The Legal 500 United States Recognizes 19 Foley Practice Areas

01 June 2017 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley has been recognized in 19 practice areas by The Legal 500 United States 2017, an analysis of law firms based on surveys and interviews of more than 250,000 corporate counsel. The firm maintained three top-tier recognitions and received 16 additional firm-wide recommendations.

Additionally, three Foley attorneys were recognized on The Legal 500 elite “Leading Lawyers” list:

  • Mark Kassel – Intellectual Property: Patents - Prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings)
  • Neal Moglin – Insurance - Advice to Insurers
  • David Sanders – M&A/Corporate and Commercial: M&A - Middle-Market (sub-$500m)

Also, five attorneys were recognized in the “Next Generation Lawyers” list, which notes the top up-and-coming lawyers nationwide:

  • Christopher Bolten – Intellectual Property: Patent - Prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings)
  • Cliff Liu – Intellectual Property: Patent - Prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings)
  • Paul Pua – Intellectual Property: Patent - Prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings)
  • Aaron Tantleff – Intellectual Property: Patents - Licensing and Media, Technology and Telecoms – Outsourcing
  • Tianran Yan – Intellectual Property: Patent - Prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings)

Foley received top-tier recommendations for the following three practice areas:

  • Intellectual property - Patents: Licensing
  • Intellectual property - Patents: Prosecution (including re-examination and post-grant proceedings)
  • M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A - Middle-Market (sub-$500m)

Foley was also recommended in these 16 practice areas:

  • Dispute resolution – Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense
  • Finance – Project Finance: Advice to Lender; Project Finance: Advice to Sponsor
  • Industry focus – Energy: Renewable/Alternative
  • Industry focus – Health care: Life Sciences
  • Industry focus – Health care: Service Providers
  • Industry focus – Insurance: Advice to Insurers
  • Industry focus – Insurance: Non-Contentious
  • Industry focus – Sport
  • Intellectual property – Trademarks: Litigation
  • Intellectual property – Trademarks: Non-Contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • M&A/corporate and commercial – Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
  • Media, technology and telecoms – Advertising and Marketing
  • Media, technology and telecoms – Cyber Law (including data protection and privacy)
  • Media, technology and telecoms – Outsourcing
  • Media, technology and telecoms – Technology: Transactions
  • Real estate – Construction (including construction litigation)

The following 68 attorneys were recommended in The Legal 500 guide:

Dispute Resolution

  • Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: Jaime Guerrero, Lisa Noller, David Simon

Finance

  • Project finance - Advice to Lender: Jason Allen, Jeffery Atkin, Jason Barglow, Linda Benfield, Larry Bonney, Mary Ann Christopher, David Clark, John Eliason, Edward Hammond, David Markey, David Weisblat

Industry Focus

  • Energy - Renewable/Alternative: Jason Allen, Jeffery Atkin, John Eliason
  • Health care - Life Sciences: Andrew Hurst, Richard Kaufman, Stephen Maebius, David Rosen, Beni Surpin, Judith Waltz
  • Health care - Service Providers: Jennifer Belveal, Michael Blau, Lawrence Vernaglia
  • Insurance - Advice to Insurers: Gordon Davenport, Eric Haab, Neal Moglin
  • Insurance - Non-Contentious: Kevin Fitzgerald, Thomas Hrdlick, Austin Neal
  • Sports: Mary K Braza, Kevin Schulz

Intellectual Property

  • Patent - Prosecution (including reexamination and post-grant proceedings): Pavan Agarwal, Christopher Bolten, Jeffrey Gundersen, Mark Kassel, John Lanza, Cliff Liu, Stephen Maebius, Christopher McKenna, Paul Pua, Kristel Schorr, Michele Simkin, Tianran Yan, Joseph Ziebert
  • Patents - Licensing: Jeffrey Gundersen, Richard Kaufman, Andrew Rawlins, Beni Surpin, Aaron Tantleff, Joseph Ziebert
  • Trademarks - Litigation: Jonathan Moskin, Robert Weisbein
  • Trademarks - Non-Contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing): Mark Diliberti

Media, Technology and Telecoms

  • Advertising and Marketing: Mark Diliberti, Jonathan Moskin
  • Cyber Law (including data protection and privacy): Chanley Howell, James Kalyvas, Jennifer Rathburn
  • Outsourcing: Chanley Howell, James Kalyvas, Michael Overly, Aaron Tantleff
  • Technology -Transactions: Christopher Cain, Chanley Howell, James Kalyvas, Matthew Karlyn, Michael Overly, Jennifer Rathburn, Andrew Rawlins, Beni Surpin, Aaron Tantleff

Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate and Commercial

  • M&A - Middle-Market (sub-$500m): Steven Barth, Curt Creely, Gardner Davis, Steven Hilfinger, Jay Rothman, David Sanders, Bryan Schultz, Kevin Schulz
  • Venture Capital and Emerging Companies: Gabor Garai, Thomas Hickey, Paul Wrycha

Real Estate

  • Construction (including construction litigation): Kimberly Ashby, Jeffrey Blease, Ralf Rodriguez

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