About the Firm

Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman, P.C. maintains a distinctive practice in several areas of the law. Founded in 1944 by Victor Rabinowitz and Leonard B. Boudin, the Firm enjoys a national and international reputation.

The Firm is one of the nation’s most experienced in constitutional law, particularly in the defense of the civil rights and liberties of individuals, groups, and political and religious associations.  It has litigated scores of cases in the Supreme Court of the United States, the federal courts, and various state courts, and has set numerous groundbreaking precedents regarding the rights of political and religious organizations and individuals.

The Firm has long been known for its representation of Cuba, and its agencies and enterprises, since 1960, as well as other foreign governments. The Firm’s practice includes legal advice and consultation, transactional work, and litigation. It has litigated several of the leading foreign policy and international law cases to come before United States courts over the last five decades.

The Firm advises numerous U.S. and third-country companies and other clients on how to cope with U.S. restrictions on transactions with Cuba, as well as other sanctioned countries, and U.S. export controls.

Another major focus of the Firm’s practice is representation of clients in matters involving intellectual property and art and media law. The Firm has litigated several landmark trademark and copyright cases, and has a long history of advising artists and galleries, writers and publishers, and musicians and record labels in both transactional and litigation matters.

The Firm maintains a significant commercial practice. It has brought and defended a wide variety of commercial cases, and regularly negotiates complex commercial transactions on behalf of its clients. The Firm maintains an active practice representing foundations and not-for-profit organizations.

The Firm represents individuals, trusts and organizations with respect to trusts and estates.

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