Home > Olshan Frome Wolosky > Offices > Office Profile


Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP

  - Office Profile
 





                  Firm Logo for Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP 

A Professional Limited Liability Company

New York, New York Office
View all offices

Park Avenue Tower, 65 East 55th Street
New York, New York  10022

(New York Co.)

Telephone: 212-451-2300
Fax: 212-451-2222
http://www.olshanlaw.com

Profile Visibility
#28 in weekly profile views out of 9,373 law firms in New York, New York
#316 in weekly profile views out of 280,124 total law firms Overall


Bankruptcy LawBusiness Law
Commercial LitigationCorporate Law
Real Estate Law
 
               Learn More

 


About this office:

Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP, a law firm based in New York, represents major businesses and entrepreneurs for 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 and shareholder activism, complex commercial, corporate and securities litigation, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, real estate, intellectual property and advertising. Olshan is recognized by The National Law Journal as one of the top 20 midsize law firms in the U.S. on the "2012 Midsize Hot List". 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.

PRACTICE AREAS:

Olshan's Corporate group represents public and private issuers, underwriters and investors, including hedge funds, venture capital firms, investment advisers and high net worth individuals. Representation of issuers includes serving as general and special counsel for a large and diverse group of public companies listed on the NYSE, NYSE Amex and NASDAQ stock exchanges.

Our Activist group is widely recognized as the nation's premier practice in representing activist investors in contested director elections. Lawyers in the Activist group have been involved in seeking Board representation at over 300 public companies. The Activist group counsels clients on a wide variety of activist strategies, from proxy contests, consent solicitations and hostile takeovers to letter-writing campaigns and behind-the-scenes discussions with management and boards of directors.

The Litigation group represents funds, banks and other investors involving securities fraud allegations, broker-dealer disputes, lending, and contests for corporate control. Additionally, the group includes former prosecutors who maintain a white collar defense and whistleblower practice and general commercial litigators involved in a wide array of business and contract disputes involving software development, sales of businesses, sale of goods, executive raiding, real estate, partnership, restrictive covenants, licensing, trademark and copyright.

The Real Estate group's clients include purchasers and sellers in sale and exchange transactions, developers and borrowers of construction and permanent financing for projects of all types throughout the U.S., and commercial landlords and tenants. The group also represents entrepreneurs and investors capitalizing on opportunistic purchases of, or investments in, defaulted or troubled loans and projects.

Our Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring group represents creditors, creditors' committees, debtors, trustees, bondholders, secured creditors and lenders, landlords and buyers and sellers of distressed assets and debt or equity positions in restructurings and insolvency cases.

The Intellectual Property group offers expert counsel and litigation capabilities to enable businesses and individuals to establish, protect and exploit their trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.

The Advertising, Marketing & Promotions group focuses on advertising and marketing law including advertising clearance, promotions, contests, sweepstakes and social media programs, regulatory investigations and litigation, consumer fraud defense, advertising litigation, competitor challenges, direct marketing, health and dietary supplements law, privacy issues, direct marketing, and telecommunications marketing.

The Tax & Personal Planning group provides sophisticated tax and financial planning services to corporations, partnerships/LLCs and other business entities, high net worth individuals, families, fiduciaries of complex estates and trusts and not-for-profit clients.

The Employment Practices group assists employers in managing their relationships with employees and independent contractors, including preparation of employment contracts, investigations into allegations of discrimination and harassment, counsel on workplace testing and FCRA compliance, and training on employment law. The group represents companies ranging in size from a handful of employees to workforces in the thousands.

The Employee Benefits group meets the challenges employers face in compensating employees and planning and administering employee benefits. The group assists in the design and drafting of all forms of executive compensation and qualified retirement plans.

The Insurance Coverage group assists insurers and insureds on coverage issues relating to insurance obligations including directors and officers, general liability, commercial property, commercial crime, benefit plans, employment practices, and other forms of insurance.

The Not-for-Profit group advises not-for-profit clients, including prominent U.S. and foreign charities, family foundations and religious organizations, on by-law and governance best practices, conflicts of interest, and transactions, and also assists clients in negotiating joint venture and partnership arrangements.

RECOGNITION:

Chambers USA 2012. Three Olshan partners were selected by this guide to the legal profession in the following categories: Andrew B. Lustigman and Adam Z. Solomon, Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory; and Samuel P. Ross, Real Estate.

