Distinctions

Firm Recognitions

  • Chambers USA 2010-13
    Named among top U.S. firms in Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Media and Entertainment 
  • Chambers USA 2009
    Named among top U.S. firms in Media and Entertainment
  • Chambers USA 2008
    Named among top U.S. firms in Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment
  • Crain’s New York Business 2008
    Named among “Best Places To Work In New York City”
  • Intellectual Property Today 2007-10
    Named among top Trademark Attorneys in the U.S.
  • Law360 2011
    Named one of top Media & Entertainment Practice Groups in the U.S.
  • Legal Aid Society Honor Roll 2007
  • Legal 500 US 2012
    Named as one of the top Mergers and Acquisitions firms in the U.S.
  • Legal 500 US 2011-12
    Named as one of top Copyright firms in the U.S.
  • Legal 500 US 2008-09
    Named as one of top Media, Technology and Telecom firms in the U.S.
  • Legal 500 US 2008
    Named as one of top Intellectual Property Litigation firms in the U.S.
  • Legal 500 US 2007
    Named one of top U.S. Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Telecom firms
    Named as one of top U.S. Real Estate firms
  • Marketing The Law Firm 2008-12
    Ranked among top firms in U.S. in Marketing And Communications
  • National Law Journal 2012
    Named to Intellectual Property Hot List
  • National Law Journal 2009 and 2011
    Named among top Mid-Sized firms in the U.S.
  • National Law Journal 2008
    Named a great Middle-Market firm
  • PlacementTracker & PrivateRaise
    Named among nation’s top firms in number of PIPE transactions completed in 2011
  • PLC’s Which Lawyer? 2008 Yearbook
    Named among top Real Estate firms in the U.S.
  • Trademark Insider 2009
    Named among top Trademark Attorneys in the U.S.
  • U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms
    Named a National First-Tier firm in Entertainment Law - Music (2012-2014); a Metropolitan First-Tier firm in Entertainment Law (Motion Pictures & Television and Music), Family Law and Real Estate Law (2013 and 2014); ranked among best law firms in the U.S. and N.Y.C. in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Immigration Law and Trusts & Estates Law (2013 and 2014)
  • Web Marketing Association 2007
    Pryor Cashman Website Wins Standard of Excellence Web Award

Banking

  • Burton Award For Legal Writing 2008
    Pinchus D. Raice
  • Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition
    Lawrence Remmel

Bankruptcy

  • Super Lawyers 2012-13 New York Metro Editions
    Richard Levy, Jr. (Bankruptcy & Creditors/Debtors Rights)
  • Super Lawyers 2011-13 New York Metro Editions - Rising Star
    Seth H. Lieberman (Bankruptcy & Creditors/Debtors Rights)
  • Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition - Rising Star
    Patrick Sibley

Corporate

  • Best Lawyers in America 2014
    Stephen M. Goodman (Corporate Law and Venture Capital Law)
  • Chambers USA 2010-12
    Pryor Cashman (Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions)
    Eric Hellige (Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Legal 500 US 2012-13
    Pryor Cashman (Mergers & Acquisitions)
    John Crowe (Mergers & Acquisitions)
    Richard Frazer (Mergers & Acquisitions)
    Eric Hellige (Mergers & Acquisitions)
    Edward Normandin (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Legal 500 US 2009
    Stephen Goodman (Media, Technology and Telecoms)
  • M&A Advisor 40 Under 40 Recognition Award Finalist 2011-12
    Jonathan Shepard
  • Mann Foundation 2008 Attorney of the Year
    Kenneth Schulman (Apparel Industry)
  • PlacementTracker & PrivateRaise
    Pryor Cashman named among nation’s top firms in number of PIPE transactions completed in 2011
  • Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition
    John J. Crowe (Mergers & Acquisitions)
    Edward C. Normandin (Mergers & Acquisitions)
    Juergen R. Ostertag (International)
  • Super Lawyers 2009-13 New York Metro Editions
    Eric M. Hellige (Securities & Corporate Finance)
  • Super Lawyers 2006, 2008-13 New York Metro Editions
    Lawrence A. Spector (Corporate & Business Law)
  • Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition - Rising Star
    Michael T. Campoli (Securities & Corporate Finance)
    M. Ali Panjwani (Securities & Corporate Finance)

