Otterbourg Receives Five Tier 1 Rankings from U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

Otterbourg Receives Five Tier 1 Rankings from
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 

The Annual National Survey Also Lists Six Otterbourg Lawyers Individually 

New York, November 9, 2016 – U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have given Otterbourg P.C. five Tier 1 rankings in the 2017 “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, equipment finance law and bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights / insolvency and reorganization law.  

Firms included in the 2017 “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 10,000 attorneys provided more than 800,000 law firm assessments, and over 10,000 clients provided more than 90,000 evaluations for the 2017surveys. 

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 2017 “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, finance companies, hedge funds, private equity firms, real estate investment firms, corporate clients 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.