Five BLB&G Partners Named to Lawdragon’s List of the “500 Leading Lawyers in America”
August 19, 2014
National legal periodical Lawdragon has named BLB&G partners Max Berger, Salvatore Graziano, Mark Lebovitch, Gerald Silk and David Stickney to its 2013-2014 500 Leading Lawyers in America guide. The list, which serves as one of “the most elite distinctions in the profession,” is a compilation of the “nation’s most notable and accomplished lawyers.” Selection is based on a combination of written submissions, online votes, and editorial research by Lawdragon.
According to the Lawdragon 500:
- Mr. Berger is a “legendary securities litigator” who “continues his stewardship of the world’s premier firm…with an unmatched record of massive settlements.”
- Mr. Graziano is recognized for his role as lead attorney in the $688 million combined settlement with Merck and Schering-Plough, and is characterized as a “powerful advocate for shareholder rights on his climb to elite status in the profession.”
- Mr. Lebovitch was noted for his role as the head of the firm’s corporate governance group, which has successfully “brought novel claims to protect and improve shareholder voting rights, achieving greater transparency in corporate political spending, and recovering hundreds of millions of dollars for shareholders harmed through conflicted corporate transactions.”
- Mr. Silk was described as “instrumental in the recovery of almost $6 billion in cases stemming from the subprime crisis.”
- Mr. Stickney was acknowledged for his recent recoveries in major cases, including $615 million for investors in Lehman Brothers, and more than $1 billion from Wall Street banks in cases related to mortgage-backed securities.
External Link: Click here to view the magazine (link will open in a new window)
Also of Interest
Lawdragon Again Names Seven BLB&G Partners Among the “500 Leading Lawyers in America”
Lawdragon Again Names Six BLB&G Partners Among the “500 Leading Lawyers in America”
Gerald Silk Named a Lawdragon 500 “Legend”
June 19, 2018
Lawdragon Names Six BLB&G Partners Among the “500 Leading Lawyers in America”
Lawdragon Profiles BLB&G Partner Salvatore Graziano in “Lawyer Limelight” Q&A
October 1, 2018
Benchmark Names Eight BLB&G Partners as Litigation Stars
Four BLB&G Partners Named to Benchmark "Under 40 Hot List"
August 15, 2016
Benchmark Again Names Four BLB&G Partners to Its "Under 40 Hot List"
August 1, 2017
Lawdragon Profiles Hannah Ross in “Lawyer Limelight” Q&A
December 15, 2017
ISS SCAS: BLB&G Dramatically Leads the Field with More Top Recoveries than Any Other Firm in History
February 11, 2019