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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