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MORGAN LEWIS AND BOCKIUS LLP: The Best Lawyers in America Names 18 Morgan Lewis Lawyers Practice-Specific ‘Lawyers of the Year,’ Recognizes Additional 203 Morgan Lewis Lawyers

By Press release submission | Aug 24, 2018

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Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP issued the following announcement on Aug. 20.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review content, designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers on the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same practice area and region. The following Morgan Lewis lawyers earned recognition in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America:

LAWYERS OF THE YEAR

Ellen S. Bancroft: Securities/Capital Markets Law, Orange County

Jonathan K. Bernstein: Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Boston

J. Gordon Cooney, Jr.: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Philadelphia

Daniel L. Goldberg: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Boston

Mary B. Hevener: Litigation and Controversy – Tax, New York

William D. Kissinger: Energy Regulatory Law, San Francisco

David J. Levy: Information Technology Law, Houston

B. Scott McBride: Health Care Law, Houston

John McGahren: Environmental Law, Princeton

Marlee S. Myers: Securities/Capital Markets Law, Pittsburgh

Eleanor Pelta: Immigration Law, Washington, DC

Alan Singer: Securities/Capital Markets Law, Philadelphia

Eric W. Sitarchuk: Qui Tam Law, Philadelphia

Marc J. Sonnenfeld: Litigation – Securities, Philadelphia

Steven D. Spencer: Litigation – ERISA, Philadelphia

Steven R. Wall: Labor Law – Management, Philadelphia

P. Sabin Willett: Litigation – Bankruptcy, Boston

Mark E. Zelek: Labor Law – Management, Miami

RECOGNIZED LAWYERS

Michael J. Abernathy: Litigation – Intellectual Property, Chicago; Trademark Law, Chicago

Robert L. Abramowitz: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Philadelphia

Donald-Bruce Abrams: Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Boston; Tax Law, Boston

Sari M. Alamuddin: Employment Law – Management, Chicago

Jonathan M. Albano: Commercial Litigation, Boston; First Amendment Law, Boston; Litigation – First Amendment, Boston; Media Law, Boston

Stephen D. Alexander: Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions, Los Angeles

Christopher B. Amandes: Environmental Law, Houston

Andy R. Anderson: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Chicago

John Arnholz: Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Washington, DC

Danny S. Ashby: Commercial Litigation, Dallas; Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Dallas

Reed D. Auerbach: Securitization and Structured Finance Law, New York

David M. Balabanian: Antitrust Law, San Francisco; Bet-the-Company Litigation, San Francisco; Commercial Litigation, San Francisco; Litigation – Antitrust, San Francisco; Litigation – Securities, San Francisco

Ellen S. Bancroft: Corporate Law, Costa Mesa; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Costa Mesa

Michael L. Banks: Employment Law – Management, Philadelphia; Labor Law – Management, Philadelphia; Litigation – ERISA, Philadelphia; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Philadelphia

Rosina Barker: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Washington, DC

Robert A.J. Barry: Banking and Finance Law, Boston; Financial Services Regulation Law, Boston; Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Boston

Louis W. Beardell, Jr.: Patent Law, Philadelphia

Jonathan K. Bernstein: Banking and Finance Law, Boston; Securitization and Structured Finance Law, Boston; Sports Law, Boston

Craig A. Bitman: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, New York

Tess Blair: Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law, Philadelphia

James D. Bridgeman: Tax Law, Washington, DC

Robert M. Brochin: Commercial Litigation, Miami; Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law, Miami

J.J. Broderick: Real Estate Law, Philadelphia

Steven G. Brody: Commercial Litigation, New York; Litigation – Securities, New York

John S. Brown: Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Boston; Tax Law, Boston

Steven C. Browne: Corporate Law, Boston; Corporate Law, Palo Alto; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Boston; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Palo Alto; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Boston; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Palo Alto; Venture Capital Law, Boston; Venture Capital Law, Palo Alto

Harry W. Burton: Employment Law – Management, Washington, DC; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Washington, DC

Jay H. Calvert, Jr.: Commercial Litigation, Philadelphia

Winstol D. “Winn” Carter: Commercial Litigation, Houston; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Houston; Transportation Law, Houston

Laurie A. Cerveny: Corporate Law, Boston; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Boston

