White Plains, NY (Law Firm Newswire) November 12, 2015 – Littman Krooks LLP has been selected among the 2016 U.S.News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in the New York metropolitan area.
The firm, with offices in New York and White Plains, received Tier 1 ranking in the area of Elder Law and Trusts & Estates Law. This prestigious ranking results from the firm’s combination of legal excellence and breadth of expertise.
The U.S.News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their relevant practice areas, and a review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.
To be eligible for this distinction, a law firm must also have at least one lawyer included among the annual peer review assessment of Best Lawyers in America®. Bernard A. Krooks, a founding partner of Littman Krooks LLP, was selected by his peers for inclusion Best Lawyers in the field of Elder Law. Krooks, Chair of the firm’s Elder Law and Special Needs Department, has been included among this elite group for each of the last ten years.
He is a member of the Estate Planning Hall of Fame of the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) and is the recipient of an Accredited Estate Planner® Distinguished designation. Krooks serves as Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Additionally, Trusts & Estates magazine appointed him Chair of the Elder Care Committee of their Editorial Advisory Board. Krooks is Group Vice Chair of the Elder Law, Disability Planning and Bioethics Group, Real Property, Trust & Estate Law (RPTE) Section of the American Bar Association (ABA).
He is President of the Board of Directors of The Arc of Westchester, the largest agency in Westchester County serving people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
About Littman Krooks
Littman Krooks LLP provides sophisticated legal advice and the high level of expertise ordinarily associated with large law firms along with the personal attention and responsiveness of smaller firms. These ingredients, which are the cornerstone of effective representation and are necessary to a successful lawyer/client relationship, have become the foundation of the firm’s success.
Littman Krooks LLP offers legal services in several areas of law, including elder law, estate planning, special needs planning, special education advocacy, and corporate and securities. Their offices are located at 655 Third Avenue, New York, New York and 399 Knollwood Road, White Plains, New York. Visit the firm’s website at www.littmankrooks.com.