Three Yankwitt LLP Partners Named to 2023 Best Lawyers in America®
Russell Yankwitt, Dina Hamerman and Benjamin Allee were selected for Commercial Litigation
WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 18, 2022) – White Plains, New York-based law firm Yankwitt LLP is thrilled to announce that three partners have been named to the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.
Managing Partner Russell Yankwitt, who was first selected for this prestigious ranking in 2020, was honored in both commercial litigation and labor and employment litigation. Dina Hamerman, partner and executive director and Benjamin Allee, partner, were selected in commercial litigation.
“Best Lawyers is among the most well-respected peer review rankings in the industry,” said Yankwitt. “We are honored to receive this recognition and are proud of the high regard we have earned from our peers and clients by consistently doing outstanding work and being compassionate and caring to our clients during difficult times.
“Dina and Ben epitomize what it means to be smart, creative, aggressive advocates,” added Yankwitt. “Dina, who has been with the firm for 12 years, transitioned her practice from Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and clerked for a federal district court judge and circuit court judge. Ben, who started in 2019, worked for Davis Polk and served as a federal law clerk and Assistant US Attorney, Deputy Chief of the White Plains Division.”
In addition to being selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers, Yankwitt LLP and its attorneys have been recognized by other leading publications and organizations over the past year, including Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, Super Lawyers and Martindale-Hubbell. The firm also has been named in the top 10 Best Companies to Work for in New York.
About Best Lawyers in America
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. More than 87,000 industry-leading lawyers worldwide are eligible to vote; for the 2023 U.S. edition, more than 65,000 lawyers were included in the new edition.
About Yankwitt LLP
Founded in 2009, Yankwitt LLP is Westchester County’s go-to law firm for high-stakes and bet-the-company litigation. With one of the most experienced litigation teams in Westchester, Yankwitt LLP represents businesses and high-net-worth individuals across a broad range of matters. The firm also handles complex cases in Westchester on behalf of national law firms and often serves as trial counsel for local law ﬁrms.