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Butler Snow Attorneys Named 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers

Butler Snow is pleased to announce that two of the firm’s attorneys, David M. Cohen and Stanford G. Ladner, have been recognized as 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers®. Cohen has been honored in the personal injury – products: defense practice area and Ladner has been honored in the government finance practice area.

“David and Stan are both respected and experienced attorneys within their respective practice areas,” said Don Clark, Jr., chairman of Butler Snow. “We are proud they have been recognized again by New York Metro Super Lawyers®.”

For 20 consecutive years, Cohen has furnished clients with scientific and medical defense resources, formulated science defense strategies, and cross-examined more than 100 treating physicians and expert witnesses at depositions and evidentiary hearings in complex litigation and mass tort product liability litigation. He has served as national science counsel to some of the largest pharmaceutical and consumer products manufacturers in the world.  Cohen is a graduate of Union College and Fordham University School of Law.

Ladner concentrates his practice on public finance, banking law, business and commercial transactions, tax credits, energy law and regulatory compliance counsel and advice. He frequently represents major investment banking firms and lenders in connection with mass transit, public works, and housing project financings. Additionally, he has represented a large, global insurance company in the creation, sale and purchase of highly structured financial products, including derivatives and special purpose vehicles.  Ladner is a fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel, and a graduate of The Catholic University of America and The Catholic University of American Columbus School of Law.

Each year, Super Lawyers® recognizes the top lawyers in New York Metro via a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research and peer evaluation. The New York Metro lawyers who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in New York Metro Super Lawyers Top Lists.

Super Lawyers® is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, nominations and comprehensive evaluations. Super Lawyers Magazine publishes the list and profiles of selected attorneys, and is distributed across the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries.