Eckert Seamans Members Named to 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers List

September 22, 2023

Three Members from national law firm Eckert Seamans have been named to the 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers list, an honor received by no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state. The recognized Members include David Katzenstein, Steven R. Kramer, and Morgan R. McCord.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

David Katzenstein is a litigator with over 35 years of experience in the defense of personal injury and commercial cases in New Jersey and New York, during which he has tried many cases to verdict. Recently appointed by an Administrative Justice of the Supreme Court of New York to train judges assigned to handle asbestos trials, he has substantial expertise in fiber type, low dose, state-of-the-art, and epidemiology-based defenses of asbestos cases.

Steven Kramer acts as regional and national trial counsel for Fortune 100 companies in class action, multidistrict, and single-party litigation. He focuses on product liability, food-borne illness, pollution and toxic tort, and commercial litigation and has tried cases in numerous state and federal courts.

Morgan McCord focuses his practice on banking, financial services, consumer and commercial collections, and bankruptcy litigation. He represents banks, loan servicers, and other financial institutions through all phases of litigation involving diverse claims. These claims typically involve lender liability, title issues, contested foreclosures, stolen and forged negotiable instruments, fraudulent or unauthorized account transactions, electronic transactions, identity theft, cashier’s checks, and other retail and wholesale banking transactions.

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