a Wealth Management firm that caters to high net worth individuals. Fatoullah currently cochairs the board of the LI Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association and serves on the Executive Council of AARP New York.

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