The Best Lawyers in America® 2015

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    More than 120 Squire Patton Boggs lawyers are listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. 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 Government Relations Practice and Public Finance Law 
    • No. 1 in Cleveland, Ohio for Education Law and Public Finance Law 
    • No. 1 in Columbus, Ohio for Securities / Capital Markets Law

    Antitrust & Competition

    • Mark J. Botti – Antitrust Law, Litigation – Antitrust 
    • J. Brady Dugan – Litigation - Antitrust

    Communications

    • Carlos M. Nalda – Communications Law

    Energy & Natural Resources

    • Peter W. Culp – Water Law 
    • Robert I. White – Energy Law

    Environmental, Health & Safety

    • Chris M. Amantea – Environmental Law
    • Geoffrey K. Barnes – Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental 
    • Van Carson – Environmental Law 
    • Wendlene M. Lavey – Environmental Law 
    • Douglas A. McWilliams – Environmental Law 
    • Craig A. Sturtz – Environmental Law 
    • Christopher D. Thomas – Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental 
    • Karen A. Winters – Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental

    Financial Services

    • James J. Barresi – Banking and Finance Law 
    • Patrick J. Burke – 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 Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law 
    • Carolyn J. Buller – Corporate Law 
    • Alberto R. Cardenas – Administrative / Regulatory Law 
    • Scott Monroe Coffey – Corporate Law 
    • Patrick D. Cornelius – Corporate Law 
    • Gregory K. Gale – Mergers and Acquisitions Law 
    • Robert E. Gregg – Corporate Law 
    • Donald W. Hughes – Corporate Law 
    • Stephen C. Mahon – Corporate Law 
    • Thomas R. McGuigan – Corporate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law 
    • James E. Morgan III – Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law 
    • Laura D. Nemeth – Corporate Law 
    • Frank M. Placenti – Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law 
    • Alex Shumate – Administrative / Regulatory Law, Corporate Law, Government Relations Practice
    • Gregory W. Stype – Corporate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law 
    • Fred A. Summer – Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law 
    • Nicholas Unkovic – Corporate Law 
    • Robert B. Webb III – Corporate Law 
    • David A. Zagore – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

    Healthcare

    • Adam D. Colvin – Health Care Law 
    • Peter A. Pavarini – Health Care Law

    International Dispute Resolution

    • George von Mehren – Arbitration

    Labor & Employment

    • Shaoul Aslan – Immigration Law 
    • D. Lewis Clark, Jr. – Employment Law – Management, Labor Law - Management 
    • Carol F. Dakin – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
    • Susan M. DiMickele – Education Law, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law - Management 
    • Carl A. Draucker – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
    • W. Michael Hanna – Education Law, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Workers' Compensation Law - Employers 
    • Jill S. Kirila – Employment Law – Individuals, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment 
    • David J. Millstone – Education Law, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment 
    • Daniel B. Pasternak – Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment 
    • Laura Lawless Robertson – Employment Law - Management 
    • Lawrence J. Rosenfeld – Employment Law – Management, Health Care Law, Litigation - Labor and Employment 
    • Gregory J. Viviani – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 
    • Gregory A. Wald – Immigration Law 
    • Jeffrey J. Wedel – Employment Law – Management, Workers' Compensation Law – Employers, Litigation - Labor and Employment

    Litigation

    • David W. Alexander ¬– Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation 
    • Steven M. Auvil – Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent 
    • Pierre H. Bergeron – Appellate Practice 
    • George Brandon – Commercial Litigation 
    • Donald T. Bucklin – Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar 
    • Brian A. Cabianca – Commercial Litigation 
    • Alvin B. Davis – Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation – Municipal, Litigation - Securities 
    • Steven A. Friedman – Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Construction 
    • John R. Gall – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Litigation - Securities 
    • Richard S. Gurbst – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation - Bankruptcy 
    • Colin R. Jennings – Commercial Litigation 
    • Scott A. Kane – Commercial Litigation 
    • Peter M. Kramer – Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Insurance Law 
    • Patricia E. Lowry – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions –

    Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

    • Robert D. Luskin – Criminal Defense: White-Collar 
    • Damond R. Mace – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants 
    • Lewis F. Murphy – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Banking and Finance, Litigation – Securities, Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Insurance Law 
    • Frederick R. Nance – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Sports Law, Government Relations Practice 
    • Stephanie E. Niehaus – Commercial Litigation 
    • John M. Nonna – Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions, Insurance Law 
    • Rebekah J. Poston – Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar, Criminal Defense: White-Collar 
    • Mark J. Ruehlmann – Commercial Litigation 
    • Donald A. Wall – Commercial Litigation 
    • Robin G. Weaver – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
    • Joseph C. Weinstein – Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Securities 
    • C. Craig Woods – Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Environmental

    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 
    • 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 
    • Larry A. Makel – Equipment Finance Law 
    • Richard D. Manoloff – Public Finance Law 
    • Katherine G. Petrey – Public Finance Law 
    • Timothy E. Pickrell – Corporate Law, 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 – Public Finance Law 
    • Harriet M. Welch – Public Finance Law

    Real Estate

    • Jeffrey Drew Butt – Real Estate Law 
    • Lynn M. Gattozzi – Real Estate Law 
    • James 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 
    • Michael D. Saad – Real Estate Law

    Restructuring & Insolvency

    • Sean T. Cork – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
    • Craig D. Hansen – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy 
    • Christopher D. Johnson – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
    • Stephen D. Lerner – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Corporate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Litigation -Bankruptcy 
    • G. Christopher Meyer – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

    Taxation & Benefits

    • Alan S. Doris – Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law 
    • Robert J. Eidnier – Litigation and Controversy - Tax, 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 – Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Tax Law 
    • Lee A. Wendel ¬ – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

    Transportation, Shipping & Logistics

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

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