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102 Thompson Coburn attorneys featured in 2013 Best Lawyers list

August 30, 2012


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 LauseTom 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.