September 21, 2015

Bernstein Liebhard LLP is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s partners – Stanley D. Bernstein, Jeffrey M. Haber, U. Seth Ottensoser and Felecia L. Stern – have been named to 2015 list of Super Lawyers in the New York Metro area by Super Lawyers Magazine.

In addition, Senior Counsel Dana Statsky Smith and Associates Gabriel G. Galletti, Laurence J. Hasson, James M. Weir, Heather V. Lynch, and Peter J. Harrington have been named to the New York Metro Rising Stars list, which includes less than 2.5 percent of lawyers in New York who are either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for ten years or less.

Five of the firm’s partners have previously been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine:  Mr. Bernstein (2007-2009; 2012-2014); Mr. Haber (2008-2010;2012-2014), Mr. Ottensoser (2010 and 2012-2014); Ms. Stern (2011-2014); and Partner Michael S. Bigin (2013 – “Rising Stars” list).  This is also the third consecutive year that Super Lawyers Magazine named Ms. Stern as one of the Top Women Attorneys in the New York Metro Area.

Additionally, three of the firm’s partners have been named in the Super Lawyers Business Edition:  Mr. Bernstein (2013); Mr. Haber (2011, 2013, 2014); and Mr. Ottensoser (2011, 2013, 2014).

Only five percent of the lawyers in New York are named by Super Lawyers.  The selections for Super Lawyers are made by their research team, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division.  Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process.  Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research.  Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

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