NEW YORK, NY, June 1, 2022 – Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP is proud to announce the firm has been recognized in the recently published Global 2022 and USA 2022 editions of Chambers as one of the nation’s leading law firms. Several of the firm’s practices, along with a number of individual attorneys, were named among the best in their fields.

Noted by the publication for “doing phenomenal things” Chambers underscored Kaplan Hecker & Fink’s continued growth, ranking the firm in the categories “USA – Nationwide Corporate Crime & Investigations: Highly Regarded” and “New York Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded” both for the second consecutive year. In addition, the firm was ranked in the category “New York Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations” for the third year in a row, with Chambers noting the firm’s “excellence across an array of litigation-related matters.” Sources refer to the firm as "a top-tier boutique” with “all the expertise of any of the bigger firms.”

Our attorneys also received high individual praise from Chambers, with sources applauding Kaplan Hecker’s “stable of great lawyers.” Roberta Kaplan, ranked in New York Litigation: General Commercial for her strong track record in landmark constitutional and human rights cases, was praised for her “impressive ability to take control of a situation, a meeting or a hearing, and take the lead and have everyone follow her”, as well as her role as an “incredible leader and advocate.”

Sean Hecker received universal acclaim for his sophisticated practice along with his multiple rankings, including a ranking in New York Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations. Sources named Sean as “absolutely brilliant - a top white-collar lawyer,” “a very tenacious advocate,” and a “first-rate attorney who is very smart, engaging and persuasive." Sean was also named as a “great trial lawyer…very strategic, well prepared, measured and thoughtful…extremely well respected by people on all sides and is one of the best in the white-collar space."

Among the praise for her work as a “solid decision-maker who can think through tough decisions,” Jenna Dabbs was also celebrated for her prominent practice, “great judgement… great credibility and relationships with regulators.”

Valerie Hletko was honored for her expertise in fair lending matters, with sources saying Valerie is “very thorough...Someone you can trust to manage high-profile complex litigation matters; she's very hard-working and has excellent trial skills.”

Gabrielle Tenzer was noted for her ability to handle a wide array of commercial litigation matters, with sources commending her ability to remain “solid even in challenging negotiations.” Sources also state Gabrielle “is very diligent, very smart and good at balancing all the different factors that need to be considered."

As in previous years, Chambers honored the firm’s attorneys for their expertise, commenting: “A superb team that is able to handle the trickiest and most complex matters. They are extraordinarily talented.”

Chambers & Partners has been publishing legal directories for nearly 30 years. Chambers’ rankings are based on interviews with over 10,000 corporate law departments and attorneys. Recognition is based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other categories most valued by clients.

To view the firm’s Chambers 2022 profile, please click here