Firm Continues to Earn Top-Tier Rankings in The Legal 500 United States 2024 Edition

June, 2024 - New York, New York

The 2024 Edition of The Legal 500 United States has once again ranked Patterson Belknap as a top-tier firm for Advertising and Marketing: Litigation and Tax: Not-for-Profit (Fortune 1000 Private Foundations, National Trade Associations, and Charities).


The Legal 500 reports: "Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP handles a range of advertising and marketing litigation matters including class actions and ESG cases, and represents high-profile clients from various industries such as food and beverages, telecommunications, and household consumer goods. The practice is particularly active in Lanham Act false advertising disputes and misrepresentation matters. Heading the team is Steven Zalesin who is recognized for his extensive experience as a trial lawyer and his expertise in false advertising claims and IP issues. The group also benefits from the knowledge of Jane Metcalf who concentrates on commercial litigation, specifically focusing on false advertising claims, IP matters, class action defense, and litigation involving FDA-regulated products. Joshua Kipnees is another notable name in the firm for his work on false advertising litigation and internal investigations. All individuals mentioned are based in New York."


The Legal 500 reports: "Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP advises philanthropists, tax-exempt organizations, and other stakeholders active in a broad range of sectors, including education, art, and life sciences. In addition to advising on domestic projects and operations, the group offers support in international jurisdictions, with experience handling matters related to Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. Laura Butzel, who leads the team, works with a broad roster of clients that includes universities, corporate foundations, and religious groups. Robin Krause handles domestic and international matters across numerous sectors, including conservation, education, and healthcare. John Sare's practice focuses on matters relating to charitable gifts and endowments. Justin Zaremby handles corporate transactions for tax-exempt organizations and covers joint ventures, M&A, and restructuring. Susan Vignola has prior experience working within nonprofit institutions and advises on rules relating to lobbying and political activity. All lawyers mentioned work from the New York office."