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    10.06.15 Brooklyn Law School Graduates Named New York Super Lawyers

    More than 500 Brooklyn Law School graduates were recognized in the 2015 New York Metro edition of Super Lawyers Magazine. The Law School was ranked fourth – one spot above Harvard Law School— for having the most alumni selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers List. The magazine honors attorneys in each state based on peer recognition, professional achievement, and independent research.

    Harriet Newman Cohen ’74, Ellen Makofsky ’85, Deborah Scalise ’87, and Lynne Fischman Uniman ’79 were included among the Top 50 Women selected by Super Lawyers. Harriet Newman Cohen also appeared on the Top 100 list, along with Richard Abend ’02, Elkan Abramowitz ’66, David Aronson ’74, Kenneth Block ’71, Lucas Ferrara ’84, Joseph Patella ’96, Christopher Sallay ’96, Paul Silverstein ’81, Vincent Syracuse ’69, and Jerome Wisselman ’72.

    The magazine also named 232 Brooklyn Law School alumni to its Rising Stars list, which recognizes New York’s best attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less.

    In addition to the New York Metro area, Super Lawyers recognizes outstanding attorneys in all 50 states. Search here to find many other Brooklyn Law School graduates who have earned this distinction.

    Super Lawyers Magazine is published as a supplement in leading newspapers throughout the country and is recognized as an important publication among those in the legal field. The magazine is published in all 50 states and reaches more than 13 million readers.