Schiff Hardin Attorneys Named 2014 Illinois <em>Super Lawyers</em> and <em>Rising Stars</em>

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Schiff Hardin Attorneys Named 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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Forty-eight Schiff Hardin attorneys are listed as Illinois Super Lawyers and 15 are named Illinois Rising Stars in the 2014 annual Super Lawyers publication, featured in Chicago magazine’s February 2014 edition.

Additionally, two Schiff Hardin partners are named to the 2014 Top 50 Women Illinois Super Lawyers list: Patricia Brown Holmes, co-leader of Schiff Hardin's White Collar Crime and Corporate Compliance Group, Executive Committee Member and Diversity Committee Chair; and Patricia Costello Slovak, leader of Schiff Hardin’s Labor and Employment Group. Ronald S. Safer, Schiff Hardin’s Managing Partner and co-leader of the firm’s White Collar Crime and Corporate Compliance Group, is named to the 2014 Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers list.

The Schiff Hardin attorneys named to the Illinois Super Lawyers 2014 list and their categories of selection are as follows:

Thomas W. Abendroth – Estate Planning & Probate; Closely Held Business; Tax

Barry S. Alberts – Professional Liability: Defense; Business Litigation

Robert I. Berger – General Litigation; Real Estate Litigation; Construction Litigation

Max G. Brittain Jr. – Employment & Labor; Employment Litigation: Defense

Antony S. Burt – General Litigation

Joseph A. Cancila Jr. – Class Action/Mass Torts; General Litigation

Steven T. Catlett – Employment Litigation: Defense; Appellate

Renee Cipriano – Environmental; Energy & Natural Resources; Government Relations

Matthew C. Crowl – Business Litigation; Criminal Defense: White Collar; Civil Litigation: Defense

Everett J. Cygal – General Litigation; Insurance Coverage

Heidi Dalenberg – Class Action/Mass Torts; General Litigation

Marci A. Eisenstein – Class Action/Mass Torts; Insurance Coverage

J. Mark Fisher – Bankruptcy: Business; Business Litigation; Banking

Mark C. Friedlander – Construction Litigation; Professional Liability: Defense

Paul E. Greenwalt III – General Litigation; Securities & Corporate Finance

David A. Grossberg – Real Estate

Michael J. Hanahan – Construction Litigation; Government Contracts

William M. Hannay – Antitrust Litigation; International

Stacie R. Hartman – Business Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation; Securities Litigation

David R. Hodgman – Estate Planning & Probate; Nonprofit Organizations; Tax

Patricia Brown Holmes – General Litigation; Criminal Defense: White Collar; Government Relations; Top 50 Women Illinois Super Lawyers

Richard J. Hoskins – Intellectual Property Litigation; Antitrust Litigation; Business Litigation

Janet M. Johnson – Real Estate; Closely Held Business; Nonprofit Organizations

Kim Kamin – Estate Planning & Probate; Estate & Trust Litigation; Nonprofit Organizations

Andrew A. Kling – Securities & Corporate Finance

Dennis G. LaGory – Insurance Coverage; General Litigation

Paul M. Lurie – Construction Litigation; Alternative Dispute Resolution

Francis X. Lyons – Environmental; Environmental Litigation

Paul C. Marengo – Government Finance; Government/Cities/Municipalities; Tax

Michael L. Meyer – Securities & Corporate Finance

Robert J. Minkus – Securities & Corporate Finance; Mergers & Acquisitions

Matthew B. Mock – Criminal Defense: White Collar

Paula J. Morency – Franchise/Dealership; Intellectual Property Litigation; General Litigation

Ralph A. Morris – Employment & Labor; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Employment Litigation: Defense

Joseph J. O’Hara Jr. – General Litigation

Roger Pascal – General Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation

Charles H.R. Peters – General Litigation; Utilities; Intellectual Property Litigation

Scott E. Pickens – Securities & Corporate Finance; Banking

Kenneth M. Roberts – Surety; Utilities; Alternative Dispute Resolution

Ronald S. Safer – Criminal Defense: White Collar; Business Litigation; General Litigation; Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers

Patricia Costello Slovak – Employment & Labor; Employment Litigation: Defense; Top 50 Women Illinois Super Lawyers

Diane M. Soubly – Employee Benefits; Employment Litigation: Defense

Edward Spacapan Jr. – Employee Benefits

David M. Spector – Insurance Coverage; General Litigation

Frederick J. Sperling – General Litigation; Appellate

Debra L. Stetter – Estate Planning & Probate; Tax; Nonprofit Organizations

Linda K. Stevens – Intellectual Property Litigation; Business Litigation

The Schiff Hardin attorneys named by Super Lawyers as 2014 Illinois Rising Stars and their categories of selection are as follows:

Jeremy S. Baker – Construction Litigation

Diana Z. Bowman – Construction Litigation

David C. Giles – General Litigation

Valarie Hays – Criminal Defense: White Collar; General Litigation

Brian L. Josias – Criminal Defense: White Collar; Business Litigation; Appellate

Nick Kahlon – Business Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation; Class Action/Mass Torts

Zubin P. Khambatta – General Litigation

Joshua D. Lee – Personal Injury – Products: Defense; Civil Litigation: Defense; Appellate

Calida A. Motley – General Litigation

Heidi K. Oertle – Personal Injury – Products: Defense; General Litigation

Sailesh K. Patel – Intellectual Property

Heidi H. Rowe – Construction Litigation: Business

Amy M. Rubenstein – General Litigation; Insurance Coverage; Intellectual Property

David S. Sattelberger – Real Estate

Kelly M. Warner – Criminal Defense: White Collar; Business Litigation