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Forty-eight Vorys Attorneys Included on Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

Vorys is pleased to announce that 48 attorneys from the firm have been named 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers Magazine distinguishes the top five percent of attorneys in Ohio in more than 70 practice areas, and recognizes those who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as Super Lawyers. Thirty-five Vorys attorneys were named 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers.

Rising Stars are chosen by their peers as being among the most recognizable up-and-coming lawyers in Ohio. Thirteen Vorys attorneys were named 2019 Ohio Rising Stars.

The Vorys Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are listed by office with their practice area below.

Columbus Super Lawyers:

  • Ross Bridgman (retired) – Health Care
  • John Furniss-Estate Planning & Probate
  • Robert Harris-Labor and Employment
  • Allen Kinzer-Labor and Employment
  • William Kloss Jr.-General Litigation
  • Mark Knueve-Labor and Employment
  • John Landolfi-Business Litigation
  • Michael Martz-Corporate
  • Theodore Mattis-Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice Litigation
  • Robert Minor-Workers' Compensation
  • Karen Moore-Estate Planning & Probate
  • William Porter-General Litigation
  • Lisa Reisz-Health Care
  • Richard Schuster-Class Action
  • Bradley Sinnott-Workers' Compensation
  • Carl Smallwood-Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Andrew Smith-Labor and Employment
  • Elizabeth Smith-General Litigation
  • Kristin Watt –Environmental
  • Robert Webner-Business Litigation

Columbus Rising Stars:

  • Scott Guttman – Intellectual Property
  • Rex Miller, II – Intellectual Property
  • Martha Brewer Motley – General Litigation
  • Janay Stevens – Employment Litigation
  • Barbara J. Jordan – Real Estate 

Cincinnati Super Lawyers:

  • Kent Britt – General Litigation
  • Daniel Buckley – Business Litigation
  • Whitney Gibson – Business Litigation
  • Andrew Kaplan – Employment and Labor
  • Eric Richardson – General Litigation
  • Michael Schwartz – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Victor Walton, Jr. – Business Litigation
  • Glenn Whitaker (retired) – Business Litigation

Cincinnati Rising Stars:

  • Nathan Colvin – General Litigation
  • Blake Finney – Intellectual Property
  • Emily Pan - Estate Planning & Probate
  • Elizabeth Weinewuth – Estate & Trust Litigation

Cleveland Super Lawyers:

  • Michael Garvin – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Anthony O'Malley – Business Litigation
  • Drew Parobek – Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • David Tocco – Business Litigation

Cleveland Rising Stars:

  • Jennie Church – Real Estate
  • Kari Coniglio – Bankruptcy
  • Liana Hollingsworth – Labor and Employment

Akron Super Lawyers:

  • Thomas Crookes – Labor and Employment
  • Bret Treier – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mark Watkins – Intellectual Property

Akron Rising Stars:

  • Jessica Knopp Cunning – Business Litigation

About Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest Ohio-based law firms with nearly 375 attorneys in seven offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Houston, Texas; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.

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