Foley Attorneys Named 2012 Lawyers of the Year

06 October 2011 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley is pleased to announce that 14 of its attorneys have been named Best Lawyers’ 2012 Lawyers of the Year in their respective communities and areas of practice. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the Lawyer of the Year.

The Foley attorneys named Best Lawyers’ 2012 Lawyers of the Year in their respective practices and communities are:

Jacksonville

  • Charles V. Hedrick - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Kevin E. Hyde - Employment Law - Management Lawyer of the Year

Madison

  • Allen A. Arntsen - Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Mark A. Kassel - Patent Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Blaine R. Renfert - Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Michael B. Van Sicklen - Litigation - Real Estate Lawyer of the Year
  • David G. Walsh - Bet-the-Company Litigation Lawyer of the Year

Milwaukee

  • Linda E. Benfield - Natural Resources Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Ralf-Reinhard Boer - International Trade and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Jon P. Christiansen - Franchise Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Richard S. Gallagher - Non-Profit/Charities Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Emory Ireland - Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year
  • Thomas L. Shriner, Jr. - Litigation - Banking & Finance Lawyer of the Year

San Diego

  • Mikel R. Bistrow - Litigation - Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year
The list of Best Lawyers’ 2012 Lawyers of the Year is based on an exhaustive survey process through which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Those individuals honored as Lawyers of the Year have received particularly high ratings in these surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.