December 23, 2011
Twenty-four Columbus Bar attorneys from Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease have been named 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, having attained a high degree of peer recognition for professional achievement. One member Rising Star was chosen by peers as an up-and-coming lawyer in Ohio.
Super Lawyers: G. ROSS BRIDGMAN – Health Care; STEPHEN BUCHENROTH – Real Estate; GARY DAVIS – Real Estate; MARY ELLEN FAIRFIELD – Employment and Labor; JAMES FOLEY – Class Action/Mass Torts; DAVID HARDYMON – Business Litigation; BRUCE INGRAM – Eminent Domain; BENITA KAHN – Information Technology; JOHN KELLER – Energy and Natural Resources; ALLEN KINZER – Employment and Labor; JOHN LANDOLFI – Business Litigation; RANDALL LATOUR – Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights; MICHAEL LONG – Business Litigation; DANIEL MINOR – Real Estate; JONATHAN NORMAN – Employment and Labor; WILLIAM POHLMAN – Business Litigation; SUZANNE RICHARDS – Business Litigation; THOMAS RIDGLEY – Civil Litigation Defense; BRADLEY SINNOTT – Workers' Compensation; CARL SMALLWOOD – Civil Litigation Defense; ANDREW SMITH – Employment and Labor; DAVID SWIFT – Estate Planning and Probate; THOMAS TARPY – Employment and Labor; KRISTIN WATT – Environmental.
Rising Stars: TIMOTHY MCGRANOR – Business Litigation.
For the fourth consecutive year, FRANK A. RAY has been named to the Top Ten Ohio Super Lawyers for 2012. He has also been recognized as one of the Top Five Columbus Super Lawyers for 2012, the only solo practitioner on either of the lists.
Chester Willcox & Saxbe has eleven attorneys named “Ohio Super Lawyers 2012,” and six “Rising Stars.”
Super Lawyers: JAMES D. ABRAMS – General Litigation; JOHN W. BENTINE – Utilities; DONALD C. BREY – Political Law; SCOTT M. DORAN – Environmental; STEPHEN C. FITCH – Business Litigation; J. ANTHONY KINGTON – Business/Corporate;
PAMELA S. KRIVDA – Employment & Labor; EUGENE B. LEWIS – Family Law; CRAIG B. PAYNTER – Construction/Surety; CHARLES R. SAXBE – General Litigation; ELIZABETH M. STANTON – Employment & Labor.
Rising Stars: LEON D. BASS – Intellectual Property; DAVID J. BUTLER – Business Litigation; JESSICA A. MAGER – Family Law; JOSEPH C. PICKENS – General Litigation; JANICA PIERCE TUCKER – Employment & Labor; AARON J. WEIR – Business/Corporate