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Chambers USA Recognizes Chaffetz Lindsey’s Insurance and International Arbitration Practice Areas

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May 2020 – Chambers & Partners’ 2020 USA Guide once again confirms that Chaffetz Lindsey is the go-to New York-based boutique for International Arbitration and Insurance disputes. Only 3 firms have New York partners ranked across both practice areas, and we are tied for the most ranked with 9 overall (5 in International Arbitration, 4 in Insurance).

For Insurance, we have more ranked New York partners than any other firm, no matter its size. In Chambers’ interviews, the firm is recognized by clients as a “brilliant, hard-working and well-oiled machine,” adding “they understand insurance and reinsurance in all of its nuances and complexities.” Some comments about our partners from recent Chambers reviews include:

  • Peter Chaffetz: A “legend in the insurance and reinsurance market.” “[A]n excellent and well-respected attorney who crafts arguments really well.“
  • Cecilia Moss: “Meticulous, well prepared and a strong leader.”
  • Steven Schwartz: “[S]imply amazing.” “[P]henomenal” grasp of reinsurance. “[E]xtremely articulate and extremely responsive.”
  • Charles Scibetta: “A great litigator.” “A really talented attorney.”

Peter Chaffetz and Steve Schwartz also continue to be recognized in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance Nationwide rankings – Peter is one of only two attorneys in Band 1, and Chaffetz Lindsey is the only firm with multiple individuals ranked.

Chaffetz Lindsey is the only New York-based boutique to be included on Chambers’ International Arbitration Global, USA-Nationwide, and Latin America rankings. Chambers’ interviewees called our International Arbitration group a “talented team” that is “highly responsive and helpful” with a “really impressive set of lawyers.” Noting that the firm’s “experience in international dispute resolution is really unparalleled.” Comments on our ranked arbitration partners include:

  • James Hosking: “[V]ery impressive.”  “[V]ery talented and active” in large-scale disputes. (James is also ranked as one of the top Arbitrators in the USA.)
  • Yasmine Lahlou: “[S]he’s brilliant’ as an advocate.”
  • David Lindsey: “[E]xcellent” in the market. “[T]errific job” for his clients. “[P]remier counsel.”
  • Caline Mouawad: “She’s a superstar.”
  • Aníbal Martin Sabater: “[G]reat across the board and ticks every box.” [E]ffective at understanding the problem and thus capable of providing an effective solution or advice.”

Chambers & Partners is a world leader in researching the global legal profession, and identifying the leading lawyers and law firms. Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms across all the United States of America. Click here to view Chaffetz Lindsey’s profile on Chambers’ website.

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