Chambers USA Ranks Holwell Shuster & Goldberg as a Top Securities Litigation Firm for Institutional Plaintiffs in 2017 Guide
Founding Partner Michael Shuster Also Recognized as Leading Litigator
New York–Chambers USA has recognized Holwell Shuster & Goldberg as a leading law firm for securities litigation for institutional plaintiffs. HSG is one of only six firms included in the “Spotlight Table” for Securities Litigation: Institutional Plaintiffs, New York in the Chambers USA 2017 guide.
Rankings are based on interviews with lawyers and clients, as well as other independent research.
The six firms ranked by Chambers USA in this category are:
- Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP
- Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
- Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
- McKool Smith
- Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
- Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
According to Chambers USA, HSG is a strong litigation boutique that is particularly known for its representation of institutional plaintiffs in high-value RMBS litigation arising from the financial crisis. The firm is also known for its commercial litigation expertise, which includes handling antitrust and IP disputes.
Clients praise the firm’s “incisive braininess, immediate responsiveness, tenacity, unparalleled writing skills and superior oral advocacy,” and describe the firm as having a “strong team from top to bottom.”
HSG co-founder Michael Shuster was also recognized by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer for general commercial litigation and securities litigation in New York. He was honored for his broad-based civil litigation work, which includes notable expertise on behalf of institutional plaintiffs in RMBS litigation. He is described by clients to Chambers as "incredibly cool on his feet" and "an excellent litigator all around: very client-focused and very good at meeting the day-to-day needs of matters and the client's overall goals."
The firm’s complete Chambers rankings are available here.