Entertainment, Media And Communications

  • Best Lawyers in America 2010-14
    James A. Janowitz (Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television)
  • Best of the Best USA 2009
    James A. Janowitz (Entertainment Law)
  • Burton Award For Legal Writing 2010
    William L. Charron
  • Chambers USA 2009-13  
    Pryor Cashman (Media and Entertainment)
    James Janowitz (Media and Entertainment)
    Howard Siegel (Media and Entertainment)
  • Chambers USA 2008
    Pryor Cashman (Media and Entertainment)
  • Euromoney Legal Media Group's Americas Women In Business Law Awards 2012
    Karen Robson (Shortlist - Best in Media & Entertainment)
  • Hollywood Reporter, Esq.’s 2009-12 Power Lawyers
    James Janowitz
  • Hollywood Reporter, Esq.’s 2007-08 Power Lawyers
    James Janowitz
    Howard Siegel
  • Law360 2011
    Named one of the Top Media and Entertainment Practice Groups in the U.S.
  • Legal 500 US 2009
    Pryor Cashman (Media, Technology and Telecoms)
    Stephen Goodman (Media, Technology and Telecoms)
    Karen Robson (Media, Technology and Telecoms)
  • Legal 500 US 2008
    Pryor Cashman (Media, Technology and Telecoms)
    Tom Ferber (Entertainment Litigation)
    Stephen Huff (Entertainment Litigation)
    James Janowitz (Media, Technology and Telecoms)
  • Legal 500 US 2007
    Pryor Cashman (Intellectual Property, Technology, Media and Telecoms)
    James Janowitz (Film Production and Finance)
    Wilder Knight (Film Production and Finance)
  • Super Lawyers 2008-13 New York Metro Editions
    James Janowitz (named among Top 100 lawyers in 2011)
    Stephen Rodner
    Howard Siegel
  • Super Lawyers 2010 Corporate Counsel Edition
    James Janowitz
    Stephen Rodner
    Howard Siegel
  • Super Lawyers 2007 New York Metro Edition
    James Janowitz
    Stephen Rodner
  • Super Lawyers 2009-11 Southern California Rising Stars Editions
    Michael Niborski (First Amendment, Media and Advertising)
  • U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms
    Named a National First-Tier Law Firm in Entertainment Law - Music (2012-13); a Metropolitan First-Tier Law Firm in Entertainment Law (Motion Pictures & Television and Music) and ranked nationally among the best law firms in these areas (2013)

Executive Compensation, ERISA & Employee Benefits

  • Best Lawyers in America 2008-14
    Edward J. Rayner (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
  • Super Lawyers 2007-13 New York Metro Editions
    Edward J. Rayner
  • Super Lawyers 2010 Corporate Counsel Edition
    Edward J. Rayner
  • U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms
    Ranked among the best Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law groups in the U.S. and New York City

Family Law

  • Best Lawyers in America 2006 - 2014
    Donald Schuck
  • Best Lawyers in America 2012 and 2014
    Judith Poller
  • Super Lawyers 2010-13 New York Metro Editions
    Judith Poller (named among Top 50 Women Attorneys in 2010-13 and among Top 100 Attorneys in 2011-12)
    Steven M. Rabinowitz
    Donald Schuck
  • Super Lawyers 2006-09 New York Metro Editions
    Judith Poller
    Donald Schuck
  • U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms
    Named a Metropolitan First-Tier Law Firm (2013)
  • Women Leaders in the Law - 2013 Top Rated Lawyer
    Judith Poller

Immigration Law

  • Best Lawyers in America 2011-14
    Colleen Caden
  • Chambers USA 2007 - 2013
    Avram Morell
  • Human Resource Executive & Lawdragon 2012-13 Listing of Nation's Top Employment Attorneys
    Colleen Caden
  • Legal 500 US 2012
    Avram Morell
  • Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition
    Avram E. Morell
  • Super Lawyers 2011-13 New York Metro Editions
    Colleen Caden (named among Top 50 Women Attorneys in 2012-13)
  • U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms
    Ranked among the best Immigration Law groups in the U.S. and New York City

