The Legal 500 US 2018 Guide Recognizes Fried Frank Practices and Lawyers

The Legal 500 US 2018 Guide Recognizes Fried Frank Practices and Lawyers

Fried Frank was ranked in 27 categories in The Legal 500 US 2018 guide, which ranks leading commercial law firms in the United States. Six lawyers are included in the prestigious “Hall of Fame,” 13 lawyers are listed in the elite “leading lawyers” list, 11 lawyers are listed in the up-and-coming “next generation lawyers” list, and 76 lawyers are recommended and mentioned in the 2018 editorial.
 
The following attorneys are included in Legal 500's Hall of Fame:
 
Lawrence N. Barshay, Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge funds
Stephen Lefkowitz, Real Estate; Real Estate: Land Use/Zoning
Jonathan L. Mechanic, Real Estate
David S. Mitchell, Finance: Structured Finance – Derivatives and Structured Products
Robert C. Schwenkel, M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A – Large Deals ($1bn+); M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Private Equity Buyouts
David I. Shapiro, Tax: US Taxes – Non-Contentious
 
The following attorneys are noted as Leading Lawyers:

Lawrence N. Barshay, Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge funds
Donald P. Carleen, Labor and Employment: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans – Transactional
Alan S. Kaden, Tax: US Taxes – Non-Contentious
James J. McCullough, Government: Government Contracts
Jonathan L. Mechanic, Real Estate
Melanie Meyers, Real estate: Land use/zoning
David S. Mitchell, Finance: Structured Finance – Derivatives and Structured Products
F. William Reindel, Finance: Commercial Lending
Carol E. Rosenthal, Real estate: Land Use/Zoning
Kenneth I. Rosh, Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Equity Funds (Including Venture Capital)
Jeffrey Ross, Labor and employment: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans – Transactional
Robert C. Schwenkel, M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A – Large Deals ($1bn+); M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Private Equity Buyouts
David I. Shapiro, Tax: US taxes – non-contentious
 
The following attorneys are noted as Next Generation Lawyers:

Nathaniel L. Asker, Antitrust: Merger Control
Andrew B. Barkan, Finance: Capital Markets – Debt Offerings
Zachary Bernstein, Real estate: Land Use/Zoning
Andrea Gede-Lange, M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Private Equity Buyouts
Mark S. Hayek, Finance: Capital Markets – Equity Offerings
Adam Kaminsky, Labor and employment: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans – Transactional
Valerie Kelly, Real Estate
Randi Lally, M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Private Equity Buyouts
Matthew V. Soran, M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A – Large Deals ($1bn+)
W. Reid Thompson, Tax: US taxes – non-contentious
Rebecca Neuschatz Zelenka, Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Equity Funds (Including Venture Capital)

The Firm was ranked in the following categories, and included the following attorneys in its editorial:

Antitrust: Merger Control
Nathaniel L. Asker, Tobias Caspary, Aleksandr B. Livshits

Dispute Resolution: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense
Evan T. Barr, Una A. Dean, Lawrence Gerschwer, Stephen M. Juris, Matthew D. Parrott, James D. Wareham, Steven M. Witzel

Dispute Resolution: Financial Services – Litigation
Stephen M. Juris, Scott B. Luftglass

Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
James D. Wareham

Dispute Resolution: M&A Litigation – Defense
Scott B. Luftglass, William G. McGuinness, Peter L. Simmons

Dispute Resolution: Securities Litigation – Defense
James E. Anklam, Israel David, Samuel P. Groner, Stephen M. Juris, Scott B. Luftglass, William G. McGuinness, James D. Wareham

Finance: Capital Markets – Debt Offerings – Advice to Issuers
Andrew B. Barkan, Daniel J. Bursky, Stuart H. Gelfond

Finance: Capital Markets – Debt Offerings – Advice to Underwriters
Andrew B. Barkan, Daniel J. Bursky, Stuart H. Gelfond

Finance: Capital Markets – Equity Offerings – Advice to Issuers
Andrew B. Barkan, Daniel J. Bursky, Stuart H. Gelfond, Mark S. Hayek

Finance: Capital Markets – Equity Offerings – Advice to Managers
Andrew B. Barkan, Daniel J. Bursky, Stuart H. Gelfond, Mark S. Hayek

Finance: Capital Markets – Global Offerings – Advice to Issuers
Andrew B. Barkan, Daniel J. Bursky, Joshua Thomas Coleman, Stuart H. Gelfond, Mark S. Hayek, Joshua Wechsler
 
Finance: Capital Markets – Global Offerings – Advice to Underwriters
Andrew B. Barkan, Daniel J. Bursky, Joshua Thomas Coleman, Stuart H. Gelfond, Mark S. Hayek, Joshua Wechsler
 
Finance: Capital Markets – High-Yield Debt Offerings – Advice to Issuers
Andrew B. Barkan, Daniel J. Bursky, Joshua Thomas Coleman, Stuart H. Gelfond

Finance: Capital Markets – High-Yield Debt Offerings – Advice to Underwriters
Andrew B. Barkan, Daniel J. Bursky, Joshua Thomas Coleman, Stuart H. Gelfond

Finance: Commercial Lending – Advice to Borrowers
Daniel J. Bursky, Julian S.H. Chung, Stewart A. Kagan, Meredith L. Mackey, Brian D. Murphy, J. Christian Nahr, F. William Reindel, Adam D. Summers

Finance: Commercial Lending – Advice to Lenders
Daniel J. Bursky, Julian S.H. Chung, Stewart A. Kagan, Meredith L. Mackey, Brian D. Murphy, J. Christian Nahr, F. William Reindel, Adam D. Summers

Finance: Restructuring (including Bankruptcy) – Corporate
Jennifer L. Rodburg, Brad Eric Scheler

Finance: Structured Finance – Derivatives and Structured Products
William J. Breslin, Robert M. McLaughlin, David S. Mitchell

Government: Government Contracts
Michael J. Anstett, Douglas W. Baruch, James J. McCullough

Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds
Jonathan S. Adler, Lawrence N. Barshay, Walid Khuri, Lisa M. Schneider

Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Equity Funds (Including Venture Capital)
Richard I. Ansbacher, Jeremy R. Berry, Gerald H. Brown, Garret I. Filler, Matthew W. Howard, John M. Liftin, Kenneth I. Rosh, Rebecca Neuschatz Zelenka

Labor and Employment: Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation, and Retirement Plans – Transactional
Amy L. Blackman, Donald P. Carleen, Adam Kaminsky, Jeffrey Ross

M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A – Large Deals ($1bn+)
Steven Epstein, Christopher Ewan, Brian T. Mangino, Philip Richter, Robert C. Schwenkel, Matthew V. Soran, Steven J. Steinman
 
M&A/Corporate and Commercial: Private Equity Buyouts
Christopher Ewan, Andrea Gede-Lange, Randi Lally, Brian T. Mangino, Robert C. Schwenkel, Steven J. Steinman

Real Estate
Tal J. Golomb, Valerie Kelly, Stephen Lefkowitz, Jonathan L. Mechanic, Robert Sorin

Real Estate: Land Use/Zoning
Zachary Bernstein, Tal J. Golomb, Stephen Lefkowitz, Melanie Meyers, Carol E. Rosenthal

Tax: US Taxes – Non-Contentious
Michael J. Alter, Robert Cassanos, Joseph E. Fox, Alan S. Kaden, David I. Shapiro, W. Reid Thompson

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