Foley Attorneys Named Best Lawyers

04 August 2009 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Best Lawyers has released the 2010 Best Lawyers in America guide and more than 150 Foley attorneys from 15 offices have been named to the comprehensive list. Additionally, Foley was recognized with more than 50 first-in-practice city and statewide rankings.

Please note that 23 attorneys have been included in the guide for at least 10 consecutive years, 16 attorneys have been included for at least 20 years, and three attorneys have been named Best Lawyers for at least 25 years, indicated by the (10), (20) and (25) next to their names. The asterisk denotes that this is the first year the attorney has been listed.

Regarded by both the legal profession and the public as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S., Best Lawyers is viewed by more than 40,000 top general counsel in ALM publications like Corporate Counsel, while 13 million readers view the rankings in dozens of city and regional publications like The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times and New York Magazine. In addition, Best Lawyers lists are available on all Bloomberg Professional terminals, reaching more than 260,000 top business people across the globe.

Boston

  • Michael L. Blau (2006)
    Health Care Law
  • Stephen I. Burr (2007)
    Real Estate Law
  • Charles R. Dougherty (1995)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
  • Alan H. Einhorn (2010)
    Health Care Law
  • Gabor Garai (2007)
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Edouard C. LeFevre (2008)
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Susan E. Pravda (2007)
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Michael J. Tuteur (2006)
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Lawrence W. Vernaglia (2008)
    Health Care Law
  • J. Mark Waxman (2010)
    Health Care Law

Chicago

  • Sharon R. Barner (2008)
    Intellectual Property Law
  • Laura L. Bilas (2010)
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law    
  • John T. Brooks (2007)
    Trusts and Estates
  • Michael M. Conway (1991)
    Commercial Litigation
    First Amendment Law
  • Dewey B. Crawford (1987)
    Corporate Law
    Securities Law
  • Scott E. Early (2006)
    Derivatives Law
  • Jay A. Erens (1989)
    Corporate Law
  • Paul F. Hanzlik (2006)
    Energy Law
  • James R. Hellige (2005)
    Non-Profit/Charities Law
    Trusts and Estates
  • Harold L. Kaplan (2007)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
    Corporate Law
  • William J. McKenna (2008)
    Commercial Litigation
  • John B. Palmer (2007)
    Tax Law
  • John P. Ratnaswamy (2010)
    Energy Law
  • E. Glenn Rippie (2006)
    Administrative Law
    Energy Law
  • Kathryn M. Trkla (2007)
    Derivatives Law
  • William C. Weinsheimer (1987)
    Trusts and Estates
  • Robert J. Zimmerman (1991)
    Health Care Law

Detroit

  • George W. Ash (2008)
    Government Relations Law
  • Patrick D. Daugherty (2007)
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
    Corporate Law
    Securities Law
  • Judy A. O'Neill (1995)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
  • Chris E. Rossman (1991)
    Health Care Law
  • John R. Trentacosta (2010)
    Commercial Litigation

Jacksonville

  • Robert S. Bernstein (2009)
    Entertainment Law
    Tax Law
  • Charles E. Commander III (1983)
    Real Estate Law
  • David C. Cook (2009)
    Real Estate Law
  • Gardner F. Davis (2005)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Charles V. Hedrick (2010)
    Banking Law
  • Kevin E. Hyde (1999)
    Labor and Employment Law
  • Linda Y. Kelso (2007)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Securities Law
  • Chauncey W. Lever, Jr. (2003)
    Public Finance Law
  • Emerson M. Lotzia (2005)
    Real Estate Law

Los Angeles

  • Merl John Carson (2007)
    Intellectual Property Law
  • Pamela L. Johnston (2007)
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Dennis E. Kinnaird (1983)
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Shirley Morrigan (2010)
    Health Care Law
  • Richard F. Seiden (2006)
    Health Care Law
  • Carl I. Weissburg (1991)
    Health Care Law

