Kleinberg Kaplan Recognized in Chambers USA 2023
Firm ranked in Hedge Funds category; four partners individually honored
New York, June 1, 2023 — Premier boutique law firm Kleinberg Kaplan announced that it has been recognized by Chambers USA 2023 as a leading firm. The firm was again included in the “Hedge Funds (USA – Nationwide)” category, and four Kleinberg Kaplan partners were individually highlighted in the “Hedge Funds (USA – Nationwide)” and “Corporate/M&A: Shareholder Activism – New York” categories.
Both Jason Grunfeld, who also heads the firm’s business development efforts, and Jamie Nash continue their streak of being named leading lawyers in the Hedge Funds category. Private Funds and Investment Management practice group chair Eric Wagner makes his debut in this year’s rankings.
Chris Davis, chair of Kleinberg Kaplan’s Investor Activism practice, was again ranked in the “Corporate/M&A: Shareholder Activism – New York” category.
As part of the editorial process, Chambers spoke with key clients who noted that Kleinberg Kaplan’s group is “very knowledgeable and able to handle multidisciplinary legal issues. [The firm] has a deep roster of lawyers for private funds and investment management issues and is extremely responsive.” Chambers also shared that “the depth of the team is great and they do an excellent job.”
“As a premier boutique law firm in the private investment funds space, we strive to provide our clients with sophisticated legal counsel and first-class service,” said Kleinberg Kaplan Managing Partner Andy Chonoles. “The Chambers’ rankings reflect the hard work, legal acumen and dedication to our clients that the firm’s lawyers demonstrate every day.”
Kleinberg Kaplan has been a leader in the funds industry for almost 50 years and is known for its representation of a variety of private funds, including several pioneers in the hedge fund industry. Its Investor Activism Practice has been ranked for years as one of the premier legal advisors to activist investors.
In addition to Chambers, Kleinberg Kaplan and its attorneys have been recognized in numerous other industry outlets, including The Legal 500: United States, IFLR1000 and U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms,” among others. The firm was also ranked as a top legal advisor catering solely to activist investors both globally and in the United States in Bloomberg’s Global Activism Market Review.
Chambers bases its rankings on extensive market research into the strengths and reputations of U.S. attorneys and law firms and is widely considered to be one of the most reputable law firm directories in the world. Interviews are conducted with clients and attorneys across the nation to enable Chambers to assess technical legal ability, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by legal clients.
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 www.kkwc.com.