The Best Lawyers in America® 2014

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    Global legal practice Squire Sanders is pleased to announce that more than 140 of our lawyers are listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014. We were also awarded top tier rankings nationally and by office, based on the number of lawyers recognized in these fields:


    • No. 1 in the US for Public Finance Law.
    • No. 1 in Ohio for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Education Law, Environmental Law, Government Relations Practice, Public Finance Law and Sports Law.
    • No. 1 in Phoenix, Arizona for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law.
    • No. 1 in West Palm Beach, Florida for Employment Law – Management.

    Our recognized lawyers are:

    Antitrust & Competition

    • Mark J. Botti – Antitrust Law and Antitrust Litigation
    • J. Brady Dugan – Antitrust Litigation

    Communications

    • Carlos M. Nalda – Communications Law

    Energy & Natural Resources

    • Robert I. White – Energy Law

    Environmental, Health & Safety

    • Chris M. Amantea – Environmental Law
    • Geoffrey K. Barnes – Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation
    • 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 and Environmental Litigation
    • Karen A. Winters – Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation

    Financial Services

    • James J. Barresi – Banking and Finance Law
    • Patrick J. Burke – Banking and Finance Law
    • Massimo Capretta – Banking and Finance Law
    • Guy F. Guinn – Banking and Finance Law
    • Osborne Mills, Jr. – Banking and Finance Law
    • Gary P. Timin – Insurance Law

    Global Corporate Practice

    • 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
    • Scott Monroe Coffey – Corporate Law
    • Patrick D. Cornelius – Corporate Law
    • Joseph M. Crabb – Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    • Gregory K. Gale – Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    • Robert E. Gregg – Corporate Law
    • Donald W. Hughes – Corporate Law
    • Christopher D. Johnson – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights Law/Insolvency and Reorganization,  Corporate and Securities/Capital Markets Law
    • Stephen C. Mahon – Corporate Law
    • Thomas R. McGuigan – Corporate and Securities/Capital Markets Law
    • James E. Morgan III – Banking and Finance, Corporate and Real Estate Law
    • Laura D. Nemeth – Corporate Law
    • Frank M. Placenti – Corporate, Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities/Capital Markets Law
    • Alex Shumate – Administrative/Regulatory, Corporate Law and Government Relations Practice
    • Fred A. Summer – Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities/Capital Markets Law
    • Nicholas Unkovic – Corporate Law
    • Robert B. Webb III – Corporate Law
    • David A. Zagore – Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions Law

    Healthcare

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

    International Dispute Resolution

    • George M. von Mehren – Arbitration

    International Trade & Export Controls

    • Shanker A. Singham – International Trade and Finance Law

    Labor & Employment

    • D. Lewis Clark, Jr. – Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management
    • Susan M. DiMickele – Education, Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management
    • W. Michael Hanna – Education, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management and Workers' Compensation Law – Employers
    • Jill S. Kirila – Employment Law – Individuals, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management and Labor & Employment Litigation
    • David J. Millstone – Education, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management and Labor & Employment Litigation
    • Daniel B. Pasternak – Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management and Labor & Employment Litigation
    • Lawrence J. Rosenfeld – Employment Law – Management, Healthcare Law and Labor & Employment Litigation
    • Timothy J. Sheeran – Education, Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management
    • Gregory A. Wald – Immigration
    • Jeffrey Wedel – Employment Law – Management, Labor & Employment Litigation and Workers' Compensation Law – Employers

    Litigation

    • David W. Alexander – Bet-the-Company and Commercial Litigation
    • Steven M. Auvil – Intellectual Property and Patent Litigation
    • Pierre H. Bergeron – Appellate Practice
    • George Brandon – Commercial Litigation
    • Donald T. Bucklin – Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense
    • Brian A. Cabianca – Commercial Litigation
    • J. Phillip Calabrese – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
    • Charles F. Clarke – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
    • Alvin B. Davis – Banking & Finance, Commercial, Municipal and Securities Litigation
    • Steven A. Friedman – Construction and Commercial 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 and Corporate Law
    • Laura K. Hong – Mass Tort Litigation – Defendants
    • Colin R. Jennings –Commercial Litigation
    • Scott A. Kane – Commercial Litigation
    • Peter M. Kramer – Commercial Litigation, Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Litigation and Insurance Law
    • Patricia E. Lowry – Bet-the-Company, Commercial, Labor & Employment, Mass Tort / Class Actions – Defendants and Personal Injury – Defendants Litigation and Employment Law – Management
    • Damond R. Mace – Bet-the-Company, Commercial and Product Liability – Defendants Litigation
    • Lewis F. Murphy – Banking & Finance, Bet-the-Company, Commercial, Securities and Trusts & Estates Litigation and Insurance Law
    • John B.T. Murray, Jr. – Commercial, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants and Trusts & Estates Litigation
    • Frederick R. Nance – Bet-the-Company and Commercial Litigation, Government Relations Practice and Sports Law
    • Stephanie E. Niehaus – Commercial Litigation
    • Rebekah J. Poston – Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense and White-Collar Criminal Defense
    • Mark J. Ruehlmann – Commercial Litigation
    • James D. Thomas – Commercial Litigation
    • Donald A. Wall – Commercial Litigation
    • Robin G. Weaver – Bet-the-Company, Commercial, Personal Injury – Defendants and Product Liability – Defendants Litigation
    • Joseph C. Weinstein – Commercial and Securities Litigation
    • C. Craig Woods – Commercial and Environmental Litigation

    Public Finance

    • Jeffrey A. Bomberger – Public Finance Law
    • Jackson B. Browning, Jr. – Public Finance Law
    • Gregory R. Daniels – 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
    • Robert D. Labes – Public Finance Law
    • John S. Larson – Public Finance Law
    • Alexandra M. MacLennan – Public Finance Law
    • Richard Manoloff – Public Finance Law
    • Robert H. Olson – Public Finance Law
    • Katherine G. Petrey – 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
    • R. Thomas Stanton – Public Finance Law
    • Gregory W. Stype – Corporate, Public Finance and Securities/Capital Markets Law
    • Harriet M. Welch – Public Finance Law

    Real Estate

    • Jeffrey Drew Butt – Real Estate Law
    • Lynn M. Gattozzi – Real Estate Law
    • James S. Gibson – Real Estate Law
    • David W. Kreutzberg – Real Estate Law
    • Stacy H. Krumin – 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
    • Terence L. Thomas – Real Estate Law

    Restructuring & Insolvency

    • Sean T. Cork – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Sherri L. Dahl – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Craig D. Hansen – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Bankruptcy Litigation
    • Jordan A. Kroop – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Stephen D. Lerner – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Bet-the-Company and Bankruptcy Litigation
    • Sandra E. Mayerson – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • G. Christopher Meyer – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Thomas J. Salerno – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Bankruptcy Litigation

    Taxation & Benefits

    • Carol F. Dakin – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    • Alan S. Doris – Tax Litigation & Controversy and Tax Law
    • Carl A. Draucker – Employee Benefits (ERISA) 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
    • 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 (ERISA) Law
    • Lee A. Wendel – Tax Law and Trusts and Estates

    Transportation, Shipping & Logistics

    • Douglas R. Burnett – Admiralty & Maritime Law
    • John J. Reilly – Admiralty & Maritime Law
    • Brian D. Starer – Admiralty & Maritime Law

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