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Vorys Ranked #1 Law Firm in Ohio on 2011 Best Lawyers in America® list

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Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is proud to announce that 97 lawyers from the firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011. Vorys was ranked a #1 law firm in Ohio overall.

Vorys was also named the leading law firm in the state of Ohio in specific practice areas, including:

Vorys was ranked as the top law firm in Columbus in the following areas:

Vorys was ranked as the top law firm in Cincinnati in the following areas:

Vorys was ranked as the top law firm in Akron in the following areas:

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

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

Philip A. Brown- Commercial Litigation

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

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

F. James Foley- Commercial Litigation

Sheila Nolan Gartland- Real Estate Law

Kenneth A. Golonka, Jr.- Real Estate Law

James H. Gross- Corporate Law

David W. Hardymon- Commercial Litigation

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

John K. Keller- Oil & Gas Law

James P. Kennedy- Antitrust Law

William D. Kloss, Jr.- Personal Injury Litigation

Mark A. Knueve- Labor and Employment Law

John J. Kulewicz- Appellate Law

John L. Landolfi- Commercial Litigation

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

Michael G. Long- Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation

Judith L. Marsh- Banking Law

Linda R. Mendel- Employee Benefits Law

Daniel J. Minor- Real Estate Law

Robert Allen Minor- Workers' Compensation Law

Jonathan M. Norman- Labor and Employment Law

Christopher J. North- Labor and Employment Law

M. Howard Petricoff- Energy Law

James E. Phillips- Criminal Defense: White Collar

William J. Pohlman- Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law

William G. Porter II- Commercial Litigation

Alan T. Radnor- Bet-the-Company Litigation, 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

Aaron P. Rosenfeld- Commercial Litigation, Tax Law

Russell R. Rosler- Corporate 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

Richard D. Schuster- Commercial Litigation

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

Travis J. Wahl- Banking Law

Kristin L. Watt- Environmental 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

Scott J. Ziance- Public Finance Law

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

Pamela A. Bresnahan- Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law

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

Matthew E. Albers- Health Care Law

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

James J. McMonagle- Alternative Dispute Resolution

Anthony J. O’Malley- Commercial Litigation

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

John Winship Read- Commercial Litigation

David J. Tocco- 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

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

Victor A. Walton, Jr.- Commercial Litigation

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

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

F. Daniel Balmert- Workers’ Compensation Law

Philip F. Downey- Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation

Philip A. Lloyd- Banking Law, Bankruptcy 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, Public Finance Law