Jennifer Keller was called into the long-running litigation over ownership of the multibillion-dollar Bratz dolls just weeks before the case was schedule for its second trial (the first having ended in a debacle for that client, MGA Entertainment Inc.) She faced barely contained hostility from the company’s longtime counsel and a grueling trial schedule. “I just figured that the best thing I could do was to immediately show my colleagues what a good trial lawyer I am,” she said. Keller showed them all.
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Martin Edelman is the tall-building lawyer. For more than 30 years, he's handled some of the biggest and most complex real estate deals in the world.
Most often representing developers and fund managers, he recently worked on the sales of interests in major New York properties, including 650 Madison Ave., 1345 Ave. of the Americas and 299 Park Ave.
As more multinational deals have emerged during his three-decade career, he has spread his practice internationally. In 2009, he advised an Abu Dhabi government-owned investment company in the purchase of a $4 billion semiconductor manufacturer in Singapore.