BALTIMORE (December 14, 2023) — Caroline D. Ciraolo has been selected for inclusion on the 2024 Maryland Super Lawyers list as a “Top Rated Tax Attorney in Baltimore, MD.”
Caroline co-founded Kostelanetz LLP’s Washington, D.C., office in 2017 and maintains an office in Baltimore to better serve Maryland-based clients.
Caroline has been selected for the past five years for the Maryland Super Lawyers list and was previously included on the list from 2009 to 2015 (Top Ten 2013-2015; Top 25 Women since 2009) prior to serving as the Acting Assistant Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division from 2015 to 2017.
Earlier this year, Caroline and Jay R. Nanavati were selected for inclusion on the 2023 Washington DC Super Lawyers list, while 11 attorneys in the Kostelanetz LLP New York office were selected for inclusion on the 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers list, recognizing the firm’s experience and skill in the areas of Tax, Criminal Defense: White Collar, and Business Litigation. In addition, partner Sharon L. McCarthy was named by Super Lawyers as one of the “Top 100” attorneys and one of the “Top 50 Women” lawyers in the New York Metro Area for 2023.
The Kostelanetz attorneys who received recognition from New York Metro Super Lawyers include:
- Megan L. Brackney for Tax
- Christopher M. Ferguson for Criminal Defense: White Collar
- Sharon L. McCarthy for Criminal Defense: White Collar
- Claude M. Millman for Business Litigation
- Caroline Rule for Criminal Defense: White-Collar
- Michael Sardar for Tax
- Bryan C. Skarlatos for Tax
- Kevin M. Flynn for Tax
- Juliet L. Fink for Tax
Super Lawyers also recognized two Kostelanetz attorneys as New York Metro Rising Stars:
Super Lawyers describes itself as a ratings service that “recognizes the top attorneys nationwide, across a variety of practice areas and firm sizes, using a patented process of independent research and peer input.” Only 5 percent of attorneys are selected to Super Lawyers regional lists, and attorneys are chosen based on “12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement,” according to Super Lawyers. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and leading city and regional magazines and newspapers.
For more than 75 years, Kostelanetz LLP has built a global reputation as a law firm of choice for clients facing high-stakes controversies and negotiations with government agencies. Our attorneys have extensive experience in tax controversies and white-collar criminal defense and are regularly called upon to handle the most challenging and sensitive cases and internal investigations. Important parts of the firm’s practice include tax and estate planning, commercial litigation, government procurement, and government contracting.