NEW YORK (Aug. 27, 2020) — Eight Kostelanetz & Fink attorneys have been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America
The K&F lawyers who have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America by their peers are:
- Megan Brackney for Tax Law in New York;
- Caroline D. Ciraolo for Litigation and Controversy – Tax and Tax Law in Washington, DC;
- Robert S. Fink for Litigation and Controversy – Tax and Tax Law in New York;
- Yoram Keinan for Tax Law in New York;
- Sharon L. McCarthy for Criminal Defense: White Collar in New York;
- Claude M. Millman for Commercial Litigation in New York;
- Bryan C. Skarlatos for Litigation and Controversy – Tax and Tax Law in New York.
Additionally, Stephen Josey has been listed by Best Lawyers as “One to Watch” for Commercial Litigation in New York.
K&F has been recognized by Best Lawyers for more than 10 years. The firm has been ranked as a Tier 1 National “Best Law Firm” in three categories: Tax Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Litigation – Tax. The firm also has been recognized in New York in four categories: Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Tax Law, Litigation – Tax, and Commercial Litigation.
According to Best Lawyers, its lists are “compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation.” Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."
Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP has built a national reputation as the law firm of choice for clients facing sensitive and high-stakes controversies and negotiations with government agencies, including tax audits and trials, regulatory investigations, white collar criminal matters, and complex litigation. The firm has successfully defended some of the largest federal tax shelter matters in history and has represented thousands of clients in cases involving allegations of failure to file tax returns, fraudulent tax reporting, failure to report foreign bank accounts, and preparation of false tax returns. Because of our experience handling the most challenging, complex and sensitive cases, our attorneys are considered to be some of the country’s foremost experts on tax controversies, white collar defense and regulatory matters. An important part of the firm’s practice includes tax and estate planning and representation in government procurement and government contracting.