Chairman: Irwin A. Kishner
Number of partners: 52 Number of lawyers: 112
Languages: Cantonese, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Japanese, Malayalam, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
Herrick is a dynamic law firm providing a full range of legal services to businesses and private clients around the world. From its offices in New York City; Newark, New Jersey and Istanbul, Turkey, Herrick maintains robust corporate, litigation and real estate capabilities, with significant depth in areas such as art law, sports law, bankruptcy, tax, employment, trusts and estates and government relations.
Main Areas of Practice:
Insurance & Reinsurance
Restructuring & Bankruptcy
Trusts & Estates
Herrick maintains one of the largest, New York City-based commercial real estate law practices. The firm’s owner, developer, lender, fund and investor clients rely on it for complex acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, financings, development and construction, cooperatives and condominiums, leasing, tax and litigation. Herrick’s urban planners and former government officials also consult on zoning changes, special permits, landmarks, government approvals and development rights transfers.
Herrick advises public and privately-held companies, financial institutions, private funds, and prominent entrepreneurs and investors in M&A transactions, joint ventures and corporate financings, capital markets transactions, private equity and venture capital fund formation and transactions; investment management, franchising, intellectual property and licensing concerns, and corporate restructuring and business divorce.
Herrick’s litigators have an established track record of defending, prosecuting and resolving trial and appellate matters, including class actions and multi-district litigations, in state and federal courts and arbitration forums. The firm’s areas of practice include business, employment, intellectual property, product liability, real estate, construction, title insurance and securities litigation; and white collar defense.
Herrick’s sports law group advises leagues, teams, investors, financial institutions, broadcasters, event promotors and other parties in stadium financing and development, naming rights and media rights transactions, team acquisitions and investments, financings, sports joint ventures and a range of ancillary concerns.
Herrick is a world leader in art and cultural property litigation, and commercial art transactions. In addition to handling complex international disputes and world-famous art recovery claims, the firm counsels prominent collectors, museums, art galleries, auction houses, dealers and artists on purchase, sale, consignment and auction transactions; and borrowers and financial institutions in art financings.
Herrick’s tax lawyers provide pragmatic advice for sophisticated tax issues in corporate, financial, real estate and art transactions. Herrick’s tax clients include major real estate developers, world-renowned sports teams, banks, insurance companies, investment funds, family offices, and high-net-worth individuals.
Restructuring & Bankruptcy:
Herrick represents debtors and creditors, creditors’ committees, trustees, receivers, financial institutions, funds, asset purchasers and claims traders, insurance companies, pension funds, landlords, and equipment lessors and licensors in all aspects of the workout, restructuring, reorganization and bankruptcy arenas.
Herrick’s government relations group provides strategic political insights. Group members include former elected and appointed officials from federal, state and local New York City government, who assist with government lobbying, ethics compliance, administrative law, government contracting and procurement, land use and zoning, government investigations, and international government and agent representation.
Trusts & Estates:
Herrick’s lawyers advise high-net-worth individuals on personal and estate planning, trust and estate administration, family business management and succession, disability planning, asset valuations, Surrogate’s Court litigation, charitable donations and tax forbearance for non-U.S. citizens.
Herrick represents employers and executives in nearly every aspect of employment law, from risk management and executive compensation, to complex employment litigation, arbitration and mediation.