The firm is pleased to announce that 102 Thompson Coburn attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).
The number of Thompson Coburn attorneys on the list is up from 85 in 2012 — a 20 percent increase — and includes attorneys from 52 practice areas. The Best Lawyers selection process is a rigorous and comprehensive one, involving detailed evaluations of attorneys by their peers.
The firm offers special congratulations to the 15 attorneys appearing on the list for the first time:
Larry Friedman – Commercial Litigation
Kathy Wisniewski – Commercial Litigation
Roman Wuller – Commercial Litigation
Tom Proost – Corporate Governance Law
Laura Jordan – Employment Law
John Cullerton – Government Relations Practice
Mike Morris – Litigation - Banking & Finance
Kent Knickmeyer – Litigation – Securities
Liz Blackwell – Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action – Defendants
Fred Strasheim – Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Venture Capital Law
Dudley Von Holt – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Harlan Harla – Railroad Law
Amelia Frankel – Real Estate Law
Henry Bettendorf – Tax Law
Laura Duncan – Trusts & Estates
Also, congratulations to Fred Arnold, Stan Walch and Bill Guerri, who have been included on the Best Lawyers list for 30 years; to Paul Griesemer, Larry Katzenstein, David Warfield, Michael O’Keefe, Mike Lause, Tom Corbett and Bob Brownlee, who have made the list for 20 years or more; and Ed Buchholz, Mark Sableman, Pete Fanchi, Ray Massey, Rick Lawton, and Steve Cupples, who have been listed for at least 15 years.