- Managing Partner: Gary M Wingens
- Number of partners: 107
- Number of other lawyers: 160
Lowenstein Sandler PC is a nationally recognized corporate law firm with approximately 270 attorneys providing a full range of legal services. The firm’s commitment to its clients is demonstrated through its client-centered, serviceoriented culture. Lowenstein Sandler attorneys are regularly recognized for excellence by clients and peers in national publications, including Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Legal 500.
Main Areas of Practice:
Lowenstein Sandler has extensive experience in corporate counseling and transactional work, as well as business reorganizations. The Corporate Department provides a full range of services to clients in connection with the organization and structuring of business entities; initial public offerings and subsequent offerings; general business counseling; mergers and acquisitions; financing transactions; and investment management and derivatives. Lowenstein Sandler also provides a full range of tax and employee benefits/executive compensation services to the business community, as well as tax and estate planning for individuals.
The firm’s Litigation Department represents clients in all stages of litigation (both trial and appellate) in both state and federal courts, as well as before administrative and governmental agencies. Lowenstein Sandler has developed several prominent, nationally recognized niche practices in areas such as complex litigation, environmental litigation and toxic tort defense, insurance coverage litigation, securities litigation, and white-collar defense.
Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors’ Rights:
Lowenstein Sandler’s Bankruptcy Department has extensive experience representing debtors, trustees, secured and unsecured creditors, and investors in highprofile Chapter 11 reorganizations, out-of-court workouts, financial restructurings, and litigation. The group also frequently provides bankruptcy advice on corporate and structured finance matters, and on the acquisition of assets out of bankruptcy.
Lowenstein Sandler’s Employment Practice works with clients ranging from dynamic start-ups to multinational corporations, developing employee and labor relations strategies that address clients’ challenges and leverage their opportunities, while helping management comply with the growing array of labor and employment laws that regulate the workplace. The firm’s attorneys focus on preventing claims and on pursuing litigation strategies that enhance the ability of clients to manage their employees in an effective manner that strengthens their organizations and promotes productivity.
Lowenstein Sandler’s Environmental Law and Litigation Practice assists clients with virtually every type of lawsuit involving environmental matters in federal and state courts throughout the country. The firm counsels clients on a variety of matters including compliance and auditing; acquisitions and divestitures; site remediation; natural resource damages; toxic tort cases; occupational health and safety; and insurance coverage.
Lowenstein Sandler is one of a handful of nationally known firms that pioneered the development of insurance coverage litigation. Lowenstein Sandler Insurance Coverage attorneys have litigated coverage cases in more than 20 states, appeared for the policyholder in more than 30 reported decisions, and have collected more than $500 million in settlements and judgments. Lawyers in the practice have developed a speciality in the area of cyber-insurance, which provides coverage for such intangible exposures as system disruption, lost or damaged data, invasion of privacy, and intellectual property infringement.
Lowenstein Sandler’s national Real Estate Practice covers transactions and disputes involving investments in all types of commercial real estate. Developers and landlords, leading financial institutions (including investment advisers, private equity firms, and commercial and investment banking institutions), Fortune 100 companies, national and regional retailers, and closely held businesses all turn to Lowenstein Sandler’s Real Estate Practice for legal counsel on a wide range of sophisticated transactions involving real properties located throughout the United States.
Technology, IP & Venture Capital:
The Tech Group at Lowenstein Sandler counsels technology-driven businesses and their investors at all stages of growth and has earned a reputation for excellence in venture capital and other financing transactions. The group has closed hundreds of private company financing transactions including angel rounds, complex venture financings, bridge fundings and IPOs. Members of the Tech Group include intellectual property attorneys, and registered patent lawyers and practitioners who counsel clients on matters pertaining to intellectual property, technology and privacy law.
Trusts & Estates:
Lowenstein Sandler’s Trusts and Estates Practice helps clients preserve and pass on their families’ wealth, while minimizing taxes and assisting fiduciaries in fulfilling their duties. The group’s attorneys are skilled in fiduciary litigation, business counseling, and domestic and international business tax planning, all of which enhance both its planning and administration practices.
Lowenstein Sandler’s White-Collar Defense Group has decades of experience defending corporate and individual clients in state and federal prosecutions, as well as conducting internal investigations for private and public corporations. The group regularly defends clients in all phases of criminal proceedings, including grand jury investigations, trials and appeals.