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 12 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, London, Los Angeles, Paris, São Paulo and Washington, D.C., as well as Boca Raton 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 hour.  

Litigation: The 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.

Contacts
Contacts
Robert Projansky
Practice Lead for EBEC
Paul Hamburger
Practice Lead for EBEC
Steven M. Ellis
The Private Credit Group
617-526-9660
Stephen A. Boyko
The Private Credit Group
617-526-9770
John P. Barry
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
212-969-3081
Lawrence R. Sandak
Law Firm Practice Group
212-969-3027
David Grunblatt
Immigration & Nationality
973-274-6021
Jeffrey D. Neuburger
Technology, Media & Communications
212-969-3075
Daryn A. Grossman
Technology, Media & Communications
212-969-3665
Andrea S. Rattner
Tax
212-969-3812
Howard Z. Robbins
Strategic Planning & Corporate Due Diligence
212-969-3912
Gregory I. Rasin
Strategic Planning & Corporate Due Diligence
212-969-3940
Joseph M. Leccese
Sports Law
212-969-3238
Howard L. Ganz
Sports Law
212-969-3035
Bradley I. Ruskin
Sports Law
212-969-3465
Sarah S. Gold
Securities Litigation & Enforcement
212-969-3370
Gregg M. Mashberg
Securities Litigation & Enforcement
212-969-3450
Robert M. Projansky
Reductions in Force/Managing Change
212-969-3367
Richard M. Goldstein
Real Estate Litigation
212-969-3485
Steven L. Lichtenfeld
Real Estate Finance
212-969-3735
David J. Weinberger
Real Estate Finance
212-969-3405
Steven L. Lichtenfeld
Real Estate Capital Markets
212-969-3735
Peter M. Fass
Real Estate Capital Markets
212-969-3445
Ronald D. Sernau
Real Estate
212-969-3785
David J. Weinberger
Real Estate
212-969-3405
Robin A. Painter
Private Investment Funds
617-526-9790
David W. Tegeler
Private Investment Funds
617-526-9795
Kristen J. Mathews
Privacy & Data Security
212-969-3265
Jay D. Waxenberg
Personal Planning
212-969-3606
David Pratt
Personal Planning
561-995-4777
Andrew M. Katzenstein
Personal Planning
310-284-4553
Steven M. Bauer
Patent Law
617-526-9700
James H. Shalek
Patent Law
212-969-3050
Jacob I. Friedman
Not-For-Profit/Exempt Organizations
212-969-3805
Steven M. Kayman
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
212-969-3430
Michael J. Album
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
212-969-3650
Anthony J. Oncidi
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
310-284-5690
Peter G. Samuels
Mergers & Acquisitions
212-969-3335
Jeffrey A. Horwitz
Mergers & Acquisitions
212-969-3229
Jeffrey A. Horwitz
Lodging & Gaming
212-969-3229
Steven M. Bauer
Litigation
617-526-9700
Brendan J. O'Rourke
Litigation
212-969-3120
Daryn A. Grossman
Life Sciences
212-969-3665
David Fenwick
Latin America
55-11-3045-1250
Carlos E. Martinez
Latin America
212-969-3160
Antonio Piccirillo
Latin America
55-11-3045-1250
Michael J. Lebowich
Labor-Management Relations
212-969-3217
Mark Theodore
Labor-Management Relations
310-284-5640
Bernard M. Plum
Labor-Management Relations
212-969-3070
Paul Salvatore
Labor & Employment
212-969-3022
Elise M. Bloom
Labor & Employment
212-969-3410
Yasmine Tarasewicz
International Labor & Employment
33-1-53-05-60-18
Howard Z. Robbins
International Labor & Employment
212-969-3912
Betsy B. Plevan
International Labor & Employment
212-969-3065
Peter J.W. Sherwin
International Arbitration
212-969-3261
Steven Gilford
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
312-962-3510
Seth B. Schafler
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
212-969-3660
Nancy Sher Cohen
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
310-284-5655
Marc Eric Rosenthal
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
312-962-3530
John H. Gross
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
212-969-3145
John E. Failla
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
212-969-3141
Vincenzo Paparo
Infrastructure
212-969-3125
James P. Gerkis
Infrastructure
212-969-3135
Christopher M. Wells
Hedge Funds
212-969-3600
Richard J. Zall
Health Care
212-969-3945
Yasmine Tarasewicz
French & EU Employment
33-1-53-05-60-18
Béatrice Pola
French & EU Employment
33-1-53-05-60-23
Stephen L. Ratner
Financial Services
212-969-3290
Kathy H. Rocklen
Financial Services
212-969-3755
Steven M. Ellis
Finance
617-526-9660
Jay D. Waxenberg
Fiduciary Litigation
212-969-3606
David Pratt
Fiduciary Litigation
561-995-4777
Andrew M. Katzenstein
Fiduciary Litigation
310-284-4553
Larry I. Weinstein
False Advertising & Trademark
212-969-3240
Brendan J. O'Rourke
False Advertising & Trademark
212-969-3120
Gail S. Port
Environmental
212-969-3243
Sandra A. Crawshaw-Sparks
Entertainment
212-969-3915
Charles B. Ortner
Entertainment
212-969-3990
Steven D. Hurd
Employment Litigation & Arbitration
212-969-3985
Nigel F. Telman
Employment Litigation & Arbitration
312-962-3548
Keisha-Ann G. Gray
Employment Litigation & Arbitration
212-969-3855
Kathleen M. McKenna
Employment Litigation & Arbitration
212-969-3130
Steven M. Ellis
Distressed Debt
617-526-9660
Peter J. Antoszyk
Distressed Debt
617-526-9749
Robert A. Cantone
Corporate Governance
212-969-3235
Robert J. Cleary
Corporate Defense & Investigations
212-969-3340
Dietrich Snell
Corporate Defense & Investigations
212-969-3830
Ronald R. Papa
Corporate
212-969-3325
Robin A. Painter
Corporate
617-526-9790
Mark W. Batten
Class/Collective Action
617-526-9850
Elise M. Bloom
Class/Collective Action
212-969-3410
Betsy B. Plevan
Class/Collective Action
212-969-3065
Julie M. Allen
Capital Markets
212-969-3155
Frank Lopez
Capital Markets
212-969-3492
Anthony J. Oncidi
California Labor & Employment Law
310-284-5690
Paul V. Possinger
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
312-962-3570
Martin S. Zohn
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
310-284-5648
Mark K. Thomas
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
312-962-3560
Jeffrey W. Levitan
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
212-969-3239
Jeff J. Marwil
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
312-962-3540
Mark D. Harris
Appellate
212-969-3530
Edward A. Brill
Appellate
212-969-3015

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Law Firm of the Year Badge for 2023 France
Law Firm of the Year Awards
  • Labor and Employment Law in France (2023)
Awards
  • 2017 M&A Advisor Turnaround Award for Cross-Border Restructuring Deal of the Year (Over $1B)
  • 2017 Equality Illinois Top Law Firm for LGBTQ Diversity and Inclusive Practices
  • 2017 Empire State Counsel Pro Bono Award
  • 2016 Private Equity International Fund Formation Law Firm of the Year (Americas)
  • 2016 Legal Week London Office of the Year
  • 2016 M&A Advisor Debt Financing of the Year
  • 2016 BTI Power Rankings: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships

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