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Thirty-nine Vorys Attorneys included in 2014 Chambers USA Guide

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease is pleased to announce that 39 of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized among the leading practitioners in the country in the 2014 edition of Chambers USAChambers USA conducts in-depth research and ranks the leading firms and attorneys in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America.

Vorys attorneys ranked in 13 different practice areas for their technical legal skill, professional conduct and client service. In addition to individual attorney rankings, Vorys is ranked as a leading Ohio law firm in 10 practice areas: banking & finance; bankruptcy/restructuring; corporate/M&A; employee benefits & executive compensation; health care; labor & employment; litigation: general commercial; natural resources & environment; real estate; and real estate: zoning/land use. 

Vorys received a band 1 ranking, the highest awarded, for its natural resources, real estate and employee benefits & executive compensation practices in the state of Ohio.  Attorneys Stephen Buchenroth,  Reginald Jackson, Linda Mendel,  Drew Parobek, Jill Tangeman and James Wilson were individually ranked as band 1 attorneys, showcasing their preeminence in their particular fields. Benita Kahn was ranked as a national leader in privacy and data security law.

Leading lawyers, listed with their field of practice and office, include:

Banking & Finance (Ohio)

  • Melvin Bedree, Cincinnati
  • Hani Kallas, Cincinnati

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Ohio)

  • Reginald Jackson, Columbus
  • Randall LaTour, Columbus
  • Jeffrey Marks, Cincinnati
  • Drew Parobek, Cleveland

Corporate/M&A (Ohio)

  • Adam Brandt, Columbus
  • Roger Lautzenhiser, Cincinnati
  • Jeffery Smith, Columbus
  • John Vorys, Columbus

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Ohio)

  • Anthony Ciriaco, Columbus
  • Jennifer Dunsizer, Columbus
  • Linda Mendel, Columbus

Health Care (Ohio)

  • Matt Albers, Cleveland
  • Jolie Havens, Columbus
  • Suzanne Scrutton, Columbus

Labor & Employment (Ohio)

  • Barton Bixenstine, Cleveland
  • Mark Knueve, Columbus
  • Andrew Smith, Columbus
  • Jonathan Vaughn, Columbus

Litigation: Antitrust (Ohio)

  • James Wilson, Columbus

Litigation: General Commercial (Ohio)

  • Daniel Buckley, Cincinnati
  • Mary Ellen Fairfield, Columbus
  • Anthony O’Malley, Cleveland
  • William Porter, Columbus
  • Glenn Whitaker, Cincinnati

Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations (Ohio)

  • Glenn Whitaker, Cincinnati

Natural Resources & Environment (Ohio)

  • John Keller, Columbus
  • Mark Norman, Cincinnati
  • M. Howard Petricoff, Columbus
  • Gregory Russell, Columbus
  • Kristin Watt, Columbus

Privacy & Data Security (Nationwide)

  • Benita Kahn, Columbus

Real Estate (Ohio)

  • Charles Bissinger, Cincinnati
  • Stephen Buchenroth, Columbus
  • Donald Shuller, Cincinnati
  • J. Theodore (Ted) Smith, Columbus
  • John Wellner, Columbus
  • Kristin Woeste, Cincinnati

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (Ohio)

  • Jill  Tangeman, Columbus

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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