In the most recent editions of the following prestigious publications, Lowenstein Sandler has received numerous top rankings and awards.

Best Lawyers in America (2008 - 2014)
• Three of our litigation partners, Douglas S. Eakeley, Michael B. Himmel and Ira Lee Sorkin named among the country's top "bet-the-company litigators"

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2014)
• #1 ranking (tie) for Corporate practice
• #1 ranking (tie) for Litigation: General Commercial, Insurance and White Collar Crime & Government Investigations practices
• #1 ranking (tie) for Environmental practice
• #1 ranking (tie) for Bankruptcy/Restructuring
• Additional practices cited for excellence:
• Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
• Employment
• Intellectual Property
• Real Estate
• Investment Funds: Venture Capital  

The Legal 500 (2014)
• "Recommended" for Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds (National) (for the eighth consecutive year)
• "Recommended" for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
• "Recommended" for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: M&A: Middle-Market

U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms (2013)
• Recognized in the following practice areas: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Criminal Defense: White Collar – Governmental Investigations & Litigation; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Environmental Law; Insurance Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy; Litigation - Construction; Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation; Litigation - Environmental; Litigation – First Amendment; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Securities; Litigation – Trusts & Estates; Media & First Amendment Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Private Equity Law; Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law; Real Estate Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; Securitization and Structured Finance Law; Tax Law; Trusts & Estates Law and Venture Capital Law

Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) (2014)
• Listed among the preeminent patent practices in IAM's Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2014  
• The chair of our Intellectual Property practice, Mark P. Kesslen, and partners Stephen R. Buckingham, Daniel Ovanezian, Robert  J. Paradiso, and Marina Portnova were individually recognized among leading global patent practitioners

Intellectual Property Today (2014)
• Ranked among top patent firms based on number of patents issued in 2013

Private Asset Management (PAM) Magazine (2013-2014)
• Received "Best Law Firm - Client Service" award for two consecutive years

BTI Client Service A-Team (2013)
• Recognized for outstanding client service to Fortune 1000 companies

World Trademark Review (2012 - 2014)
• Listed among the preeminent trademark practices in World Trademark Review 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals
• The chair of our Trademark Enforcement & Prosecution group, Vanessa A. Ignacio, individually recognized among leading global trademark practitioners

Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst (2010 - 2013)
• Ranked among the most active law firms in the nation for the number of private equity and venture capital deals negotiated and closed in 2009-2012

The Deal (2007 - 2014)
• Annually ranked among the most active bankruptcy departments in the nation
• Billed as #1 top national law firm to represent unsecured creditors (September, 2013)

The AmLaw Daily (2014)
• Ranked 30th among AmLaw 200 firms for pro bono work in 2013

Hispanic National Bar Association Pro Bono Award (2012)
• Received inaugural HNBA Pro Bono Award (large firm category), recognizing the firm's achievements and contributions to the Hispanic legal community and the Latino community generally

NJBiz (2010, 2012-2014)
• Named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey

American Heart Association (2010-2014)
• Selected by the American Heart Association as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite 

Corporate Counsel (2009 - 2012)
• Selected as a "Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies" for litigation, intellectual property and employment & labor

PrivateRaise.com and Placement Tracker (2008 - 2012)
• Consistently ranked among the nation's leading firms for representing placement agents in Private Investments in Public Equity (PIPE) transactions and for representing PIPE investors

New Jersey Law Journal Pro Bono Ranking (2006 - 2013)
• Ranked first in the state for pro bono work for eight consecutive years

American Conference on Diversity "Humanitarian of the Year" (2011)
• Lowenstein Sandler was named 2011 "Humanitarian of the Year" by the American Conference on Diversity. This honor is awarded to individuals or companies that have exhibited a record of philanthropy, self-sacrifice or business and personnel practices that contribute to the welfare of others regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, cultural background or national origin


Elizabeth Kluhspies
Chief Marketing Officer