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Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America

Firm News | August 21, 2020

Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan has been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2021 edition. Several firm attorneys were listed in the Best Lawyers in America and in the inaugural Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch categories.

Best Lawyers in America 2021

  • Philip Gross (Tax Law)
  • Jeffrey B. Kolodny (Trusts & Estates)
  • James R. Ledley (Trusts & Estates)
  • David Parker (Commercial Litigation)
  • Bruce D. Steiner (Trusts & Estates)

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2021

  • Jacob Bitton (Corporate Law)
  • Joshua K. Bromberg (Commercial Litigation)
  • Kristen P. Klempner (Banking & Finance Law)
  • Deborah Taeid (Tax Law)
  • Matthew F. Tominey (Tax Law)

Recognition by Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer review. Their methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Their “Ones to Watch” awards are recognitions given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States. “Ones to Watch” recipients typically have been in practice for 5-9 years.

In addition to Best Law Lawyers in America, Kleinberg Kaplan has been recognized in numerous other industry outlets, including Chambers USAThe Legal 500: United States, the IFLR1000, and in HFMWeek’s Service Provider Awards. The firm was also ranked third among legal advisers catering solely to activist investors both globally and in the United States in Bloomberg’s H1 2020 Global Activism Market Review.

About Kleinberg Kaplan

Described as “Wall Street’s best-kept secret” (US Legal 500), 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