2014 Chambers USA Recognizes 79 Foley Attorneys as Leaders in Their Fields

23 May 2014 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

The 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 79 Foley attorneys as leading lawyers in their fields. Among the attorneys named, nine were ranked at the national level and five were newly recognized in 2014. Four of Foley’s practice areas received national rankings, and 26 practices at the state level were listed in 2014.

Chambers USA 2014 rankings are based on confidential in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys from across the country. The rankings are assessed based on technical legal ability, client service, diligence and other qualities most valued by the client.

National Rankings

  • Franchising
  • Healthcare
  • Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
  • Sports Law

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

  • Michael L. Blau, Healthcare: Transactional
  • Mary K. Braza, Sports Law
  • Christopher H. Grigorian, Transportation: Road (Carriage/Commercial)
  • Michael J. Lockerby, Franchising
  • Nir E. Margalit, Leisure & Hospitality
  • Cleta D. Mitchell, Government: Political Law
  • Irwin P. Raij, Sports Law
  • Mary Leslie Smith, Franchising
  • Samuel J. Winer, Securities: Regulation: Enforcement

State Rankings

California
Practices

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

Attorneys

  • Thomas F. Carlucci, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Pamela L. Johnston, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • James R. Kalyvas, IT & Outsourcing
  • Michael R. Overly, IT & Outsourcing
  • Denise Rios Rodriguez, Healthcare
  • R. Michael Scarano, Jr., Healthcare
  • Judith A. Waltz, Healthcare

District of Columbia
Practices

  • Healthcare
  •  Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution

Attorneys

  • Stephen B. Maebius, Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
  • David S. Sanders, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Richard G. Stoll, Environment

Florida
Practices

  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Latin American Investment
  • Real Estate

Attorneys

  • Francisco J. Cerezo, Latin American Investment
  • Gardner F. Davis, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Kevin E. Hyde, Labor & Employment
  • Gary D. Koch, Healthcare
  • Nathaniel M. Lacktman, Healthcare
  • Chauncey W. Lever, Jr., Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • Emily F. Magee, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • Thomas J. Maida, Insurance
  • John L. Murphy, Latin American Investment
  • 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

Illinois
Practices

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

Attorneys

  • Martin J. Bishop, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Michael M. Conway, Media & Entertainment: Litigation
  • Gail M. Goering, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
  • Edward J. Green, Healthcare
  • Eric A. Haab, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
  • Harold L. Kaplan, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Neal J. Moglin, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
  • Michael J. Small, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Massachusetts
Practices

  • Healthcare
  • Litigation: General Commercial

Attorneys

  • Michael L. Blau, Healthcare
  • Beth I. Z. Boland, Litigation: Securities
  • Alan H. Einhorn, Healthcare
  • Lawrence B. Litwak, Healthcare
  • Matthew B. Lowrie, Intellectual Property
  • Susan E. Pravda, Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment
  • Andrew R. Stern, Real Estate
  • Michael J. Tuteur, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Michael J. Tuteur, 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

  • 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
  • Allen A. Arntsen, Intellectual Property: Litigation
  • Steven R. Barth, Corporate/M&A
  • Linda E. Benfield, Natural Resources & Environment
  • Bernard J. Bobber, Labor & Employment
  • Michael A. Bowen, Litigation: General Commercial
  • 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
  • Sarah O. Jelencic, Real Estate
  • Daniel A. Kaplan, Labor & Employment
  • Mark A. Kassel, Intellectual Property
  • Maureen A. McGinnity, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Hugh J. O'Halloran, Real Estate
  • Thomas C. Pence, Labor & Employment
  • James P. Peterson, Corporate/M&A
  • Brian H. Potts, Natural Resources & Environment
  • 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
  • Michael B. Van Sicklen, Litigation: General Commercial
  • John K. Wilson, Corporate/M&A

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