Friedman Kaplan and Firm Partners Recognized in Chambers USA 2016


Friedman Kaplan is pleased to announce that the firm's litigation practice, Managing Partner Eric Seiler, Litigation Partner Edward Friedman, and White Collar partners Eric Corngold and Mary Mulligan have been recognized in Chambers USA 2016.

The directory recognizes Friedman Kaplan as, “applauded for its deep bench of experienced trial lawyers who frequently act across an impressive range of complex commercial disputes, [and] increasingly recognized for its strength in internal investigations and criminal defense litigation.” Clients note, “I love Friedman Kaplan and think they are an amazing litigation firm," and that, "it's the best midsized litigation firm in New York. It has the benefit of big law firm-style representations and the pricing is attractive.” Our clients also referenced Friedman Kaplan as having "a very highly regarded litigation practice that handles very sophisticated matters." 

Chambers notes that sources praise Mr. Seiler as "terrific" and value the way he "takes complex matters and converts them into things that a layperson can understand." Of former prosecutor Eric Corngold, who heads Friedman Kaplan’s White Collar practice, the directory notes that he is held in high regard for his expertise in enforcement proceedings and internal investigations. One interviewee stated, "he is one of the smartest and ablest attorneys I've worked with," describing him as "enormously insightful" and able to "remain calm under extreme pressure." Chambers also notes that Friedman Kaplan partner Mary Mulligan is increasingly recognized for her expert white collar criminal defense practice, which includes notable experience in acting for financial institutions. Sources described her as "a very creative thinker who is totally dedicated to her clients."

In his sixth consecutive year being recognized by Chambers, Mr. Seiler has been ranked in Band 2 for General Commercial Litigation in New York, and Partner Edward Friedman has been noted as a Recognized Individual for the first time this year. The firm's litigation practice has been ranked in Band 2, Highly Regarded in the same category. Mr. Corngold and Ms. Mulligan are ranked in Band 4 for White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations in New York.

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