Firm Awards & Recognition

Moses & Singer attorneys have achieved recognition from industry leaders, esteemed legal referral sources, publications and peers for their professionalism and responsiveness to client needs. Noted below are just some of the many honors awarded to the firm’s attorneys:

 

Moses & Singer Named Tier 1 National Firm for IT Law by U.S. News & World Report, "Best Law Firms"

Moses & Singer was named a Tier 1 National Firm for Information Technology Law by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" in 2017.  In addition to the firm's National rankings, the firm was also recognized as a Tier 1 firm in New York City for Information Technology, Litigation - Trusts & Estates and Trusts and Estates Law.

Best Lawyers® 2017

Moses & Singer Attorneys Achieve Super Lawyers Status

Moses & Singer congratulates 36 of our attorneys who were chosen for inclusion in the 2016 Metro Edition of New York Super Lawyers®.
 
Of this total, Rising Star status was awarded to 12 attorneys in the areas of Litigation, Corporate, Banking, Family Law, Healthcare and Trusts & Estates, and Criminal Defense - White Collar. This category includes lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less, based on peer reviews and first-hand observation by other lawyers in the NY Metro area.

Super Lawyers 2016

 

Moses & Singer Honored in The American Lawyer's Global Legal Awards

The American Lawyer has named Moses & Singer LLP among the honorees of the publication’s fourth annual Global Legal Awards, in the Global Finance Deal of the Year category. This honor was for the firm’s highly successful work on the private restructuring of Kaupthing Bank hf., an Icelandic bank that entered insolvency proceedings in Iceland during the financial crisis of 2008. That transaction was chosen from more than 200 nominations.

The American Lawyer 2016

 

Finance Monthly Magazine Awards Moses & Singer "Asset Protection Law Firm of the Year - USA" in its 2015 Annual Survey

Finance Monthly Magazine named Moses & Singer as the outright winner and recipient of the award for Asset Protection Law Firm of the Year - USA.  This award is specifically designed to recognize the achievements of those law firms and individuals who have assessed and successfully responded to the dynamic needs of the client.  

The voting process began with nomination forms sent to 108,000 contacts in the finance and wealth management field.  Our firm was selected based on responses from over 13,500 voters.  Voting criteria included expertise, innovation in client care,  peer recognition, accolades and demonstrated strategic thinking.

Finance Monthly Magazine 3/2015 Edition

 

Best Lawyers® Ranks Moses & Singer as a Tier 1 Firm in its 2015 “Best Law Firms” List

Moses & Singer is pleased to announce that it achieved Tier 1 status for certain practices in the list of “Best Law Firms” published by U. S. News – Best Lawyers

Among Nationally ranked firms, Moses & Singer achieved Tier 1 recognition for its practice in Information Technology Law and Trusts & Estates Law.  In Technology Law, the firm achieved Tier 2 ranking.

Within New York City, the firm again reached Tier 1 ranking for Information Technology Law, Trusts & Estates Law, and Litigation – Trusts & Estates.  In Technology Law, the firm achieved Tier 2 ranking.

Julian S. Millstein achieved outstanding recognition as 2015 Lawyer of the Year in the Tri-State Area for Information Technology Law.  In addition, the publication singled out Gideon Rothschild and Daniel S. Rubin for their practice in Trusts & Estates.

Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field and review of data submitted by law firms.

The Best Lawyers in America® 2015 Edition

 

Super Lawyers®  Announces Record Number of  Winning Moses & Singer Attorneys in 2014

Moses & Singer is pleased to announce that a total of 36 attorneys were chosen for inclusion in the 2014 Metro Edition of New York Super Lawyers®. This represents a record number of attorneys in the firm achieving Super Lawyers distinction. 

Of this total, Rising Star status was awarded to 10 attorneys in the areas of Litigation, Corporate, Banking, Family Law and Trusts & Estates.  This category includes lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or less, based on peer reviews and first-hand observation by other lawyers in the NY Metro area.

Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase process consisting of peer nominations and evaluations plus third party research.  Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

"This has been a banner year for Moses & Singer.  I am delighted that so many of our attorneys have achieved this well-deserved recognition," noted Jay Fialkoff, Managing Partner.

Super Lawyers 9/23/2014

 

Moses & Singer Awarded Honor Roll Status in BTI Brand Elite 2014 Survey

Based on a survey of corporate counsel, the BTI Consulting Group placed Moses & Singer on the honor roll of recommended law firms, placing the firm among those clients recommend first to peers and colleagues.  The BTI Brand Elite 2014 survey found that corporate counsel place Moses & Singer in an elite group of firms changing the way law firms do business. 

The BTI Brand Elite 2014 research includes law firms with the biggest imprint on corporate counsel in 9 key differentiating factors.  These factors include innovation, accomplishments in client service, premium value, client recommendations as well as other key performance measures.

In recognizing Moses & Singer, BTI surveyed over 300 of the world's most influential clients. They did not present clients with any law firm names or suggestions for the purpose of this analysis.

BTI Consulting Group, May 5, 2014

 

Moses & Singer Ranked in Top Tier in BTI Client Service A-Team Survey

Respondents to a broad-based survey of corporate counsel conducted by the BTI Consulting Group placed Moses & Singer in the BTI Client Service A-Team 2014, placing it within the top 75 firms in client service out of the 650 law firms serving large companies.  

The BTI Client Service A-Team is the only law firm ranking based  solely on direct, unprompted feedback from corporate counsel.  In-depth interviews with more than 300 corporate counsel reveal that Moses & Singer delivers better client service than over half of the firms serving the world's largest clients.  

