Interviews with clients reflected well on Flaster/Greenberg PC, in the 2011 Chambers & Partners USA Directory, and earned ranking for three shareholders, Lynda L. Calderone, Jordan A. LaVine and Abbe F. Fletman, who have been named as “Leaders in Their Field” for intellectual property, in the Chambers USA 2011 Directory.
Chambers & Partners, a legal publisher based in the United Kingdom, produces an array of annual directories in which lawyers, legal practice groups and law firms from around the world are ranked, based on exhaustive peer review and client feedback. Being named by Chambers & Partners is considered one of the most prestigious rankings in the world for lawyers. According to sources interviewed by Chambers, Flaster/Greenberg’s clients “ . . . treat the firm as a partner. It is a valued, trusted adviser.”
Lynda L. Calderone was described as “brilliant – she can articulate the nuances of the patent area . . . really understands the process of bringing a product to market.” She is a member of the IP Department and head of the patent practice within that group. She concentrates her practice in the chemical, chemical engineering, mechanical and business method areas, and serves a wide range of clients in U.S. and foreign patent prosecution and litigation, client counseling, opinions of counsel, drafting and negotiation of IP-related agreements, and IP due diligence. Her practice focuses on inventions in the polymer, elastomer, medical device, consumer product, nanotechnology and semiconductor industries.
Jordan A. LaVine was regarded by peers as “a real solid trademark attorney” with “great instincts.” He is the head of the Trademark and Copyright section of the Intellectual Property group. He concentrates his practice on trademark, copyright and unfair competition strategic counseling, litigation, licensing, and prosecution matters. He represents public and private companies in such industries as media and publishing, technology and telecommunications, consumer products and services, pharmaceuticals, health care, financial services, automotive, automotive chemicals and accessories, retail and commercial services, apparel, jewelry, software, and food products.
Of Abbe F. Fletman, clients noted her “outstanding legal judgment” among other attributes. She is the head of the Litigation Section of the Intellectual Property Practice Group, co-chair of the Government Relations Practice Group and a member of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group. She concentrates her practice in complex litigation and commercial disputes involving trademarks, copyrights and patents, contracts, professional negligence, real estate, racketeering, housing, securities fraud, employment and insurance.
- Jordan LaVine