Sokol Behot to Join Cullen and Dykman

Cullen and Dykman LLP, one of New York’s general practice law firms, announces that all attorneys from New Jersey-based Sokol Behot LLP will join Cullen and Dykman as of August 1, 2016.

“The integration of these outstanding practitioners from Sokol Behot with Cullen and Dykman provides an ideal fit,” said Christopher H. Palmer, Managing Partner of Cullen and Dykman. “With a track record of providing excellent client service, the attorneys joining us from Sokol Behot LLP will blend seamlessly with the solution-oriented practice we have followed since 1850.”

Sokol Behot LLP’s 14 attorneys will join Cullen and Dykman LLP, resulting in a combined regional law firm with over 150 attorneys. Joe Behot is joining Cullen and Dykman as a partner and will serve on Cullen and Dykman’s Executive Committee, while Leon Sokol is joining Cullen and Dykman as a senior partner and will retain his extensive involvement in the management of the New Jersey practice.  Both Leon and Joe will remain based in the Hackensack office. Neil Yoskin will manage Cullen and Dykman’s Princeton office.

“With its team of skilled attorneys and legal professionals, Cullen and Dykman offers a unique professional and cultural fit enabling us to take advantage of the resources of a larger regional firm and provide an expanded array of services to our clients while maintaining the high level of personal attention to our matters” said Leon J. Sokol, Senior Partner of Sokol Behot LLP.

As of August 1, 2016, Cullen and Dykman will expand to include offices in Hackensack, Newark and Princeton, New Jersey to complement the firm’s current offices in Manhattan, Long Island, Albany, Brooklyn, and Washington, D.C.

With the addition of the Sokol Behot attorneys, Cullen and Dykman will offer clients extensive depth and expertise in a broad range of practice areas including banking, commercial real estate, corporate, litigation, bankruptcy, energy and utilities and environmental law and offer comprehensive regulatory representation before State and Federal agencies.

“Having these talented individuals join the firm will allow us to expand our geographic footprint as a growing regional firm,” Palmer concluded. “We look forward to working with them to better serve existing and future clients.”

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