Otterbourg Receives Tier 1 Rankings from US News & World Report and Best Lawyers

November 3, 2015

New York, November 3, 2015--U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have given Otterbourg P.C. four Tier 1 rankings in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” survey. The survey, which was released this week, ranks Otterbourg Tier 1 nationally in banking and finance law and also ranks the firm Tier 1 in the New York metropolitan area in banking and finance law, corporate law and equipment finance law.  

Firms included in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.  According to US News & Reports and Best Lawyers, over 21,000 attorneys provided almost 700,000 law firm assessments, and over 8,000 clients provided more than 47,000 evaluations for the 2016 surveys. 

The related “Best Lawyers in America” survey honors six individuals at the firm in various practice areas including corporate law, restructuring and bankruptcy, banking and finance, equipment finance law, securitization and structured products law and litigation.

The following Otterbourg attorneys were listed as 2016 “Best Lawyers in America”:

Melanie L. Cyganowski: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Commercial Litigation

 Thomas P. Duignan: Corporate Law       

Scott L. Hazan: Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy                              

Jonathan N. Helfat: Banking & Finance Law                                              

David W. Morse: Banking & Finance Law                                      

Jeffrey M. Rosenthal: Banking & Finance Law, Corporate Law, Equipment Finance Law, Securitization and Structured Finance Law

About Otterbourg P.C.

Otterbourg P.C. offers clients a unique combination of legal insight and practical solutions and is known for its integrity, legal expertise, stability and business knowledge.  The firm, established more than 100 years ago, regularly represents clients in matters of national and international scope, including banks, hedge funds, private equity firms, asset-based lenders, and high net-worth individuals.   The firm’s practice areas include domestic and cross-border financings, litigation and alternative dispute resolutions, real estate, restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions, and trusts and estates.