Eleven Ervin Cohen & Jessup Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2021


Ervin Cohen & Jessup today announced nine of the Firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2021. Attorneys honored by this publication were recognized by the legal industry for their professional excellence in 146 practice areas. For the 2021 edition, more than eight million votes were tabulated, resulting in the inclusion of more than 62,000 lawyers, which is approximately five percent of lawyers in private practice in the United States. Additionally, two of the ECJ’s attorneys have been selected for the inaugural Best Lawyers: ‘Ones to Watch.’

“To have so many of our attorneys recognized by their peers is a testament to the dedication of our lawyers on behalf of our clients,” said Co-Managing Partner Randy Leff. “Best Lawyers has published its list for over three decades and we are honored to be included in the latest edition.”

The following Ervin Cohen & Jessup attorneys have been named to The Best Lawyers in America 2021:

Peter A. Davidson – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Geoffrey M. Gold – Commercial Litigation, Real Estate Law
Randall S. Leff – Commercial Litigation
Barry J. MacNaughton – Construction Law
Byron Z. Moldo – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Mayer Nazarian – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
Peter S. Selvin – Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law
Lee Silver – Real Estate Law
Joan B. Velazquez – Real Estate Law

In addition, Partner Elizabeth A. Dryden was recognized by Best Lawyers as ‘One to Watch’ for her work in Real Estate Law along with Partner Pooja S. Nair for her work in Commercial Litigation.

"Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession,” says Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer.  “After three decades, we are proud to continue to serve as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals worldwide."

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