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Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022

Firm News | August 19, 2021

Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®  2022 edition. Several firm attorneys were listed in the 28th edition of The Best Lawyers in America and in the second annual Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch categories.

The Best Lawyers in America® 2022

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

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2022

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

This marks the 5th consecutive year that both James R. Ledley and Bruce D. Steiner have been selected for inclusion in the Trusts & Estates practice area.

Recognition by Best Lawyers 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 The Best Lawyers in America, Kleinberg Kaplan has been recognized in numerous other industry outlets, including Chambers USAThe Legal 500: United States, IFLR1000, and in HFMWeek’s Service Provider Awards. The firm was also ranked fifth among legal advisers catering solely to activist investors in the United States and sixth globally for the same in Bloomberg’s H1 2021 Global Activism Market Review.

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