Friedman Kaplan and Firm Partners Recognized in 2020 Chambers USA Guide

April 23, 2020

Friedman Kaplan is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized in the 2020 edition of Chambers USA in its Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations categories.  Further, partners Eric Seiler and Edward Friedman are both recognized individually for Commercial Litigation, and partners Eric Corngold, Mary Mulligan, and Ricardo Solano are individually ranked in the White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations category.

In its commentary about the firm, Chambers quoted a source as saying, "They have some of the smartest lawyers I have ever worked with - they're tactical, strategic and practical."  Other sources described Friedman Kaplan as "a really dynamic boutique that does top-notch work" and provides a "practical approach and cost-efficient advice."

In recognizing Mr. Seiler for the tenth consecutive year in its New York Commercial Litigation category, Chambers quoted sources describing him as “absolutely excellent” and noting he “has one of the most strategic minds around - he's a brilliant lawyer."  Mr. Friedman, who was also recognized in the New York Commercial Litigation category, was described as "a very smart litigator and an extraordinarily good guy."

Mr. Corngold and Ms. Mulligan are both recognized for their New York White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations practice, while Mr. Solano is recognized in the same category in New Jersey.   Sources described Mr. Corngold as "one of the smartest lawyers in the city," and "a strategic attorney with excellent judgment.Chambers commended Ms. Mulligan for being "an incredibly thorough lawyer who is incredibly diligent for her client."  Of Mr. Solano, Chambers noted, "He's very good on his feet and he anticipates weaknesses in the government's cases."

“We are honored to be recognized among a truly elite group of law firms and individual partners, and are thankful to our clients for the opportunity to serve them in handling the sophisticated, complex matters they entrust to us,” said Management Committee member Mala Ahuja Harker. 

Chambers is a leading legal directory that undertakes extensive, independent research in ranking law firms and individual lawyers.  Among the factors Chambers assesses are client service, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, value, and depth of team.