In 2008, Bernstein Liebhard LLP was named for the second consecutive year as one of only six plaintiffs’ securities class action firms listed in The Legal 500, a guide to the best commercial law firms in the United States. According to its editor, The Legal 500 is an independent guide to commercial law firms, which which can be found here, and is the largest legal referral site on the internet.

Quoting firm clients, The Legal 500 states that “[c]lients are ‘impressed by the responsiveness of the firm’, as well as by its ‘willingness to answer all our questions, and accommodate all our needs.'” One client noted that the firm always provided drafts of documents with sufficient time for pre-filing review, “‘even when pleadings were required on short notice.'” According to The Legal 500: “Name partner Stanley Bernstein is a popular attorney among clients, who appreciate his ‘candor, intelligence and responsiveness at all times, while clients single out associate Ann Lipton as ‘the primary author of an excellent brief.’