Super Lawyers 2011. Sixteen of our attorneys were selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers, one to Rising Stars.

Best Lawyers in America 2013. Steve Wolosky was selected by his peers for inclusion in this widely-recognized guide in the Securities/Capital Markets category and Eric Goldberg was selected for the Real Estate category.

Martindale-Hubbell. Many of our attorneys are AV rated, the highest rating possible by this respected national directory.



 

Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Activist PracticeAdvertising Business Litigation
Advertising ClearanceAdvertising Enforcement, Investigations & Litigation
Advertising, Marketing & PromotionsAir Rights Law
Anti-CounterfeitingAppellate Practice
ArbitrationBankruptcy & Financial Restructuring
Bankruptcy LitigationBusiness Tort Litigation
Commercial CondominiumsCompetitor Advertising Litigation
Construction LawConsumer Fraud Defense
Contract LitigationConveyancing & Property Financings
Corporate FinanceCorporate Governance
Corporate/Securities LawDebt Restructuring
Development - Office, Residential & HotelDigital Intellectual Property
Direct Marketing LawDirectors & Officers Litigation
Distressed InvestingDistressed Property Workouts
Emerging Company PracticeEmployee Benefits
Employment LitigationEmployment Practices
Food, Drug, Dietary Supplement & Cosmetic AdvertisingGarage & Parking Leasing
Ground LeasesInsurance Coverage Law
Intellectual Property LawIntellectual Property Litigation
Intellectual Property TransactionsInternet & Mobile Marketing Law
Joint Ventures & Strategic AlliancesLitigation
Media, Entertainment & Technology LitigationMergers & Acquisitions Law
Office, Warehouse & Specialty LeasingPrivacy Law
Private Equity & Venture CapitalReal Estate Joint Ventures
Real Estate LawReal Estate Litigation
Regulatory Investigations & LitigationRetail Leasing
Securities & Capital Markets LitigationSecurities Law & Capital Markets
Shareholder Activist LitigationSocial Media Law
Sweepstakes & Contests LawTax & Personal Planning
Technology LawTelephone Consumer Protection Act Lawsuit Defense
Trademark ProsecutionWhite Collar Defense & Investigations


Statement of Practice Summary:
Advertising and Marketing; Corporate; Securities Law; Capital Markets; Mergers and Acquisitions; Venture Capital; Proxy Contests; Litigation; Securities Regulation; Real Estate; Commercial Litigation; Tax Law; Estate Planning; Intellectual Property; Bankruptcy; Business Restructuring; Licensing; Employment Law; Employee Benefits; Insurance Coverage; Nonprofit Organizations Law.

Documents by Lawyers at this office
Subscribe to this feed

Genco Shipping: Valuation Lessons Learned From "Underwater” Equity
Michael S. Fox,Adam H. Friedman,Jordanna L. Nadritch, September 23, 2014
Valuation is a balance of art and science. In the bankruptcy context, valuation determines which constituents are entitled to a recovery and which are not, making it a centerpiece of the restructuring process. In In re Genco Shipping & Trading, Ltd. the federal bankruptcy court in New York...

SEC Announces Aggressive Enforcement Action Against Delinquent Schedule 13D/13G and Form 4 Filers
Spencer G. Feldman,Michael R. Neidell, September 23, 2014
On September 10, 2014, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced charges against 28 officers, directors and significant shareholders for federal securities law violations stemming from their failure to timely file Forms 4 and Schedules 13D and 13G with the SEC.¹ In addition, six...

Second Circuit Court of Appeals Looks at “Commercial Reality” in Deciding Lehman / Barclays Dispute
Adam H. Friedman,Jonathan T. Koevary, August 13, 2014
In a closely watched dispute impacting creditors of the Lehman Brothers, Inc. (“LBI”) bankruptcy estate, on August 5, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that while “ambiguities” existed in the expedited sale of Lehman’s brokerage business to...




Year Established: 1963


All Members and Associates are Members of the New York State Bar Association.



Return to the Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP Firm Overview


 

Complete a Client Review


Have you recently worked with this firm? Share your experience as a Client of this firm and complete a Client Review to help others make an informed choice when hiring legal counsel.
 
 

Compare this Firm

Compare this firm to other firms in your Favorites.
 

Add firm to Favorites

As a registered user of martindale.com Connected, you can add firms to your list of Favorites. You can securely add comments and compare the firms in your Favorites.