Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP announced today that Legal 500 United States 2017's ranking of leading law firms and attorneys has named the firm as leading in Advertising and Marketing. Four of the practice's partners have also been recognized as key individuals in Advertising and Marketing law: Andrew Lustigman (chair), Kyle Bisceglie, Tamara Carmichael and Scott Shaffer.
"We are thrilled to have been acknowledged again this year by Legal 500 as leading lawyers in Advertising and Marketing," said Lustigman, chair of Olshan's Advertising, Marketing & Promotions practice. "Our clients come to us with unique and challenging issues, and our talented team of lawyers consistently delivers sophisticated and innovative solutions. Recognition by our peers and clients in Legal 500 is an acknowledgement of our accomplishments for our clients."
Legal 500 noted that Olshan "specializes in sweepstakes, advertising clearances, regulatory investigations, direct marketing law, NAD matters and mobile marketing" and that "Litigation is also key for the team." Legal 500 noted Lustigman and Bisceglie's high-profile defense of Havas Worldwide and its client TD Ameritrade in a lawsuit brought by Lions Gate Entertainment involving the phrase 'Don't Put Your Old 401(k) in the Corner' in its advertising, a line similar to that used in the film Dirty Dancing. Carmichael is noted for representing Missouri Star Quilt with its Golden Ticket sweepstakes and Shaffer is noted for representation of clients in contentious issues.
Lustigman was also recently named as one of "America's Leading Lawyers for Business" in Chambers USA, Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory (Nationwide), where he's been ranked for ten consecutive years. Olshan has been consistently recognized as one of the premier mid-sized law firms in the country, including being honored as a top 20 midsize law firm in The National Law Journal's "2016 Midsize Hot List" and named to the National Law Journal's inaugural "NLJ 500" list. Other recent accolades include selection by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading law firm in Real Estate Law and General Commercial Litigation and recognition of five attorneys in their respective practice areas; U.S. News-Best Lawyers® 2017 "Best Law Firms" for Securities/Capital Markets Law, Real Estate Law, Advertising Law, and Employment Law - Management; the selection of forty attorneys to Super Lawyers® 2016 New York Metro and six attorneys to Best Lawyers in America© 2017; recognition by Legal 500 United States 2016 as a leading firm in Advertising and Marketing; and consistent top rankings across the board for Olshan's Shareholder Activism practice in every league table and publication that covers shareholder activism, including The Wall Street Journal, in conjunction with FactSet SharkRepellent, and Thomson Reuters' Global Shareholder Activism Scorecard.
Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, a law firm based in New York, represents major businesses and entrepreneurs in their most significant transactions, problems and opportunities. Olshan's clients range from public companies, hedge, venture capital, private equity and other investment funds to entrepreneurs and private companies worldwide. Clients choose Olshan for innovative strategies and sophisticated, game-changing advice in corporate, securities law, equity investment and shareholder activism, complex commercial, corporate and securities litigation, real estate, intellectual property, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, and advertising. Since its founding, Olshan has offered an alternative to the AmLaw 50 law firm business model with responsive, independent and client-focused legal counsel provided by the firm's senior lawyers.