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the annual list
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32 SELECTION PROCESS
34 THE TOP LISTS
38 LISTED BY AREA OF PRACTICE
113 LISTED BY AREA OF PRACTICE
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12 Victoria “Cookie” Cook on why she’d make an effin’ bad morning-show host.
13 Lansing Palmer makes a novel argument in the dispute over Tom Clancy’s estate.
14 Getting to YES with sports lawyer Irwin Kishner.
16 How real estate lawyer Renato Matos helps religious organizations survive.
17 Brooklyn’s RoseAnn Branda tells us what’s good in the neighborhood.
18 Hear from the female attorneys who fought “We don’t hire women” law firms
and handsy judges to make legal history.
David Paget survived Lower East Side gangs to
become New York’s go-to environmental lawyer.
28 Husband-and-wife team Randolph McLaughlin and Debra Cohen are building
a new kind of civil rights practice.
139 A brief survey of your bar colleagues.