Michael A. Chapnick: Corporate Law, New York

Rollin B. Chippey, II: Litigation – Real Estate, San Francisco

Greg A. Christianson: Litigation – Environmental, San Francisco

Anthony Ciasulli: Real Estate Law, Los Angeles

Donna S. Clark: Health Care Law, Houston

Jeanie Cogill: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, New York

Steven M. Cohen: Corporate Law, Princeton; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Princeton

John J. Concannon III: Venture Capital Law, Boston

Martin F. Conniff: Admiralty and Maritime Law, New York

J. Gordon Cooney, Jr.: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Philadelphia; Commercial Litigation, Philadelphia; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Philadelphia

Joseph J. Costello: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Philadelphia; Employment Law – Management, Philadelphia; Labor Law – Management, Philadelphia; Litigation – ERISA, Philadelphia; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Philadelphia

Chris Cox: Corporate Governance Law, Costa Mesa; Corporate Law, Costa Mesa

Michael C. D'Agostino: Commercial Litigation, Hartford

Thomas V. D'Ambrosio: Derivatives and Futures Law, New York

Joshua M. Dalton: Litigation – Intellectual Property, Boston

Peter M. Daub: Tax Law, Washington, DC

Althea R. Day: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Washington, DC

Anthony C. DeCusatis: Energy Law, Philadelphia; Water Law, Philadelphia

Timothy B. DeSieno: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, New York

Carol K. Dillon: Real Estate Law, Palo Alto

Sheri A. Dillon: Tax Law, Washington, DC

John C. Dodds: Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Philadelphia

Robert M. Dombroff: Commercial Litigation, New York

Rod Donnelly: Tax Law, Palo Alto

Brian J. Dougherty: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Philadelphia

James J. Dragna: Litigation – Environmental, Los Angeles; Water Law, Los Angeles

Frederick F. “Rick” Eisenbiegler: Banking and Finance Law, New York

Richard W. Esterkin: Litigation – Bankruptcy, Los Angeles

Anne Marie Estevez: Labor Law – Management, Miami; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Miami

F. Scott Farmer: Tax Law, Washington, DC

Joseph B.G. Fay: Commercial Litigation, Philadelphia; Litigation – Antitrust, Philadelphia

John G. Ferreira: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Pittsburgh

Fred F. Fielding: Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Washington, DC

John L. Filippone: Corporate Governance Law, Los Angeles

Debra L. Fischer: Litigation – Labor and Employment, Los Angeles

Chester “Chip” L. Fisher: Banking and Finance Law, Hartford

Christina Mesires Fournaris: Trusts and Estates, Philadelphia

Jason D. Frank: Litigation – Securities, Boston

Steven J. Frank: Corporate Law, Boston; Litigation – Intellectual Property, Boston; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Boston; Patent Law, Boston

Matthew F. Furlong: Banking and Finance Law, Boston

Thomas P. Gadsden: Energy Law, Philadelphia

Andrew J. Gallo: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Boston

Ella Foley Gannon: Environmental Law, San Francisco

Seth M. Gerber: Commercial Litigation, Los Angeles

Kirstin E. Gibbs: Energy Law, Washington, DC; Oil and Gas Law, Washington, DC

Thomas P. Giblin, Jr.: Energy Law, New York

Steven M. Giordano: Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, Boston

John K. Gisleson: Commercial Litigation, Pittsburgh

Daniel L. Goldberg: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Boston; Commercial Litigation, Boston; Litigation – Antitrust, Boston

Richard A. Goldman: Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, Boston; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Boston

Robert E. Gooding, Jr.: Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions, Costa Mesa

Franklin Brockway Gowdy: Commercial Litigation, San Francisco

Linda L. Griggs: Corporate Compliance Law, Washington, DC; Corporate Governance Law, Washington, DC; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Washington, DC; Securities Regulation, Washington, DC

James Hamilton: Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Washington, DC

Thomas S. Harman: Litigation – Securities, Washington, DC; Mutual Funds Law, Washington, DC; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Washington, DC; Securities Regulation, Washington, DC

Ivan P. Harris: Litigation – Securities, Miami

Susan Feigin Harris: Government Relations Practice, Houston; Health Care Law, Houston

