3/08

28 Vorys Attorneys Named Leading Practitioners in Ohio

Attorneys & Professionals

The law firm of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys will be recognized among the leading practitioners in the country by Chambers and Partners in the upcoming 2008 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  Vorys lawyers ranked in 12 different practice areas for their technical legal expertise, professional conduct and client service.

In addition to individual attorney rankings, Vorys is ranked as a leading Ohio law firm in nine practice areas: Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Natural Resources & Environment, Real Estate and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use.

Chambers USA identifies the country’s leading lawyers through in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys to determine which law firms they use and how they rate them for their legal ability and client service. Chambers USA is recognized nationally for the quality of its research and its dedication to investigating the legal profession. The 2008 directory is the result of over 14,000 client and attorney interviews and covers all major practice areas at national level, as well as key specialties in each state.  

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

Banking & Finance

Hani R. Kallas, Cincinnati

Melvin A. Bedree, Cincinnati

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Drew T. Parobek, Cleveland

Randall D. LaTour, Columbus

Reginald W. Jackson, Columbus

Robert J. Sidman, Columbus

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Anthony C. Ciriaco, Columbus

Labor & Employment

G. Ross Bridgman, Columbus

Suzanne K. Richards, Columbus

Litigation: Antitrust

James A. Wilson, Columbus

Litigation: General Commercial

Daniel J. Buckley, Cincinnati

Glenn V. Whitaker, Cincinnati

Anthony J. O’Malley, Cleveland

Sandra J. Anderson, Columbus

Thomas B.Ridgley, Columbus

Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government

Glenn V. Whitaker, Cincinnati

James E. Phillips, Columbus

Natural Resources & Environment

Mark A. Norman, Cincinnati

William D. Hayes, Cincinnati

Kristin L. Watt, Columbus

Richard P. Fahey, Columbus

Scott M. Doran, Columbus

Privacy & Data Security

Benita A. Kahn, Columbus

Real Estate

J. Theodore (Ted) Smith, Columbus

John P. Wellner, Columbus

Kenneth A. Golonka Jr., Columbus

Stephen R. Buchenroth, Columbus

Real Estate: Finance

Stephen R. Buchenroth, Columbus

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Daniel H. Schoedinger, Columbus

Jill S. Tangeman, Columbus