The Best Lawyers in America® 2012

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    Global legal practice Squire, Sanders & Dempsey is pleased to announce that more than 130 of its lawyers are listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012. We were also awarded #1 rankings based on the number of lawyers recognized in these fields:

    • No. 1 in the United States for Public Finance Law.
    • No. 1 in Arizona for Corporate, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions and Public Finance Law.
    • No. 1 in Florida for Insurance Law.
    • No. 1 in New York for Public Finance Law.
    • No. 1 in Ohio for Education, Environmental, Government Relations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Public Finance, Sports, Tax and Workers’ Compensation Law and Securities Litigation.

    Our recognized lawyers are:

    Antitrust, Competition & International Trade
    Shanker A. Singham – International Trade and Finance Law

    Communications
    Joseph P. Markoski – Communications Law

    Corporate Transactions, Finance & Governance
    Cipriano S. Beredo III – Corporate Law
    Daniel G. Berick – Corporate, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities/Capital Markets Law
    Carolyn J. Buller – Corporate Law
    Joseph M. Crabb – Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Gregory K. Gale – Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Robert E. Gregg – Corporate Law
    Christopher D. Johnson – Corporate and Securities/Capital Markets Law
    Mary Ann Jorgenson – Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Gordon S. Kaiser, Jr. – Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Stephen Mahon – Corporate Law
    Thomas R. McGuigan – Corporate Law
    James E. Morgan III – Banking and Finance, Corporate and Real Estate Law
    Frank M. Placenti – Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities/Capital Markets Law
    Joseph P. Richardson – Corporate, Corporate Governance and Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Securities Regulation
    Alex Shumate – Administrative/Regulatory and Corporate Law and Government Relations Practice
    Fred A. Summer – Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Nicholas Unkovic – Corporate Law
    Robert B. Webb III – Corporate Law
    David A. Zagore – Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Law

    Environmental, Health & Safety
    Geoffrey K. Barnes – Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation
    David W. Burchmore – Environmental Law
    Van Carson – Environmental Law
    Peter W. Culp – Water Law
    Wendlene M. Lavey – Environmental Law
    Douglas A. McWilliams – Environmental Law
    Kenneth C. Moore – Environmental Litigation
    Craig A. Sturtz – Environmental Law
    Christopher D. Thomas – Environmental Law
    Karen A. Winters – Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation

    Financial Services
    James J. Barresi – Banking and Finance Law
    Guy F. Guinn – Banking and Finance Law
    Osborne Mills, Jr. – Banking and Finance Law
    JoEllen M. Minchak – Banking and Finance Law
    Gary P. Timin – Insurance Law

    Health Care
    David W. Grauer – Health Care Law
    Lisa G. Han – Health Care Law
    John M. Kirsner – Health Care and Insurance Law
    Peter A. Pavarini – Health Care Law

    Intellectual Property
    Gerald P. Dodson – Intellectual Property Law and Patent Litigation

    Labor & Employment
    D. Lewis Clark, Jr. – Labor and Employment Law
    Susan M. DiMickele – Education, Labor and Employment Law
    W. Michael Hanna – Education, Labor, Employment and Workers' Compensation Law
    Jill S. Kirila – Employment Law
    David J. Millstone – Education, Labor and Employment Law and Labor & Employment Litigation
    Christina Henagen Peer – Education Law
    Timothy J. Sheeran – Education, Labor and Employment Law
    Jeffrey Wedel – Employment and Workers' Compensation Law

