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Loeb & Loeb Honored with Prestigious Chambers' Award for Excellence in Media

Loeb & Loeb LLP was honored with the Award for Excellence in Media at the annual Chambers and Partners Gala, the highest recognition granted by Chambers and Partners in this field. In addition to this distinction, Loeb & Loeb received top rankings for numerous practice areas in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and 26 Loeb & Loeb attorneys were individually recognized as leaders in their field.

The Chambers USA Awards for Excellence recognize outstanding lawyers and law firms across the country, reflecting both pre-eminence in key practice areas and achievements. Loeb & Loeb was selected from a group of six firms nominated for this award, which recognizes both transactional and litigation work when rendering a decision.

“As our firm continues to grow, we remain dedicated to being a state of the art law firm with respect to the Entertainment and Media industries, having amassed a truly unique combination of talent spanning the film, music, publishing, TV, theatre, interactive and new media industries,” said Loeb & Loeb Co-Chair John Frankenheimer. “The Chambers Award for Excellence is one of the highest honors a firm can receive and we are both humbled and appreciative of this recognition.”

“We were honored to be shortlisted for this award for the past three years, and are delighted to receive Chambers’ most prestigious honor in 2010,” added Loeb & Loeb Co-Chair Michael Beck. “The firm made advances from last year’s Chambers rankings in numerous practice areas, in addition to receiving outstanding individual attorney rankings, and we are thrilled with our performance as a whole.”

Loeb & Loeb’s highlights from the 2010 Chambers USA rankings include:

  • Band 1
    • Media & Entertainment – Tennessee
    • Media & Entertainment: Film, Music, Television & Theater - New York
    • Media & Entertainment: Transactional – California
  • Band 2
    • Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory - Nationwide
    • Media & Entertainment: Entertainment Litigation - New York
    • Media & Entertainment: Transactional: Mainly Talent - California
    • Tax – California
  • Band 3
    • Technology & Outsourcing - New York
  •  Band 4
    • Labor & Employment – California
    • Outsourcing – Nationwide
    • Wealth Management – Nationwide

The Loeb & Loeb attorneys who were recognized by Chambers as leaders in their field include:

Kenneth A. Adler (Outsourcing/Technology & Outsourcing), Roger M. Arar (Media & Entertainment: Film & Television), Ivy Kagan Bierman (Labor & Employment), Leah M. Bishop (Wealth Management/Tax: Estate Planning), Marc Chamlin (Media & Entertainment: Film & Television), Terence Cuff (Tax), Scott Edel (Media & Entertainment: Transactional), Kenneth R. Florin (Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory), John T. Frankenheimer (Media & Entertainment: Transactional), Paul N. Frimmer (Tax: Estate Planning/ Wealth Management), Ieuan Jolly (Privacy & Data Security), Kenneth L. Kraus (Media & Entertainment), Jeremy Margolis (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations), Ronald C. Pearson (Tax: Estate Planning), Raymond A. Sanseverino (Real Estate), Barry I. Slotnick (Media & Entertainment: Copyright & Contract Disputes), Kenneth W. Sold (Real Estate), Akiba Stern (Outsourcing/Technology & Outsourcing), James D. Taylor (Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory), Stuart P. Tobisman (Tax: Estate Planning), Jonathan Zavin (Media & Entertainment: Copyright & Contract Disputes).

Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client focused and the guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the US and worldwide.

Loeb & Loeb LLP is a multi-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys focusing on select practice areas, rather than endeavoring to be all things to all clients. The firm is recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of advanced media; bankruptcy, restructuring and creditors' rights; business litigation; energy; entertainment; finance; intellectual property; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities; technology; and tax and wealth services. Loeb & Loeb has five domestic offices in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Nashville and Washington, DC, as well as a representative office in Beijing serving a rapidly growing number of Asian clients. For more information please visit