Firm Profile > Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP > New York, United States
Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP Offices
1325 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS
NEW YORK, NY 10019
Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP > The Legal 500 Rankings
Other key lawyers:
‘They do a good job for us in reviewing advertising and, when necessary, litigating. We are happy with their responsiveness and transparency. We find their knowledge of our area of advertising and marketing to be superb. That is certainly understandable based on their decades of experience.’
‘We have worked primarily with Andrew Lustigman, Sheldon Lustigman and to a lesser extent, Scott Shaffer over a 40 year period! To me, that’s pretty amazing. They do a good job, are fair in their billing and have a good record of success.’
Harbor Freight Tools
Direct Wines, Inc.
Housewares America, Inc.
Steve Wolosky; Andrew Freedman
Other key lawyers:
Meagan Reda; Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman; Ian Engoron; Ryan Nebel; Kenneth Mantel; Rebecca Van DerLaske
‘Olshan provides comprehensive and thorough strategy analysis for activism campaigns and knows the finer points of activist procedure cold, which is important for steering around foils like poison pills, nomination deadlines, and nomination notices. Olshan is capable of turning around quality work product on short timetables and makes managing partners available when needed.’
‘Andrew Freedman – he is laser sharp and a fighter by nature, which is exactly what you want in an activist attorney. As a first-time activist firm, having an attorney of Andy’s caliber and aggressiveness helped lend credibility and teeth to our campaign, which ultimately yielded a highly successful settlement.’
‘Associate Ian Engoron was diligent and responsive.’
‘Steve Wolosky, Andrew Freedman, and Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman are all leaders in the market.’
Ancora Advisors, LLC
Barington Capital Group, L.P.
Browning West LP
Elliott Associates, L.P.
Engaged Capital LLC
Engine Capital LP
Fir Tree Partners
GAMCO Asset Management Inc.
Hestia Capital Management, LLC
Impactive Capital LP
Land & Buildings Investment Management, LLC
Legion Partners Asset Management, LLC
Lion Point Capital, LP
Marathon Partners Equity Management, LLC
Oaktree Special Situations Fund, L.P.
Sherborne Investors Management LP
Starboard Value LP
Stilwell Value LLC
Third Point Management
Velan Capital, L.P.
Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP > Firm Profile
Olshan, a law firm based in New York, represents major businesses and entrepreneurs in their most significant transactions, problems and opportunities. Olshan’s clients range from public companies, hedge, venture capital, private equity and other investment funds to entrepreneurs and private companies worldwide. Clients choose Olshan for innovative strategies and sophisticated, game-changing advice in corporate, securities law and shareholder activism, complex commercial, corporate and securities litigation, real estate, intellectual property, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, and advertising.
Main areas of practice
Shareholder activism practice group: Olshan’s shareholder activist group is widely recognized as the global premier practice in representing activist investors in contested director elections. Lawyers in the Activist group have been involved in seeking Board representation at over 650 public companies. The Activist group counsels clients on a wide variety of activist strategies, from proxy contests, consent solicitations and hostile takeovers to letter-writing campaigns and behind-the-scenes discussions with management and boards of directors.
Advertising, marketing and promotions: The advertising, marketing and promotions group attorneys are focused on serving the advertising, internet, and promotional marketing industries. Whether utilizing the latest in new digital technology to conduct a sweepstake, incorporating social media into a campaign, or delivering their message through traditional media channels, clients rely on the group for innovative and proactive legal advice that allows them to market effectively.
Corporate/securities law: Olshan’s corporate and securities law group provides experienced and creative counsel to public and private issuers, underwriters, venture capital firms and others in a variety of capital-raising transactions. Clients regularly call upon the group for its expertise in negotiating mergers and acquisitions, credit facilities and other loan transactions, venture capital financings, buyouts and ‘going private’ transactions, navigating contested proxy solicitations, forming and other matters.
Real estate: The real estate law attorneys have particular experience serving clients in the areas of major office buildings, including purchases, sales, financings, space leasing and ground leasing of office buildings, hotels and development sites, retail leasing, where the firm represents major brand retailers in leasing retail space in Manhattan and across the US, ground rent reset arbitrations and real estate joint ventures.
Litigation: The litigation group represents funds, banks and other investors involving securities fraud allegations, broker-dealer disputes, lending, and contests for corporate control. Additionally, the group includes former prosecutors who maintain a white collar defense and whistleblower practice and general commercial litigators involved in a wide array of business and contract disputes involving software development, sales of businesses, sale of goods and more.
Bankruptcy and financial restructuring: The attorneys in the bankruptcy and financial restructuring group represent or have represented creditors, creditors’ committees, debtors, trustees, bondholders, secured creditors and lenders, landlords and buyers and sellers of distressed assets and debt or equity positions in out-of-court restructurings as well as in-court insolvency cases.
Intellectual property law: The intellectual property law group offers expert counsel and litigation capabilities to enable businesses and individuals to establish, protect and exploit their trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. The trademark practice is particularly extensive.
Brand management and protection: Olshan’s brand management and protection group helps clients build strong, enduring brands and protect them from challenges throughout the world, working with clients from brand inception through all stages of marketing and development.
Tax and personal planning: Olshan’s tax and personal planning group provides skilled and sophisticated tax and financial planning services to corporations, partnerships/LLCs and other business entities, high-net-worth individuals, families and fiduciaries of complex estates and trusts.
Employee benefits: the employee benefits group meets the challenges employers face in connection with the compensation of employees and the planning and administration of employee benefits. The group assists in the design and drafting of all forms of executive compensation plans, arrangements and programs.
Employment practices: the employment practices group assists employers in managing their relationships with employees and independent contractors, including preparation of employment contracts, investigations into allegations of discrimination and harassment, counsel on workplace testing and FCRA.
|Shareholder Activism Practice Group||Steve Woloskyfirstname.lastname@example.org||212.451.2333|
|Shareholder Activism Practice Group||Andrew Freedmanemail@example.com||212.451.2250|
|Advertising, Marketing & Promotions||Andrew Lustigmanfirstname.lastname@example.org||212.451.2258|
|Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring||Michael Foxemail@example.com||212.451.2277|
|Corporate/Securities Law||Robert Friedmanfirstname.lastname@example.org||212.451.2220|
|Employee Benefits||Stephen Fersztemail@example.com||212.451.2229|
|Employment Practices||Michael Passarellafirstname.lastname@example.org||212.451.2322|
|Intellectual Property Law||Steven Gurskyemail@example.com||212.451.2385|
|Real estate||Thomas Kearnsfirstname.lastname@example.org||212.451.2273|
|Tax & Personal Planning||Warren Gleicheremail@example.com||212.451.2231|
|Brand Management & Protection||Mary Griecofirstname.lastname@example.org||212.451.2389|
|Brand Management & Protection||Andrew Lustigmanemail@example.com||212.451.2258|