Schiff Hardin Lawyers Named to 2018 <em>The Best Lawyers in America</em>

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Schiff Hardin Lawyers Named to 2018 The Best Lawyers in America

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Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that five attorneys have been named a “Lawyer of the Year” in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, 53 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018.

Best Lawyers uses an exhaustive review process to capture a consensus opinion of the top lawyers in each geographical area. All attorneys selected have been nominated, reviewed by, and voted on by their peers. The “Lawyer of the Year” award goes to the attorney who received the highest overall peer feedback for his or her area of specialty.

The five Schiff Hardin lawyers recognized as a 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” are:

Thomas W. Abendroth: Chicago Litigation – Trusts & Estates

Jean L. Bertrand: San Francisco Litigation – Real Estate

Sayward Mazur: New York City Litigation – Construction

Paula J. Morency: Chicago Franchise Law

Patricia Costello Slovak: Chicago Labor Law – Management

The 53 Schiff Hardin attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 and their practice areas are:

Thomas W. Abendroth - Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Susan T. Bart - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Trusts and Estates

Jean L. Bertrand - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

David C. Blickenstaff - Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Stephen J. Bonebrake - Environmental Law

Max G. Brittain, Jr. - Employment Law – Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment

Harmon A. Brown - Trusts and Estates

Antony S. Burt - Insurance Law

Gerald I. Carp - Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates

Renee Cipriano - Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental

Thomas M. Crispi - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Louis T. DeLucia - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Marci A. Eisenstein - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Joanne B. Faycurry – Litigation and Controversy - Tax

J. Mark Fisher - Equipment Finance Law

Robert M. Freedman - Elder Law

Mark C. Friedlander - Construction Law, Litigation - Construction

David A. Grossberg - Real Estate Law

Russel T. Hamilton - Real Estate Law

Barbara K. Heffernan - Energy Law

David R. Hodgman - Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates

Janet M. Johnson - Real Estate Law

Eliot S. Jubelirer - Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation

Kevin L. Kolton - Construction Law, Litigation - Construction

Paul M. Lurie - Construction Law, Litigation - Construction

Brian G. Lustbader - Construction Law, Litigation - Construction

Barry I. Lutzky - Elder Law

Owen E. MacBride - Energy Law

Paul C. Marengo - Public Finance Law

Sayward Mazur - Construction Law, Litigation - Construction

Catherine M. Masters - Insurance Law, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Samuel J. McKim III – Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Michael L. Meyer - Mutual Funds Law

Robert J. Minkus - Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law

Virgil R. Montgomery - Construction Law, Litigation - Construction

Paula J. Morency - Franchise Law

Ivan W. Moskowitz - Real Estate Law

Scott E. Pickens - Banking and Finance Law

Robert R. Pluth, Jr. - Trusts and Estates

Domenick Pugliese - Mutual Funds Law

Kenneth M. Roberts - Arbitration, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction

Gabriel M. Rodriguez - Environmental Law, Litigation - Environmental

Felice Rose - Real Estate Law

Peter L. Rossiter - Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Governance Law

Gary L. Rubin - Construction Law, Litigation - Construction

Ami G. Scott - Banking and Finance Law

Paul A. Scrudato - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants

Henry W. Sledz, Jr. - Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment

Patricia Costello Slovak - Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment

Edward Spacapan, Jr. - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

David M. Spector - Insurance Law

Frederick J. Sperling - Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Real Estate

Debra L. Stetter - Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates