Kaye Scholer is a law firm founded in 1917 by Benjamin Kaye and Jacob Scholer. The firm has more than 450 attorneys in nine offices located in the cities of Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, New York City (headquarters), Shanghai, Palo Alto, Washington, D.C., and West Palm Beach. Kaye Scholer is internationally known for being a leading litigation firm. Its particular areas of litigation strength include antitrust, intellectual property, and products liability. In 2008, Kaye Scholer was named Product Liability Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners. In 2005, 2006 and 2007, The National Law Journal named Kaye Scholer to its list of top 10 elite litigation defense firms, making Kaye Scholer the only law firm to appear on this list for the three years it had run. In 2006, The American Lawyer magazine selected Kaye Scholer as the products liability litigation firm of the year. In 2013, Law360 selected Kaye Scholers product liability practice as one of its Practice Groups of the Year. Kaye Scholer was one of only five firms singled out for product liability by the publication. Kaye Scholer also has a well-developed transactional practice, including world-class expertise in aviation, bankruptcy, finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and real estate.