Forty-Two Fried Frank Partners and 24 Practice Areas Recognized by <em>Chambers USA </em>2012

Forty-Two Fried Frank Partners and 24 Practice Areas Recognized by Chambers USA 2012

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers For Business 2012, an independent and research-based survey of clients and leading practitioners, recognized Fried Frank as a leading law firm in 24 practice areas. Additionally, 42 Fried Frank partners were recognized in 25 practice areas.
The Firm was ranked in the following categories:

Banking and Finance – National
Bankruptcy/Restructuring – National
Bankruptcy/Restructuring – New York
Capital Markets: Debt & Equity – National
Corporate/M&A: The Elite – National
Corporate/M&A: The Elite – New York
Corporate/M&A and Private Equity – Washington, DC
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation – New York
Environment: Mainly Transactional – New York
Government: Government Contracts – National (Spotlight Tables: Recommended for Commercial Awareness and Client Service)
International Arbitration – National
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds – National
Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation – National (Spotlight Table: Recommended for Client Service)
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 – National
Real Estate: Mainly Dirt – New York
Real Estate: Mainly Corporate & Finance – New York
Securities Regulation – National
Tax – New York
Tax – Washington, DC
Tax: Corporate and Finance - National

Additionally, 43 Fried Frank partners were ranked in 25 practice areas:
Banking & Finance – National: Emil Buchman, F. William Reindel
Bankruptcy/Restructuring – New York: Gary L. Kaplan, Brad Eric Scheler
Bankruptcy/Restructuring – National: Brad Eric Scheler
Capital Markets: Debt & Equity – National: Daniel J. Bursky, Stuart H. Gelfond
Capital Markets: Derivatives – National: David S. Mitchell
Capital Markets: REITs – National: Steven G. Scheinfeld
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
Government: Government Contracts – National: James J. McCullough
Government: Government Contracts: Bid Protests – National: James J. McCullough
International Arbitration – National: Elliot E. Polebaum
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds – National: Lawrence N. Barshay, Walid Khuri, David W. Selden
Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation – National: Richard I. Ansbacher, Lawrence N. Barshay, Kenneth I. Rosh, David I. Shapiro
Litigation: General Commercial – New York: William G. McGuinness
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – New York: Howard W. Goldstein
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
Tax – New York: Robert Cassanos, Lisa A. Levy, Joel Scharfstein, David I. Shapiro
Tax – Washington, DC: Michael J. Alter, Alan Kaden, Kevin Keyes