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Forty-Six Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr Attorneys Recognized for Excellence by Chambers USA Directory

Published: 04/24/2020
Industries: Cannabis Law | Construction | Health Care | Real Estate
Services: Bankruptcy and Restructuring | Commercial Litigation | Corporate | Environmental | First Amendment Media | Hatch-Waxman Act ANDA Litigation | Intellectual Property | Labor and Employment | Land Use | Litigation | Mergers and Acquisitions | Private Equity | Public Finance | Real Estate Services | Tax | White Collar and Government Enforcement

Three practice areas ranked in the highest category of excellence

Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, a full service law firm with more than 400 lawyers in 16 offices, today announced that 46 attorneys from the Firm received the distinguished honor of being recognized for legal excellence and client service by Chambers USA 2020. Several of the Firm’s practice areas also earned high rankings.

Chambers is one of the most respected legal directories in the U.S. and worldwide, ranking outstanding law firms and lawyers in over 200 jurisdictions. Top firms are ranked and their merits described, often in the words of clients who were interviewed. For more information on the methodology used by Chambers for its rankings, click here.

Band One Attorneys

Individual lawyers and practice groups are ranked in bands from one to four, one being the highest. This year, 12 of our lawyers were ranked in band one. Mark Minuti for bankruptcy/restructuring law in Delaware; Maria Ellena Chavez-Ruark for her bankruptcy/restructuring practice in Maryland; Jonathan A. Havens for his nationwide cannabis law practice; Charles M. Lizza for his intellectual property practice in New Jersey; Gianna J. Arnold for intellectual property in Maryland; Christopher R. Hall for his white-collar crime and government investigations practice in Pennsylvania; William S. Gee and Daniel H. Krapf for their real estate practices in Delaware; Stephen S. Aichele and Frederick D. Strober for their real estate practices in Pennsylvania; and Richard A. Forsten and Wendie C. Stabler for their real estate/zoning and land use practices in Delaware.


Partners from the Firm’s Wilmington office named to the list were James D. Taylor, Jr. for labor and employment and Pamela J. Scott and William E. Manning for real estate/zoning and land use.


In Chicago, Adam Fayne was recognized for his nationwide cannabis law practice and Nancy DePodesta for her white-collar crime & government investigations practice.


Attorneys from the Baltimore office selected to the list were Eric G. Orlinsky for corporate/M&A; Harriet E. Cooperman and Gary B. Eidelman for labor and employment; Sherry H. Flax for intellectual property; Charles O. Monk, II for general commercial litigation; and James E. Goodrich for real estate.


In Boston, Jeffrey Robbins was recognized for his nationwide first amendment litigation practice.

New Jersey

From the Newark office, William Baton was recognized for his intellectual property practice. In Princeton, Pamela Goodwin, Andrea Lipuma and Cristina Stummer were recognized for their environmental practices.


Michael S. Burg, who practices in the Firm's Chesterbrook office, was named for his real estate practice, and Gregory J. Davis, who also practices in Chesterbrook, was named for his real estate/zoning and land use practice. Joel R. Burcat, in the Harrisburg office, was recognized for his environmental work.

Attorneys from the Philadelphia office named to the list are George T. Magnatta for banking & finance; Jeffrey C. Hampton, Adam H. Isenberg and Aaron Applebaum for their bankruptcy/restructuring practices; George E. Rahn, Jr. for construction; Bruce D. Armon for his health care practice; Kathryn R. Doyle for intellectual property; Joseph F. O'Dea, Jr. for his commercial litigation practice; John P. Pierce and Erik F. Williams for their real estate practices; Anthony P. Forte for his real estate/zoning and land use work; and David G. Shapiro for his tax practice.

Washington, D.C.

In Washington, D. C., Mark I. Gruhin was named to the list for his corporate/M&A and private equity practice, and Steven L. Dube and Jeffrey H. Gelman were named for their real estate practices.

Band One Practice Areas

In addition, several of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr’s practice areas were highly ranked in the directory, including band one rankings for the Firm’s practices in intellectual property in Maryland, and real estate and zoning/land use in Delaware.