86 Foley Attorneys, 36 Practices Recognized as Industry Leaders by Chambers USA 2020

23 April 2020 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

The 2020 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 86 Foley & Lardner LLP attorneys as leading lawyers in their fields. Among the attorneys named, 10 were ranked at the national level, and 12 were recognized for the first time. In addition, six of Foley’s practice areas received national rankings, and 30 practices were recognized at the state level.

Chambers USA 2020 rankings are compiled from confidential, in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys from across the country. The assessments are based on technical legal ability, client service, diligence and other qualities most valued by clients. This announcement also includes rankings from Chambers Global and Chambers High Net Worth 2020 guides.

National Rankings

Practices

  • Healthcare
  • Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional
  • Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
  • Franchising
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Sports Law

Attorneys

  • Christopher Grigorian, Transportation: Road (Automotive)
  • Cleta Mitchell, Political Law**
  • Clifford Risman, Leisure & Hospitality
  • Jeffery Atkin, Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional; Renewables & Alternative Energy
  • John Eliason, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
  • Kathryn Trkla, Capital Markets: Derivatives;Capital Markets: Derivatives: Mainly Regulatory****
  • Mary Leslie Smith, Franchising
  • Michael Lockerby, Franchising
  • Samuel Winer, Securities: Regulation: Enforcement
  • Thomas Hoffman, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy

State Rankings

California

Practices

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

Attorneys

  • Adam Hepworth, Healthcare*****
  • Claire Marblestone, Healthcare
  • James Kalyvas, IT & Outsourcing: Outsourcing
  • Judith Waltz, Healthcare
  • Pamela Johnston, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Thomas Carlucci, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

District of Columbia

Practices

  • Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Attorneys

  • Eric Sophir, Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
  • Erika Morabito, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Florida

Practices

  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Construction

Attorneys

  • Austin Neal, Insurance
  • Chauncey Lever, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • Emily Magee, Banking & Finance: Public Finance
  • Gardner Davis, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Fred Ridley, Real Estate
  • Kevin Hyde, Labor & Employment
  • Kimberly Ashby, Construction
  • Larry S. Perlman, Labor & Employment
  • Nathaniel Lacktman, Healthcare
  • Ralf Rodriguez, Construction
  • Mark Wolfson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Steven Vazquez, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Thomas Ferrante, Healthcare

Illinois

Practices

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
  • Litigation: General Commercial

Attorneys

  • Edward Green, Healthcare
  • Eric Haab, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
  • Harold Kaplan , Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • James R. Hellige, Private Wealth Law
  • Jill Nicholson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Lisa Noller, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Michael Kasdin, Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Monica Chmielewski, Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory
  • Neal Moglin, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
  • Roger Strode, Healthcare

Massachusetts

Practices

  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Healthcare

Attorneys

  • Donald Schroeder, Labor & Employment
  • Lawrence Vernaglia, Healthcare
  • Matthew Lowrie, Intellectual Property
  • Michael Blau, Healthcare**
  • Michael Tuteur, Litigation: General Commercial

Michigan

Practices

  • Corporate/M&A

Attorneys

  • Daljit Doogal, Corporate/M&A
  • Norman Ankers, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Steven Hilfinger, Corporate/M&A

New York

  • Jeff Thrope, Healthcare

Texas

Practices

  • Insurance
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Environment

Attorneys

  • Alan Perkins, Corporate/M&A
  • Andres Medrano, Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity)
  • Holland O'Neil, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • John Melko, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Kimberly Yelkin, Insurance: Regulation
  • Peter Vogel, Technology: Corporate & Commercial
  • Rachel Steely, Labor & Employment
  • Val Albright, Tax: Litigation

Wisconsin

Practices

  • Natural Resources & Environment
  • Real Estate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Private Wealth Law

Attorneys

  • Andrew Wronski, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Anita Sorensen, Immigration
  • Bryan Schultz, Corporate/M&A
  • Carmen Decot, Labor & Employment
  • Daniel Kaplan, Labor & Employment
  • David Reinecke, Private Wealth Law
  • Emory Ireland, Banking & Finance**
  • George Dionisopoulos, Private Wealth Law
  • James McKeown, Litigation: General Commercial
  • James Peterson, Corporate/M&A
  • James R. Clark, Litigation: General Commercial**
  • Jay Rothman, Corporate/M&A***
  • Jeffrey Gundersen, Intellectual Property
  • John Callan, Private Wealth Law
  • John Wilson, Corporate/M&A
  • Joseph Ziebert, Intellectual Property
  • Leigh Riley, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Linda Benfield, Natural Resources & Environment
  • Mark Kassel, Intellectual Property
  • Mark Thimke, Natural Resources & Environment
  • Michael Hatch, Real Estate
  • Patricia Lane, Banking & Finance
  • Patrick Quick, Corporate/M&A
  • Peter Tomasi, Natural Resources & Environment
  • Sarah Jelencic, Real Estate
  • Steven Barth, Corporate/M&A
  • Thomas Shriner Jr., Litigation: General Commercial
  • Thomas Pence, Labor & Employment**

** Senior Statesmen
*** Eminent Practitioner
**** Spotlight Table
***** Associate to Watch

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