The Legal 500 United States Recognizes 20 Foley Practice Areas

08 July 2014 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley has been recognized in 20 practice areas by The Legal 500 United States 2014, an in-depth, comprehensive analysis of law firms based on surveys and interviews of more than 250,000 corporate counsel. Among the firm’s recognized practice areas is a top-tier recommendation for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts, and a new practice ranking for Sport. Additionally, the following three Foley attorneys were recognized on The Legal 500 elite “Leading Lawyers” list:

Mark A. Kassel, Intellectual property – Patent prosecution: utility and design patents
Neal J. Moglin, Insurance: advice to insurers
David S. Sanders, Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts – M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

Foley received a top-tier recommendation for the following practice area: 

  • Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts — M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)

Foley was also recommended in these 19 practice areas: 

  • Finance — Corporate restructuring (including bankruptcy)
  • Finance — Project finance
  • Industry focus — Energy: renewable/alternative
  • Industry focus — Healthcare: life sciences
  • Industry focus — Healthcare: service providers
  • Industry focus — Insurance: advice to insurers
  • Industry focus — Insurance: non-contentious
  • Industry focus — Sport
  • Intellectual property — Patent licensing and transactional
  • Intellectual property — Patent prosecution: utility and design patents
  • Intellectual property — Trademarks: non-contentious (full coverage)
  • Media, technology and telecoms — Marketing and advertising
  • Media, technology and telecoms — Technology: data protection and privacy
  • Media, technology and telecoms — Technology: outsourcing
  • Media, technology and telecoms — Technology: transactions
  • Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts — Venture capital and emerging companies
  • Real estate and construction — Construction
  • Real estate and construction — Real estate
  • Tax — Domestic tax: Central

The following attorneys were recommended in The Legal 500 guide:

Finance 

  • Corporate restructuring (including bankruptcy) — Geoffrey S. Goodman, Jill L. Nicholson
  • Project finance — Jason W. Allen, Jeffery R. Atkin, Tracy A. Bacigalupo, Elizabeth L. Corey, John A. Eliason, Edward J. Hammond, Charles V. Hedrick

Industry Focus

  • Energy: renewable/alternative — Jason W. Allen, Jeffery R. Atkin, Jason N. Barglow, Larry J. Bonney, David W. Clark, William D. DuFour III, John T. Dunlap, John A. Eliason
  • Healthcare: life sciences — Monica R. Chmielewski, Gabor Garai, Richard A. Kaufman, Antoinette F. Konski, Marc T. Morley, David L. Rosen
  • Healthcare: service providers — Michael L. Blau, Brian M. Cohen, Christopher J. Donovan, Lisa A. Estrada, Jan E. Murray, Russell E. Ryba, Lawrence W. Vernaglia
  • Insurance: advice to insurers — Gordon Davenport III, Gail M. Goering, Eric A. Haab, Robert C. Leventhal, Brett H. Ludwig, Neal J. Moglin
  • Insurance: non-contentious — Thomas R. Hrdlick, Thomas J. Maida
  • Sport: George C. Beck, Mary K. Braza, Irwin P. Raij

Intellectual Property 

  • Patent licensing and transactional — Pavan K. Agarwal, Jeanne M. Gills, Richard A. Kaufman, Stephen B. Maebius, Marc T. Morley, Andrew E. Rawlins, Michael D. Rechtin 
  • Patent prosecution: utility and design patents — Pavan K Agarwal, Stephen A. Bent, Jeffrey S. Gundersen, Mark A. Kassel, John D. Lanza, Stephen B. Maebius, Christopher J. McKenna
  • Trademarks: non-contentious – full coverage — Andrew Baum, Mark J. Diliberti, Jeffrey H. Greene, Jonathan E. Moskin

Media, Technology and Telecoms 

  • Marketing and advertising — Craig S. Fochler, Jeffrey H. Greene, Jonathan E. Moskin 
  • Technology: data protection and privacy — Chanley T. Howell, James R. Kalyvas, Michael R. Overly 
  • Technology: outsourcing — James R. Kalyvas, Michael R. Overly
  • Technology: transactions — Christopher C. Cain, James R. Kalyvas, Michael R. Overly

Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts 

  • M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m) — Steven R. Barth, David S. Sanders
  • Venture capital and emerging companies — Lisa M. Conmy, Gabor Garai, Richard A. Kaufman, Susan E. Pravda

Real Estate and Construction 

  • Construction — Jeffrey R. Blease, Christopher Ryan Maloney
  • Real estate — Jason N. Barglow, David C. Cook, Michael W. Hatch, Fred S. Ridley, Joseph S. Rupkey

Tax 

  • Domestic tax: Central — John B. Palmer