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17 Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Named as 2023 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

Firm News | September 27, 2023 | Acquisitions and Sales | Business Restructuring and Reorganization | Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation | Estate Planning and Administration | Mergers & Acquisitions | Securities and Corporate Finance | Securities Litigation

We are pleased to announce that 17 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of Super Lawyers®, a national legal ranking. Attorneys were nominated by their peers and recognized for their outstanding professional achievement in several legal practice areas, including business litigation, estate & probate, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, securities & corporate finance, and tax.

Twelve of the firm’s attorneys were selected as New York Metro Super Lawyers and five attorneys were selected as New York Metro Rising Stars.

New York Metro Super Lawyers represent the top 5 percent of attorneys in the state in over 70 practice areas, and recognizes those who have attained significant peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars are chosen by their peers as up-and-coming lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or have practiced for 10 years or less, and represent 2.5 percent of attorneys in New York.

The 12 attorneys selected as 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers include:

Jonathan A. Ain (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Christian K. Gloger (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Philip S. Gross (Tax)
U. Arinze Ike (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Dov R. Kleiner (Bankruptcy: Business)
James R. Ledley (Estate & Probate)
David M. Levy (Business Litigation)
David Parker (Business Litigation)
Steven R. Popofsky (Business Litigation)
Marc R. Rosen (Business Litigation)
Bruce D. Steiner (Estate & Probate)
Ross L. Yustein (Real Estate)

Kleinberg Kaplan lawyers with ten or more years of recognition include James Ledley (17 years), David Parker (17), Steven Popofsky (16), Bruce Steiner (14), Marc Rosen (11),  Jonathan Ain (10), and Philip Gross (10).

The five attorneys selected as 2023 New York Metro Rising Stars include:

Maurice Collada, III (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Rita Fitch (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Moshe D. Segal (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Alex Shiekman (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Derek R. Stueben (Mergers & Acquisitions)

About Kleinberg Kaplan

Described as “Wall Street’s best-kept secret” (The Legal 500: United States), Kleinberg Kaplan is a premier boutique law firm that provides practical, business-minded legal counsel to investors, entrepreneurs and other industry leaders. With a national and international reputation for representation of private funds, the firm serves an impressive roster of clients, including investment funds and companies at all stages of their life cycles, as well as a wide variety of real estate investors, family offices and high-net-worth individuals. Kleinberg Kaplan provides a full-service platform that combines extensive Big Law experience with the personalized attention of a boutique firm, true teamwork and an entrepreneurial culture attuned to investments, building businesses and transforming ideas into successful companies. To learn more please visit