Foley Attorneys and Practices Ranked by Chambers USA

26 July 2007 Media Contact: Dan Farrell News

Respected Legal Publisher Recognizes 26 Practices And More Than 60 Attorneys

CHICAGO – Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that the firm’s practices and attorneys have been ranked in the recently released 2007 Chambers USA client’s guide published by Chambers & Partners, publishers of internationally-recognized guides to law firms and lawyers. Overall, 26 Foley practices and 61 attorneys were recognized locally and nationally.

The 5th annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business is based on in-depth interviews with key in-house counsel and leading private practice attorneys throughout the country.

Attorneys are ranked in categories established by Chambers. Foley rankings include:


  • Foley’s Sports Law Practice and Energy: Electricity Practice were ranked among the top practices in the nation.
  • Regulated Industries partner George W. Ash was recognized nationally in the practice of Government Contracts.
  • Litigation partner Mary K. Braza was recognized nationally in the practice of Sports Law.
  • Litigation partner Michael J. Lockerby was recognized nationally in the practice of Franchising.




  • Health Care


  • Lowell C. Brown, Health Care
  • Denise Rios Rodriguez, Health Care
  • Richard F. Seiden, Health Care
  • Carl I. Weissburg, Health Care



  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Construction
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Insurance
  • Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use


  • Edmund T. Baxa Jr., Construction
  • David C. Cook, Real Estate
  • Gardner F. Davis, Corporate/M&A
  • Kevin E. Hyde, Labor & Employment
  • Linda Y. Kelso, Corporate/M&A
  • James M. Landis, Antitrust
  • Thomas J. Maida, Insurance
  • Austin B. Neal, Insurance
  • Fred S. Ridley, Real Estate
  • Martin A. Traber, Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
  • Stephen W. Vazquez, Corporate/M&A
  • Mark J. Wolfson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • R. Duke Woodson, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use



  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Communications
  • Energy & National Resources
  • Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Real Estate


  • Michael M. Conway, Media & Entertainment: Litigation
  • John N. Gavin, Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Paul F. Hanzlik, Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory
  • Kathleen R. Pasulka-Brown, Communications
  • John P. Ratnaswamy, Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory
  • E. Glenn Rippie, Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory
  • John L. Rogers III, Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory



  • Health Care
  • Litigation: General Commercial


  • Michael L. Blau, Health Care
  • Charles R. Dougherty, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Ellen C. Kearns, Labor & Employment
  • Carl B. Rosenfield, Health Care
  • Michael J. Tuteur, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Lawrence W. Vernaglia, Health Care
  • J. Mark Waxman, Health Care



  • Corporate/M&A


  • Patrick D. Daugherty, Corporate/M&A

Washington, D.C.


  • Health Care
  • Securities Regulation


  • Gregory S. Bruch, Securities Regulation: Enforcement
  • Richard G. Stoll, Environment
  • Samuel J. Winer, Securities Regulation: Enforcement



  • Corporate/M&A
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate


  • William J. Abraham, Corporate/M&A
  • Michael H. Auen, Labor & Employment
  • Bernard J. Bobber, Labor & Employment and Benefits & Compensation
  • Michael A. Bowen, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Jon P. Christiansen, Litigation: General Commercial
  • James R. Clark, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Richard S. Florsheim, Intellectual Property
  • Benjamin F. Garmer III, Corporate/M&A
  • Michael W. Hatch, Real Estate
  • Stanley S. Jaspan, Labor & Employment
  • Sarah O. Jelencic, Real Estate
  • Brian W. McGrath, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Thomas C. Pence, Labor & Employment
  • James P. Peterson, Corporate/M&A
  • Patrick G. Quick, Corporate/M&A
  • Jay O. Rothman, Corporate/M&A
  • Russell E. Ryba, Corporate/M&A
  • Nancy J. Sennett, Litigation, General Commercial
  • Thomas L. Shriner, Jr., Litigation: General Commercial
  • Luke E. Sims, Corporate/M&A
  • Joseph B. Tyson, Jr., Corporate/M&A
  • David G. Walsh, Corporate/M&A
  • Patrick M. Zabrowski, Real Estate 

About Chambers and Partners
Chambers and Partners, based in London, began as general book publishers in 1969. Since 1990, they have published the Chambers Guide to the UK legal profession. Chambers’ staff of full-time researchers now prepares renowned directories which assess and rank the world’s leading lawyers according to their reputations amongst their clients. The USA Guide was first introduced in 2003. The 5th annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business is based on in-depth interviews with key in-house counsel and leading private practice attorneys. For more information about Chambers and Partners, visit

About Foley & Lardner LLP
Foley & Lardner LLP provides the full range of corporate legal counsel. Our attorneys understand today’s most complex business issues, including corporate governance, securities enforcement, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property counseling and litigation, outsourcing and information technology, labor and employment, and tax. The firm offers total solutions in the automotive, emerging technologies, energy, entertainment and media, financial services, food, golf and resort services, insurance, health care, life sciences, nanotechnology, and sports industries.