Cleveland, OH – In the recently-released 2009 edition of Chambers USA, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP was again “Top Ranked” in its Ohio Labor and Employment practice, as were five attorneys firm-wide. Top Ranked Taft attorneys include G. Jack Donson, Jr. (Litigation: Antitrust), Cincinnati office; and Richard A. Rosner (Real Estate), Cleveland office. Attorneys from the Indiana office are James A. Strain (Corporate/M&A), Linda L. Pence (Litigation: General Commercial) and Robert J. Hicks (Corporate/M&A).
In addition to the Top Ranked Ohio Labor and Employment practice, Taft was recognized as a leading firm in seven other practice areas: Corporate/M&A; Intellectual Property; Banking & Finance; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Litigation: General Commercial; Real Estate; and Natural Resources & Environment. Taft had 30 attorneys ranked firm-wide.
Five attorneys in the Taft Cleveland office named were: Bruce E. Gaynor (Real Estate), Stephen M. O'Bryan (Litigation: General Commercial), William M. Phillips (Real Estate) and Richard A. Rosner (Real Estate). David H. Wallace was recognized in two practices, Construction and Litigation: General Commercial.
Chambers USA named 15 Taft Cincinnati attorneys as “America’s Leading Business Lawyers.” Recognized were: Kim K. Burke (Natural Resources & Environment), Doreen Canton (Labor & Employment), Edward D. Diller (Real Estate), G. Jack Donson, Jr. (Litigation: Antitrust), Gerald S. Greenberg (Corporate/M&A), Timothy E. Hoberg (Corporate/M&A), Timothy J. Hurley (Bankruptcy/Restructuring), Michael A. Laing (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation), W. Timothy Miller (Bankruptcy/Restructuring), John M. Mueller (Intellectual Property), Timothy P. Reilly (Labor & Employment), Gregory Parker Rogers (Labor & Employment), Jeffrey S. Schloemer (Banking & Finance), Mark J. Stepaniak (Labor & Employment) and Thomas T. Terp (Natural Resources & Environment).
Attorneys recognized in the Taft Indianapolis office were: Jackie M. Bennett, Jr. (Litigation: General Commercial), Ralph A. Caruso II (Corporate/M&A), Donald K. Densborn (Corporate/M&A), Edward W. Harris III (Litigation: General Commercial), Robert J. Hicks (Corporate/M&A), Linda L. Pence (Litigation: General Commercial), Erick D. Ponader (Real Estate), Steven C. Shockley (Litigation: General Commercial), James A. Strain, Corporate/M&A) and Michael C. Terrell (Labor & Employment).
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. For more information visit www.chambersandpartners.com
At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates its more than 375 attorneys and legal professionals every day. Taft has offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Northern Kentucky; Phoenix, Arizona; and Beijing, China. The firm practices across a wide range of industries, in virtually every area of law, including: Business and Finance, Litigation, Labor and Employment, Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights, Environmental, Health and Life Sciences; Personal Services; Real Estate and Tax law. With a proven track record of experience since 1885, Taft offers breadth and depth of legal expertise coupled with a trusted business perspective, helping its clients, big and small, regionally, nationally and internationally, in reaching their goals.