NEW YORK (November 1, 2018) — Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, has been named a Tier 1 National “Best Law Firm” for both Tax Law and Litigation – Tax by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2019.
Kostelanetz & Fink also has received a Tier 1 ranking in New York City in three categories, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Tax Law, and Litigation – Tax. The firm also has been ranked a Tier 3 firm in New York City for Commercial Litigation.
Earlier this year, four partners were selected by their peers for the The Best Lawyers in America 2019. Robert S. Fink and Bryan C. Skarlatos were each recognized for their work in both Tax Law and Litigation and Controversy – Tax. Sharon L. McCarthy was recognized for her work in Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Claude M. Millman was recognized in Commercial Litigation.
Previously, Mr. Skarlatos was recognized by Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year” for Tax Litigation in New York in 2014 and 2017. Mr. Fink was recognized by Best Lawyers in 2016 as “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation and Controversy – Tax in New York City.
According to Best Lawyers, its lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. 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 high-stakes negotiations and controversies with government agencies. 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.