Firm Profile

Proskauer Rose LLP

Headquarters

Eleven Times Square
New York, NY 10036-8299
United States
(212) 969.3000

Firm Details

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 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.

Management

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in New York in Corporate Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New York in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Louisiana in Litigation - ERISA with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Massachusetts in Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New York in Sports Law with 5 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in New York in Corporate Law with 11 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New York in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New York in Employment Law - Management with 16 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New Orleans in Litigation - ERISA with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Boston in Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law with 8 lawyers
  • Top Listed in New York in Sports Law with 5 lawyers

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

Contacts

Allan H. Weitzman
Accessibility & Accommodations
561-995-4760
Edward A. Brill
Appellate
212-969-3015
Mark D. Harris
Appellate
212-969-3530
Jeff J. Marwil
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
312-962-3540
Jeffrey W. Levitan
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
212-969-3239
Mark K. Thomas
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
312-962-3560
Martin S. Zohn
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
310-284-5648
Paul V. Possinger
Bankruptcy & Restructuring
312-962-3570
Anthony J. Oncidi
California Labor & Employment Law
310-284-5690
Frank Lopez
Capital Markets
212-969-3492
Julie M. Allen
Capital Markets
212-969-3155
Betsy B. Plevan
Class/Collective Action
212-969-3065
Elise M. Bloom
Class/Collective Action
212-969-3410
Mark W. Batten
Class/Collective Action
617-526-9850
Robin A. Painter
Corporate
617-526-9790
Ronald R. Papa
Corporate
212-969-3325
Dietrich Snell
Corporate Defense & Investigations
212-969-3830
Robert J. Cleary
Corporate Defense & Investigations
212-969-3340
Robert A. Cantone
Corporate Governance
212-969-3235
Peter J. Antoszyk
Distressed Debt
617-526-9749
Steven M. Ellis
Distressed Debt
617-526-9660
Michael S. Sirkin
Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & ERISA Litigation
212-969-3840
Rory Judd Albert
Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation & ERISA Litigation
212-969-3005
Allan H. Weitzman
Employment Law Counseling & Training
561-995-4760
Kathleen M. McKenna
Employment Litigation & Arbitration
212-969-3130
Keisha-Ann G. Gray
Employment Litigation & Arbitration
212-969-3855
Nigel F. Telman
Employment Litigation & Arbitration
312-962-3548
Steven D. Hurd
Employment Litigation & Arbitration
212-969-3985
Charles B. Ortner
Entertainment
212-969-3990
Sandra A. Crawshaw-Sparks
Entertainment
212-969-3915
Gail S. Port
Environmental
212-969-3243
Brendan J. O'Rourke
False Advertising & Trademark
212-969-3120
Larry I. Weinstein
False Advertising & Trademark
212-969-3240
Andrew M. Katzenstein
Fiduciary Litigation
310-284-4553
David Pratt
Fiduciary Litigation
561-995-4777
Jay D. Waxenberg
Fiduciary Litigation
212-969-3606
Steven M. Ellis
Finance
617-526-9660
Vincenzo Paparo
Finance
212-969-3125
Kathy H. Rocklen
Financial Services
212-969-3755
Stephen L. Ratner
Financial Services
212-969-3290
Béatrice Pola
French & EU Employment
33-1-53-05-60-23
Yasmine Tarasewicz
French & EU Employment
33-1-53-05-60-18
Richard J. Zall
Health Care
212-969-3945
Christopher M. Wells
Hedge Funds
212-969-3600
David Grunblatt
Immigration & Nationality
973-274-6021
James P. Gerkis
Infrastructure
212-969-3135
Vincenzo Paparo
Infrastructure
212-969-3125
John E. Failla
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
212-969-3141
John H. Gross
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
212-969-3145
Marc Eric Rosenthal
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
312-962-3530
Nancy Sher Cohen
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
310-284-5655
Seth B. Schafler
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
212-969-3660
Steven Gilford
Insurance Recovery & Counseling
312-962-3510
Peter J.W. Sherwin
International Arbitration
212-969-3261
Betsy B. Plevan
International Labor & Employment
212-969-3065
Howard Z. Robbins
International Labor & Employment
212-969-3912
Yasmine Tarasewicz
International Labor & Employment
33-1-53-05-60-18
Stephen A. Boyko
Junior Capital
617-526-9770
Steven M. Ellis
Junior Capital
617-526-9660
Elise M. Bloom
Labor & Employment
212-969-3410
Paul Salvatore
Labor & Employment
212-969-3022
Bernard M. Plum
Labor-Management Relations
212-969-3070
Mark Theodore
Labor-Management Relations
310-284-5640
Michael J. Lebowich
Labor-Management Relations
212-969-3217
Antonio Piccirillo
Latin America
55-11-3045-1250
Carlos E. Martinez
Latin America
212-969-3160
David Fenwick
Latin America
55-11-3045-1250
Lawrence R. Sandak
Law Firm Practice Group
973-274-3256
Daryn A. Grossman
Life Sciences
212-969-3665
Brendan J. O'Rourke
Litigation
212-969-3120
Steven M. Bauer
Litigation
617-526-9700
Jeffrey A. Horwitz
Lodging & Gaming
212-969-3229
Jeffrey A. Horwitz
Mergers & Acquisitions
212-969-3229
Peter G. Samuels
Mergers & Acquisitions
212-969-3335
Allan H. Weitzman
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
561-995-4760
Anthony J. Oncidi
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
310-284-5690
John P. Barry
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
973-274-6081
Michael J. Album
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
212-969-3650
Steven M. Kayman
Non-Compete & Trade Secrets
212-969-3430
Jacob I. Friedman
Not-For-Profit/Exempt Organizations
212-969-3805
James H. Shalek
Patent Law
212-969-3050
Steven M. Bauer
Patent Law
617-526-9700
Andrew M. Katzenstein
Personal Planning
310-284-4553
David Pratt
Personal Planning
561-995-4777
Jay D. Waxenberg
Personal Planning
212-969-3606
Kristen J. Mathews
Privacy & Data Security
212-969-3265
David W. Tegeler
Private Investment Funds
617-526-9795
Robin A. Painter
Private Investment Funds
617-526-9790
David J. Weinberger
Real Estate
212-969-3405
Ronald D. Sernau
Real Estate
212-969-3785
Peter M. Fass
Real Estate Capital Markets
212-969-3445
Steven L. Lichtenfeld
Real Estate Capital Markets
212-969-3735
David J. Weinberger
Real Estate Finance
212-969-3405
Steven L. Lichtenfeld
Real Estate Finance
212-969-3735
Richard M. Goldstein
Real Estate Litigation
212-969-3485
Robert M. Projansky
Reductions in Force/Managing Change
212-969-3367
Gregg M. Mashberg
Securities Litigation & Enforcement
212-969-3450
Sarah S. Gold
Securities Litigation & Enforcement
212-969-3370
Bradley I. Ruskin
Sports Law
212-969-3465
Howard L. Ganz
Sports Law
212-969-3035
Joseph M. Leccese
Sports Law
212-969-3238
Gregory I. Rasin
Strategic Planning & Corporate Due Diligence
212-969-3940
Howard Z. Robbins
Strategic Planning & Corporate Due Diligence
212-969-3912
Andrea S. Rattner
Tax
212-969-3812
Daryn A. Grossman
Technology, Media & Communications
212-969-3665
Jeffrey D. Neuburger
Technology, Media & Communications
212-969-3075

