Chambers USA Names Partners of Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine amongst Top Legal Practitioners in the Country

By August 12, 2011

MIAMI, FL – August 2009 – Alan Kluger, Philippe Lieberman and Steve Silverman of the Miami-based law firm Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, P.L., have been selected as top legal practitioners by Chambers USA. Since its inception, Chambers has been recognized internationally as one of the most respected surveys of attorneys worldwide. Entries are selected following a rigorous process in which thousands of the nation’s top lawyers confidentially evaluate their peers.
Chambers USA ranks the leading law firms and lawyers across the U.S. based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
Name member of Kluger Kaplan, Alan Kluger is a veteran courtroom lawyer who represents some of the nation’s largest financial institutions, Fortune 500 corporations, emerging entrepreneurs, major commercial real estate developers and national private equity groups in their most challenging litigation matters. Kluger has also served as lead counsel in national consumer class action lawsuits and is a trusted legal advisor to a number of celebrities and other high-profile individuals on matrimonial and family law issues. According to Chambers USA, “many of his current clients came to him after first facing him as an adversary.”
Kluger is admitted to the Florida Bar; the District of Columbia; New York; the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern District of Florida; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits; and the U.S. Tax Court.Steve Silverman, also a name member of the firm, has over 25 years of experience representing businesses and individuals in complex disputes and litigation. Silverman is primarily engaged in complex business disputes and litigation, including issues relating to business torts, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, corporate governance, financial fraud, as well as issues relating to the disposition and acquisition of distressed assets and foreclosure, adversary litigation in bankruptcy courts, professional liability, and class actions. Silverman also has extensive appellate experience, having handled dozens of appeals in both state and federal courts, including crafting briefs and delivering oral arguments.
Silverman is admitted to the Florida Bar; the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida; U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits.
Philippe Lieberman, member of Kluger Kaplan, represents and counsels domestic and international entities and individuals in complex business disputes involving issues such as real estate transactions, foreclosures, lender liability, financial fraud, partnership and shareholder agreements, fiduciary obligations, corporate governance, and breach of contract. Fluent in French and a native of Europe, he has significant experience handling multi-country and multi-jurisdictional disputes. Additionally, Lieberman frequently tries cases in courts throughout the U.S. and in arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD).
Lieberman is admitted to the Florida Bar; the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida; and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.About Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, P.L.Miami-based Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine, P.L. specializes in complex, high-stakes disputes across a range of disciplines and industries, including all aspects of business and corporate litigation; real estate related litigation; securities and financial fraud; corporate governance; bankruptcy related litigation and debtor and creditor’s rights; appeals in state and federal courts, professional liability; intellectual property disputes; class actions; and complex matrimonial litigation. The firm’s veteran litigators often serve as lead class counsel in federal multi-district litigation and trials in federal and state courts throughout the country.
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