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45 Saul Ewing Attorneys Included on 2014 Best Lawyers in America List

Published: 08/28/2013

Saul Ewing LLP is pleased to announce that 45 lawyers from 10 of its offices have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC). Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

From the firm’s Baltimore, MD office, partner Charles O. Monk, II was selected for his litigation work in six categories: antitrust, bet-the-company, banking and finance, bankruptcy, intellectual property and securities. Other Baltimore partners who were included were Daniel R. Chemers for antitrust law and antitrust litigation and Maria Ellena Chavez-Ruark for bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law. Kuhns was also listed for bankruptcy litigation. Edward J. Baines was recognized for commercial litigation and insurance law; Marshall B. Paul for corporate law; and Randall M. Lutz for environmental law and environmental litigation. Harriet E. Cooperman, Gary B. Eidelman and Devin J. Doolan were recognized for employment law – management; labor law – management; and labor and employment litigation. Doolan also was named for employee benefits (ERISA) law. Sheldon S. Satisky for trusts and estates; and Donald A. Rea for information technology law. Andrew H. Segall, special counsel, was recognized for real estate law.

From the Boston office, partner Richard D. Gass was named for real estate law.

In the firm’s Newark, NJ office, partner Steven B. Ravin was recognized for bankruptcy litigation and bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law. Partners Colleen A. Foley and Stephen B. Genzer were listed for their work in energy law and water law. Steven J. Picco, and Cristina Stummer, partners in the Princeton, NJ office, were each named for environmental law. Picco also was named for environmental litigation.

From the Harrisburg, PA office, Joel R. Burcat and Andrew T. Bockis, a partner and associate, respectively, were named for environmental law. Burcat was also named for environmental litigation and oil and gas law. Constance B. Foster was listed for insurance law.

Partners from the Philadelphia, PA office named to the list are: Managing Partner David S. Antzis, who also practices in the Wayne, PA office, for commercial transactions/UCC law; Carl B. Everett for environmental law, environmental litigation and water law; Paul M. Hummer for insurance law; George E. “Ned” Rahn, Jr. for construction litigation and John F. Stoviak for environmental litigation. Partner Stephen J. Driscoll was named for intellectual property and patent litigation and patent law; George T. Magnatta for public finance and tax law. Partners John P. Pierce and Frederick D. Strober were listed for real estate law. Charles Kelly, partner in the Pittsburgh, PA office, was recognized for intellectual property litigation.

Partners from the Washington, D.C. office named to the list are: Edward R. Levin for labor and employment law and Andrew F. Palmieri and David J. Walker for real estate law.

In the firm’s Wilmington, DE office, partner Richard A. Forsten was recognized for land use and zoning law and litigation, as well as for real estate law and real estate litigation. Other partners who were recognized include William S. Gee and Daniel H. Krapf for real estate law; William E. Manning for litigation related to real estate and land use and zoning; and Wendie C. Stabler for real estate and land use and zoning law. Partner Mark Minuti was listed for bankruptcy litigation as well as for bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law.