Sullivan Ranked in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA

Press Release
April 25, 2019

Boston, MA - April 25, 2019- The 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked eight Sullivan lawyers. Investment Funds: Registered Funds received a Nationwide ranking, and Ameek Ashok Ponda received a Nationwide ranking for Tax: REITs.

Chambers USA ranks lawyers and law firms based on their technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and on other qualities most valued by the client.

Practice Area Rankings

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Massachusetts)
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Massachusetts)
Investment Funds: Registered Funds (Nationwide)
Real Estate (Massachusetts)
Tax (Massachusetts)

Individual Rankings & Recognized Practitioners

Editorial Comments from Chambers
Chambers recognized the firm's Bankruptcy/Restructuring Group in Band 3 and noted its skilled handling of contentious and out-of-court bankruptcy and restructuring matters across the United States. The group was highly recommended for advice on Chapter 11 filings, with niche expertise in aviation and its ability to assist creditor clients with insolvency proceedings in the United States and abroad.

The firm's Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group was recognized in Band 3 and noted for the breadth of its capabilities in employee benefits matters and for its representation of a range of corporate and individual clients, particularly in the financial services industry. The group was singled out for its expertise in tax implications, particularly pertaining to federal income tax law, and considerations of benefit plans, M&A-related matters and compensation arrangements. One client noted: "Sullivan & Worcester are top notch, providing high-caliber services in a wide range of legal areas. Their dedication is extraordinary."

Chambers ranked the Tax Group in Band 2 as being well regarded for its adept representation of a range of clients on national and international tax matters spanning both litigious and non-contentious areas of tax law. The Group is respected for its broad coverage in the space, including REIT conversions, estate planning and tax controversies, among other areas. Also handles the structuring of hedge funds, venture capital funds and REITs to ensure maximum tax advantage. Ably manages administrative appeals and tax litigation. One client noted: "We have had nothing but positive experiences with them – it is truly an advantage to have them on our side."

About Sullivan
Sullivan is a leading corporate law firm advising clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With approximately 200 lawyers in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, DC, the firm offers services in a wide range of areas, including corporate finance, banking, trade finance, securities and mutual funds, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, tax, real estate and REITs, private equity and venture capital, bankruptcy, environment and natural resources, renewable energy, regulatory law and employment and benefits. ZAG/Sullivan — a joint venture between Israel-based Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Co. and Sullivan — provides counsel to Israel-based companies and U.S. companies with Israeli interests on a variety of legal matters including access to capital markets, corporate issues, and tax. For more information please visit www.sullivanlaw.com.

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