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June 14th, 2016
Frankfurt Kurnit in Chambers 2016
For the twelfth consecutive year Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognized Frankfurt Kurnit. Chambers USA ranked us for our: Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory, Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright, Media & Entertainment: Entertainment Litigation, and Media & Entertainment: Film, Music, Television & Theater work.
On our advertising practice:
What the team is known for: "A top-tier advertising and marketing practice that advises clients on state and federal regulatory compliance and a comprehensive range of transactional matters. Acts for clients from a range of industries including consumer products, fashion and entertainment."
Strengths (Quotes from clients): "An excellent firm with great lawyers"
Significant clients: Staples, Mars, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, PepsiCo, The Clorox Company.
On our media and entertainment practice:
What the team is known for: "Handles an array of litigation matters in the media and entertainment area, with a particular focus on copyright infringement claims and right of publicity disputes ... renowned for its work in theater and film, but also known for its growing presence in television work. Also experienced representing clients in the fashion, publishing, digital media, music and news spaces."
Strengths (Quotes from clients): "They are an outstanding firm when it comes to theater, film and TV."... "All around, they are just great lawyers and really good people."
Significant clients: Robert De Niro, The Tribeca Film Festival, RatPac Documentary Films, Gannett Company, Time.
On our intellectual property practice:
What the team is known for: "Well-regarded trademark and copyright specialists with wide-ranging experience representing clients in the fashion, entertainment and media spaces. Regularly engaged to advise high-profile clients on brand management, and IP issues relating to commercial transactions and litigation."
Strengths (Quotes from clients): "A very good IP boutique"
Significant clients: Bonhams & Butterfields, Pernod-Ricard, National Hockey League, Newsweek, Scholastic.
Chambers praised the following Frankfurt Kurnit attorneys individually: Tanya Forsheit, Jeffrey A Greenbaum, Richard B Heller, Richard Hofstetter, Candice Kersh, Mark Merriman, Brian Murphy, Edward H Rosenthal, Terri Seligman, and Maura Wogan, and listed Rick Kurnit as a 'Star Individual'.
The Best Lawyers in America 2018
Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" ranked Frankfurt Kurnit nationally in "Tier 1" in Advertising, Copyright, Entertainment - Motion Pictures and Television, and Trademark Law, "Tier 2" in Litigation - Intellectual Property, Media Law, and Trusts & Estates Law, and "Tier 3" in Commercial Litigation and Regulatory
August 15 2017
Frankfurt Kurnit Duffers Defend Their Crown
Congratulations to Hayden Goldblatt, John Harris, Jeff Marks and Alan Sacks for their third straight tournament win at the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest Michael Rothenberg Memorial Golf Outing. The event took place at the Bethpage State Park's Red Course.
July 27 2017
The Best Law Firms for Women, 2017
Forbes featured Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz in its report on the best law firms for women: “among the firms with women holding top positions is Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz…whose roster of equity partners is 38% women. Its non-equity partners are 33% female. Overall, women hold 75% of the spots on the management committee.”
The American Lawyer and ABA Journal also mentioned Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz in their coverage of Working Mother Magazine’s annual list of the “Best Law Firms for Women”. The American Lawyer coverage is here. (Article behind a paywall), and the ABA Journal coverage is here.
July 26 2017