NEW YORK (November 1, 2019) — Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, has been recognized as a Tier 1 National “Best Law Firm” in three categories, Tax Law, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Litigation – Tax by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for 2020.

Kostelanetz & Fink also has received Tier 1 rankings in New York City in three categories, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Tax Law, and Litigation – Tax. The firm also moved up in rank to Tier 2 in New York City for Commercial Litigation.

“We are gratified to be recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers for the 10th year in a row,” said partner Bryan C. Skarlatos. “And we are especially pleased to be recognized in Tier 1 nationally this year for our work in Criminal Defense: White Collar, along with our longstanding top tier rankings in Tax Law and Litigation – Tax.”

Earlier this year, six individual Kostelanetz & Fink attorneys were recognized in the Best Lawyers 2020 edition including:

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.