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Holwell Shuster & Goldberg Ranked Highly in Benchmark Litigation 2014


New York—Holwell Shuster & Goldberg LLP was recently recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2014 as a leading national commercial litigation firm. In addition, the firm was ranked as “highly recommended” in New York and “highly recommended” for plaintiff-litigation – New York in the Benchmark Plaintiff 2014 guide.

Michael Shuster, co-founder of the firm, was named a 2014 Litigation Star for the fourth year in a row. With more than 25 years of experience litigating the most complex commercial matters, Mike is widely recognized as one of New York’s leading trial lawyers. Chambers USA has ranked him as a leading litigator in New York every year since 2005.

Benchmark cites a peer who calls Mike “a big player,” adding that “Michael, and his new firm as [a] whole, get a huge amount of work in the plaintiff area. They have filed about 15 cases against banks! This is a firm that didn’t exist a year ago and now they are growing in stature phenomenally.”

Since its inception, HSG has become a leading litigation boutique on the strength of its founding partners and their unique experience with securities litigation and other high-stakes commercial matters. The firm’s three name partners—Richard J. Holwell, Mike Shuster, and Daniel P. Goldberg—practiced together at White & Case in the 1990s, with Rick and Mike leading the global litigation practice. The fourth founding partner of the firm, Dorit Ungar Black, practiced with Mike and Dan at Kasowitz Benson.

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