9/19/07

Vorys named the "2008 Leading Ohio Law Firm" by Best Lawyers

Attorneys & Professionals

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP is pleased to announce that nearly 25 percent of the firm’s attorneys have been selected to the 2008 Best Lawyers in America list. The legal directory has been published biennially since 1983 and is considered the premier referral guide to the legal profession in the United States.  

Vorys ranked as the leading law firm in Ohio with more lawyers listed in Best Lawyers than any other firm in the state, and the leading firm in Columbus.  Overall the firm was acknowledged in the following fields:

Leading law firm in:

Ohio: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Antitrust Law, Banking Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Energy Law, Franchise Law, Oil & Gas Law, Personal Injury Litigation and Real Estate Law

Columbus: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Antitrust Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employee Benefits Law, Energy Law, Franchise Law, Insurance Law, Labor and Employment Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Oil & Gas Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation, Real Estate Law and Tax Law

Cleveland: Alternative Dispute Resolution

Cincinnati: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Franchise Law, Personal Injury Litigation and White-Collar Criminal Defense

Akron: Banking Law and Corporate Governance and Compliance Law 

The 2008 Best Lawyers, listed with their practice area, include:

COLUMBUS

W. Jonathon Airey- Oil & Gas Law

Raymond 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 

G. Ross Bridgman- Labor and Employment Law

Susan E. Brown- Corporate Law

Stephen D. Browning- Real Estate Law

Stephen R. Buchenroth- Franchise Law and 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

Scott M. Doran- Environmental 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 and 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

Randall D. LaTour- Bankruptcy and 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 North- Labor and Employment Law

M. Howard Petricoff- Energy Law

William J. Pohlman- Insurance Law

William G. Porter II- Commercial Litigation

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

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

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

Ronald A. Robins, Jr. - Corporate Law

Aaron P. Rosenfeld- Tax Law

Ronald L. Rowland- Tax Law

Thomas O. Ruby- Banking Law and Equipment Finance Law

Daniel Schoedinger- Land Use & Zoning Law and Real Estate Law

Robert J. Sidman- Bankruptcy and 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 Tarpy- Labor and Employment Law

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

John C. Vorys- Banking Law and Corporate Law

Kristin L. Watt- Environmental Law

John B. Weimer- Banking Law and Equipment Finance Law

John P. Wellner- Real Estate Law

Robert W. Werth- Real Estate Law

James A. Wilson- Antitrust Law

WASHINGTON D.C.

Pamela A. Bresnahan-Commerical Litigation and Legal Malpractice Law

CLEVELAND 

James J. McMonagle- Alternative Dispute Resolution 

Anthony J. O’Malley- Commercial Litigation 

Thomas J. Onusko- Health Care Law 

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

CINCINNATI 

Melvin A. Bedree- Banking Law, Franchise Law 

Charles C. Bissinger- 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- Trust 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 

W. Breck Weigel- Commercial Litigation 

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

AKRON 

F. Daniel Balmert- Workers’ Compensation Law

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

Thomas R. Trotter- Banking Law