Type: News
Date: 03/20/2008

Chambers USA 2008 Ranks Taft Law a Leader in 7 Practice Areas and 17 Lawyers at the Top of Their Practice Areas

Cincinnati, OH, March 20, 2008 – Chambers USA recognized Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP as a leading law firm in seven practice areas and named 17 Taft Law attorneys as “America’s Leading Business Lawyers.” Selections were made through extensive client research by Chambers & Partners to determine the top U.S. lawyers. The prestigious Chambers USA Guide: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business covers all the major practice areas at the national level, as well as key specialties within each state.

“I’m pleased that we continue to increase both the number of practice rankings and attorneys selected,” said Thomas Terp, Chairman of the Executive Committee and Managing Partner of Taft Law. “Comparing our 2007 rankings, in 2008 two additional practice areas and three additional attorneys were recognized for excellence.”

Taft Law was ranked as a leading Ohio firm in seven practice areas: Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial and Natural Resources & Environment.

Cincinnati attorneys recognized were: Doreen Canton (Labor & Employment), Edward D. Diller (Real Estate), Gerald S. Greenberg (Corporate/M&A), Gregory Parker Rogers (Labor & Employment), G. Jack Donson (Litigation: Antitrust), Jeffrey S. Schloemer (Banking & Finance), John M. Mueller (Intellectual Property), Kim K. Burke (Natural Resources & Environment), L. Clifford Craig (Litigation: General Commercial), Mark J. Stepaniak (Labor & Employment), Michael Laing (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation), Thomas T. Terp (Natural Resources & Environment), Timothy E. Hoberg (Corporate/M&A), Timothy J. Hurley (Bankruptcy/Restructuring), Timothy P. Reilly (Labor & Employment) and W. Timothy Miller (Bankruptcy/Restructuring). Cleveland attorney David H. Wallace was named for Construction.

About Chambers

Chambers & Partners, based in London, began as general book publishers in 1969. In 1990, Chambers published the Chambers Directory of the UK’s leading law firms; the company then began specializing in legal publishing. Chambers’ staff of 100 full-time researchers now prepares several renowned directories worldwide, which rank leading lawyers based upon their reputation among peers and clients. The Chambers Guides list the top lawyers in 175 countries, providing independent rankings and editorial commentary. Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business published its first edition in 2003.

About Taft Law

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is a full-service law firm with offices in Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton, Ohio; Covington, Kentucky and Phoenix, Arizona. With over 200 attorneys, the firm provides a broad range of legal services to businesses and individuals, including litigation, corporate and business law, securities and municipal financing, tax and estate planning, labor and employment law, real estate and environmental, health care, intellectual property and unfair competition and antitrust law.

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