Madison

  • Allen A. Arntsen (2007)
    Commercial Litigation
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
    Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Christopher S. Berry (1995)
    Employee Benefits Law
  • Christopher C. Cain (2010)
    Corporate Law
  • Douglas B. Clark (2006)
    Environmental Law
  • William M. Conley (2007)
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
  • Gordon Davenport III (2010)
    Commercial Litigation
  • Michael S. Heffernan (2007)
    Family Law
  • Bradley D. Jackson (1995)
    Communications Law
    Energy Law
  • Daniel A. Kaplan (2007)
    Labor and Employment Law
  • Mark A. Kassel (2007)
    Biotechnology Law
    Intellectual Property Law
    Technology Law
  • Gregory F. Monday (2001)
    Trusts and Estates
  • David W. Reinecke (1995)
    Trusts and Estates
  • Blaine R. Renfert (2005)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Real Estate Law
  • Anne E. Ross (2008)
    Insurance Law
  • Anita M. Sorensen (2007)
    Immigration Law
  • Naikang Tsao (2007)
    Appellate Law
    Intellectual Property Law
  • Michael B. Van Sicklen (1995)
    Appellate Law
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
  • David G. Walsh (1993)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Communications Law
    Corporate Law
  • Paul T. Wrycha (2008)
    Corporate Law

Miami

  • Guillermo J. Fernandez-Quincoces (2008)
    Tax Law

Milwaukee

  • William J. Abraham, Jr. (1987)
    Corporate Law
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Securities Law
  • Steve R. Barth (2007)
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Securities Law
  • Linda E. Benfield (1995)
    Environmental Law
  • Michael M. Biehl (1995)
    Health Care Law
  • Bernard J. Bobber (2006)
    Labor and Employment Law
  • Ralf Reinhard Boer (2005)
    Corporate Law
    International Trade and Finance Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Michael A. Bowen (1995)
    Commercial Litigation
  • Mary K. Braza (2009)
    Sports Law
  • John F. Callan (2001)
    Trusts and Estates
  • Richard H. Casper (1987)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
  • Jon P. Christiansen (1995)
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
    Franchise Law
  • Keith A. Christiansen (1987)
    Trusts and Estates
  • James R. Clark (1989)
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
  • James P. Connelly (1991)
    Health Care Law
  • Lloyd J. Dickinson (1989)
    Employee Benefits Law
  • George A. Dionisopoulos (1995)
    Trusts and Estates
  • Gregg H. Dooge (1999)
    Employee Benefits Law
  • Rodney H. Dow (2009)
    Banking Law
  • Kevin G. Fitzgerald (2008)
    Insurance Law
  • Michael D. Flanagan (2008)
    Environmental Law
  • Richard S. Florsheim (2006)
    Intellectual Property Law
  • Carl D. Fortner (2005)
    Tax Law
  • Laura J. Gage (2009)
    Health Care Law
  • Richard S. Gallagher (1983)
    Non-Profit/Charities Law
    Tax Law
    Trusts and Estates
  • Benjamin F. Garmer III (1987)
    Corporate Law
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Securities Law
  • Maria E. Gonzalez Knavel (2009)
    Health Care Law
  • Reed Groethe (2007)
    Public Finance Law
  • Edward J. Hammond (2007)
    Banking Law
    Project Finance Law
    Structured Finance Law
  • Rachelle R. Hart (2009)
    Health Care Law
  • Michael W. Hatch (1987)
    Real Estate Law
  • Emory Ireland (2008)
    Banking Law
  • Stanley S. Jaspan (1993)
    Labor and Employment Law
  • Sarah O. Jelencic (2007)
    Real Estate Law
  • Bruce A. Keyes (2008)
    Environmental Law
  • Harvey Kurtz (2005)
    Employee Benefits Law
  • Benjamin D. Levin (2007)
    Real Estate Law
  • Wayne R. Lueders (1991)
    Trusts and Estates
  • Lawrence T. Lynch (2007)
    Labor and Employment Law
  • Brian W. McGrath (2007)
    Commercial Litigation
    Franchise Law
  • James T. McKeown (2005)
    Antitrust Law
    Sports Law
  • James G. Morrow (2007)
    Intellectual Property Law
  • Jamshed J. Patel (2007)
    Tax Law
  • Thomas C. Pence (2007)
    Labor and Employment Law
  • Patrick G. Quick (2007)
    Corporate Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Securities Law
  • Greg W. Renz (1987)
    Employee Benefits Law
  • Bartholomew F. Reuter (2009)
    Energy Law
  • Leigh C. Riley (2007)
    Employee Benefits Law
  • Jay O. Rothman (2005)
    Corporate Law
    Securities Law
  • Nancy J. Sennett (2006)
    Commercial Litigation
  • Thomas L. Shriner, Jr. (1993)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
  • Luke E. Sims (2003)
    Corporate Law
    Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Securities Law
  • Peter J. Stone (2007)
    Commercial Litigation
    Franchise Law
  • Mark A. Thimke (1989)
    Environmental Law
  • James T. Tynion III (2007)
    Project Finance Law
  • Adam J. Wiensch (2006)
    Trusts and Estates
  • Trevor J. Will (2007)
    Energy Law
    Mass Tort Litigation
    Product Liability Litigation
  • Allen W. Williams, Jr. (1989)
    Energy Law
    Environmental Law
  • Lynette M. Zigman (2007)
    Non-Profit/Charities Law
    Tax Law

