10/29/08

Vorys Attorneys Named on 2009 Best Lawyers in America List

Attorneys & Professionals

Columbus, OH

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is proud to announce that nearly 20 percent of the firm’s attorneys have made the 2009 Best Lawyers in America list. 

Vorys was also ranked as the top law firm in Columbus in alternative dispute resolution, banking law, bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, energy law, franchise law, oil and gas law, personal injury litigation, real estate law and white-collar criminal defense. On a statewide level, Vorys was named the leading law firm in Ohio in the areas of alternative dispute resolution, banking law, bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law, bet-the-company litigation, commercial litigation, energy law, franchise law, oil and gas law, personal injury litigation, real estate law and white-collar criminal defense. 

The Best Lawyers in America legal directory has been published biennially since 1983 and is considered the premier referral guide to the legal profession in the United States.  The list is based on the results of detailed evaluations of lawyers by their peers throughout the nation.  Overall, the firm was acknowledged in more than 20 different practice areas in the firm’s Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Akron and Washington D.C. offices.

Best Lawyers from the Columbus office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP include:

W. Jonathan Airey- Oil & Gas Law

Raymond D. Anderson- Tax Law

Sandra J. Anderson- Alternative Dispute Resolution, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Law, Personal Injury Litigation

James M. Ball- Real Estate Law

Theodore A. Boggs- Environmental Law

G. Ross Bridgman- Labor and Employment Law

Stephen D. Browning- Real Estate Law

Stephen R. Buchenroth- Franchise Law, Real Estate Law

Michael J. Canter- Antitrust Law

Michael A. Cline- Corporate Law

Susan A. Cohen- Labor and Employment Law

Gary E. Davis- Real Estate Law

Charles S. DeRousie- Banking Law

Philip F. Downey- Commercial Litigation

Richard P. Fahey- Environmental Law

Mary Ellen Fairfield- Commercial Litigation, Labor and Employment Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation

Kenneth A. Golonka, Jr.- Real Estate Law

James H. Gross- Corporate Law

Herbert A. Hedden- Franchise Law

Bruce R. Henke- Corporate Law

Reginald W. Jackson- Bankruptcy, Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

Dan L. Jaffe- Tax Law

Benita A. Kahn- Energy Law

William D. Kloss, Jr.- Personal Injury Litigation

Mark A. Knueve- Labor and Employment Law

Randall D. LaTour- Bankruptcy, Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

Michael G. Long- Commercial Litigation

Linda R. Mendel- Employee Benefits Law

Daniel J. Minor- Real Estate Law

Robert Allen Minor- Workers' Compensation Law

William S. Newcomb, Jr.- Energy Law

Jonathan M. Norman- Labor and Employment Law

Christopher J. North- Labor and Employment Law

M. Howard Petricoff- Energy Law

William G. Porter II- Commercial Litigation

Alan T. Radnor- Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation

Suzanne K. Richards- Alternative Dispute Resolution, Labor and Employment Law

Thomas B. Ridgley- Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation

Ronald (Rocky) A. Robins, Jr.- Corporate Law

Aaron P. Rosenfeld- Tax Law

Ronald L. Rowland- Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Thomas O. Ruby- Banking Law, Equipment Finance Law

Daniel H. Schoedinger- Land Use & Zoning Law, Real Estate Law

Robert J. Sidman- Bankruptcy, Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

Bradley K. Sinnott- Workers' Compensation Law

Andrew C. Smith- Labor and Employment Law

David A. Swift - Trusts and Estates

Jill S. Tangeman- Land Use & Zoning Law

Thomas M. Tarpy- Labor and Employment Law

Mark E. Vannatta- Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

John C. Vorys- Banking Law, Corporate Law

John B. Weimer- Banking Law, Equipment Finance Law

John P. Wellner- Real Estate Law

Robert W. Werth- Real Estate Law

James A. Wilson- Antitrust Law

 

Best Lawyers from the Washington, D.C. office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP include:

Pamela A. Bresnahan- Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law

 

Best Lawyers from the Cleveland office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP include:

Bryan J. Farkas- Bankruptcy, Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

James J. McMonagle- Alternative Dispute Resolution

Anthony J. O’Malley- Commercial Litigation

Thomas J. Onusko- Health Care Law

Drew T. Parobek- Bankruptcy, Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

John Winship Read- Commercial Litigation

 

Best Lawyers from the Cincinnati office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP include:

Melvin A. Bedree- Banking Law, Franchise Law

Charles C. Bissinger, Jr.- Real Estate Law

Kent A. Britt- Commercial Litigation

Daniel J. Buckley- Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation

Thomas L. Gabelman- Construction Law

David A. Groenke- Trusts and Estates

William D. Hayes- Environmental Law

Barbara Bison Jacobson- Personal Injury Litigation

Hani R. Kallas- Banking Law

Nathaniel Lampley, Jr.- Commercial Litigation

Roger E. Lautzenhiser, Jr.- Corporate Law

Mark A. Norman- Environmental Law

Michael G. Schwartz- Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Donald J. Shuller- Real Estate Law

Glenn V. Whitaker- Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation, White-Collar Criminal Defense

 

Best Lawyers from the Akron office of Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP include:

F. Daniel Balmert- Workers’ Compensation Law

Philip A. Lloyd- Banking Law, Banking and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law

Jay P. Porter- Real Estate Law

J. Bret Treier- Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law

Thomas R. Trotter- Banking Law, Commercial Litigation

Vorys has offices in Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Akron, Ohio, as well as in Washington, D.C., and Alexandria, Virginia. With nearly 400 attorneys, Vorys is one of the largest law firms in the United States and was recently recognized as a Cross Practice Powerhouse in a survey of corporate America and one of the top 25 national firms serving the retail and industrial manufacturing industries.  For more information visit www.vorys.com.