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Recognition

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

 

Partner Michael J. McNamara Elected President of New York County Lawyers Association

 

Seward & Kissel Ranks as the #1 U.S. Law Firm in Representation of Onshore Hedge Funds Serviced and Offshore Hedge Funds Serviced in Preqin’s Special Report: Hedge Fund Service Providers

 

Seward & Kissel Receives Her Justice's Firm Commitment Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Service

 

Seward & Kissel Partner Larry Rutowski Honored as an “Outstanding Friend of Seafarers” by the Seafarers International House.

 

We are pleased to announce that Partner Mike Timpone has been appointed the Chairman of the Maritime Law Association Committee on Marine Financing effective April 14, 2017.

 

Seward & Kissel Posts Strong Showing in Chambers Global 2017 – 6 Partners and 2 Practices Highly Ranked.

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Seward & Kissel Associate Rebecca Algie Receives Annual Her Justice John K. Geiger Award.

Partner Gary Wolfe was named "one of the ten most influential lawyers in the shipping industry" in Lloyd's List 2016 Top 100.

Seward & Kissel has been awarded Most Outstanding Investment Management Law Firm by Acquisition International Magazine's 2016 Excellence Awards.

Mark J. Hyland Honored by Fordham Law Alumni Association, Receives Medal of Achievement Award

Seward & Kissel was named Business Transactions Team of the Year by the Acquisition International Magazine's 2016 Global Excellence Awards.

Seward & Kissel was named New York's Business Transactions Team of the Year by Corporate America's US Business Awards 2016.

Seward & Kissel Wins Cross-Border M&A Deal of the Year Recognition

Seward & Kissel is ranked in Tier 1 by the 2017 U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" survey
Seward & Kissel received a tier-1 ranking both nationally and in New York City for Admiralty & Maritime Law and for Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law. Additionally, Seward & Kissel received a tier-2 ranking both nationally and in New York City for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law and was ranked tier-2 in New York City for Criminal Defense: White-Collar Law.

Associates Noah Czarny, Molly Kammien and Angela Urbano were featured in Human Rights First's "Pro Bono Stars: New York City Edition."
Please click here to read the article.

Seward & Kissel has been awarded Wealth & Finance INTL's Award for Excellence in International Litigation & Corporate Law 2016 - USA.


Seward & Kissel was recognized by The Lawyer International - Legal 100 – 2016 Awards.
Seward & Kissel was named Law Firm of the Year - Capital Markets, Technology, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Transport and Project Finance – New York, USA and Project Finance Law Firm of the Year - New York, USA.

We are pleased to announce that Partner Kal Das was honored by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Law.

Seward & Kissel was selected as the winner of the “Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year in New York” in the 2016 Global Law Experts Awards.

33 Seward & Kissel attorneys are listed in Super Lawyers 2016 New York-Metro Edition
Partners Jim Abbott, John Ashmead, Mark Brody, Dale Christensen, Ron Cima, John Cleary, Mike Considine, Kal Das, Rita Glavin, Jim Hancock, Ted Horton, Mark Hyland, Nick Katsanos, Mike McNamara, Steve Nadel, Anne Patin, Bruce Paulsen, Larry Rutkowski, John Ryan, Craig Sklar, John Tavss, Mike Timpone, Rob Van Grover, Gary Wolfe, Jack Yoskowitz, Counsel Peter Pront and David Stutzman and associate Jeff Dine are included as Super Lawyers. In addition, Gary Anderson, Gregg Bateman, Brian Maloney, Scott Sambur and Mike Weitman are included as Rising Stars.

Six Seward & Kissel Partners have been selected as Best Lawyers in America, 2017.
Derick W. Betts - Admiralty and Maritime Law
John J. Cleary -Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
Michael G. Considine - Criminal Defense, White-Collar
Lawrence Rutkowski - Admiralty and Maritime Law
S. John Ryan - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
John E. Tavss - Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

The Legal 500, 2016, Recommends Seward & Kissel for Investment Fund Formation and Management: Hedge Funds.

The Legal 500, 2016, Recommends Seward & Kissel for Finance: Structured Finance

The Legal 500, 2016, Recommends Seward & Kissel for Middle-Market M&A

The Legal 500, 2016, Recommends Seward & Kissel for Securities Litigation - Defense

Seward & Kissel is Ranked in Four Categories in The Legal 500 USA, 2016:
Structured Finance
Investment Fund Formation and Management:
Alternative/Hedge Funds
Securities: Shareholder Litigation
M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m)

Seward & Kissel has been named Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year in New York - 2016 by the 2016 Global Law Experts Annual Awards.

Seward & Kissel is ranked in 3 categories for Chambers USA 2016.
Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
Transportation: Shipping: Finance (New York)
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

11 attorneys are recognized by Chambers USA 2016 for excellence in their fields of practice.
Jim Abbott
John Cleary
Ted Horton
Nick Katsanos
Steve Nadel
Bruce Paulsen
Lawrence Rutkowski
Craig Sklar
John Tavss
Michael Timpone
Gary Wolfe

Seward & Kissel has been named the Best Law Firm for Par and Distressed Secondary Market Transactions Representation - New York and Best Corporate and Litigation Law Firm - New York by the 2016 Legal Elite Awards.
Seward & Kissel has been awarded Best Investment Management Law Firm - New York by the 2016 Al Awards.

Seward & Kissel has been named Corporate Finance Law Firm of the Year by Corporate LiveWire's 2016 M&A Awards.

Counsel Bob Gayda was selected as a winner of the 7th Annual M&A Advisor Emerging Leaders Awards in the Legal Advisor category.
Bob has been chosen for his accomplishments and expertise from a pool of nominees by an independent judging panel of distinguished business leaders.

Seward & Kissel Wins International M&A Deal of the Year Recognition

Partner Mike Timpone was shortlisted for The Next Generation Shipping Award by Lloyd’s List North American Maritime Awards 2016.

Seward & Kissel was shortlisted for the Maritime Services Award - Legal by Lloyd’s List North American Maritime Awards 2016.


Seward & Kissel Receives the Her Justice Law Firm Award for 2016


Seward & Kissel is ranked in Chambers Global 2016 for Shipping Finance (Global-wide) and Investment Funds: Hedge Funds (USA).

6 Partners are recognized by Chambers Global 2016 for excellence in their fields of practice.
John Cleary
Steve Nadel
Lawrence Rutkowski
John Tavss
Michael Timpone
Gary Wolfe

The National Museum of Women in the Arts recognized Seward & Kissel in its Winter/Spring 2016 Magazine.

We are pleased to announce that effective January 31, 2016, Seward & Kissel partner Kalyan (“Kal”) Das has been selected for a four year term to the New York University Law Alumni Association Board of Directors.
The Law Alumni Association Board of Directors works to implement alumni programs and assist the Law School in its mission, and is an integral part of the educational, intellectual, and social life at NYU Law School.

Seward & Kissel has been named Maritime & Transportation Finance Law Firm of the Year - USA by the 2016 Worldwide Financial Advisor Magazine Continental Awards.

Seward & Kissel has been named Shipping & Maritime Law Firm of the Year - USA, New York by the Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2016.

Seward & Kissel Hedge Fund Practice Receives Top Awards and Rankings