Intellectual Property

  • Burton Award For Legal Writing 2012
    James R. Klaiber & Leighton Dellinger
  • Burton Award For Legal Writing 2010
    William L. Charron
  • Chambers USA 2008
    Pryor Cashman (Intellectual Property)
  • Intellectual Asset Management's List Of World’s Leading Patent & Technology Licensing Lawyers 2010-13
    Jeffrey C. Johnson
  • Intellectual Property Today 2007-10
    Pryor Cashman LLP (Trademark Attorneys)
  • Legal 500 US 2011-13
    Pryor Cashman (Copyright)
  • Legal 500 US 2008
    Pryor Cashman (Intellectual Property)
    Tom Ferber (Intellectual Property Litigation) 
  • Legal 500 US 2007
    Pryor Cashman (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Brad D. Rose (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Tom Ferber (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Donald Zakarin (Intellectual Property Litigation)
  • National Law Journal 2012
    Named to Intellectual Property Hot List
  • Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition
    Lisa M. Buckley (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    William L. Charron (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Robert J. deBrauwere
    Jeffrey C. Johnson
    Donald S. Zakarin (Intellectual Property Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2012-13 New York Metro Edition
    Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    James R. Klaiber
  • Super Lawyers 2011-13 New York Metro Editions
    Tom Ferber (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Andrew S. Langsam 
    Brad D. Rose (named among Top 100 Lawyers in 2013)
    Frank P. Scibilia (Intellectual Property Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2010 New York Metro Edition
    Tom Ferber (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Andrew S. Langsam (Intellectual Property)
    Brad D. Rose (Intellectual Property)
  • Super Lawyers 2009 and 2010 Corporate Counsel Editions
    Tom Ferber (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Brad D. Rose (Intellectual Property)
  • Super Lawyers 2008 and 2009 New York Metro Editions
    Tom Ferber (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Brad D. Rose (Intellectual Property)
  • Super Lawyers 2007 New York Metro Edition
    Dyan Finguerra-Ducharme (Intellectual Property Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition - Rising Stars
    Mona Simonian (Intellectual Property Litigation)
  • Top Rated Intellectual Property Lawyers 2013 - American Lawyer Media and Martindale Hubble
    Brad D. Rose
  • Trademark Insider 2009
    Pryor Cashman LLP (Trademark Attorneys)
    Brad D. Rose (Trademark Attorneys)
  • World Trademark Review 2013-2014
    Dyan Finguerra-Ducharme (Leading Trademark Lawyer)
    Brad D. Rose (Leading Trademark Lawyer)

Labor And Employment

  • Best Lawyers in America 2013-14
    Ronald Shechtman (Labor Law – Management and Litigation - Labor and Employment)
  • Human Resource Executive & Lawdragon 2011-13 Listings of Nation's Top Employment Attorneys
    Colleen L. Caden
    Joshua Zuckerberg
  • Super Lawyers 2011-13 New York Metro Editions
    Ronald Shechtman
    Alice B. Stock
    Joshua Zuckerberg
  • Super Lawyers 2009-10 New York Metro Editions
    Ronald Shechtman
    Alice B. Stock
  • Super Lawyers 2009-10 Corporate Counsel Editions
    Ronald Shechtman
    Alice B. Stock
  • Super Lawyers 2008 New York Metro Edition
    Ronald Shechtman

