Seward & Kissel Highly Ranked by Chambers USA 2019 – 4 Practices and 14 Lawyers Ranked

May 6, 2019

Chambers USA 2019 features a number of Seward & Kissel partners and practices ranked among the nation’s elite. The Firm is proud to have 4 practices and 14 partners recognized.

Details regarding the practices and partners ranked are outlined below:

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds (Nationwide)

“Noted for its representation of both large players and startup operations, handling a variety of work from fund formation to federal compliance, restructurings and other corporate matters.” Sources commend it as “one of the leading practices in terms of hedge fund formation.”

Ranked lawyers in this category:

  • John Cleary
  • Steven B. Nadel
  • Patricia Poglinco
  • John Tavss
  • Robert Van Grover

Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance (Nationwide)

Sources say: “They are creative and work well with other law firms; they are all about trying to find a solution for their clients.” A client says: “They are the premier firm for shipping finance under New York law.”

Ranked lawyers in this category:

  • Edward S. Horton
  • Bruce G. Paulsen (ranked for Shipping Litigation)
  • Lawrence Rutkowski
  • Michael Timpone
  • Gary J. Wolfe

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

Clients report: “The service is fantastic; they are very commercial and provide great value for money.” Another says: “They’re very responsive and reasonable, and the advice is always geared toward practicality.” Additional clients state: “The team was able to meet our very aggressive timeline, and at the same time they still managed to protect our interest at every turn.”

Ranked lawyers in this category:

  • James E. Abbott
  • Nick Katsanos
  • Craig Sklar

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (New York)

The Firm is considered a recognized practice in this area.

Ranked lawyers in this category:

  • John Ashmead

For more details about the Firm’s complete rankings, please click here.