Thursday, May 30, 2013  


Labaton Sucharow Awarded Top Ranking for Fifth Consecutive Year by Chambers & Partners USA

NEW YORK (May 30, 2013) — For the fifth consecutive year, Labaton Sucharow was recognized as a Band 1 (highest ranking) law firm by Chambers & Partners USA for Plaintiffs Securities Litigation (both Nationwide and New York). Only one of five firms Nationwide and four firms in New York to receive this honor, Chambers notes that the Firm "has considerable experience in handling litigation on behalf of investors and shareholders. The team has played a fundamental role in achieving settlements on behalf of clients in key actions against the likes of AIG."

Chairman Lawrence A. Sucharow was solely awarded Senior Statesmen for Litigation: Securities Mainly Plaintiff – Nationwide and New York. Chambers notes that "Chairman and renowned litigator Lawrence Sucharow 'is a wonderful lawyer, a deeply thoughtful strategist, and a man whose word you can cash at any financial institution,' say sources."

Partner Thomas A. Dubbs was ranked by Chambers to be in its highest category, Band 1, (Litigation: Securities Mainly Plaintiff – Nationwide and New York). He is one of only three plaintiff's securities lawyers in the United States to be selected for this category. Chambers notes that "Thomas Dubbs is a respected plaintiff attorney and represents institutional investors in high-profile litigation claims."

Additionally, sources told Chambers, "We chose Labaton Sucharow to represent us because of the firm's nationally recognized litigation skills and demonstrated commitment to shareholder advocacy."

For more information about Chambers & Partners, please visit their website www.chambersandpartners.com.