New York

  • Peter N. Wang (2008)
    Commercial Litigation
    Construction Law

Orlando

  • J. Gordon Arkin (2001)
    Administrative Law
    Corporate Law
    Transportation Law
  • Edmund T. Baxa, Jr. (2006)
    Construction Law
  • Ted B. Edwards (2009)
    Commercial Litigation
    Real Estate Law
  • James Grodin (2008)
    Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Commercial Litigation
  • John P. Horan (2008)
    Commercial Litigation
  • Thomas K. Maurer (2007)
    Environmental Law
  • Michael A. Okaty (2010)
    Corporate Law
  • Paul E. Rosenthal (2005)
    Real Estate Law
  • John A. Sanders (2007)
    Corporate Law
    Tax Law
    Trusts and Estates
  • Ryland Duke Woodson (2005)
    Administrative Law
    Environmental Law
    Government Relations Law
    Land Use & Zoning Law
    Real Estate Law

San Diego

  • David E. Kleinfeld (2007)
    Commercial Litigation
    Intellectual Property Law
  • R. Michael Scarano, Jr. (2007)
    Health Care Law
  • Andrew B. Serwin (2010)
    Information Technology Law
  • Victor A. Vilaplana (1993)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

San Francisco

  • Teveia R. Barnes (2008)
    Banking Law
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
    Structured Finance Law
  • Thomas F. Carlucci (2010)
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Tallahassee

  • Thomas J. Maida (2007)
    Insurance Law

Tampa

  • Michael D. Annis (1989)
    Tax Law
  • Curt P. Creely (2007)
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Securities Law
  • Thomas M. Little (2006)
    Real Estate Law
  • Carolyn T. Long (2006)
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Fred S. Ridley (2007)
    Real Estate Law
  • Stephen J. Szabo (2006)
    Real Estate Law
  • Martin A. Traber (2006)
    Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Securities Law
  • Steven W. Vazquez (2007)
    Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Securities Law
  • Mark J. Wolfson (2007)
    Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

Washington

  • Stephen A. Bent (2007)
    Biotechnology Law
    Intellectual Property Law
  • Scott L. Fredericksen (2009)
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • John M. Lynham, Jr. (2006)
    Trusts and Estates
  • Stephen B. Maebius (2007)
    Biotechnology Law
    Intellectual Property Law
  • Lawrence G. McBride (2010)
    Mining Law
    Natural Resources Law
  • Cleta Mitchell (2010)
    Administrative Law
  • Richard C. Peet (2008)
    Biotechnology Law
    Technology Law
  • Jacqueline M. Saue (2010)
    Health Care Law
  • Michele M. Simkin (2008)
    Biotechnology Law
  • Richard G. Stoll (1989)
    Environmental Law
  • Harold C. Wegner (2007)
    Intellectual Property Law
  • Samuel J. Winer (2006)
    Securities Law

(Year) First year the lawyer was listed.

(10) Lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for at least 10 years.

(20) Lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for at least 20 years.

(25) Lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for at least 25 years.

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