Lowenstein Sandlers PC is a law firm headquartered in New York, United States. It is an AmLaw 200 firm with around 270 attorneys in three facilities (Palo Alto and Roseland being the other two). The firm was founded in 1961. Since its inception it has been regarded as one of the top of the line business law firms that represents private as well as public companies. Furthermore, they have clients in the financial and education sector and are much known for their extensive involvements in the different educational forums.
In terms of the attorney headcount, Lowenstein Sandlers is at the 168th number in the United States. According to the survey by AmLaw 200, they are ranked 136th in terms of profit per attorney. Lowenstein Sandlers also sponsors STRIDE – Advancing Women in Business, which is an initiative taken by the firm in promoting better leadership opportunities to women in business.
There is a wide range of legal practices that Lowenstein Sandlers practices in. They work closely with investors and entrepreneurs, and also have quite a few clients from the corporate industry. This firm offers comprehensive services in the bankruptcy and litigation matters, all across the United States. Some of the best services in investment management are provided by the firm and they specialize in analyzing acquisitions and mergers. Other areas of expertise include environmental law, insurance coverage, white collar crimes, employee/employment benefits and real estate. Many of the partners of Lowenstein Sandlers are appointed at quite strong positions in the United States government.
A legal firm is judged by the kind of recognitions and awards it has been awarded. Lowenstein Sandlers is definitely a winner in this department. Last year, the Chambers USA ranked the firm number one in Corporate Practice, Litigation, Environmental Practice and Bankruptcy/Restructuring. The Legal 500 (2011) recommended the firm for Investment Fund Formation, a consecutive fourth time. According to the U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firms (2011 – 2012), Lowenstein Sandlers has a tier 1 national ranking for the practice in Private Funds and Hedge Funds Law.