New York (November 9, 2020) — Kostelanetz & Fink has been selected “Law Firm of the Year” in “Litigation – Tax” by Best Lawyers for its 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” initiative.
The Best Lawyers’ “Law Firm of the Year” designation is given to firms that the rankings agency deems have shown “impressive overall performance in its research of a given practice area, representing a significant showing in the 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” initiative.” Best Lawyers selects one firm per year for “Law Firm of the Year” in the practice area of Litigation – Tax.
Already this year, eight Kostelanetz & Fink attorneys were recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The K&F lawyers selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America by their peers are:
- Megan Brackney for Tax Law in New York;
- Caroline D. Ciraolo for Litigation and Controversy – Tax and Tax Law in Washington, DC;
- Robert S. Fink for Litigation and Controversy – Tax and Tax Law in New York;
- Yoram Keinan for Tax Law in New York;
- Sharon L. McCarthy for Criminal Defense: White Collar in New York;
- Claude M. Millman for Commercial Litigation in New York;
- Bryan C. Skarlatos for Litigation and Controversy – Tax and Tax Law in New York.
Additionally, Stephen Josey has been listed by Best Lawyers as “One to Watch” for Commercial Litigation in New York.
K&F has been recognized by Best Lawyers for more than 10 years. The firm has been ranked as a Tier 1 National “Best Law Firm” in three categories: Tax Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Litigation – Tax. The firm has also been recognized nationally in Commercial Litigation. In New York, the firm has been recognized in Tier 1 in four categories: Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Tax Law, Litigation – Tax, and Commercial Litigation. K&F’s Washington, D.C. office has been recognized in Tier 1 for Litigation – Tax and in Tier 2 for Tax Law.
According to Best Lawyers, its lists are “compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation.” Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
About Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP
Over the past 75 years, Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, has built a global reputation as the law firm of choice for clients facing high-stakes controversies and negotiations with government agencies. K&F attorneys have unparalleled experience in tax controversies and white-collar criminal defense and are regularly called upon to handle the most challenging and sensitive cases and internal investigations. An important part of the firm’s practice includes tax and estate planning, commercial litigation, government procurement, and government contracting.