Best Lawyers in America 2018 Recognizes Squire Patton Boggs Lawyers

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Squire Patton Boggs is pleased to announce that 112 of its lawyers are listed in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report's annual list of The Best Lawyers in America®. A number of Squire Patton Boggs lawyers were noted on the list for their longevity: 44 marked their 10-year anniversary; six marked their 15-year anniversary; 11 marked their 20-year anniversary; three marked their 25-year anniversary; and four marked their 30-year anniversary. Additionally, four lawyers were ranked for the first time.

Best Lawyers in America® 2018 has also recognized 10 Squire Patton Boggs lawyers with the "Lawyer of the Year" distinction, which is given annually to a single outstanding lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area.

Those named to the list include:

  • David W. Alexander – Bet-the-Company Litigation – Columbus
  • Pierre H. Bergeron – Appellate Practice – Cincinnati
  • Alberto R. Cardenas – Administrative/Regulatory Law –Miami
  • Christopher J. Franzmann – Public Finance Law – Columbus
  • David S. Goodman – Public Finance Law – Cleveland
  • Patricia E. Lowry – Employment Law – Management – West Palm Beach
  • Osborne Mills, Jr. – Banking and Finance Law – Cleveland
  • Lawrence J. Rosenfeld – Litigation – Labor and Employment – Phoenix
  • Alex Shumate – Government Relations Practice – Columbus
  • Fred A. Summer – Securities/Capital Markets Law – Columbus

The full list of recognitions is as follows:

Cincinnati, Ohio

  • James J. Barresi – Banking and Finance Law
  • Pierre H. Bergeron – Appellate Practice
  • Adam D. Colvin – Healthcare Law
  • Scott A. Kane – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
  • Stephen D. Lerner – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Stephen C. Mahon – Corporate Law
  • Mark J. Ruehlmann – Commercial Litigation
  • Edward E. Steiner – Corporate Law

Cleveland, Ohio

  • Steven M. Auvil – Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent
  • Cipriano S. Beredo III – Corporate Law
  • Daniel G. Berick – Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Jeffrey A. Bomberger – Public Finance Law
  • Carolyn J. Buller – Corporate Law
  • Patrick J. Burke – Banking and Finance Law
  • Ryan K. Callender – Banking and Finance Law
  • Carol F. Dakin – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Alan S. Doris – Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law
  • Carl A. Draucker – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Robert J. Eidnier – Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law
  • Steven A. Friedman – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction
  • D. Bruce Gabriel – Public Finance Law
  • Lynn M. Gattozzi – Real Estate Law
  • David S. Goodman – Public Finance Law
  • Guy F. Guinn – Banking and Finance Law
  • Richard S. Gurbst – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • W. Michael Hanna – Education Law, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Workers' Compensation Law – Employers
  • Emily Huggins Jones – Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Natural Resources Law
  • Colin R. Jennings – Commercial Litigation
  • Allen A. Kacenjar– Environmental Law
  • Robert D. Labes – Public Finance Law
  • John S. Larson – Public Finance Law
  • Wendlene M. Lavey – Environmental Law
  • Damond R. Mace – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Richard D. Manoloff – Public Finance Law
  • Douglas A. McWilliams – Environmental Law
  • Ellen K. Meehan – Trusts and Estates
  • G. Christopher Meyer – Bankruptcy, Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Osborne Mills, Jr. – Banking and Finance Law
  • Kenneth C. Moore – Litigation – Environmental
  • Frederick R. Nance – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Commercial Litigation, Government Relations Practice, Sports Law
  • Laura D. Nemeth – Corporate Law
  • James P. Oliver – Trusts and Estates
  • Katherine G. Petrey – Public Finance Law
  • Michael L. Sharb – Public Finance Law
  • Elliot M. Smith –  Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • R. Thomas Stanton – Public Finance Law
  • Mitch Thompson – Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law
  • Catherine C. Tompkins – Public Finance Law
  • Gregory J. Viviani – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • George M. von Mehren – Arbitration
  • Joseph C. Weinstein – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities
  • David A. Zagore – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Columbus, Ohio

  • David W. Alexander – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
  • Patrick D. Cornelius – Corporate Law
  • Gregory R. Daniels – Public Finance Law
  • Christopher J. Franzmann – Public Finance Law
  • John R. Gall – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Litigation – Securities
  • Donald W. Hughes – Corporate Law
  • Thomas F. Kibbey – Real Estate Law
  • Jill S. Kirila – Employment Law – Individuals, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Steven F. Mount – Tax Law
  • Peter A. Pavarini – Healthcare Law
  • Michael D. Saad – Real Estate Law
  • Kendra S. Sherman – Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
  • Alex Shumate – Administrative/Regulatory Law, Corporate Law, Government Contracts, Government Relations Practice
  • Keith Shumate – Commercial Litigation
  • Fredric L. Smith – Tax Law
  • Fred A. Summer – Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Lee A. Wendel – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Karen A. Winters – Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
  • C. Craig Woods – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Environmental

Los Angeles, California

  • Harriet M. Welch – Public Finance Law

Miami, Florida

  • Alberto R. Cardenas – Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Alvin B. Davis – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Municipal, Litigation – Securities
  • Peter M. Kramer – Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • James E. Morgan III – Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Finance Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law
  • Rebekah J. Poston – Criminal Defense: General Practice, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Luis Reiter – Public Finance Law

New York, New York

  • Douglas R. Burnett – Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Gregory K. Gale – Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Stephanie E. Niehaus – Commercial Litigation
  • John M. Nonna – Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions
  • John J. Reilly – Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Edward S. Sinick – Public Finance Law
  • Brian D. Starer – Admiralty and Maritime Law

Phoenix, Arizona

  • George Brandon – Commercial Litigation
  • Brian A. Cabianca – Commercial Litigation
  • D. Lewis Clark, Jr. – Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management
  • Charles E. James, Jr. – Public Finance Law
  • Steven L. Lisker – Real Estate Law
  • Daniel B. Pasternak – Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Timothy E. Pickrell – Public Finance Law
  • Frank M. Placenti – Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Laura Lawless Robertson – Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Lawrence J. Rosenfeld – Employment Law – Management, Health Care Law, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Donald A. Wall – Commercial Litigation
  • John M. Welch – Corporate Law

San Francisco, California

  • Nicholas Unkovic – Corporate Law
  • Gregory A. Wald – Immigration Law

Tampa, Florida

  • Jeffrey Drew Butt – Real Estate Law
  • Stacy H. Krumin – Real Estate Law
  • Alexandra M. MacLennan – Public Finance Law
  • Stephen J. Mitchell – Real Estate Law

Tysons Corner, Virginia

  • Robert E. Gregg – Corporate Law
  • Robert B. Webb III – Corporate Law

Washington DC

  • Mark J. Botti – Antitrust Law, Litigation – Antitrust
  • Jonathan Jacob Nadler – Communications Law
  • Robert I. White – Energy Law

West Palm Beach, Florida

  • Scott Monroe Coffey – Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets 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
  • John B.T. Murray, Jr. – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

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