Foley Milwaukee Attorneys Named To The Best Lawyers In America®

13 September 2007 Media Contact: Dan Farrell News

Sixty Attorneys Chosen By Peers As Best In Practice.

Foley announced today that 60 attorneys from its Milwaukee office have been selected for inclusion in the 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

The attorneys named and their primary practices, as classified by Best Lawyers®, are:

  • William J. Abraham, Jr. (20), Corporate Law and Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law
  • Benjamin J. Abrohams (20), Real Estate Law
  • Steve R. Barth, Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Securities Law
  • Linda E. Benfield (10), Environmental Law
  • Michael M. Biehl (10), Health Care Law
  • Robert L. Binder, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigation
  • Elizabeth S. Blutstein, Public Finance Law
  • Bernard J. Bobber, Labor & Employment Law
  • Ralf-Reinhard Boer, Corporate Law, International Trade & Finance Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Michael A. Bowen (10), Commercial Litigation
  • John F. Callan, Trusts & Estates
  • Richard H. Casper (20), Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
  • Jon P. Christiansen (10), Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Franchise Law
  • Keith A. Christiansen (10), Trusts & Estates
  • James R. Clark (10), Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation
  • James P. Connelly (10), Health Care Law
  • John C. Cooper III (10), Intellectual Property Law
  • George D. Cunningham (10), Labor & Employment Law
  • Lloyd J. Dickinson (10), Employee Benefits Law
  • George A. Dionisopoulos (10), Trusts & Estates
  • Gregg H. Dooge, Employee Benefits Law
  • Kevin G. Fitzgerald*, Insurance Law
  • Michael D. Flanagan*, Environmental Law
  • Richard S. Florsheim, Intellectual Property Law
  • Mark F. Foley (10), Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Law and Information Technology Law
  • Carl D. Fortner, Tax Law
  • Richard S. Gallagher (20), Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law and Trusts & Estates
  • Benjamin F. Garmer III (20), Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Securities Law
  • Reed Groethe, Public Finance Law
  • Edward J. Hammond, Banking Law and Project Finance Law
  • Michael W. Hatch (20), Real Estate Law
  • Emory Ireland*, Banking Law
  • Stanley S. Jaspan (10), Labor & Employment Law
  • Sarah O. Jelencic, Real Estate Law
  • Bruce A. Keyes*, Environmental Law
  • Harvey Kurtz, Employee Benefits Law
  • Benjamin D. Levin, Real Estate Law
  • Wayne R. Lueders (10), Trusts and Estates
  • Lawrence T. Lynch, Labor and Employment Law
  • Brian W. McGrath, Commercial Litigation and Franchise Law
  • James McKeown, Antitrust Law and Sports Law
  • James G. Morrow, Intellectual Property Law
  • Lisa S. Neubauer, Insurance Law
  • Jamshed J. Patel, Tax Law
  • Thomas C. Pence, Labor and Employment Law
  • Patrick G. Quick, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Securities Law
  • Greg W. Renz (20), Employee Benefits Law
  • Leigh C. Riley , Employee Benefits Law
  • Jay O. Rothman, Corporate Law and Securities Law
  • Nancy J. Sennett, Commercial Litigation
  • Thomas L. Shriner, Jr. (10), Bankruptcy & Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and Commercial Litigation
  • Luke E. Sims, Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Securities Law
  • Peter J. Stone, Commercial Litigation, Franchise Law
  • Mark A. Thimke (10), Environmental Law
  • James T. Tynion III, Project Finance Law
  • Adam J. Wiensch, Trusts and Estates
  • Trevor J. Will, Energy Law, Mass Tort Litigation and Product Liability Litigation
  • Allen W. Williams, Jr. (10), Energy Law and Environmental Law
  • Lynette M. Zigman, Non-Profit/Charities Law and Tax Law

Retired partner John R. Dawson was also recognized in the area of Alternative Dispute Resolution for the 10th consecutive year.

The number after attorneys’ names indicates that they have been named to the Best Lawyers list for at least 10 or 20 consecutive years and the asterisk after their names denotes that this is the first year these attorneys have been listed.

The 2008 edition is the 14th edition of The Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers is based on peer-review surveys in which attorneys throughout the country cast nearly a half million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” 

Nationwide, 156 Foley attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2008 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in a broad array of legal areas.

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.