NEW YORK, NY, AUGUST 3, 2020 – Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP is pleased to announce that both Managing Partner Julie Fink and Partner Joshua Matz have been recognized in the 5th edition of Benchmark Litigation’s 40 & Under Hot List. The prestigious guide highlights the most notable up and coming litigation attorneys in the United States “who have had a hand in some of their firms’ most noteworthy recent cases and have earned praise from clients and peers regarding the quality of their work.” Featured attorneys were selected through several phases of research, including evaluation of their recent case work, peer review, and client feedback.

Benchmark Litigation recognized Julie Fink for the second consecutive year as the “managing and named partner at Kaplan Hecker & Fink (which was awarded Benchmark Litigation Boutique Firm of the Year for 2020), [who] focuses her practice on complex commercial and public interest litigation. Among her current matters, Fink represents ten plaintiffs in a lawsuit against twenty-five individuals brining claims under the Ku Klux Klan Act and the Civil Rights Act. In addition, Fink represents Pfizer in product liability matters, having previously served as an in-house counsel at the company.”

The publication acknowledged Joshua Matz as “a new addition to this year’s 40 & Under Hot List… who recently rejoined the firm after serving as counsel for the House Judiciary Committee. Matz litigates on a variety of high profile commercial and civil rights issues, including the recent landmark Supreme Court decision which protects LGBTQ employees from workplace discrimination.”

Read the complete 40 & Under Hot List here.