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Proskauer Rose LLP

38 National Rankings & 91 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

I worked with Proskauer Rose to litigate a trademark infringement case in US Federal court. The case went to trial and we achieved a positive verdict, including an injunction and a monetary judgement. I found the Proskauer team to be strategic, prepared and well-attuned to the client needs; none of us had ever been to court. As such, we were prepared and ready to fight and win this case in Federal court.

Advertising Law

I worked with Proskauer Rose to litigate a trademark infringement case in US Federal court. The case went to trial and we achieved a positive verdict, including an injunction and a monetary judgement. I found the Proskauer team to be strategic, prepared and well-attuned to the client needs; none of us had ever been to court. As such, we were prepared and ready to fight and win this case in Federal court.

Yvonne Briese Former VP of Diageo, N.A.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Proskauer Rose has a seasoned team led by Steve Bauer. The attorneys always give us targeted, strategic advice on IP matters. They are absolutely an essential partner to us.

Margaret K. Seif Analog Devices, Inc

Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Proskauer Rose has a top-tier probate litigation practice both in New York and Florida.

Employment Law - Management

Proskauer Rose is an excellent firm with extensive experience in everything from the mundane to the esoteric. Attorneys are responsive and thoughtful. The firm is sensitive to cost issues, as well as to client needs, and offers general legal advice as well as creative solutions.

Insurance Law

Proskauer Rose has a great commercial approach to business litigation and disputes. They understand clients' needs and objectives and look for ways to resolve disputes economically & fairly.

Andy Steinbach YUM! Brands

Litigation - Labor & Employment

I have utilized Proskauer Rose for Labor Law advice, form/contract review, and litigation. Allan Weitzman and Jurate Schwartz have always been available and a tremendous source of knowledge for me and my staff. They have assisted us in settlements and ligation when necessary and assisted us in avoiding issues by providing easy to understand guidance.

Tax Law

I received outstanding service and expertise from Anne Kim of Proskauer Rose.

William Landuyt Charterhouse Equity Partners

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Proskauer Rose is outstanding in every dimension.

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Proskauer Rose's White-Collar department is one of the very best. I have worked closely with them on a number of cases over the years and have always been impressed with every aspect of their work. The particular lawyers I highly recommend are: Bob Cleary in New York, and Mark Biros in Washington DC.

Brian Spiro BCL Burton Copeland

Insurance Law

Proskauer Rose has savvy strategic advisors for policy holders. Advice from Steve Gilford and Marc Rosenthal is consistently commercial and pragmatic and helps you get down to what really matters. They have strong customer service ethic.

Litigation - ERISA

Myron Rumeld and Deidre Grossman of Proskauer Rose are experienced and thoughtful litigators in the ERISA space.

Real Estate Law

Proskauer Rose is an excellent firm. They do very good work on complicated projects.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Overall, I am very pleased with the knowledge and responsiveness from Proskauer Rose. On the tax side, Mary Kuusisto is very good to work with.

Securities / Capital Markets Law

I have worked with Proskauer Rose and, in particular, Stuart Bressman for many years on a wide variety of securities offerings. His encyclopedic knowledge of even the most complicated structures has proved invaluable.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

I've had the opportunity to work with the Proskauer Rose team led by Jeff Marwil out of Chicago numerous times and found them to be extremely effective, professional and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend them to any organization that is facing liquidity issues and the challenges of restructuring and the possibility of or eventual necessity of bankruptcy.

Charles Sweet

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

My organization has used the partners at Proskauer Rose for many years with a particular emphasis on the ERISA practice. I have always found the ERISA group to be excellent and at the forefront of legal thinking that relates to our business. Additionally, they have a depth of expertise across practices that has been very valuable to our organization when we have encountered non-ERISA business issues on a variety of other matters.

Insurance Law

Proskauer Rose is an excellent firm with deep expertise in professional lines. Their strong relationships in the insurance community facilitate their ability to drive resolutions.

Damian Brew Marsh & McLennan Companies

Litigation - Trusts & Estates

Proskauer Rose has a very effective private client team, dealing with both domestic and international matters.

Litigation - ERISA

Proskauer Rose has the best ERISA litigation practice in the country. Howard Shapiro and Russell Hirschhorn are excellent lawyers and very easy to work with. They make a great team.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Mike Mavrides of Proskauer Rose is an outstanding attorney who makes the client feel as though its issue is their issue. Mike is responsive and fair-minded. He is also a skilled negotiator. I would trust him with any matter.

David Brosgol Maverick Capital, Ltd.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Proskauer Rose gives excellent advice, is business-friendly, and has a appropriate billing structure. They are true partners in our business.

