CINCINNATI, OHIO – Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP was ranked a 2011 “Highly Recommended Firm” in Ohio and Indiana by Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to America's leading business litigation firms and attorneys. The firm was one of nine firms in Ohio and four firms in Indiana to be selected.
The firm had eight attorneys named “Local Litigation Stars,” including:
- Stuart Dornette, Commercial Litigation
- Stephen M. O’Bryan, Commercial Litigation and Securities
- David H. Wallace, Commercial Litigation and Securities
- Jackie M. Bennett, Commercial Litigation and White Collar
- Thomas R. DeVoe, Employment Litigation
- Edward W. Harris III, Antitrust and Appellate
- Steven C. Shockley, Appellate, Commercial Litigation, Employment Litigation and Securities
- Geoffrey Slaughter, Antitrust, Appellate
Only those individuals who were consistently recommended as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers receive this designation.
The firm also had three “Future Stars” in Ohio: Marcie Voorhis Andrew, Jeanne M. Cors and Russell S. Sayre.
In its annual guide for Ohio, Benchmark Litigation said that Taft is “well regarded and respected” by local peers and clients herald the firm for its “very aggressive representation, depth of experience and creative strategies for controlling costs.” In Indiana, Benchmark reported that local peers said Taft is “making its presence known in Indiana and they are very good in litigation.” Clients also lauded the firm for its “very aggressive representation, depth of experience in IP litigation and creative strategies for controlling costs.”
At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates its more than 300 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 knowledge coupled with a trusted business perspective, helping its clients, big and small, regionally, nationally and internationally, in reaching their goals.