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Yankwitt LLP

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Yankwitt LLP is Westchester County’s go-to law firm for high-stakes, bet-the-company litigation. Located steps away from the federal and state courthouses in White Plains and exclusively staffed with senior attorneys who trained at prestigious New York City law firms and served as federal prosecutors and/or federal law clerks, Yankwitt LLP has built a reputation as the referral firm of choice for Am Law 100 firms based on our ability to consistently deliver work product and legal representation commensurate with the most reputable New York City law firms at more competitive Westchester prices.

With one of the largest litigation teams in Westchester County, Yankwitt LLP represents businesses and high-net-worth individuals across a broad range of matters. The firm routinely handles complex cases in Westchester on behalf of national law firms and often serves as trial counsel on high-stakes matters for other local law firms. Yankwitt LLP also leverages its attorneys’ extensive knowledge of the Westchester federal and state court judges and their practices as local counsel to national and out-of-state firms.


Yankwitt LLP handles civil and commercial litigations of all kinds, including contract disputes, partnership and shareholder suits, employment litigation, accounting and legal malpractice, and litigation issues relating to family law, trusts and estates, bankruptcy and real estate. The firm also represents individuals and corporations in government and white-collar crime investigations and prosecutions and internal investigations and serves as general counsel for Westchester, New York City, and national businesses.


The firm’s clients range in size from large Fortune 500 companies, including Landry’s LLC, pharmaceutical giant Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Hillstone Restaurant Group, Heineken USA, and others, to small local businesses. In addition to its White Plains headquarters, the firm has offices in Atlantic City, NJ, representing Fortune 500 companies, hotels, casinos, and national restaurants.


The firm has been retained on some of the highest-profile matters in the state, including representing Million Air in one of the largest litigations filed in Westchester County in the past five years (more than $30 million), Mavis Tire Supply in litigation related to the deadliest motor vehicle accident in the country in nearly a decade, and Walgreens as local counsel in the first opioid litigation in the U.S. to be tried to a jury. In addition, the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations Practice currently represents individual clients in high-profile matters related to the cryptocurrency and securities industries.


In addition to Chambers, the firm and its attorneys have been recognized by leading organizations and include Benchmark Litigation, Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, Super Lawyers, BCW Hall of Fame Awards: Small Business Success and 40 Under 40, Westfair C-Suite Awards and Millennial Awards, 914 Inc. Best of Business and Women in Business and Best Companies to Work for in New York and Westchester.

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  • White Plains
    140 Grand Street, Ste 501, White Plains, New York, USA, 10601
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USA Guide 2023
New York: Upstate
Litigation: General Commercial
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Litigation: General Commercial
3
Litigation: General Commercial
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Russell Yankwitt
4
Russell Yankwitt
Head of Litigation: General Commercial
4
Band 4

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