Real Estate Law

Proskauer Rose does an excellent job. I really enjoy working with them. They are responsive and smart. They are not only great legal technicians, but also they go above and beyond by thinking about the deal holistically and bringing issues to my attention.

David Friedman Ella Valley Capital

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

We are very fortunate to have established a strong and important relationship with Proskauer Rose. A relationship that has continued to grow and expand over the past six years. The partnership has benefited us tremendously as we try to navigate all of the challenges put forth as a result of the ACA and other legislative changes that have impacted employers offering health care coverage and benefits to their employees. Our Proskauer Rose team is led by Paul Hamburger and Damian Myers.

Employment Law - Management

Proskauer Rose has outstanding knowledge and service in the area of employment law and counseling. They are expensive though usually worth it.

David Stafford McGraw-Hill Education LLP

Litigation - Intellectual Property

We had an excellent experience using Larry Weinstein for trademark litigation. It is the first time the company used Proskauer Rose for litigation and we appreciated the mix of aggressiveness and business savvy. We would recommend Proskauer and will use them again for IP Litigation matters.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Proskauer Rose is excellent.

Litigation - ERISA

Proskauer Rose is one of the top three firms doing complex ERISA Class Actions for a reason. They are among the best, and they are the most cost-effective, caring more about optimal and practical results than billable hours. They would be excellent in every category. For me, there is no better ERISA attorney than Myron Rumeld.

Litigation - Labor & Employment

We have worked with Proskauer Rose since 2009 on the collective bargaining process for our Manhattan (NYC) retail stores. Without exception, Proskauer and its attorneys, in particular Paul Salvatore, have consistently and greatly exceeded our expectations. They've guided us through the process, educated us in labor relations, and led the execution of a series of CBA's that are remarkably outstanding.

Employment Law - Management

Overall, Proskauer Rose has been a consistently responsive and highly valuable partner to us on a variety of employment law matters, ranging from employee relations matters to global expertise in employment policies and laws. Their knowledge is both deep and wide, and their counsel, accordingly, has been consistently excellent.

Insurance Law

I worked closely, almost on a days to day basis, for several years with Seth Schafler of Proskauer Rose on a complex insurance coverage litigation. Seth was extremely knowledgeable of the law and an excellent strategist in terms of guiding the coverage litigation and a related litigation, which generated the initial need for coverage from our clients' insurance carriers. I give Seth and Proskauer the highest marks for their work.

Michael Sahn Sahn Ward Coschignano PLLC

Environmental Law

Proskauer Rose's support for environmental matters in the US and elsewhere is just outstanding!

Elizabeth Girardi Schoen Teva Pharmaceutical

Trusts & Estates Law

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to work with both David Pratt and Al Gortz, who head up the estate planning practice in Boca Raton, Florida. In the high net worth circles, Proskauer is known as the "go-to" firm for clients with complex tax and legal issues, especially in the area of estate planning, wealth transfer, and asset protection. As a financial advisor, I have accompanied many clients to their office and witnessed them convey complex legal issues and strategies.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

My primary contact at Proskauer Rose is Seth Safra. He is an outstanding attorney, with tremendous industry knowledge and understanding. He is very practical and a go-to counselor.

Litigation - Trusts & Estates

The Trusts & Estates group at Proskauer Rose has provided us with incredible service which has led to fantastic results in our complicated Trusts & Estates matters.

Tax Law

I have had excellent advise and guidance from Proskauer Rose in both current tax planning and estate planning, and it was done at reasonable cost.

Eugene Rosenfeld DEM Investment Company

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Proskauer Rose attorneys David Tegeler and Sarah Cherry have tremendous domain expertise and bring very valuable perspective from their private equity and venture capital experience with a multitude of funds. They are best of breed, incredibly responsive, develop practical solutions to complex issues, and are fun to work with. They are fearless negotiators on our behalf. We give an A++ to their whole team.

Mike Baader Greenspring Associates

Trusts & Estates Law

Proskauer Rose has one of the best trusts and estates departments in the country. They are a pleasure to work with, smart and efficient.

Employment Law - Management

I have worked with Proskauer Rose employment lawyer John Barry on several matters. He is an outstanding attorney with respect to both counseling and litigation. He is also pleasurable to work with.

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Proskauer Rose has entirely superior representation.

Timothy Sullivan College of William & Mary

Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions

We received extraordinary representation from Ralph Ferrara and Jonathan Richman of Proskauer Rose.

Timothy Sullivan College of William & Mary

Labor Law - Management

Proskauer Rose has an outstanding command of labor law combined with a practical orientation.

Litigation - Intellectual Property

I have worked as an expert for Proskauer Rose and find them to be among the top in terms of knowledge and skill.

