4 Star Rating

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.
Main Office: 180 Maiden Lane | New York City | NY | 10038-4982
Phone: 212-806-5400 |

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP.





New York City






Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. Reviews view all

Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Learn to treat everyone as equals and show some respect to the new people. Not everyone can be at the same level, and you were there once yourself.

This is a good place to work on and learn real estate, trust and estate law. They have an excellent and steady flow of work in these areas.

They aren't very good in the salary and bonus areas. They don't always value the newer associates or treat them with the most respect.

Former Employee

Reviewed on July 21, 2017

Everyone needs a job, and nobody wants to be scared of losing the one they have. Leadership should be more transparent about things when they let someone go.

There are a lot of smart lawyers walking around in this firm, so it's a great place for new associates to learn. Partners are pretty accessible and everyone is generally supportive and willing to help out.

There seems to be a general consensus that the job stability here is not good. Many people live in constant fear of being downsized. I've seen it happen a few times, but I'm not sure why.

Current Employee


Co-Managing Partners: Stuart H. Coleman and Alan M. Klinger Media Contact: Kelly Cummings 212-806-6470 kcummings@stroock.com Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, with more than 300 attorneys in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Washington, DC, is a law firm providing transactional, regulatory and litigation guidance to leading financial institutions, multinational corporations, investment funds and entrepreneurs in the U.S. and abroad. Our emphasis on excellence and innovation has enabled us to maintain long-term relationships with our clients and made us one of the nation's leading law firms for almost 140 years.

Practice Areas

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

Pro bono

Each year, the Public Service Project provides several pro bono programs designed specifically for summer associates. These programs allow summer associates to work alongside seasoned Stroock attorneys, assume individual responsibility, develop practical lawyering skills and serve underserved members of the community.

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Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. Awards and Recognitions Write a review

Stroock Partners and Counsel Named to Best Lawyers for 2014

Acquisition International Names Stroock "Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year"

UCLA Magazine: "The Barrister and the Buddha"

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan Opens Washington, DC Office

Stroock Ranked by Chambers USA Law Firm Rankings for 2013

Julia Strickland Named One of California's "Top Women Lawyers"

Stroock Recognized by Chambers Global 2013

Turnarounds & Workouts Names Stroock Partner Kristopher Hansen as one of 2012's Outstanding Restructuring Lawyers

Julia Strickland, Leading Californian Litigator, on Getting to the Top in Law

31 Stroock Partners and Counsel Named to Best Lawyers for 2013

Super Lawyers Lists 58 Stroock Attorneys, One-Half of Firm's Partnership

Sky Moore Recognized as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal

Three Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP Attorneys Named "Power Lawyers" by The Hollywood Reporter

Stroock Ranked by the Chambers USA Law Firm Rankings for 2012

18 Stroock Attorneys Named to 2012 Edition of Best Lawyers

Stroock Ranked by the Chambers USA Law Firm Rankings for 2011

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan's Schuyler Moore named as one of National Law Journal's Most Influential Lawyers

Stroock Partner Julia B. Strickland Named a 'Client Services All-Star'

Women in Real Estate 2011

Stroock Recognized by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in the 2010 Best Law Firms Rankings

17 Stroock Attorneys Named to 2011 Edition of Best Lawyers

Governor Renames Albany Justice Building the Robert Abrams Building for Law and Justice

Julia Strickland Named a Top Woman Litigator by the Daily Journal

Diana Brummer and Karen Scanna Selected as 2010 Women in Real Estate

Stroock's Charles Moerdler Confirmed as Member of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York

Diana Brummer and Karen Scanna Selected As Top Women in Commercial Real Estate

Diana Brummer and Karen Scanna Selected as 2009 Women in Real Estate

City Bar Justice Center Honors Jason Sobel With Jeremy G. Epstein Award for Pro Bono Service

Karen Scanna Selected as 2009 Top Deal Maker by Real Estate Weekly

Stroock's John M. Gatti and Schuyler M. Moore Selected as Power Lawyers 2009 by The Hollywood Reporter

Stroock Is Recognized by the Annual Chambers USA Law Firm Rankings for 2009

Julia Strickland Named as Top Woman Litigator for Fifth Time by the Los Angeles Daily Journal

Stroock Hosts Annual Energy Conference; Senator Bingaman Gives Keynote Address

ABA Section of Business Law Selects Stroock for 2009 National Public Service Award

Diana Brummer selected as a rising star by Real Estate New York.

Stroock Is Recognized in Chambers Global Law Firm Rankings for 2009

Anita Rosenbloom Selected as One of Worth Magazine's Top 100 Attorneys

Stroock Partner Karen Scanna named to 2008 Women of Influence List

Stroock Is Recognized by the Annual Chambers USA Law Firm Rankings for 2008

Stroock Selected Again as "Law Firm of the Year" by Total Securitization

Diversity Write a review

Diversity is a core value at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan. Supporting diversity efforts is essential in meeting our goal of providing our clients with the best lawyers and legal solutions for their needs. Fundamentally, we believe that diversity efforts are about increasing access to opportunities for attorneys and identifying, supporting and developing the best legal minds in the profession. Our attention to diversity is ongoing, innovative and proactive.

Summer associate program

Our primary source for new associate recruitment is our summer program. We offer a unique balance of substantive and varied work assignments from a roster of world-class clients, comprehensive training programs, mentoring, pro bono opportunities designed specifically for the summer associates and social events. The intimate size of the program allows our summer associates to build relationships with their classmates as well as with many attorneys throughout the firm.


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