12/16/11

75 Vorys Attorneys Recognized as 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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Seventy-five attorneys from Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease have been named 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.  Super Lawyers Magazine distinguishes the top five percent of attorneys in each state in more than 70 practice areas, and recognizes those who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as Super Lawyers.  Rising Stars are chosen by their peers as being among the most recognizable up-and-coming lawyers in Ohio.

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

Columbus Super Lawyers:

G. Ross Bridgman - Health Care

Stephen Buchenroth - Real Estate

Gary Davis - Real Estate

Mary Ellen Fairfield - Employment and Labor

Gerald Ferguson - Business Litigation

James Foley - Class Action/Mass Torts

David Hardymon - Business Litigation

Robert Harris - Employment and Labor

Bruce Ingram - Eminent Domain

Reginald Jackson - Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights

Benita Kahn - Information Technology

John Keller - Energy and Natural Resources

Allen Kinzer - Employment and Labor

William Kloss, Jr. - General Litigation

Mark Knueve - Employment and Labor

John Landolfi - Business Litigation

Randall LaTour - Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights

Michael Long - Business Litigation

Theodore Mattis - Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice Litigation

Daniel Minor - Real Estate

Robert Minor - Workers' Compensation

Jonathan Norman - Employment and Labor

Chris North - Employment and Labor

William Pohlman - Business Litigation

William Porter, II - General Litigation

Suzanne Richards - Business Litigation

Thomas Ridgley - Civil Litigation Defense

Bradley Sinnott - Workers' Compensation

Carl Smallwood - Civil Litigation Defense

Andrew Smith - Employment and Labor

David Swift - Estate Planning and Probate

Brent Taggart - Personal Injury Defense: Products

Robert Tait - Civil Litigation Defense

Thomas Tarpy - Employment and Labor

Kristin Watt - Environmental

James Wilson - Antitrust Litigation

Columbus Rising Stars:

Alan Duffy - Employee Benefits/ERISA

Robin Grant - Mergers and Acquisitions

Thomas McCormick - Business Litigation

Timothy McGranor - Business Litigation

Bruce Paige - Health Care

Tyler Pensyl - General Litigation

Cincinnati Super Lawyers:

Melvin Bedree - Banking

Daniel Buckley - Business Litigation

Thomas Gabelman - Construction/Surety

Nathaniel Lampley - Employment and Labor

Roger Lautzenhiser - Business/Corporate

Mark Norman - Environmental

Donald Shuller - Real Estate

Victor Walton, Jr. - Business Litigation

Glenn Whitaker - Business Litigation

Cincinnati Rising Stars:

Whitney Gibson - Business Litigation

Patrick Hagan - Business Litigation

Joseph Harper - General Litigation

Jacob Mahle - Business Litigation

Emily Pan - Estate Planning and Probate

Eric Richardson - General Litigation

Kimberly Schaefer - Securities and Corporate Finance

Adam Sherman - General Litigation

Cleveland Super Lawyers:

Barton Bixenstine - Employment and Labor

Anthony O'Malley - Business Litigation

Drew Parobek -  Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights

John Read - Civil Defense Litigation

David Tocco - Business Litigation

Cleveland Rising Stars:

Matthew Albers - Health Care

Bryan  Farkas - Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights

Akron Super Lawyers:

F. Daniel Balmert - Employment and Labor

Thomas Crookes - Employment and Labor

Philip Downey - General Litigation

Jay Porter - Real Estate

John Solomon - Business Litigation

Thomas Trotter - Bonds/Government Finance

Akron Rising Stars:

Ashley Manfull - Employment and Labor

Barbara Sanchez - Real Estate

Elia Woyt - Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights

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