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Crain’s Recognizes Dorit Ungar Black on 2020 Notable Women in Law List


New York—Dorit Ungar Black, a founding partner of Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP, has been named to Crain’s New York Business’ 2020 Notable Women in Law list. According to Crain’s, this year’s list recognizes 100 “dedicated, gifted and determined female lawyers” from the New York City metro area.

Crain’s highlighted Dorit’s lead role in putting on a multibillion-dollar damages case in a recent trial against Lehman Brothers over its massive securitizations of toxic mortgages. The trial, which addressed Lehman’s pivotal role in causing the 2008 financial collapse, resulted in a $2.4 billion damages award for investors—the largest single trial verdict resulting from the housing crisis. Crain’s also noted Dorit’s current work involving innovative, multimillion-dollar litigation against insurance carriers concerning improper Cost of Insurance rate increases.

Her full profile is available here.

Earlier this year, Dorit was named one of only 31 Litigation Trailblazers by The National Law Journal. Among other accolades, she has also been recognized as a Female Powerbroker by Law360, a Rising Star by the New York Law Journal, and a Woman Worth Watching by Profiles in Diversity Journal.  


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