May 2015 – Chambers USA has released its 2015 rankings, and Chaffetz Lindsey has been recognized again in the areas of International Arbitration (Nationwide) and Insurance (Dispute Resolution in New York). Several lawyers from the firm were highlighted as notable practitioners in these areas, including Peter Chaffetz and Steve Schwartz for Insurance, and David Lindsey, James Hosking, Jennifer Permesly, Yasmine Lahlou and Aníbal Sabater for International Arbitration.
Noted by Chambers USA as having a “very able insurance team with in-depth expertise in reinsurance, arbitrations and litigation matters,” clients stated, “They absolutely excel at litigation” and “they have a good model and a loyal client base that they service well.” Peter Chaffetz is described as a skilled negotiator for his clients. “Knowledgeable and experienced, he’s very good at writing briefs and arguing motions” while “fine litigator” Steven Schwartz is recognized for his work in property, casualty and life and health, in addition to alternative risk transfer and reinsurance M&A litigation.
The firm’s International Arbitration group is hailed by clients as being “hands-on, they delegate reasonably and the partners are always there to assume responsibility for a case.” Chambers notes clients gave David Lindsey a nod for his knowledge and ability in complex areas of law. James Hosking is “lauded as an ‘extraordinary legal analyst’ with ‘vast experience in arbitration and commercial approach.'” Aníbal Martin Sabater is recommended as a “great negotiator who finds good and clever solutions to all issues.” Chambers highlighted Yasmine Lahlou‘s “impressive range of experience as part of the team” and is considered by clients to be “very smart and a good advocate.” Jennifer Permesly receives excellent feedback from peers and clients as a “highly effective, organized and forceful advocate.”
To view the firm’s entire profile, you can visit the Chambers USA website.