Chambers USA 2017 Ranks Partners Lackman and Wolff as Top IP Attorneys; Recognizes Two Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP (CDAS) Practice Groups

Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP is proud to announce that partners Eleanor M. Lackman and Nancy E. Wolff and both CDAS’s Entertainment and IP, Copyright and Litigation Practices have been recognized by Chambers and Partners in the Chambers USA 2017: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide.

Eleanor M. Lackman

This is the fourth consecutive year Ms. Lackman has been included in the Chambers USA guide and a first for Ms. Wolff. They are both among just 43 New York lawyers ranked in the field of “Intellectual Property: Trade Mark and Copyright.”

Clients told Chambers that Ms. Lackman is “very precise, very detailed” and is “really smart and knows a lot of different areas” including entertainment, technology and e-commerce. Clients also say “she’s very cost-effective without compromising on quality.”

Clients also told Chambers Ms. Wolff is an “expert in copyright law” and “zealously represents her clients” in the traditional and digital media sectors. She is regarded by clients as “the leading expert on the rights of visual artists.”

Nancy E. Wolff

For the second time, CDAS’s Entertainment Practice was awarded a regional designation of “Noted Firm” in “Media & Entertainment: Film, Music, Television & Theater – New York,” while CDAS’s IP, Copyright and Litigation Practice makes its debut as a  “Noted Firm” in “Intellectual Property: Trade Mark and Copyright – New York.”

The annual guide ranks law firms and lawyers based on in-depth interviews with clients and lawyers, technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.