Schiff Hardin Attorneys, Practice Areas Ranked by Chambers USA 2014

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Schiff Hardin Attorneys, Practice Areas Ranked by Chambers USA 2014

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Twenty-nine Schiff Hardin attorneys and seven practice areas received leading rankings in the 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

The firm again this year earned a nationwide ranking in the Wealth Management category and added a ranking in New York in the Construction category, in addition to its repeated Illinois Construction ranking, among others.

Schiff Hardin’s complete list of Chambers 2014 practice rankings is as follows:

  • Banking & Finance (Illinois)
  • Construction (Illinois and New York)
  • Environment (Illinois)
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance (Illinois)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)
  • Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois)
  • Wealth Management (Nationwide)

The following Schiff Hardin attorneys were listed as “Leaders in their Field” nationwide or within their respective state of practice:

Thomas W. Abendroth – Wealth Management: Central Region (Nationwide)
Barry S. Alberts – Litigation: General Commercial (Illinois)
Thomas L. Blackburn – Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) (Nationwide)
Stephen J. Bonebrake – Environment: Litigation (Illinois)
Max G. Brittain Jr. – Labor & Employment (Illinois)
Steven T. Catlett – Labor & Employment (Illinois)
Renee Cipriano – Environment: Transactional (Illinois)
Matthew C. Crowl – Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois)
Gregory L. Curtner – Sports Law (Nationwide); Litigation: General Commercial (Michigan)
J. Mark Fisher – Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)
Mark C. Friedlander – Construction (Illinois)
David R. Hodgman – Wealth Management: Central Region (Nationwide)
Patricia Brown Holmes – Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois)
Dennis G. LaGory – Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance (Illinois)
Francis X. Lyons – Environment: Transactional (Illinois)
Paul M. Lurie – Construction (Illinois)
Owen E. MacBride – Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory (Illinois); Communications (Illinois)
Sayward “Woody” Mazur – Construction (New York)
Paula J. Morency – Franchising (Nationwide)
Scott E. Pickens – Banking & Finance (Illinois)
Kenneth M. Roberts – Construction (Illinois)
Gabriel M. Rodriguez – Environment: Litigation (Illinois)
Gary L. Rubin – Construction (New York)
Ronald S. Safer – Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois)
Ami G. Scott – Banking & Finance (Illinois)
Russell B. Selman – Environment: Litigation (Illinois)
David M. Spector – Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance (Illinois)
Patricia Costello Slovak – Labor & Employment (Illinois)

Additionally, partner Imron T. Aly was recognized as “Up and Coming” for Intellectual Property in Illinois.

Based on feedback received from peers and clients, Chambers USA annually ranks the leading law firms and lawyers nationwide in a range of practice areas.