Pryor Cashman Sherman & Flynn

7 Times Square

New York, NY 10036-6569
Phone: 212-421-4100
Fax: 212-326-0806
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About the Firm

Pryor Cashman Sherman & Flynn is now known as Pryor Cashman LLP. A mid-sized law firm, with offices conveniently situated in New York City and Los Angeles, the firm specializes in trusts and estates, tax, real estate, labor and employment, digital media, corporate, China practice, banking and finance. With over 125 attorneys, Pryor Cashman LLP believes in getting the job done for its clients with efficiency and integrity. Most of the attorneys are bi-lingual, providing first-class legal services to their clients in 94 different practice areas. As recently as 2011, the firm was ranked 66th in New York Law Journal listing of the “100 Largest Private Law Offices” in the state of New York.
Gideon Cashman is the chairman and partner with Pryor Cashman LLP. A graduate of Columbia University School of Law, he specializes in real estate, intellectual property and litigation, media and communications and entertainment. He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association (ABA). Ronald H. Shechtman is the managing partner with Pryor Cashman LLP.  A graduate of New York University School of Law, his areas of specialization are family law, corporate, intellectual property, executive compensation, ERISA and employee benefits, entertainment, media and communication, litigation and labor and employment laws. He is qualified to plead before the U.S. Supreme Court and the New York state bar, amongst other courts of law. In addition, to being an author of various scholarly articles, he is also an Adjunct Professor of Labor Law at his alma mater, the New York University School of Law.
The firm encourages both its associates and partners to do pro bono work. If an associate is involved in pro bono work, a partner oversees the case. Over the years, the firm has provided pro bono services to organizations like Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, NYC Corporation Counsel, Legal Aid, inMotion, and Human Rights First.

Pryor Cashman Sherman and Flynn LLP is a premiere law firm located in New York. Its ability to adapt to fast changing business trends has made it one of the most successful firms. Pryor Cashman Sherman and Flynn LLP is known for efficiency and unique innovative approach in corporate legal matters. Diversity and a wide portfolio of legal services give a major competitive edge. On the same hand, the firm’s extensive legal history spreading over a time span of 49 years ranks it amongst the top firms in the country. It provides quality legal services in over 94 practice areas. Banking and finance law, china practice law, intellectual property law, litigation, real estate law, tax law, immigration law, and investment management law are a few of the main practice areas.
The firm was established by Pete Pryor, David, and Gideon Cashman in 1963. These young attorneys from Columbia law school built the firms foundation with hard work, integrity, and devotion to legally helping the corporate sector. After all these years, Pryor Cashman Sherman and Flynn LLP still stands to its core values. The firm has hired leading attorneys from all states who are recognized in their field of specialization. Client cases receive in depth analysis and are reviewed by specialist attorneys, client’s ideas and point of view are considered an important input. This has enabled the firm to gain trust and ensure clients are with them through every step of the legal process. Pryor Cashman Sherman and Flynn LLP has numerous client recommendations based on trust and friendship. They are known for creative legal solutions at affordable costs, no matter how complex a case may seem the firm keeps costs at a minimum level.
Apart from its professional legal services, the firm is also a key player in the field of pro bono work. It is proud to offer free legal services for underprivileged groups in the society. Free legal counseling and case assessments are accessible for all citizens in the society. Pryor Cashman Sherman and Flynn LLP is currently a member of the following organizations: human rights first, inMotion, Legal Aid, Volunteer Lawyers, and NYC Corporation.


Firm Locations

Areas of Law

  • Banking and Finance
  • Acquisition Financings
  • Asset Based Lending
  • Bank Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Bank Regulatory and Administrative Law Issues
  • Construction Lending
  • Contested Administrative Proceedings and Litigation: Banking
  • Corporate Trust: Defaults and Bankruptcies
  • Corporate Trust: General Representation
  • Entertainment and Film Production Financings
  • Financial Institutions Group
  • Investment Company Financings
  • Investment Management Practice
  • Mezzanine Lending
  • Middle Market Lending
  • Real Estate Financing
  • Securities and Corporate Finance
  • Securitizations
  • Syndicated Lending
  • Tax Exempt Bond Financing
  • Bankruptcy Related Counseling and Support in Commercial and Business Transactions
  • Bankruptcy and Workouts: Tax
  • Bankruptcy Court Litigation and Appeals
  • Special Representations: Debtors, Creditors Committees, Trustees and Special Fiduciaries
  • China Practice
  • Corporate
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Apparel, Fashion and Textile
  • Art and Museum Law
  • Cemetery Law
  • Charities and Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Complex Contract and Commercial Litigation
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • General Business Law (including choice of entity)
  • German Practice
  • Internet and E Commerce Law
  • Licensing
  • Life Sciences
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Private Equity Investments
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, Buyouts and Dispositions: Tax
  • Partnerships and Joint Ventures: Real Estate
  • Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies and Other Pass Through Entities: Tax
  • Private Equity and Hedge Funds: Tax
  • Publishing
  • Regulatory, Corporate Compliance and Internal Investigations
  • REITs
  • Restaurant, Food and Beverage
  • Securities Litigation
  • Technology
  • Digital Media
  • Copyright
  • Intellectual Property, Copyright and Trademark Litigation
  • Music
  • Music Litigation
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Entertainment, Media and Communications
  • Anti Counterfeiting
  • Celebrity Branding
  • Employment Executive Talent: Entertainment
  • Entertainment, Film and Sports: Tax
  • Motion Picture and Television Talent
  • Motion Picture, Corporate Media and Entertainment
  • Sports
  • Theater
  • Executive Compensation, ERISA and Employee Benefits
  • Employment Agreements and Compensation
  • Plans Relating to Benefits, Stock and Compensation
  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • False Advertising
  • Trademark
  • Trade Secret Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Discrimination and Harassment Issues
  • Human Resources Counseling
  • Labor Management Relations
  • Restrictive Covenants, Trade Secrets and Duty of Loyalty
  • Terminations and Severance Arrangements
  • Wage and Hour Claims
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appeals
  • Criminal, White Collar, Administrative, Enforcement and Regulatory Defense
  • Hospitality Litigation
  • Privacy and Defamation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Tax Controversies
  • Trusts and Estates Litigation
  • Personal Representation
  • Personal and Wealth Planning
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Trusts and Estates: General Representation
  • Real Estate
  • Condominiums and Cooperatives
  • Development, Acquisitions and Sales
  • Hotel Group
  • Leasing
  • Real Estate: Tax
  • Real Estate Development Tax Incentives (New York)
  • Tax
  • International Tax Planning
  • State and Local Tax
  • Trusts & Estates

Office Location

Pryor Cashman Sherman & Flynn LLP

7 Times Square

New York,NY,10036-6569
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