January 7, 2011
JOSH SCHOENBERGER, Williams & Petro, and his wife, ERIKA SCHOENBERGER, Frost Brown Todd, recently received the Taubman Award for dedication and involvement in raising awareness about multiple sclerosis and raising funds for local programs, services and research efforts.
JUDGE GUY L. REECE II, is the newly elected third vice president of the Ohio Common Pleas Judges Association. Membership includes all general division judges of the state’s common pleas courts, working “to improve the law, the legal system and the effective administration of justice.”
Ohio Super Lawyers 2011:
Nineteen from Schottenstein Zox & Dunn: RANDALL ARNDT, Real Estate; RICHARD BARNHART, Business/Corporate; ROBERT COCHRAN, Criminal Defense White Collar; JAMES DAVIDSON, Employment & Labor; KRIS DAWLEY, Health Care; JOHN GILLIGAN, Business Litigation; STEPHEN KLEINMAN, Health Care; KEVIN MCDERMOTT, Business Litigation; JOHN MCDONALD, Business Litigation; ROBERT OUELLETTE, Mergers & Acquisitions; SUSAN PORTER, Employment & Labor; VICTORIA POWERS, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; JOSEPH REIDY, Environmental Law; ROBERT ROBENALT, Employment & Labor; STEPHEN SAMUELS, Environmental Law; ALAN STARKOFF, Business Litigation; MICHAEL TARULLO, Construction Litigation; JOHN TERAKEDIS, Estate Planning & Probate; FELIX WADE, Employment & Labor.
Eleven from Chester Willcox & Saxbe:
JOHN W. BENTINE, Utilities; DONALD C. BREY, Political Law; SCOTT M. DORAN, Environmental; STEPHEN C. FITCH, Business Litigation also listed as Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers and Top 50 Columbus); J. ANTHONY KINGTON, Business/Corporate; PAMELA S. KRIVDA, Employment & Labor; EUGENE B. LEWIS, Family Law; CRAIG B. PAYNTER, Construction/Surety; FRANK A. RAY, Business Litigation also listed as Top 10 and Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers and Top 50 Columbus); Charles R. Saxbe, General Litigation also listed as Top 50 Columbus); ELIZABETH M. STANTON, Employment & Labor also listed as Top 25 Women Columbus).
Ohio Rising Stars 2011: JAMES D. ABRAMS, General Litigation; LEON D. BASS, Business/Corporate; DAVID J. BUTLER, Business Litigation; JESSICA A. MAGER, Family Law; JANICA PIERCE TUCKER, Business Litigation.
From Saia & Piatt, Jon Saia has been named for the fifth year in a row, in DUI/DWI Defense.
TOMMY TANEFF is included among the top 5% of attorneys in Ohio.
Six honorees from Wiles Boyle Burkholder & Bringardner: THOMAS E. BOYLE, RICHARD D. BRINGARDNER, BRUCE H. BURKHOLDER, MICHAEL L. CLOSE, J. MILES GIBSON and MARK J. SHERIFF. KERRY T. BOYLE, MARK C. MELKO and BRIAN M. ZETS have been named to the Rising Stars list.
From Luper Neidenthal & Logan: FREDERICK M. LUPER, WILLIAM B. LOGAN and KENNETH M. RICHARDS in the practice area of Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights. DAVID M. SCOTT was named to the Rising Stars list.
Sixteen attorneys from Dinsmore & Shohl named Super Lawyers:
DONALD A. ANTRIM, Health Care; THOMAS J. BONASERA, Estate Planning & Probate; RICHARD A. HERNANDEZ, Workers' Compensation; THOMAS W. HESS, Health Care; RICK A. LAVINSKY, Real Estate; DONALD B. LEACH JR., Construction Litigation; BRETT L. MILLER, Workers' Compensation; ERIC J. PLINKE, Health Care; MICHAEL L. SQUILLACE, Workers' Compensation; MARILENA R. WALTERS, Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice; MICHAEL L. WILLIAMS, Workers' Compensation; and five Rising Stars: MICHAEL J. BONASERA, Estate Planning & Probate; BRIAN C. CLOSE Business/Corporate; KELLY L. KAUFFMAN, Employment & Labor; NICOLE M. LOUCKS, Business Litigation; MICHAEL V. PASSELLA, Construction Litigation.