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Twenty-Eight Saul Ewing Partners Recognized for Excellence

Published: 06/11/2013
Services: Bankruptcy and Restructuring | Bankruptcy Litigation | Commercial Litigation | Environmental | Intellectual Property | Labor and Employment | Mergers and Acquisitions | Real Estate Services | White Collar and Government Enforcement

Twenty-eight partners from Saul Ewing LLP have received the distinguished honor of being recognized for legal excellence and client service by Chambers USA 2013: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business – the most ever named from the firm. Additionally, six Saul Ewing practice areas were recognized as leading practices.

Attorneys from the firm’s Baltimore, MD office selected to the list are Harriet E. Cooperman and Gary B. Eidelman for their labor and employment work; James E. Goodrich for his real estate practice; and Charles O. Monk, II for his bankruptcy litigation and commercial litigation practices.

Michael S. Burg, who practices in the firm's Chesterbrook, PA office, was named for his real estate practice; and Joel R. Burcat, in the Harrisburg, PA office, was recognized for his environmental work.

Attorneys from the Philadelphia, PA office named to the list are Stephen J. Driscoll for his intellectual property practice; Carl B. Everett for environmental work; Jeffrey C. Hampton and Adam H. Isenberg for their bankruptcy practices; Christopher R. Hall for his white-collar crime and government investigations work; Joseph F. O’Dea, Jr. for his commercial litigation practice; Anthony P. Forte for his real estate/zoning and land use work; and John P. Pierce and Frederick D. Strober for their real estate practices.

The Pennsylvania offices earned a Band 2 ranking for real estate; a Band 3 ranking for environmental work and a Band 4 rating for both the bankruptcy and restructuring and commercial litigation practices.

In the Newark, NJ office, Charles M. Lizza was named for intellectual property litigation and Michael S. Gugig was named for insurance litigation; from the Princeton, NJ office, Steven J. Picco was selected for his environmental work. The New Jersey environmental practice received a Band 3 ranking.

Attorneys in the Washington, D.C. office named to the list are Jeffrey H. Gelman and Cynthia A. Giordano for their real estate practices; and Mark I. Gruhin for his corporate M&A and private equity work.

Chambers rankings for the firm’s Wilmington, DE office were particularly impressive, with seven out of nine partners named to the list. They are Mark Minuti for bankruptcy law; James D. Taylor, Jr. for labor and employment; Richard A. Forsten, William E. Manning and Wendie C. Stabler for their real estate/zoning and land use practices; and William E. Gee and Daniel H. Krapf for their real estate practices. In addition, the Delaware office earned the top Band 1 distinction for both its real estate and real estate/zoning and land use practices; a Band 2 ranking for labor and employment and a Band 3 ranking for bankruptcy and restructuring.

Chambers is one of the most respected lawyer directories in the U.S. and worldwide. Dozens of full-time researchers interview a vast range of lawyers and clients to compile their lists. Top firms are ranked and their merits described, often in the words of clients who were interviewed. Several of our practice areas earned equally high rankings.