May 2014 – Chaffetz Lindsey has announced that Steven Reisberg, a specialist in commercial litigation, international arbitration and intellectual property, has joined the firm as partner. Prior to joining Chaffetz Lindsey, Steven practiced at Willkie Farr & Gallagher for 28 years.
Steven is an experienced trial lawyer, who has represented clients across a range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, electronics, technology, insurance, and financial services. His cases in federal and state court have included patent litigation, licensing disputes, joint ventures, post M&A and other complex contract disputes. In addition, he has been counsel before domestic and international arbitration tribunals, and also frequently sits as an arbitrator. Steven serves on the Committee on International Commercial Disputes of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and is the author of the recent New York Law Journal article “What is Expert Determination? The Secret Alternative to Arbitration.”
Steven’s recruitment follows that of reinsurance specialist Steve Schwartz in February 2014, the promotion of Jennifer Gorskie to partner in January 2014, and several outstanding associate hires this year. Chaffetz Lindsey was established in May 2009 by 5 partners from Clifford Chance, and has grown to 19 lawyers in its first five years.
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