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

Best Lawyers in America (2008 - 2016)
• Two of our litigation partners, Douglas S. Eakeley and Michael B. Himmel named among the country's top "bet-the-company litigators"

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2015)
• #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 

    The Legal 500 (2015)
    • "Recommended" for Investment Fund Formation and Management: Alternative/Hedge Funds (National) (for the ninth 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 (2016)
    • Recognized in the following practice areas: 
        - Antitrust Law
        - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
        - Commercial Litigation
        - Corporate Law
        - Criminal Defense: White Collar
        - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
        - Environmental Law
        - Franchise Law
        - Insurance Law
        - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
        - Litigation – Antitrust
        - Litigation - Bankruptcy
        - Litigation - Construction
        - Litigation - Environmental
        - Litigation – First Amendment
        - Litigation - Intellectual Property
        - Litigation - Labor & Employment
        - Litigation – Securities
        - Litigation – Trusts & Estates
        - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
        - Mergers & Acquisitions Law
        - Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
        - Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
        - Real Estate Law
        - Securities/Capital Markets Law
        - Securities Regulation
        - Tax Law
        - Trusts & Estates Law
        - Venture Capital Law 

    Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) (2015)
    • Listed among the preeminent patent practices in IAM's Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2015  
    • 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 (2015)
    • Ranked among top patent firms based on number of patents issued in 2014

    Private Asset Management (PAM) Magazine (2013-2015)
    • Received "Best Law Firm - Client Service" award for three consecutive years

    BTI Client Service A-Team (2015)
    • Recognized for outstanding client service to Fortune 1000 companies

    World Trademark Review (2012 - 2015)
    • 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 five 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 - 2015)
    • 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 (2015)
    • Ranked 29th among AmLaw 200 firms for pro bono work in 2014

    Thomas L. Sager Award (2014)
    • This award, given by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA), recognizes the companies, law firms, and individuals who demonstrate excellent leadership in legal departments and the practice of law across the country.

    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, 2012-2015)
    • Named one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey

    Working Mother (2009, 2013-2015) 
    • Named to the Working Mother & Flex-Time Lawyers 50 Best Law Firms for Women

    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 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

    Gary M. Wingens
    Chairman and Managing Partner