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Sixteen Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Named as 2017 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

Firm News | September 28, 2017

We are pleased to announce that 16 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2017 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/corporate, business litigation, estate & probate, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, securities & corporate finance, and tax.

Super Lawyers, which distinguishes the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state in over 70 practice areas, recognizes those who have attained significant peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars, chosen by their peers as up-and-coming lawyers, represent 2.5 percent of attorneys in New York.

“We are pleased that New York Metro Super Lawyers continues to recognize the achievements of our attorneys across several practice areas,” said Jason Grunfeld, a partner and head of client development for the firm. “The talent and exceptional skills of our attorneys are key factors in the success of the firm and our clients.”

Twelve of the firm’s attorneys were selected as New York Metro Super Lawyers. Four attorneys were selected as New York Metro Rising Stars which includes attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or have practiced for 10 years or less.

The twelve attorneys selected as 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers include:

Jonathan A. Ain (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Andrew M. Chonoles (Real Estate)
James R. Cohen (Tax)
Philip S. Gross (Tax)
Jason P. Grunfeld (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Myron Kaplan (Business/Corporate)
James R. Ledley (Estate & Probate)
David Parker (Business Litigation)
Steven R. Popofsky (Business Litigation)
Marc R. Rosen (Business Litigation)
Bruce D. Steiner (Estate & Probate)
Ross L. Yustein (Real Estate)

The four attorneys selected as 2017 New York Metro Rising Stars include:

Maurice Collada, III (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Neil A. Dubnoff (Tax)
U. Arinze Ike (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Andrew S. Katzenberg (Estate & Probate)

Kleinberg, Kaplan, Wolff & Cohen, P.C. is a leading boutique New York law firm with a deep commitment to client service, professional excellence and creative solutions. With a focus on investment-driven work, we have built an outstanding reputation in the investment funds, transactional, real estate, securities, regulatory, tax, litigation and trusts and estates arenas. Renowned for our private investment funds practice, we deliver a full suite of services to investment managers, institutional and entrepreneurial investors and businesses, as well as affluent families and individuals. Kleinberg Kaplan is extremely well positioned to execute on complex deals that integrate several practice areas and represent clients in a wide range of domestic and international matters. For more information, please visit