Litigation

  • Burton Award For Legal Writing 2010
    William L. Charron
  • Legal 500 US 2008
    Tom Ferber (Entertainment Litigation)
    Stephen Huff (Entertainment Litigation)
  • Legal 500 US 2007
    Pryor Cashman (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Brad D. Rose (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Tom Ferber (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Donald Zakarin (Intellectual Property Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2010 Corporate Counsel Edition
    Jamie M. Brickell (Business Litigation)
    Tom Ferber (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Todd Soloway (Real Estate Litigation)
    Donald S. Zakarin (Business Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2009 Corporate Counsel Edition
    Tom Ferber (Intellectual Property Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2008 Corporate Counsel Edition
    Philip R. Hoffman (Business Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Editions
    Jamie M. Brickell (Business Litigation)
    Michael G. Goldberg (Business Litigation)
    Ilene S. Farkas (Business Litigation)
    David C. Rose (Business Litigation)
    Jonathan T. Shepard (Business Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2011-12 New York Metro Editions
    Jamie M. Brickell (Business Litigation)
    Michael G. Goldberg (Business Litigation)
    Donald S. Zakarin (BusinessLitigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2009 and 2010 New York Metro Editions
    Donald S. Zakarin (named among Top 100 Attorneys)
    Jamie M. Brickell (Business Litigation)
    Tom Ferber (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Todd Soloway (Real Estate Litigation)
    Donald S. Zakarin (Business Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2008 New York Metro Edition
    Jamie M. Brickell (Business Litigation)
    Tom Ferber (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Donald S. Zakarin (Business Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2007 New York Metro Edition
    Dyan Finguerra-Ducharme (Intellectual Property Litigation)
    Philip R. Hoffman (Business Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition - Rising Stars
    Sarah E. Bell (General Litigation)
    Eric M. Fishman (Business Litigation)
    Stephanie R. Kline (Business Litigation)
    Bryan T. Mohler (Business Litigation)
    Rachel J. Pasternak (Business Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2012 New York Metro Edition - Rising Stars
    Jonathan T. Shepard (Business Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2011 New York Metro Edition - Rising Stars
    William L. Charron (General Litigation)
    Jonathan T. Shepard (Business Litigation)

Pro Bono

  • Empire State Counsel 2010
    Ross M. Bagley
    Sarah E. Bell
    Gideon Cashman
    Stephen M. Goodman
    Stephen B. Rodner
  • Legal Aid Society Pro Bono Award
    Andrea Gendel (2008)
    Todd Soloway (2004-08)
  • Legal Aid Society Honor Roll 2007
    Pryor Cashman
  • New York State Bar Association 2008 President's Pro Bono Service Award
    Sarah Bell
  • Volunteer Lawyers For The Arts Outstanding Volunteer Award 2003
    Benjamin Semel

Real Estate

  • Best Lawyers in America 2012 and 2014
    Wayne Heicklen
    Ronald Kremnitzer
  • Best Lawyers in America 2010-11
    Ronald Kremnitzer
  • Best Lawyers in America 2014
    Todd E. Soloway
  • Law360 Rising Star 2013
    Joshua Bernstein
  • Legal 500 US 2007
    Pryor Cashman
    Wayne Heicklen
    Ronald Kremnitzer
  • PLC’s Which Lawyer? 2008 Yearbook
    Pryor Cashman
    Bradley Kaufman
  • Real Estate Forum’s 2008 Rising Stars
    Andrea Gendel
  • Real Estate New York 2009 Women of Influence
    Andrea Gendel
  • Real Estate Weekly Profile of the Week 2010
    Ronald Kremnitzer
  • Real Estate Weekly Industry Leader 2010
    Ronald Kremnitzer
  • Real Estate Weekly’s 2008 All Stars
    Wayne Heicklen
    Bradley Kaufman
    Ronald Kremnitzer
  • Super Lawyers 2012-13 New York Metro Editions
    Andrea Gendel
    Eric Sherman
  • Super Lawyers 2010-13 New York Metro Editions
    Wayne Heicklen
    Bradley Kaufman
    Ronald Kremnitzer (named among Top 100 Attorneys in 2011)
    Todd Soloway (Real Estate Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2010 Corporate Counsel Edition
    Bradley Kaufman
    Ronald Kremnitzer
    Todd Soloway (Real Estate Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2009 New York Metro Edition
    Bradley Kaufman
    Ronald Kremnitzer
    Todd Soloway (Real Estate Litigation)
  • Super Lawyers 2008 New York Metro Edition
    Bradley Kaufman
    Ronald Kremnitzer
  • Super Lawyers 2007 New York Metro Edition
    Bradley Kaufman
  • Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition - Rising Stars
    Joshua D. Bernstein
  • U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms
    Named a Metropolitan First-Tier Law Firm (2013)

Tax

  • Legal 500 US 2007
    Eric B. Woldenberg
  • Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition
    Michael P. Dunworth
  • Super Lawyers 2011-13 New York Metro Editions
    Eric B. Woldenberg

Trusts And Estates

  • Best Lawyers in America 2010-14
    Richard Kay
  • Super Lawyers 2012-13 New York Metro Edition
    Richard Kay (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • Super Lawyers 2008-11 New York Metro Editions
    Richard Kay (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers - Best Law Firms
    Ranked among the best Trusts & Estate Law groups in New York City