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Proskauer is an international law firm
recognized for its excellence both in practicing law and serving clients. It is
a trusted advisor to many of the world’s top companies, financial institutions,
investment funds, not-for-profit institutions, governmental entities and other
organizations across industries and borders. With 725+ lawyers in 13 offices
and approximately 50 areas of practice, Proskauer has the capabilities,
experience and creativity to guide our clients through their most important
legal and business challenges.
The firm’s roots go back to 1875, when it was founded in New
York City. In addition to New York, the firm has offices in Beijing, Boston,
Chicago, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Paris, São Paulo and Washington, D.C., as well
as Boca Raton, Newark and New Orleans.
Existing and potential clients come
to Proskauer for a broad range of services within its corporate, labor and
employment, litigation, health care, real estate, tax and private client services
departments, as well as a number of industry-specific practices.
Corporate: The firm’s corporate lawyers advise clients
across the range of sophisticated transactions and in daily business and
regulatory matters. Core practices include private investment funds; mergers
and acquisitions; private equity; business solutions, governance, restructuring
and bankruptcy; capital markets; finance; private credit; hedge funds;
broker-dealer and investment management regulation; and environmental.
Labor & Employment: Proskauer has long been one of the
world’s pre-eminent firms for labor and employment law. Its lawyers have played
key roles in groundbreaking matters and legislation. Core practices include
employee benefits and executive compensation (including ERISA litigation),
counseling and training, class action, immigration, international labor and
employment, labor-management relations, litigation and arbitration and wage and
firm’s litigators have built a track record of success both inside and outside
the courtroom. Core practices include securities litigation; sports litigation;
white-collar defense and investigations; false advertising and trademark;
insurance recovery and counseling; international arbitration; patent law; financial
services litigation; real estate litigation; antitrust; appellate; copyright;
asset management disputes.
Health Care: Proskauer takes a multidisciplinary approach to
health care law, built on the foundation of its formidable experience and
capabilities in the industry. The core team expands as needed to incorporate
the firm’s top practitioners in a number of legal disciplines:
corporate/transactional; labor; litigation; tax; real estate; bankruptcy;
regulatory; intellectual property; investigations; and technology.
Real Estate: Proskauer represents clients in transactions
relating to all areas of the real estate business. In addition to traditional
real estate work, the firm has practices in private equity real estate; real
estate capital markets; real estate litigation; and real estate finance.
Tax: Within its broad tax capabilities, the firm focuses on
the tax aspects of investment funds, transactions and tax-exempt organizations,
as well as those of employee benefits and executive compensation.
Private Client Services: The firm’s private client services
team — one of the largest of its kind — handles estate planning; estate and
trust administration; charitable gift planning; fiduciary litigation; and
serves as outside counsel to financial institutions and pension plans.
Industry Focus: Proskauer is widely recognized
for its industry concentrations in sports; technology, media and
telecommunications; lodging and gaming; entertainment; and life sciences.