Twenty-Three Taft Attorneys Recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® 2023

Taft is pleased to announce that 23 Taft attorneys have earned the distinction of “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® 2023. The “Lawyer of the Year” recognition is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice and geographic area. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.

The following Taft attorneys have been named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year.”

Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Robert A. Bilott, Litigation – Environmental
  • Ralph W. Kohnen, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Robert W. McDonald, Venture Capital Law
  • Arthur F. McMahon III, Securities Regulation
  • Julia B. Meister, Litigation – ERISA
  • Russell S. Sayre, Appellate Practice
  • David A. Zimmerman, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Cleveland, Ohio

  • John R. Mitchell, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • David R. Tavolier, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Columbus, Ohio

  • Steven R. Cuckler, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Kevin M. Kinross, Corporate Law
  • Pamela S. Krivda, Labor Law – Management

Dayton, Ohio

  • Mark S. Feuer, Litigation and Controversy – Tax
  • Jennifer Hann Harrison, Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment

Indianapolis, Ind.

  • Blake J. Burgan, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Gregory B. Coy, Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
  • Samuel D. Hodson, Litigation and Controversy – Tax
  • John R. Humphrey, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Minneapolis, Minn.

  • John M. Degnan, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Valerie T. Herring, Energy Regulatory Law
  • Alison J. Midden, Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Charles B. Rogers, Litigation – Real Estate
  • Michael P. Warren, Banking and Finance Law

About Best Lawyers®

Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The Best Lawyers® lists of attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. If the votes for an attorney are positive enough for inclusion in Best Lawyers®, that attorney must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain on the list for each edition. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be included on the lists.

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