Chambers USA 2019 Ranks CDAS LLP Attorneys and Practices


owan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP is delighted to announce that partners Eleanor M. Lackman, Nancy E. Wolff and Andrea F. Cannistraci and both CDAS’s Entertainment and IP, Copyright and Litigation Practices have been recognized by Chambers and Partners in the Chambers USA 2019: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business Guide.

CDAS’s IP, Copyright and Litigation Practice is ranked in the category of “Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets – New York.” Chambers USA describes the firm as a “highly skilled boutique offering excellent capabilities handling trademark and copyright infringement cases, as well as substantial portfolio management matters” and exhibiting “expertise acting for market-leading entertainment, media and digital platform clients.”

This is the sixth consecutive year Ms. Lackman and the third consecutive year Ms. Wolff have been ranked in the Chambers USA guide. They are both among just 42 New York lawyers ranked in the field of “Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets – New York.”

“An impressed client” told Chambers that Ms. Lackman is “very knowledgeable, very thorough in the advice that she gives, and calibrates it to whatever our needs are.” She also has notable experience handling copyright matters, often advising clients across the media and entertainment industries.

“Market sources” describe Ms. Wolff as knowing “the industry inside out.” She receives plaudits for “her skill across a range of copyright and trademark portfolio management matters, notably for clients in the media sector.”

CDAS’s Entertainment Practice was awarded a regional designation of “Noted Firm” in “Media & Entertainment: Film, Music, Television & Theater – New York” for the fourth consecutive year, while partner Andrea F. Cannistraci is named a “recognized practitioner” in the same category.

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, value for money, depth of team and other qualities most valued by the client.

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April 25, 2019