Friedman Kaplan and Firm Partners Recognized in Chambers USA 2019


Friedman Kaplan is pleased to announce that the firm's Litigation and White Collar practices, litigation partners Eric Seiler and Edward Friedman, and White Collar partners Eric Corngold, Mary Mulligan, and Ricardo Solano, Jr. have been recognized in Chambers USA 2019.

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.” Chambers quotes a source as saying, “In my view, they're probably the best boutique litigation firm in New York City.  They not only have great people who can lead matters, but also have the depth of bench to actually handle matters.” Clients also described the firm as "on top of everything and hav[ing] everything covered - they're terrific."

Chambers notes that sources praise Mr. Seiler as "a masterful lawyer who is amazing at cross-examination," whose "judgment is impeccable and courtroom skills top-notch," and laud Mr. Friedman as a "terrific litigator." Of former prosecutor Corngold, who heads Friedman Kaplan’s White Collar practice, the directory describes him as a "top-notch, first-rate legal mind and strategist who is as smart as they come and knows the law backwards and forwards."  Chambers calls Ms. Mulligan "a sharp and highly organized lawyer who is just all over the case and is great to work with."  Of Mr. Solano, who is ranked in New Jersey, Chambers notes that "he has a tremendous reputation. He's incredibly bright and is very, very well respected in New Jersey."

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 ninth 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 ranked in Band 4 for General Commercial Litigation in New York for the first time.  In their fourth year being ranked, Mr. Corngold and Ms. Mulligan have been ranked in Band 3 for White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations in New York, and in his second year being recognized, Mr. Solano has been ranked in Band 2 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," said Management Committee Member Mala Ahuja Harker.