Benchmark Litigation 2019 Edition named Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP a “Recommended” firm in New York for General Commercial Litigation, and also ranked RK&O among the leading national White Collar Crime practices.
In its analysis, Benchmark praised the firm’s litigation work, noting that it is viewed as “international in scope, with customized offerings.” Lee Richards, identified as a National Litigation Star for White Collar Crime, was recognized as a “terrific lawyer” who has been “at the top of his game for years.” Jeffrey Lehtman, co-chair of the firm’s litigation department, was ranked as a National Litigation Star for White Collar Crime and Securities Litigation. New York partner Steven Paradise was also recognized as a National Litigation Star for Securities and General Commercial Litigation, with peers identifying him as a “real litigator who loves being in court.”
Partner Shari Brandt was also recognized as a New York Local Litigation Star and as one of Benchmark’s Top 250 Women in Litigation. Additionally, partners Daniel Zinman and James Walker were both named New York Local Litigation Stars, while Audrey Ingram was named to Benchmark’s “40 & Under Hot List” for White Collar Crime.