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Yankwitt LLP Celebrates Its 11th Anniversary in July 2020

Firm started with one attorney and now features one of the largest litigation teams in Westchester

White Plains, NY (July 17, 2020) – Yankwitt LLP, an elite trial and litigation law firm based in White Plains, New York, celebrated its 11th anniversary on July 8, 2020. The firm, which started with one attorney, now features one of the largest litigation teams in Westchester County.

“I started Yankwitt LLP at my kitchen table,” shared Russell Yankwitt, founder and managing partner of the firm, “and today I am thrilled to say that we have a team of 17 attorneys and staff in two office locations – White Plains, NY, just steps away from the federal and state courthouses, and Atlantic City, NJ. I have built something of which I am extremely proud, which I could not have done without my dedicated team, our clients, former colleagues, adversaries, and the judiciary, and of course, my supportive family.”

Yankwitt LLP achieves exceptional results for companies and individuals in a full range of matters in state and federal courts throughout New York and New Jersey. The firm also handles complex matters in Westchester and the New York metropolitan area on behalf of national law firms and serves as trial counsel for Westchester law firms on their high-stakes cases. Clients include Fortune 500 companies like national hospitality company Landry’s Inc., pharmaceutical giant Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and Heineken USA, as well as smaller regional and local companies and high-net-worth individuals.

Yankwitt LLP has grown into a powerhouse litigation firm in Westchester County by recruiting highly credentialed attorneys who graduated from top law schools, worked for leading national or New York City law firms and served as law clerks for federal judges. Additionally, four of the firm’s five New York partners were Assistant United States Attorneys in the Southern District of New York.

“Our recruiting strategy has served the firm and our clients well,” added Yankwitt. “Our attorneys are compelling, persuasive writers, creative problem solvers, and thorough investigators who consistently win cases. But above and beyond that, they are compassionate and empathetic individuals who are emotionally invested in each and every case and outcome.”

Over the years, Yankwitt LLP and its attorneys have received notable industry awards including:

  • 914 Inc. Magazine’s Best of Business Award: Best Law Firm in Westchester County
  • Top 25 Westchester Super Lawyers
  • Top 100 New York Metro Super Lawyers
  • AV® Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell™
  • Gold Client Champion by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars
  • Best Lawyers in America©
  • Westchester County Business Journal’s C-Suite Award
  • Westchester County Business Journal’s Millennial Award

About Yankwitt LLP

Founded in 2009, Yankwitt LLP is an elite trial and litigation law firm based in White Plains, New York. With one of the largest litigation teams in Westchester County, Yankwitt LLP represents businesses and high-net-worth individuals in their litigations across a broad range of matters. The firm also routinely handles complex cases in New York and New Jersey on behalf of national law firms and often serves as trial counsel for other local law firms on their high-stakes matters.