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Six Seward & Kissel Partners have been Selected as Best Lawyers in America, 2016.
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

Seward & Kissel is Ranked in Four Categories in The Legal 500 USA, 2015:
Structured Finance
Investment Fund Formation and Management:
    Alternative/Hedge Funds
Securities: Shareholder Litigation
M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m)

Congratulations to Partner Michael McNamara, who was installed as the President Elect of the New York County Lawyers' Association at its annual meeting on Thursday, May 28, 2015.

Seward & Kissel was named Best Business Transactions Group, USA, by the Acquisition International 2015 M&A Awards.

11 attorneys are recognized by Chambers USA 2015 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

Partner Jack Yoskowitz has been selected by the New York State Bar Association as the recipient of the 2015 President's Pro Bono Service Award.
The award recognizes Mr. Yoskowitz's extraordinary pro bono service.  The award will be presented at a reception on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

5 Seward & Kissel attorneys are listed in Super Lawyers 2014 New York-Metro Women's Edition.
Partners Rita Glavin, Maureen Hurley and Anne Patin are included as Super Lawyers. Mandy DeRoche and Keri Riemer are included as Rising Stars.

Seward & Kissel was named ‘Investment Advisory Law Firm of the Year – USA’ by the 2015 Acquisition International Hedge Fund Awards.

Seward & Kissel was named 'Corporate Law Firm of the Year – USA’ by the Finance Monthly Law Awards 2015.

Seward & Kissel was named as the Best M&A Firm, North America, by World Finance Awards 2015.

Seward & Kissel was named 'Law Firm of the Year (Shipping and Maritime) – North America' by the M&A Today Global Awards 2015.