Advertising Law

I have worked as an expert for Proskauer Rose and find them to be among the top in terms of knowledge and skill.

Labor Law - Management

Proskauer Rose understands our unique organization, business needs and expectations. This allows them to provide us with quick, expert advice and solutions. We have trusted them for over 15 years with great results.

Immigration Law

David Grunblatt of Proskauer Rose is superb.

Ilan Ganot Solid Biosciences

Real Estate Law

I had an excellent experience with Proskauer Rose. They gave very practical advice and are extremely responsive.

Ira Akselrad The Johnson Company

Insurance Law

Proskauer Rose has extremely smart and innovative lawyers with a strong sense of commerciality.

Jack Flug Marsh & McLennan

Immigration Law

This department of Proskauer Rose has successfully handled difficult cases where other firms could not. Particular thanks to David Grumblatt and Valarie McPherson. They have taught me a lot.

Neal Gordon SWATCH GROUP (U.S.) INC., THE

Employment Law - Management

There is no one better with particular mention of Elise Bloom and Greg Rasin. I worked with both in the years before they joined Proskauer Rose and will not make a critical move without their guidance.

Neal Gordon SWATCH GROUP (U.S.) INC., THE

Litigation - Patent

I worked with Sige Gutman of Proskauer Rose. He represented Amgen in some complicated IP-related federal district court matters relating to foreign litigation. He and his team consistently demonstrated dedication to the case, providing sound legal advice drawing upon insightful strategic thinking, and provided high quality work product.

Corporate Law

Proskauer Rose is consistently superior!

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Nationally, Jeff Marwil is the first bankruptcy lawyer that I call in any given situation. He provides sage bankruptcy advice and is able to cut through the non-sense to get a business deal cut, yet can be aggressive when needed. Jeff and his team members at Proskauer Rose are always responsive, and I have referred them to numerous friends over the years in need of bankruptcy counsel.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

The Private Funds team at Proskauer Rose is best-in-class in terms of the quality of advice, quality of work produced and breadth of practice. However, what truly sets them apart is the manner in which they treat the engagement as a long-term partnership. Proskauer Rose invests considerable time and energy into understanding a client's global business and culture with a view to giving advice that is tailored to the client's broader goals and objectives.

James O'Connor Aberdeen Asset Management

Patent Law

Joe Capraro and his team at Proskauer Rose have provided excellent patent prosecution service to our firm for many years. They consistently display that rare combination of technical expertise and business savvy, which enables them to provide practical and strategic patent prosecution advice as well as timely and highly effective patent prosecution services. They have also helped us develop creative approaches to billing which we think has resulted in a win-win for both Proskauer Rose and our firm.

Litigation - ERISA

Proskauer Rose has exceptional knowledge, service and client awareness. Howard Shapiro and his team bring a professional, thorough, timely and balanced approach to this highly technical work. I offer my highest recommendation.

Janeanne Lubin-Szafranski Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Proskauer Rose always demonstrates expertise and responsiveness in handling these matters.

Employment Law - Management

I can rely on Proskauer Rose's expert advice.

Sports Law

No other firm understands the nature of our industry like Proskauer Rose.

Real Estate Law

Proskauer Rose provides top quality advice for complicated situations.

Securities / Capital Markets Law

I worked with Proskauer Rose when they were underwriters counsel on an IPO a few years ago. Since then, I have not worked with them on any additional transactions but have used their annual IPO Study as a reference and would be happy to work with them again.

Health Care Law

I use Proskauer Rose for review of business contracts, employment agreements, and business acquisitions. I primarily deal with Richard J. Zall, Esquire, Chair of the healthcare law division of Proskauer Rose LLP, and his staff of attorneys. The information prepared for me is always accurate, delivered in a timely manner, and is complete. Mr. Zall and his staff are very knowledgeable in all facets of the healthcare industry. He and his staff are high energy and high performing.

Real Estate Law

As a real estate development company, we use Proskauer Rose for their expertise in real estate development and financing. Their partners and associates are well-versed in their areas of expertise and are very commercial in their approach without giving up anything in terms of legal analyses.

Parkin Lee The Rockefeller Group

Biotechnology Law

Proskauer Rose's attorney team that represents us works effectively and responsibly.

Patent Law

Proskauer Rose's attorney team that represents us shows strong knowledge of law within the subject matter of the area they represent us.

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Adam Scoll of Proskauer Rose is a hugely experienced ERISA attorney. He has a good grasp of the technical detail and can also apply it in a business context.

Employment Law - Management

Proskauer Rose's employment law advice and litigation lawyers are unsurpassed -- great lawyers, great service. Their pragmatic advice is business-friendly and spot on.

