Friedman Kaplan and Firm Partners Recognized in Chambers USA 2018


Friedman Kaplan is pleased to announce that the firm's Litigation and White Collar practices, Managing Partner Eric Seiler, Litigation partner Edward Friedman, and White Collar partners Eric Corngold, Mary Mulligan, and Ricardo Solano, Jr. have been recognized in Chambers USA 2018.

The directory recognizes Friedman Kaplan as “respected for its deep bench of experienced trial lawyers who frequently act across an impressive range of complex commercial disputes.” Clients noted, “Friedman is the kind of specialized litigation boutique that you would go to if your company's life was on the line. They attract really, really good and smart people, and they work endlessly. They are a cut above.” Clients also referenced Friedman Kaplan as "excellent. They're very smart, very thoughtful and very strong from top to bottom."

Chambers notes that sources praise Mr. Seiler as "an extraordinarily gifted orator," one source going so far as to say that "his facility with language and his ability to grasp the significance of arguments are as good as I have ever seen." Of former prosecutor Corngold, who heads Friedman Kaplan’s White Collar practice, the directory notes that he is held in high regard for the quality of his client care skills and his strategic guidance on sensitive proceedings, and praised him as one of the "one of the smartest white-collar strategists out there," and "confidence-instilling." Chambers calls Ms. Mulligan "very, very impressive," noting that "she is on top of every detail and she is also very good at a high-level sense of strategy."  Of Mr. Solano, who is ranked in New Jersey, Chambers notes that "academically, he knows his cases inside out," and that he "has terrific judgment and does high-quality, high-profile work."

The firm's Litigation practice has been ranked in Band 1, Highly Regarded in General Commercial Litigation, and the firm's White Collar practice has been ranked as a Recognized Practitioner.  In his eighth consecutive year being recognized by Chambers, Mr. Seiler has been ranked in Band 1 for General Commercial Litigation in New York, and Mr. Friedman has been noted as a Recognized Practitioner for the third time.  In their third year being ranked, Mr. Corngold is ranked in Band 3 and Ms. Mulligan in Band 4 for White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations in New York, and in his first year being recognized, Mr. Solano has been ranked in Band 3 for White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations in New Jersey.

"We are very pleased and honored that our firm and our attorneys have been recognized alongside of New York and New Jersey's largest law firms and most preeminent partners for the complex, important, and leading-edge work that we do," says Mr. Seiler.