Kobre & Kim and Lawyers in Band 1 of Chambers USA Nationwide Rankings

June 1, 2023

The latest Chambers USA rankings have placed Kobre & Kim, as well as Michael Kim, Jonathan Cogan and Matthew Menchel, in Band 1 in several nationwide categories.

Corporate Crime & Investigations: Highly Regarded

Kobre & Kim placed in Band 1 for this category.

Chambers praises the firm’s “notable teams in New York and Florida,” noting that Kobre & Kim “regularly appears on cross-border matters concerning fraud, as well as money laundering, tax and antitrust investigations.” Testimonials laud, “Kobre & Kim has a team of super talented litigators” who “have good instincts, are strong on their feet and are knowledgeable on the lay of the land,” concluding that “they are a real top-notch firm.”

Derivatives: Enforcement

Jonathan Cogan placed in Band 1. Chambers points to his “notable experience on derivatives enforcement matters, particularly on matters relating to market manipulation and spoofing.” Testimonials laud Mr. Cogan as “an excellent lawyer” and “a very effective advocate” who clients love.

International Arbitration: Enforcement

Michael Kim has again earned a spot in Band 1. Chambers points out Mr. Kim “is recognized for his contribution to the arbitration space,” and is “particularly adept handling enforcement proceedings.” A testimonial says, “he’s top of the profession as far as I’m concerned.”

Litigation: Trial Lawyers

Matthew Menchel has maintained his position in Band 1. Chambers notes he “continues to win praise from all corners of the market for his representation of clients facing investigation by the DOJ and SEC.” Testimonials laud Mr. Menchel as “one of the best cross-examiners,” “a master at trial” and “as high quality as you get.”