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Firm Profile

Proskauer Rose LLP

Firm Profile

New York

Firm profile submitted by Proskauer Rose LLP

Chairman: Joseph M Leccese
Number of partners: 256

Proskauer is an international law firm recognized for its excellence both in practicing law and serving clients. Proskauer acts as trusted advisors to many of the world’s top companies, financial institutions, investment funds, not-for-profit institutions, governmental entities and other organizations across industries and borders. With 725+ lawyers in 13 offices and approximately 50 areas of practice, the firm has the capabilities, experience and creativity to guide its clients through their most important legal and business challenges. The firm’s roots go back to 1875, when it was founded in New York City. In addition to New York, the firm has offices in Beijing, Boston, Chicago, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Paris, São Paulo and Washington, DC, as well as Boca Raton, Newark and New Orleans.

Existing and potential clients come to Proskauer for a broad range of services within its corporate, labor and employment, litigation, health care, real estate, tax and private client services departments, as well as a number of industry-specific practices.

The firm’s corporate lawyers advise clients across the range of sophisticated transactions and in daily business and regulatory matters. Core practices include private investment funds; mergers and acquisitions; private equity; business solutions, governance, restructuring and bankruptcy; capital markets; finance; multi-tranche finance; hedge funds; broker-dealer and investment management regulation; and environmental.

Labor & Employment:
Proskauer has long been one of the world’s preeminent firms for labor and employment law. Its lawyers have played key roles in groundbreaking matters and legislation. Core practices include California employment law; class and collective actions; disability, accommodations and leave management; employee benefits and executive compensation; employment litigation and arbitration; ERISA litigation; french and EU labor and employment law; government contractor compliance and relations; hiring and background checks; immigration and nationality; International labor and employment; labor-management relations; non-compete and trade secrets; policies, handbooks and training; public sector; strategic corporate planning; terminations, reductions in Force & WARN Act; wage and hour and whistleblowing and retaliation.

The firm’s litigators have built a track record of success both inside and outside the courtroom. Core practices include securities litigation; sports litigation; white-collar defense and investigations; false advertising and trademark; insurance recovery and counseling; international arbitration; patent law; financial services litigation; real estate litigation; antitrust; appellate; copyright; and private equity and hedge fund litigation.

Health Care:
Proskauer takes a multidisciplinary approach to health care law, built on the foundation of its formidable experience and capabilities in the industry. The core team expands as needed to incorporate the firm’s top practitioners in a number of legal disciplines: corporate/ transactional; labor; litigation; tax; real estate; bankruptcy; regulatory; intellectual property; investigations; and technology.

Real Estate:
Proskauer represents clients in transactions relating to all areas of the real estate business. In addition to traditional real estate work, the firm has practices in private equity real estate; real estate capital markets; real estate litigation; and real estate finance.

Within its broad tax capabilities, the firm focuses on the tax aspects of investment funds, transactions and tax-exempt organizations, as well as those of employee benefits and executive compensation.

Private Client Services:
The firm’s private client services team - one of the largest of its kind - handles estate planning; estate and trust administration; charitable gift planning; fiduciary litigation; and serves as outside counsel to financial institutions and pension plans.

Industry Focus:
Proskauer is widely recognized for its industry concentrations in sports; technology, media and telecommunications; lodging and gaming; entertainment; and life sciences.


  • Eleven Times Square,
  • (Eighth Avenue & 41st Street),
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10036-8299
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  • 2049 Century Park East,
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  • Los Angeles,
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  • Boston,
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  • New Orleans,
  • Louisiana
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  • Chicago,
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