Foley Attorneys Ranked Among Top in Nation in 2012 Chambers USA Guide

07 June 2012 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Chambers USA has ranked 73 Foley & Lardner LLP attorneys as leading lawyers in their fields in its 2012 Chambers USA Client’s Guide. Among these attorneys, nine were nationally ranked in their respective practice areas. Additionally, the firm has been recognized nationally in a new practice area this year – Privacy & Data Security: Healthcare. At the state level three of its practices are newly ranked for 2012: Life Sciences (California), White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (California) and General Commercial Litigation (Illinois).

Rankings in the Chambers USA: Client’s Guide are based on confidential in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys from across the country. Among the qualities on which rankings are assessed are technical legal ability, client service, diligence and other qualities most valued by the client.

National Rankings

Foley was ranked nationally in the following practice areas:

  • Franchising
  • Government: Government Contracts
  • Healthcare
  • Privacy & Data Security
  • Privacy & Data Security: Healthcare
  • Sports Law

Nine Foley partners were nationally recognized in the following respective practice areas:

  • Michael L. Blau, Healthcare: Transactional
  • Mary K. Braza, Sports Law
  • Michael J. Lockerby, Franchising
  • Nir E. Margalit, Leisure & Hospitality
  • Cleta D. Mitchell, Government: Political Law
  • David T. Ralston, Jr., Government: Government Contracts
  • Andrew B. Serwin, Privacy & Data Security
  • Mary Leslie Smith, Franchising
  • Samuel J. Winer, Securities: Regulation: Enforcement

State Rankings

California

    Practices

  • Healthcare
  • Life Sciences
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

    Attorneys

  • James R. Kalyvas, IT & Outsourcing
  • Denise Rios Rodriguez, Healthcare
  • R. Michael Scarano Jr., Healthcare
  • Judith A. Waltz, Healthcare
  • Carl I. Weissburg, Healthcare

District of Columbia

    Practices

  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Healthcare
  • Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution

    Attorneys

  • Stephen B. Maebius, Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
  • Richard G. Stoll, Environment

Florida

    Practices

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Construction
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

    Attorneys

  • Francisco J. Cerezo, Latin American Investment
  • Gardner F. Davis, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Kevin E. Hyde, Labor & Employment
  • Thomas J. Maida, Insurance
  • Thomas K. Maurer, Environment
  • Austin B. Neal, Insurance
  • Fred S. Ridley, Real Estate
  • Martin A. Traber, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Steven W. Vazquez, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Mark J. Wolfson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • R. Duke Woodson, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Illinois

    Practices

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
  • Litigation: General Commercial

    Attorneys

  • Michael M. Conway, Media & Entertainment: Litigation
  • Gail M. Goering, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
  • Eric A. Haab, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
  • Harold L. Kaplan, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Neal J. Moglin, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
  • John L. Rogers III, Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory

Massachusetts

    Practices

  • Healthcare
  • Litigation: General Commercial

    Attorneys

  • Michael L. Blau, Healthcare
  • Alan H. Einhorn, Healthcare
  • Roger A. Lane, Litigation: Securities
  • John D. Lanza, Intellectual Property
  • Lawrence B. Litwak, Healthcare
  • Susan E. Pravda, Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment
  • Andrew R. Stern, Real Estate
  • Michael J. Tuteur, Litigation: General Commercial; Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Lawrence W. Vernaglia, Healthcare
  • J. Mark Waxman, Healthcare

Michigan

    Practices

  • Corporate/M&A

    Attorneys

  • Daljit S. Doogal, Corporate/M&A

New York

    Attorneys

  • David M. Klein, Technology & Outsourcing
  • Jeffrey C. Thrope, Healthcare

Wisconsin

    Practices

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

    Attorneys

  • William J. Abraham, Jr., Corporate/M&A
  • Allen A. Arntsen, Intellectual Property: Litigation
  • Linda E. Benfield, Natural Resources & Environment
  • Bernard J. Bobber, Labor & Employment
  • Michael A. Bowen, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Jon P. Christiansen, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Douglas B. Clark, Natural Resources & Environment
  • James R. Clark, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Michael D. Flanagan, Natural Resources & Environment
  • Benjamin F. Garmer III, Corporate/M&A
  • Jeffrey S. Gundersen, Intellectual Property
  • Michael W. Hatch, Real Estate
  • Stanley S. Jaspan, Labor & Employment
  • Sarah O. Jelencic, Real Estate
  • Daniel A. Kaplan, Labor & Employment
  • Mark A. Kassel, Intellectual Property
  • Maureen A. McGinnity, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Brian W. McGrath, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Hugh J. O'Halloran, Real Estate
  • Thomas C. Pence, Labor & Employment
  • James P. Peterson, Corporate/M&A
  • Patrick G. Quick, Corporate/M&A
  • Jay O. Rothman, Corporate/M&A
  • Nancy J. Sennett, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Thomas L. Shriner Jr., Litigation: General Commercial
  • Jeffrey A. Simmons, Intellectual Property
  • Mark A. Thimke, Natural Resources & Environment
  • John K. Wilson, Corporate/M&A