Friedman Kaplan and Eight Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2023 Guide

June 1, 2023

Friedman Kaplan is ranked in the 2023 edition of Chambers USA in its General Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations categories in New York. Further, partners Anne BeaumontEdward Friedman, Jason Rubinstein, and Eric Seiler are recognized individually for Commercial Litigation, and partners Eric CorngoldMary MulliganMala Ahuja Harker, and counsel Bonnie Baker are individually listed in the White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations category.

Chambers lists Friedman Kaplan in its top band within the Highly Regarded table for New York’s general commercial litigation category, with sources commenting that our lawyers “provide very high quality and effective representation” and “are practical and very good at giving concrete advice.” Four Friedman Kaplan partners are individually recognized within New York’s general commercial litigation category. Ed Friedman, a founder of the firm, is ranked for the eighth consecutive year, and Chambers notes that Ed “offers strength across a range of civil litigation, including cases involving bankruptcy, M&A disputes and securities class actions.” Eric Seiler, another firm co-founder in his sixth year ranked within Chambers’ Band 1 list, is noted for being “an elite level lawyer with litigation skills you won't find everywhere” and “super relatable whether to the client, the judge or the jury.” Sources commend Anne Beaumont for being “one of the most practical and thoughtful attorneys I have ever worked with” and “very good in court and on her feet.” Jason Rubinstein is noted for being “a really good guy and lawyer” who is “hard-working and smart.”

In recognizing Friedman Kaplan’s white collar defense department in its Elite category in New York, Chambers describes the firm as “extremely responsive and very customer service-oriented” with a team that is “super smart, experienced and has great judgment.” Of Mary Mulligan, who is ranked in Band 1 of the New York white collar table, sources comment that she “digs in on behalf of her clients, represents them zealously and fights hard and persuasively for them” and “is a superb strategist...Mary thinks ten moves ahead.” Eric Corngold, also ranked within the New York white collar table, is noted for his “rare combination of fierce intelligence and great sensitivity” who “quietly changes the world for his clients without fanfare and sees around every corner.” Bonnie Baker, also listed in the New York table, is described as “super smart and super effective. She manages to juggle countless tasks seamlessly.” Mala Ahuja Harker is ranked within Chambers’ New Jersey table in its white collar category, with sources commenting that “she is incredibly effective” and “her great strategy sets her apart for her corporate clients.”

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. A description of the selection methodology can be found here. (No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.)

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