HooverSlovacek Congratulates Three Attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017

Houston – HooverSlovacek congratulates Partners Joe Slovacek and Ed Rothberg and Senior Counsel Paul Van Slyke on being listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017.

“We are honored to be listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017. HooverSlovacek works hard to maintain the highest level of service for our clients and respect of our fellow attorneys, so this is especially meaningful as this honor comes from our peers.” said Senior Partner Joseph O. Slovacek.

Joe Slovacek, Senior Partner at the firm, selected in the field of Real Estate Law (Litigation and Non-Litigation) engages in a general business practice encompassing real estate, corporate law and commercial litigation representing a variety of clients principally involved in all facets of real estate. A number of the clients he represents include brokers, developers, owners, lenders and property managers of multi-family, commercial, retail and industrial properties.

Ed Rothberg, another Partner at HooverSlovacek and head of the bankruptcy practice, selected in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law, primarily represents debtor and equity holders in out of court workouts and Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. He also has represented secured creditors, unsecured creditors, debtors, committees, bankruptcy trustees, and lessors in numerous out of court workouts as well as large and complex bankruptcy cases. It has long been Mr. Rothberg’s practice to ascertain the financial condition of the client and engage in the financial restructuring of the company, filing the Chapter 11 bankruptcy only as a last resort.

Paul Van Slyke, Senior Counsel at the Firm, was selected in the field of Trademark and Copyright Law and Intellectual Property Litigation. He has over 30 years’ experience navigating the laws of trademark, copyright, entertainment, Internet, design patent, defamation, trade secrets, and unfair competition, in the U.S. and abroad. Paul represents plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state lawsuits, in proceedings before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, in mediations, and in arbitrations brought under the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy for domain name disputes. He has extensive experience filing trademark, copyright and design patent applications and drafting a wide variety of licenses and other grants of intellectual property rights. He also registers domain names, reviews entertainment contracts, drafts social media policies, conducts online brand enforcement, performs anti-counterfeiting campaigns and provides intellectual property counseling on corporate transactions including mergers and acquisitions.


About Best Lawyers®
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About HooverSlovacek
Established in 1969, HooverSlovacek is a dynamic, results-driven law firm specializing in real estate, commercial litigation, estate planning, mediation, bankruptcy, tax law, employment law, construction law and more. HooverSlovacek is ranked No. 3 on the Houston Business Journal’s list of largest Houston-area real estate law firms and ranked No. 5 on their list of largest Houston-area bankruptcy law firms. The HooverSlovacek team of attorneys has experience ranging from new, top-level law school graduates to attorneys with decades of experience in their fields. Along with this wide variety of experience, HooverSlovacek’s attorneys work closely together as one team, in order to provide clients with vast resources and high-quality service. Visit HooverSlovacek.com for more information.

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