    Litigation
    David W. Alexander – Bet-the-Company and Commercial Litigation
    James H. Broderick, Jr. – Commercial Litigation
    Donald T. Bucklin – Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense
    J. Phillip Calabrese – Product Liability Litigation
    Charles F. Clarke – Personal Injury Litigation
    Alvin B. Davis – Banking & Finance, Commercial and Securities Litigation
    Steven A. Friedman – Commercial and Construction Litigation
    John R. Gall – Bet-the-Company, Commercial, Intellectual Property, Patent and Securities Litigation
    Richard S. Gurbst – Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy, Bet-the-Company and Commercial Litigation
    Laura K. Hong – Mass Tort Litigation
    Scott A. Kane – Commercial Litigation
    Peter M. Kramer – Commercial and Regulatory Enforcement Litigation and Insurance Law
    Patricia E. Lowry – Bet-the-Company, Commercial, Labor & Employment, Mass Tort and Personal Injury Litigation and Employment Law
    Damond R. Mace – Bet-the-Company, Commercial and Product Liability Litigation
    Lewis F. Murphy – Banking & Finance, Bet-the-Company, Commercial, Securities and Trusts & Estates Litigation and Insurance Law
    Frederick R. Nance – Bet-the-Company and Commercial Litigation, Government Relations Practice and Sports Law
    Howard J. C. Nicols – Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities Litigation
    Rebekah J. Poston – Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense and White-Collar Criminal Defense
    Mark J. Ruehlmann – Commercial Litigation
    James D. Thomas – Commercial Litigation
    Robin G. Weaver – Bet-the-Company, Commercial, Personal Injury and Product Liability Litigation
    Joseph C. Weinstein – Commercial and Securities Litigation
    C. Craig Woods – Commercial and Environmental Litigation
    George B. Yankwitt – Commercial Litigation

    Maritime
    Juan A. Anduiza – Admiralty & Maritime Law
    Douglas R. Burnett – Admiralty & Maritime Law
    Brian D. Starer – Admiralty & Maritime Law

    Public Finance
    Jeffrey A. Bomberger – Public Finance Law
    Jackson B. Browning, Jr. – Public Finance Law
    Albert A. del Castillo – Public Finance Law
    Ernie K. Demanelis – Public Finance Law
    Christopher J. Franzmann – Public Finance Law
    D. Bruce Gabriel – Public Finance Law
    David S. Goodman – Public Finance Law
    Barbara L. Hawley – Public Finance Law
    John C. Henry – Public Finance Law
    Charles E. James, Jr. – Public Finance Law
    F. Barry Keefe – Public Finance Law
    Robert D. Labes – Public Finance Law
    John S. Larson – Public Finance Law
    Alexandra M. MacLennan – Public Finance Law
    Richard Manoloff – Public Finance Law
    Robert L. Matia – Banking and Finance and Public Finance Law
    Robert H. Olson – Public Finance Law
    Timothy E. Pickrell – Corporate and Public Finance Law
    Luis Reiter – Public Finance Law
    Michael L. Sharb – Public Finance Law
    Edward S. Sinick – Public Finance Law
    Gregory W. Stype – Corporate, Public Finance and Securities/Capital Markets Law
    Harriet M. Welch – Public Finance Law

    Restructuring & Insolvency
    Craig D. Hansen – Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and Bankruptcy Litigation
    Jordan A. Kroop – Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
    Stephen D. Lerner – Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and Bankruptcy Litigation
    Jeffrey A. Marks – Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
    Sandra E. Mayerson – Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
    G. Christopher Meyer – Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
    Thomas J. Salerno – Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and Bankruptcy Litigation

    Real Estate
    Jeffrey Drew Butt – Real Estate Law
    Lynn M. Gattozzi – Real Estate Law
    David W. Kreutzberg – Real Estate Law
    K. David Lindner – Real Estate Law
    Steven L. Lisker – Real Estate Law
    Stephen J. Mitchell – Real Estate Law
    Bart J. Page – Real Estate Law
    Michael D. Saad – Real Estate Law
    Norman C. Storey – Banking and Finance and Real Estate Law
    Terence L. Thomas – Real Estate Law

    Tax & Benefits
    Carol F. Dakin – Employee Benefits Law
    Alan S. Doris – Tax Litigation & Controversy and Tax Law
    Carl A. Draucker – Employee Benefits Law
    Robert J. Eidnier – Tax Litigation & Controversy and Tax Law
    Michael G. Meissner – Tax Law
    Steven F. Mount – Tax Law
    James P. Oliver – Trusts and Estates
    Terrence G. Perris – Tax Law
    John F. Shelley – Trusts and Estates
    Fredric L. Smith – Tax Law
    Mitchell S. Thompson – Tax Litigation & Controversy and Tax Law
    Gregory J. Viviani – Employee Benefits Law
    Lee A. Wendel – Tax Law and Trusts and Estates

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