Forty-Five Fried Frank Partners and Twenty-Two Practice Areas Recognized by <em>Chambers USA 2011</em>

Forty-Five Fried Frank Partners and Twenty-Two Practice Areas Recognized by Chambers USA 2011

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2011, a ranking guide of lawyers in the United States, recognized Fried Frank as a leading law firm in twenty-two practice areas. Fourty-five Fried Frank partners were also individually recognized in their respective practice areas.

Fried Frank practice areas recognized in Chambers USA 2011 include:
Banking and Finance – National
Bankruptcy/Restructuring – National
Bankruptcy/Restructuring – New York
Capital Markets: Debt & Equity – National
Corporate/M&A: The Elite – New York
Corporate/M&A: The Elite – National
Corporate/M&A and Private Equity – Washington, DC
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation – New York
Environment: Mainly Transactional – New York
Government: Government Contracts – National
Intellectual Property: Patent – New York
International Arbitration – National
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds – National
Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation – National
Litigation: General Commercial: The Elite – New York
Litigation: Securities – New York
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – New York
Private Equity: Buyouts – National
Real Estate: Mainly Dirt – New York
Securities Regulation – National
Tax – New York
Tax – Washington, DC
Tax: Corporate and Finance – National

Lawyers receiving recognition in Chambers USA 2011 in their specific practice areas include:
Banking & Finance – National: Emil Buchman, F. William Reindel
Bankruptcy/Restructuring – New York: Gary L. Kaplan, Brad Eric Scheler
Capital Markets: Debt & Equity – National: Bonnie A. Barsamian, Daniel J. Bursky, Stuart H. Gelfond
Capital Markets: Derivatives – National: David S. Mitchell
Capital Markets: REITs – National: Steven G. Scheinfeld
Corporate/M&A – National: Arthur Fleischer, Jr., Philip Richter
Corporate/M&A – New York: Arthur Fleischer, Jr., Philip Richter
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity - Washington, DC: Brian T. Mangino, Andrew P. Varney
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation – New York: Donald P. Carleen, Jeffrey Ross, Laraine S. Rothenberg
Environment: Mainly Transactional – New York: Richard M. Schwartz
Financial Services Regulation: Financial Institutions M&A – National: Philip Richter
Government: Government Contracts – National: James J. McCullough
Government: Government Contracts: Bid Protests – National: James J. McCullough
Intellectual Property: Patent – New York: James W. Dabney, Stephen S. Rabinowitz
International Arbitration – National: Elliot E. Polebaum
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds – National: Lawrence N. Barshay, Walid Khuri
Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation – National: Richard I. Ansbacher, Lawrence N. Barshay, Kenneth I. Rosh, David I. Shapiro
Litigation: General Commercial – New York: Stephanie J. Goldstein, William G. McGuinness
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – New York: Howard W. Goldstein, Audrey Strauss
Private Equity: Buyouts National: Christopher Ewan, Brian T. Mangino, Robert C. Schwenkel, Andrew P. Varney
Real Estate - Washington, DC: Franz R. Rassman
Real Estate – New York: Jonathan L. Mechanic, Joshua Mermelstein, Ross Z. Silver, Harry R. Silvera, Robert Sorin
Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use – New York: Stephen A. Lefkowitz, Melanie Meyers
Securities: Regulation: Advisory – National: Karl A. Groskaufmanis
Securities: Regulation: Enforcement – National: Audrey Strauss
Tax – New York: Robert Cassanos, Lisa A. Levy, Joel Scharfstein, David I. Shapiro
Tax – Washington, DC: Alan Kaden, Kevin Keyes

The Chambers USA, Chambers Europe, Chambers UK, Chambers Asia, and Chambers Global conduct research utilizing a methodology approved by the British Market Research Bureau. For the current USA directory, interviews were conducted covering all of the United States by a team of more than fifty full-time researchers. More information on Chambers USA can be found at