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November 14, 2017
Richard Brand, co-chair of the firm’s Corporate Group, has been selected for inclusion in the 2017 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. This annual list represents “the most elite distinction in the profession, covering the best of the best in all practice areas.”
Brand is widely recognized as a leading advisor to public companies, hedge funds, private equity firms and investment banks. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, takeover preparedness and defense, shareholder activism and defense, general corporate advisory work and securities offerings. Described by The American Lawyer as "a takeover and defense specialist" who is "no stranger to billion-dollar deals," Brand was named a New York “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine each year from 2011 to 2017 for his corporate practice. He is a member of the advisory board of The Harvard Law School's Program on Corporate Governance, and in 2016 was recognized by Columbia Law School’s Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership as a Rising Star of Corporate Governance. To view his Lawdragon profile, click here.
Selections to the Lawdragon 500 are made from a combination of editorial research, law firm nominations and online nominations, and are limited to no more than 500 lawyers in the country. This is the publication’s 12th year of recognizing lawyers throughout the U.S. who are defining best practices in the law.