Firm Practice Areas

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Outsourcing
  • Private Equity Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Venture Capital Law

Office Locations

Brazil

Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil

Rua Funchal, 418, 26º andar

São Paulo 04551-060

Brazil

55 11 3045 1250

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China

China

Beijing, China

Suite 5102, 51/F

Beijing Yintai Centre Tower C

Two Jianguomenwai Avenue

Chaoyang District

Beijing 100022

China

86 10 8572 1800

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France

France

Paris, France

374 rue Saint-Honoré

Paris 75001

France

33 1 53 05 60 00

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Central, Hong Kong

Suites 1701-1705, 17/F

Two Exchange Square

Eight Connaught Place

Central

Hong Kong

852 3410 8000

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

110 Bishopsgate

London EC2N 4AY

United Kingdom

44 20 7280 2000

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United States

United States

California

California

Los Angeles, CA

2049 Century Park East

Los Angeles, CA 90067-3206

United States

(310) 557.2900

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Suite 600 South

Washington, DC 20004-2533

United States

(202) 416.6800

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Florida

Florida

Boca Raton, FL

One Boca Place, Suite 421 Atrium

2255 Glades Road

Boca Raton, FL 33431-7360

United States

(561) 241.7400

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Illinois

Illinois

Chicago, IL

Three First National Plaza, Suite 3800

70 West Madison

Chicago, IL 60602-4342

United States

(312) 962.3550

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Louisiana

Louisiana

New Orleans, LA

650 Poydras Street, Suite 1800

New Orleans, LA 70130-6146

United States

(504) 310.4088

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Boston, MA

One International Place

Boston, MA 02110-2600

United States

(617) 526.9600

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New Jersey

New Jersey

Newark, NJ

One Newark Center

Newark, NJ 07102-5211

United States

(973) 274.3200

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New York

New York

New York, NY

Eleven Times Square

New York, NY 10036-8299

United States

(212) 969.3000

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