June 2015 – Chaffetz Lindsey’s International Arbitration and Insurance practices have been recognized again by Legal 500 in their 2015 USA rankings. David Lindsey is once again a Leading Lawyer in International Arbitration, as is Peter Chaffetz for Insurance: Advice to Insurers. New to this year’s Leading Lawyers list in Insurance: Advice to Insurers is Steve Schwartz.
About Chaffetz Lindsey’s International Arbitration practice, Legal 500 notes “the firm’s ‘overall level of service is outstanding’ and its ‘bench strength is a key strength,’ as the ‘quality of service provided is consistent throughout’. Clients mention that ‘the extensive network its lawyers have in the arbitration and litigation world is very impressive and helpful in assessing situations and planning strategy’.”
Legal 500 USA’s research highlights James Hosking, one of the firm’s key arbitration specialists, as “‘a passionate advocate of the client and is extremely responsive no matter where he is in the world’.” Aníbal Sabater, who joined Chaffetz Lindsey from Norton Rose Fulbright earlier this year, is singled out as being extremely well-regarded and an example of how “the firm has been making quite an impression in the market, as reflected in the caliber of partners it has begun to recruit.” Andreas Frischknecht is recognized for being “‘impressive in how he can become an expert in a specific area that is the focus of the arbitration’.” Jennifer Permesly is also mentioned as a standout for her arbitration expertise.
Also, according to the rankings for “Insurance: Advice to Insurers,” clients consider Chaffetz Lindsey an “‘Excellent firm’” that “is at ‘a high level’, with the New York-based practice handling insurance and reinsurance disputes.” Peter Chaffetz is commended for having “‘a deep and sophisticated understanding of insurance’.” Charles Scibetta is noted for his coverage work, while Steven Schwartz “is recommended, as is ‘excellent lawyer’ Cecilia Moss.”