Thirty-Five Schiff Hardin LLP Attorneys in Twenty Practice Areas Named to the Best Lawyers in America


Thirty-Five Schiff Hardin LLP Attorneys in Twenty Practice Areas Named to the Best Lawyers in America

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The 2010 Edition of Best Lawyers in America released today lists 35 Schiff Hardin attorneys in 20 practice areas. The firm also received "#1" rankings as follows:

#1 in Illinois - Construction Law
#1 in Illinois - Finance Law
#1 in Chicago - Construction Law
#1 in Chicago - Mass Tort Litigation Law
#1 in Chicago - Public Finance Law

According to The Best Lawyers in America, lawyers are selected based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey that has been developed and refined for more than 25 years. The current edition of Best Lawyers is based on more than two million confidential evaluations by only the top attorneys in the country. Best Lawyers also conducted thousands of extensive telephone interviews with leading attorneys throughout its balloting process.

Thomas W. Abendroth - Trusts and Estates
Scott Bieber   - Trusts and Estates
Max G. Brittain Jr.  - Labor and Employment Law
Renee Cipriano  - Environmental Law
Peter V. Fazio Jr.  - Corporate Law and Energy Law
J. Mark Fisher  - Equipment Finance Law
Mark C. Friedlander  - Construction Law
Stuart L. Goodman  - Corporate Law and Securities Law
Frederick L. Hartmann - Corporate Law
David R. Hodgman  - Trusts and Estates
Kevin L. Kolton  - Construction Law
Paul M. Lurie   - Construction Law
Owen E. MacBride  - Energy Law
Paul C. Marengo  - Public Finance Law
Michael L. Meyer  - Corporate Law and Mutual Funds Law
Robert J. Minkus  - Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Securities Law
Virgil R. Montgomery  - Construction Law
Paula J. Morency  - Franchise Law
Ralph A. Morris  - Labor and Employment Law
Gary L. Mowder  - Banking Law and Corporate Law
Joseph J. O'Hara Jr.  - Mass Tort Litigation
Scott E. Pickens  - Banking Law
Robert H. Riley  - Mass Tort Litigation
Kenneth M. Roberts  - Alternative Dispute Resolution
Gabriel M. Rodriguez  - Environmental Law
Peter L. Rossiter  - Banking Law
Carl A. Royal  - Derivatives Law
Ronald S. Safer - White-Collar Crime Defense
Patricia Costello Slovak - Labor and Employment Law
Edward Spacapan Jr.  - Employee Benefits Law
David M. Spector  - Insurance Law

New York City
Paul A. Scrudato  - Mass Tort Litigation

San Francisco
Eliot S. Jubelirer  - Commercial Litigation

Washington, D.C.
Barbara K. Heffernan  - Energy Law
Roger E. Smith  - Energy Law

About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.  First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive annual peer-review survey. For the new U.S. edition, more than 24,126 leading attorneys cast more than 2.8 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in the same and related practice areas.

Because of the rigorous and transparent methodology used by Best Lawyers, 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."