Tax Law

The tax team of Proskauer Rose focused on Investment Managers bring a great sense of Tax Law, but also what is commercially cutting edge and what is most important to investors. They are true business advisors.

Tax Law

I have had a number of transactions with Michael Fernhoff, tax partner in the LA office of Proskauer Rose. He is an excellent tax lawyer. He is knowledgeable and practical with a tendency to look for solutions rather than problems.

Real Estate Law

Proskauer Rose attorneys are professional, responsive, and experienced.

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Proskauer Rose is an excellent firm; very knowledgeable in securities law with solutions oriented law partners. The attorneys are very attentive.

Richard Gormly Guggenheim Securities LLC

Litigation - Securities

I was very pleased with the co-operation I had with Proskauer Rose. Their Class Action team did an excellent job, besides their expert knowledge within the US securities area, they also displayed a high degree of European business understanding which enabled a fruitful co-operation and a successful result.

Rasmus Zoffmann Knudsen advokaterne.com

Employment Law - Management

Proskauer Rose does the bulk of our employment and labor work in the US, and also advises on certain international matters. They have been a terrific partner and advisor to S&P Global. They know the business, and provide smart, practical solutions.

Tax Law

Anne Kim at Proskauer Rose does a good job of keeping her clients informed of current tax news, events, and changes that are impactful to her clients.

Patent Law

Proskauer Rose has been instrumental in building the company's Intellectual Property. Over the last 3 years we have obtained over 40 patents. They expertise is unparalleled and they are a pleasure to work with.

Phil Deschamps Helius Medical Technologies

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Proskauer Rose is particularly well suited to advise boards of directors concerning compensation, employee and director benefits and other ERISA matters.

Peter Rothschild The Wendy’s Company

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Proskauer Rose's ERISA practice is extremely knowledgeable and responsive. They have a broad understanding of our business and culture.

Health Care Law

Proskauer Rose is, and has been for many years, a valued partner for our primary care health policy and community development financing work. They have provided expert counsel as well as support for c-suite health policy convenings, both of which are critical to our mission success. We value their commitment to our sector and to our organization.

Louise Cohen Primary Care Development Corporation

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Proskauer Rose's HF legal team (Rob Leonard and Smriti Kodandapani) is awesome. They are a great business advisor. They provide thoughtful guidance and are detailed-oriented, very helpful and thoughtful. I enjoy working with both and wouldn't go anywhere else. After having some prior bad law firm experience, I have found a solid team that gives thoughtful value added advice in Proskauer Rose.

Julio Garcia Contour Asset Management LLC

Insurance Law

Proskauer Rose's Insurance Recovery legal team (John Failla & Nathan Lander) is tremendous. They are very helpful in reviewing our policy language, suggesting improvements and negotiating with underwriters. I love the advice and really enjoyed working with the team. They are very knowledgeable, thoughtful, and detail-oriented. Whenever the topic comes up, I happily speak about the Proskauer Rose team.

Julio Garcia Contour Asset Management LLC

Environmental Law

We worked with Gail Port of Proskauer Rose. She was an amazing advocate and negotiator. She was always the top lawyer in the room and one step ahead of the other lawyers. She provided brilliant advice and counsel. I would highly recommend Gail Port. She is brilliant.

Justin Green BIG Initiatives Incorporated

Sports Law

Proskauer Rose has expertly handled some of the sport's recent complex structural changes. They are also our primary media counsel in charge of our most valued and valuable media partnerships.

Karen B. Leetzow NASCAR, Inc.

Labor Law - Management

Proskauer Rose provides top-of-the-line expertise on union organizing. They are pricey but worth the cost for critical matters.

Employment Law - Management

Proskauer Rose provides top-of-the-line expertise on union organizing. They are pricey but worth the cost for critical matters.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Proskauer Rose gives timely advice that takes into consideration business and commercial needs.

Insurance Law

I use Proskauer Rose to review and advise on D&O insurance policy language and am very happy with the service provided and the response to questions.

Entertainment Law - Music

Sandy Crawshaw Sparks of Proskauer Rose is simply outstanding.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Proskauer Rose is the preeminent firm in growth capital/private equity fund formation and demonstrates excellence across all dimensions of client service.

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Proskauer Rose is our go-to firm for investment management issues. They are practical and very responsive

Corporate Law

Proskauer Rose is my go-to firm for all corporate and sports-law related matters; whether it's an acquisition, a complicated corporate transaction or ligation, there is no other firm I'd rather work with. It's comforting to work with professionals who don't need a learning curve and are always looking out for the best interest of the company. The old adage, "you get what you pay for" couldn't be truer as it relates to working with Proskauer.

Entertainment Law - Music

The copyright litigation team at Proskauer Rose is outstanding.