Awards

Harris, St. Laurent & Chaudhry LLP, and its attorneys, have been repeatedly recognized for outstanding performance by national and international independent rating organizations, news organizations and associations. We have won awards and recognition on behalf of our work for plaintiffs, investors and criminal defendants, including:

 

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U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report named the firm to its 2015 list of “Best Law Firms” in the category of Criminal Defense: White Collar.

 

 

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Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2015

Jonathan Harris and Priya Chaudhry were recognized as Corporate LiveWire’s Global Awards 2015 winners in the categories: Investor Litigation (New York) and Fraud and White Collar.

 

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Super Lawyers

Nine of the firm’s lawyers have been recognized by national ratings organization, Super Lawyers: Priya Chaudhry (Criminal Defense and Top Women in Criminal Defense, 2012-16), Beth Farber (Criminal Defense, 2009-16; Top Women in Criminal Defense, 2015), Jonathan Harris (Litigation and Employment, 2011-16), James Keneally (Criminal Defense, 2010-16), Andrew St. Laurent (Criminal Defense and Litigation, 2013-16), Evan Bolla (Rising Star, 2015 – 2016), Alexander Sakin (Rising Star, 2012-16), Gabriel Hayes-Williams (Rising Stars 2014 – 2016), Julie Withers (Rising Star, 2012-14), and James Valentino (Rising Star, 2015).

 

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The American Lawyer

Jonathan Harris, the firm’s managing partner and founder, was named “Co-Litigator of the Week” by American Lawyer in 2011, for winning a $61 million FINRA arbitration award against an international bank, one of the largest FINRA awards of all time.

 

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The Best Lawyers in America

Jim Keneally was acknowledged by The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Criminal Defense: White-Collar in each of the years 2013-2015. Mr. Keneally was acknowledged amongst his peers for his dedication to providing superior service.

 

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National Association of Distinguished Counsel 

Priya Chaudhry, Beth Farber, Jonathan Harris, and Andrew St. Laurent were selected as the “Nation’s Top One Percent of Counsel” by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel for 2015.

 

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The National Trial Lawyers

The National Trial Lawyers named Priya Chaudhry, Jonathan Harris, and Andrew St. Laurent to list of Top 100 Trial Lawyers (New York, 2013-2015); and named Priya Chaudry to its “Top 40 under 40” for 2013-15.

 

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ACQ Global Awards 2015

ACQ Global Awards has recognized the firm and three of its partners in its 2015 Global Awards for legal excellence in New York. The firm, and its partners, Priya Chaudhry and Andrew St. Laurent, were recognized as Criminal Law Firm of the Year and Fraud & White Collar Crime Law Firm of the Year, and founding Partner Jonathan Harris was recognized as the Gamechanger of the Year  for Litigation.

 

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American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 

The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys listed Priya Chaudhry in 2015 as one of the nations “10 Best under 40.”