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Tannenbaum Helpern Receives Top Tier Ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ 2019 “Best Law Firms” List

12.06.2018  •  Press Release

New York, NY — Tannenbaum Helpern’s Franchise Law practice has received Tier 1 ranking in the national level as well as in the New York Metropolitan Area and the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Real Estate practices also received Tier 1 recognition in the New York Metropolitan Area.

2018 marks the fourth consecutive year that Tannenbaum Helpern’s Franchise Law, Distribution and E-Commerce practice has received top tier ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ Best Law Firm list. Led by two industry veterans Joel A. Klarreich and Andre R. Jaglom, Tannenbaum Helpern’s Franchise Law, Distribution and E-Commerce practice has decades of experience representing clients in the global distribution of goods and services, and its attorneys have deep experience in advising clients on franchise programs and systems, franchise agreements, offering circulars, pre-sale registration, non-franchise distribution networks, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, licensing agreements, e-commerce, and franchisor-franchisee and supplier-distributor disputes.

Tannenbaum Helpern’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice represents clients in an array of complex business disputes in NY State and Federal courts, mediation, arbitration and appellate courts – with an emphasis on cases brought in the New York State Commercial Division. Led by former Chairs of the New York State Bar’s Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, Vincent Syracuse and Paul Sarkozi, Tannenbaum Helpern’s seasoned litigators counsel clients on the best ways to prosecute, defend and resolve their disputes in a way that is efficient, cost effective and aligned with their clients’ overall business goals. Tannenbaum Helpern litigators have earned a reputation as skilled problem-solvers and strong advocates for their clients, and have been recognized by the New York Chief Judge, who has appointed them to Task Forces and Advisory Councils designed to enhance commercial litigation in New York and the prompt resolution of disputes.

Tannenbaum Helpern’s Real Estate practice represents and advises clients in sophisticated commercial real estate transactions. Attorneys in the Real Estate practice have extensive experience in the sale and acquisition of real estate assets, joint venture and development transactions, real estate finance, including construction loans, bridge loans, mezzanine loans and permanent and securitized mortgage loans, and leasing transactions. The Real Estate practice covers most real estate asset-types, including multi-family, office, industrial/warehouse, hotel and retail properties, located both within the New York City metropolitan area and across the country. Real estate clients include publicly traded corporations and REITS, national and regional developers, real estate private equity funds and institutional real estate owners. Tannenbaum Helpern’s Real Estate practice has received industry recognition over the years, including being ranked as a “Leading Real Estate Law Firm” by Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News.

To learn more about Tannenbaum Helpern’s franchise, litigation or real estate capabilities, see “Case Studies” on

Firms included in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for their professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer recognized first in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top four percent of practicing attorneys in the US. For the 2019 edition, 14,643 US law firms were eligible for a ranking across 75 practice areas and a total of 2,118 or 14 percent of law firms received a national ranking.

For the full list of 2019 Best Law Firms ranking or to learn more about its methodology, visit

In August 2018, eight Tannenbaum Helpern attorneys were named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America list.

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