Kobre & Kim Receives Top Rankings in the Chambers USA 2018 Rankings


May 7, 2018

Kobre & Kim’s New York, Miami and Washington DC offices, and a number of the firm’s lawyers, receive recognition for outstanding achievements during the past year in the Chambers USA 2018 rankings for the general commercial litigation and white-collar crime & government investigations categories.

Sources say the New York litigation team has "built themselves into a powerhouse with focused, effective and efficient representation." Clients add: "Their strategic thinking really is a cut above." Interviewees praise Michael Kim as "hyper responsive" and "very insightful." One source notes Steven Kobre’s way with clients, saying: "He is a real people person who puts clients at ease."

Chambers affirms the DC team’s "adaptability, expertise, multijurisdictional solutions and pragmatic, actionable advice which facilitates solutions." One client remarks: "They have an experienced team. A number of their people have sat on or been involved in the Department of Justice so they know the system back to front. They are also a firm that is not afraid of taking on the regulators or big financial institutions should they need to." Interviewees describe Washington DC-based government enforcement defense lawyer Eric Bruce as a "very talented trial lawyer" who also demonstrates "extraordinary investigation skills."

The Miami litigation team is recognized as "organized, reliable, has a strong command of the issues, communicates clearly and offers excellent client service." Matthew Menchel, ranking among the top trial lawyers in the nation, is hailed by clients as "one of the best cross-examiners I have ever seen," and praise his "uncanny ability to listen to witnesses." Another source observes that he is "a fabulous attorney." Interviewees agree that Andrew Lourie is "very calm, collected and deals with clients very well." John Couriel is also distinguished with a "a wealth of knowledge," and sources describe him as "unflappable and excellent –– an experienced, strategic and effective litigator and advocate." Clients lauded Adriana Riviere-Badell as "a terrific writer, a terrific thinker" who offers "excellent client service and exceptional value."

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