September 04, 2014 // Franchising.com // Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that 13 Taft attorneys have been named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® 2015. Inclusion in Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.
The 13 Taft attorneys named "Lawyer of the Year" are:
Kim K. Burke
Cincinnati, Environmental Law
Cincinnati, Labor Law – Management
Frank J. Deveau
Indianapolis, Litigation – Environmental
Margaret A. Lawson
Cincinnati, Trademark Law
Julia B. Meister
Cincinnati, Litigation – ERISA
George D. Molinsky
Cincinnati, Venture Capital Law
Robert E. Rich
Cincinnati, Health Care Law
Russell S. Sayre
Cincinnati, Appellate Practice
Indianapolis, Litigation – Antitrust
Elizabeth M. Stanton
Columbus, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
James A. Strain
Indianapolis, Securities / Capital Markets Law
Fred A. Ungerman, Jr.
Dayton, Labor Law – Management
Ross E. Wales
Cincinnati, International Trade and Finance Law
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.
At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates our more than 400 attorneys every day. Taft has offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Chicago; Illinois; Indianapolis, Indiana; Covington, Kentucky; and Phoenix, Arizona. 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; Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights; Environmental; Health and Life Sciences; Private Client Services; Real Estate; and Tax. With a proven track record of experience since 1885, the firm offers breadth and depth of legal expertise coupled with a trusted business perspective to help our clients, big and small, regionally, nationally and internationally, reach their goals.
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