For Immediate Release:  Oct 28, 2010
2010, 10, 28

More Than 120 Hofstra Law Alumni Named Among New York’s Super Lawyers

More Than 120 Hofstra Law Alumni Named Among New York’s Super Lawyers

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Hofstra Law
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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — More than 120 Hofstra Law School alumni have been named by Super Lawyers magazine as among the top attorneys in the New York metropolitan area for 2010. These results place Hofstra Law at No. 9 among the top 10 law schools nationwide with the most graduates on this year's New York Metro Super Lawyers list:
  1. New York University School of Law  
  2. Columbia Law School              
  3. Harvard Law School
  4. Fordham University School of Law   
  5. Brooklyn Law School               
  6. St. John's University School of Law   
  7. Yale Law School        
  8. Georgetown University Law Center                
  9. Hofstra University School of Law       
  10. New York Law School
Three Hofstra Law grads were named to the Top 100 New York Super Lawyers list: David W. Brand '75 of Brand, Glick & Brand, P.C.; Andrew L. Oringer '84 of Ropes & Gray LLP; and Ben B. Rubinowitz '81 of Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz. 

Judith A. Livingston '79 of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore was named one of the Top 50 Women New York Super Lawyers for the fifth consecutive year. The remaining graduates were named Super Lawyers in a variety of practice areas including bankruptcy, real estate, mergers and acquisitions, personal injury, health care, corporate, employment and labor law, and intellectual property.

"The Hofstra Law community is very proud of our graduates who have been named among New York's best lawyers," said Dean Nora V. Demleitner. "These and other accolades recognizing alumni achievements prove that our law school trains lawyers who make a positive impact in the legal field."

The selections for this list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of Thomson Reuters, Legal, based in Eagan, Minnesota. Each year the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a multiphase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check. For more information, visit superlawyers.com.

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The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University is located 40 minutes from New York City in suburban Long Island. Hofstra Law is home to nearly 850 students, an alumni base of more than 10,600 members and a distinguished faculty of more than 50 professors, including many scholars recognized as national and international experts in their field. The law school is part of Hofstra University and is fully accredited by the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association.

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