Six WMH Partners, White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations and Labor & Employment Practices Earn Rankings in Chambers USA 2023

Walden Macht & Haran LLP (WMH) is pleased to announce that the firm’s White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations and Labor & Employments practices and partners Jim WaldenSean HaranDerek Cohen, Ronald White, Jeffrey A. Udell and Milt Williams have been recognized by Chambers and Partners in the “Chambers USA 2023: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business Guide.”

Recognized for the first time in the category of “Labor & Employment: Mostly Plaintiffs—New York,” Williams is described by a client as, “an excellent trial lawyer and is very thoughtful about clients. He is very imaginative and hard-working.” Another adds, “He is professional, well informed and exercises judgment in a transparent way.”

Ranked for the sixth consecutive year as a leading lawyer in “Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations—New York,” Chambers describes Walden as a “a a creative and powerful advocate for his clients.

Recognized as a leading lawyer for the fourth consecutive year in the same category, a source shared with Chambers that Haran has “a unique ability to hone in on the critical components of a matter quickly and effectively. He is an excellent advocate.”

Cohen is described as “organized, straightforward and solution-oriented.”

Sources describe Udell as “an incredible advocate for his clients, always working with the utmost diligence and innovative strategies.”

WMH is ranked among just 15 other firms in “Litigation: Specialist Firms in White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations – New York.” Chambers describes WMH as having a “fast-growing reputation for its sophisticated representation of clients facing criminal enforcement actions.,” and adds that it’s able to draw on a bench of impressive multiple former prosecutors to act for both companies and individuals in SEC and DOJ investigations, as well as criminal trials.” Chambers also highlights WMH’s “expertise in handling sensitive internal investigations and acting in corporate monitorship positions.”

The 2023 edition ranks the firm in “Labor & Employment: Mostly Plaintiffs – New York” and describes WMH as “a highly sought-after plaintiff-side firm with a strong track record of handling high-profile employment litigation. The firm frequently acts for C-suite executives and other individual plaintiffs in litigation and internal investigations involving employment claims.”

Widely recognized by the legal profession as one of the most prestigious lawyer directories in the world and often referred to as the “gold standard” in attorney rankings, Chambers identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. They assess leading lawyers based on legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by clients. The rankings are also based on thousands of interviews conducted by a team of over 170 editors and researchers.

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