The Legal 500 US 2019 Guide Recognizes Fried Frank Practices and Lawyers

The Legal 500 US 2019 Guide Recognizes Fried Frank Practices and Lawyers

Fried Frank was ranked in 28 categories in The Legal 500 US 2019 guide, which ranks leading commercial law firms in the United States. Six lawyers are included in the prestigious “Hall of Fame,” 14 lawyers are listed in the elite “leading lawyers” list, 12 lawyers are listed in the up-and-coming “next generation lawyers” list, 80 lawyers are recommended and mentioned in the 2019 editorial, and two attorneys are listed as associate rising stars. 

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
James Wareham, Dispute Resolution: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Individuals

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
Joseph Fox, Tax: US Taxes – Non-Contentious
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+)
Adam Summers, Finance: Commercial Lending
Rebecca Neuschatz Zelenka, Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Equity Funds (Including Venture Capital)
 
The following attorneys are included in Legal 500's list of Associates: Rising Stars:
 
Alex Sutherland, Real Estate
Shane Hoffman, Tax: US taxes – Non-Contentious

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

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

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

Dispute Resolution: Financial Services – Litigation
Stephen M. Juris

Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
Douglas W. Baruch, David Morris, James D. Wareham

Dispute Resolution: M&A Litigation – Defense
Scott B. Luftglass, James D. Wareham

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

Finance: Capital Markets – Debt
Andrew B. Barkan, Lee T. Barnum, Daniel J. Bursky, Joshua Thomas Coleman, Mark S. Hayek

Finance: Capital Markets – Equity Offerings
Andrew B. Barkan, Lee T. Barnum, Daniel J. Bursky, Mark S. Hayek, Meredith L. Mackey

Finance: Capital Markets – Global Offerings
Andrew B. Barkan, Daniel J. Bursky, Mark S. Hayek, Joshua Wechsler
 
Finance: Capital Markets – High-Yield Debt Offerings
Andrew B. Barkan, Daniel J. Bursky, Joshua Thomas Coleman, Mark S. Hayek, Meredith L. Mackey

Finance: Commercial Lending
Daniel J. Bursky, Brian D. Murphy, J. Christian Nahr, F. William Reindel, Adam D. Summers

Finance: Restructuring (including Bankruptcy) – Corporate
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, Jennifer M. Wollenberg

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, Matthew W. Howard, 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
 
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, Nathaniel Lifschitz, Jonathan L. Mechanic, Joshua Mermelstein, Robert Sorin, Alexander B. Sutherland

Real Estate: Land Use/Zoning
Zachary Bernstein, David Karnovsky, Melanie Meyers, Wesley O'Brien, Carol E. Rosenthal, Nicholas R. Williams

Real estate: Real estate investment trusts (REITs)
Lee S. Parks, Christopher Roman, Steven Rudgayzer

Tax: US Taxes – Non-Contentious
Michael J. Alter, Joseph E. Fox, Michelle B. Gold, Shane C. Hoffman, Alan S. Kaden, Colin S. Kelly, Christopher Roman, Kenneth Rosenfeld, David I. Shapiro, Eli Weiss

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