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Seward & Kissel Posts Strong Showing in Chambers USA 2017 – 3 Practices and 12 Lawyers Recognized

May 26, 2017

The 2017 edition of Chambers USA features a number of Seward & Kissel partners and practices ranked amongst the nation’s elite. The Firm is proud to have 3 practices ranked, as well as 12 partners. Details regarded the practice and partner ranked are outlined below:

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds (Nationwide)

"They are incredibly positive. They're very business-savvy. Some firms I've worked with historically tend to focus on the tree over the forest and get bogged down with details, but Seward is really practical in their advice. They are great at focusing on the big issues."

Ranked lawyers in this category:

  • John Cleary
  • Steven B. Nadel
  • John Tavss

Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance (Nationwide)

"[T]hey're practical, efficient and commercially minded. They strike a good balance of protecting our legal interests and commercial aspects."

Ranked lawyers in this category:

  • Edward S. Horton
  • Bruce G. Paulsen
  • Lawrence Rutkowski
  • Michael Timpone
  • Gary J. Wolfe

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (New York)

Commentators describe the team as having "top-quality and highly capable problem solvers" and other sources characterize them as "unusually easy to deal with, very diligent, very thorough and always easy to work with."

Ranked lawyers in this category:

  • James E. Abbott
  • Gerhard Anderson
  • Nick Katsanos
  • Craig Sklar

For more information and additional commentary on Seward & Kissel’s rankings within Chambers USA 2017, please click here.