BTI Consulting Group, December 2, 2013
 

Martindale-Hubbell Announces List of Top Rated Lawyers In New York

Moses & Singer LLP is pleased to announce that 33 of the firm's attorneys have been recognized as NY Top Rated Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell®, the prestigious legal publisher. These attorneys achieved the highest level of AV Preeminent® ratings. AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

Recognition by Martindale Hubbell is based on evaluations by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States and Canada. Ratings reflect the attorney's achievement of a Very High General Ethical Standards rating, indicating adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to practicing law. It also reflects on Legal Ability in five key areas: legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability and legal experience.

Martindale Hubbell, October 18, 2013

Super Lawyers®  Announces 2013 List of Winning Moses & Singer Attorneys

Moses & Singer is pleased to announce that twenty-three of the firm's attorneys were selected for included in the 2013 Metro Edition of Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process.  Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research.  Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

In addition, five of our hard-working associates achieved Rising Star status in the areas of Litigation, Corporate and Family Law.  This accolade goes to lawyers who are 40 or younger in practice for 10 years or less based on peer reviews and first-hand observation by other lawyers in the NY Metro area.

It is distinctly noteworthy that Gideon Rothschild was selected for inclusion in the Top 100 New York Super Lawyer list for the 2013 Metro Edition.  Lawyers listed in the Top 100 received the highest point totals in the New York Metro nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

"We are extraordinarily gratified that so many of our attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers," noted Alan Kolod, Chair of the Firm Management Committee.  Jay Fialkoff, Managing Partner agrees.  "I am especially pleased with the number of Rising Stars at the firm.  They certainly deserve this recognition for their valuable contribution."

Super Lawyers 9/23/2013 

 

Moses & Singer Attorneys Honored with 2013 Chambers USA Listing

Moses & Singer LLP is pleased to announce that Gideon Rothschild, Julian Millstein, Dov Scherzer and Avi Skoff received the distinction of being listed in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA

Dov is regarded as “an absolute expert in the area of technology and outsourcing,” practicing on both a domestic and international level. Gideon has been listed the past eight years as one of “America’s Leading Lawyers for Business” for his work with clients in the wealth management field. He is noted as an “extremely knowledgeable,” well-respected, figure in the market and is singled out as a go-to expert on estate planning and asset protection.  Julian has been listed for the past ten years for his work in outsourcing and technology, and remains a senior statesman of the legal community. He is referred to as “one of the original pioneers of the outsourcing sector."  Avi is included in a select group of "Recognised Practitioners" in the category of "New York Litigation: General Commercial."

We congratulate Dov, Gideon, Julian and Avi on this most well-deserved honor.

    Chambers USA 7/9/2013
 

Martindale Hubbell Cites Moses & Singer’s 2013 Top Rated Lawyers in “Trust & Estates”

Attorneys Carole Bass, Irving Sitnick, Daniel Rubin and Alan Kupferbergwere cited as Top Rated Lawyers in “Trust & Estates.”  Each of these attorneys achieved an AV Preeminent peer review rating.  This is the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards according to Martindale-Hubbell and American Lawyer Media, leading publishers of legal industry news and information. 

American Legal Media 5/13/2013
 

Moses & Singer Awarded Membership in BTI Brand Elite 2013

Respondents to a broad-based survey of corporate counsel placed Moses & Singer in the BTI Brand Elite 2013, earning it a place on “BTI’s Client Recommendations Honor Roll”.  Corporate counsel acknowledged Moses & Singer for its outstanding client recommendations, growth and high client satisfaction. 

The BTI Brand Elite consists of nearly 400 law firms identified by clients identify as having the best performance among 9 key factors.  This achievement is based on unaided corporate counsel feedback.  Survey participants were not presented with any law firm names or suggestions for the purpose of this analysis. 

BTI Consulting Group, April 23, 2013

Moses & Singer Cited by New York Law Journal as Ranking in the Top 1% of the NY Area’s Law Firms

The New York Law Journal, jointly with Martindale-Hubbell, cited Moses & Singer as one of the NY area’s top ranked law firms.  Only 147 firms received this distinction in the tri-state area out of over 40,000 firms considered - with only 60 firms in NY awarded this level of achievement.

The firm achieved this recognition based on having 30 partners achieve an AV® Preeminent™ rating.  Unlike other peer review ratings, this status requires obtaining a minimum of 18 recommendations from peers and judges outside of the firm for every attorney named, and is considered to be the highest consideration for professional and ethical standards.   This is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

According to Martindale-Hubbell®, a leading publisher of legal industry data, the Peer Review Ratings™ can help buyers of legal services identify, evaluate and select the most appropriate lawyer for a specific task at hand. It serves as an objective indicator that a lawyer has the highest ethical standards and professional ability and can be used by buyers of legal services to justify their hiring decisions. Combined with the Martindale-Hubbell® Client Review Ratings, self-reported professional credentials and other fact-based performance data, the Peer Review Ratings contribute to the comprehensive view of a lawyer.

New York Law Journal 4/22/2013

Moses & Singer Cited Awarded Inclusion in BTI Client Service A-Team 2013

Moses & Singer achieved inclusion in the BTI Client Service A-Team for 2013, a distinction reserved for law firms whose clients recognize them – by name and without prompting – as unparalleled leaders in client service.

The BTI Service A-Team is the only law firm ranking based 100% on independent unbiased feedback from clients – no law firm influences the results, submits nominations or provides client names.  A letter to the firm notes that, “the dedication of M&S to client service excellence has led clients to rank the firm number 69 – among the top firms serving Fortune 1000 and large organizations. Congratulations on a truly exceptional performance.  The only way to earn a score in this ranking is to be recognized, unprompted, by one of your firm’s clients as delivering client service excellence.”  

BTI Consulting Group 12/4/2012