Thursday, May 31, 2012


Labaton Sucharow LLP Recognized by The Legal 500 Guide of Leading Law Firms for the Sixth Consecutive Year

NEW YORK (May 31, 2012) — For the sixth consecutive year, The Legal 500, the world's largest legal referral guide, ranks Labaton Sucharow LLP as one of only two top plaintiffs' firms in the Securities Class Action Litigation category in the U.S.

The Legal 500 U.S. Litigation guide notes that the Firm is "one of the top firms in the arena" and has shown "a depth of experience and the ability to pursue complex securities class actions all the way to trial." Clients commend the Firm's "determination and engaged team of lawyers." Partners Christopher J. Keller, Joel H. Bernstein, Michael W. Stocker, Christine S. Azar and David J. Goldsmith are recommended and described as "approachable and extremely knowledgeable," "…trusted source[s] of information and advice" and "…serious litigator[s]."

The Legal 500 also acknowledges Chairman Lawrence A. Sucharow and partner Thomas A. Dubbs in its top category as "Leading lawyers."

For the third consecutive year, The Legal 500 also recognizes Labaton Sucharow's Antitrust & Competition Litigation Practice in the Antitrust Class Action Litigation category in the U.S. saying clients describe the Firm as "uniformly excellent," "smart, careful and extremely diligent attorneys" with "loyalty and determination." Partner Jay L. Himes is recommended and described as "particularly impressive, thoughtful and smart" and "an expert in antitrust and known in the industry."


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