John F. Hartigan: Corporate Law, Los Angeles; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Los Angeles; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Los Angeles; Securities Regulation, Los Angeles

Brent A. Hawkins: Litigation – Intellectual Property, San Francisco; Litigation – Patent, San Francisco; Patent Law, San Francisco

Henry S. Healy: Real Estate Law, Boston

Brian D. Hector: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Chicago

Neil E. Herman: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, New York

Elizabeth B. Herrington: Commercial Litigation, Chicago

Jordan D. Hershman: Securities Regulation, Boston

Mary B. Hevener: Litigation and Controversy – Tax, New York; Tax Law, New York

Nathan J. Hochman: Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Los Angeles

John T. Hood: Energy Law, New York

Charles M. Horn: Financial Services Regulation Law, Washington, DC

Michel Yves Horton: Insurance Law, Los Angeles

Harold S. Horwich: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Hartford; Insurance Law, Hartford; Litigation – Bankruptcy, Hartford

Ben A. Indek: Administrative/Regulatory Law, New York

Ethan W. Johnson: Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, Miami

Ethel J. Johnson: Employment Law – Management, Houston; Labor Law – Management, Houston

Roger P. Joseph: Mutual Funds Law, Boston

Gerald J. Kehoe: Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, Boston

Thomas W. Kellerman: Corporate Law, Palo Alto; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Palo Alto

William D. Kissinger: Energy Law, San Francisco; Energy Regulatory Law, San Francisco

Barbara D. Klippert: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, New York

John A. Kober: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Dallas

Steve Korotash: Litigation – Securities, Dallas

Eric Kraeutler: Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Philadelphia; Litigation – Intellectual Property, Philadelphia

Marla J. Kreindler: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Chicago

Kenneth M. Kulak: CleanTech Law, Philadelphia

Amy L. Kyle: Banking and Finance Law, Boston; Equipment Finance Law, Boston

John P. Lavelle, Jr.: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Philadelphia

Steve Levitan: Securitization and Structured Finance Law, New York

David J. Levy: Information Technology Law, Houston

Michael R. Libor: Construction Law, Philadelphia; Litigation – Construction, Philadelphia

Robert J. Lichtenstein: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Philadelphia

Andrew D. Lipman: Administrative/Regulatory Law, Washington, DC; Communications Law, Washington, DC

James W. Loss: Corporate Law, Costa Mesa; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Costa Mesa

Camarin E.B. Madigan: Environmental Law, San Francisco

John B. Magee: Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Washington, DC; Tax Law, Washington, DC

Stephen Paul Mahinka: FDA Law, Washington, DC

George P. Mair: Tax Law, Boston; Trusts and Estates, Boston

Thurgood Marshall Jr.: Government Relations Practice, Washington, DC

John E. Matthews: Energy Law, Washington, DC

Timothy Maxwell: Corporate Law, Philadelphia

Christopher J. McAuliffe: Environmental Law, Princeton

B. Scott McBride: Health Care Law, Houston

S. Elaine McChesney: Commercial Litigation, Boston

John McGahren: Environmental Law, Princeton

John D. McGrane: Energy Law, Washington, DC

W. John McGuire: Mutual Funds Law, Washington, DC

Bill McKee: Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Washington, DC; Tax Law, Washington, DC

James W. McKenzie, Jr.: Corporate Law, Philadelphia

Jami Wintz McKeon: Commercial Litigation, Philadelphia; Commercial Litigation, San Francisco; Litigation – Bankruptcy, Philadelphia; Litigation – Bankruptcy, San Francisco

Stephen M. Miklus: Project Finance Law, Boston

Francis J. Mirabello: Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Philadelphia; Trusts and Estates, Philadelphia

Christian J. Mixter: Litigation – Securities, Washington, DC; Securities Regulation, Washington, DC

Dennis J. Morikawa: Employment Law – Management, Philadelphia; Labor Law – Management, Philadelphia; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Philadelphia

Marlee S. Myers: Corporate Compliance Law, Pittsburgh; Corporate Governance Law, Pittsburgh; Corporate Law, Pittsburgh; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Pittsburgh; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Pittsburgh; Technology Law, Pittsburgh

Peter C. Neger: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, New York; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, New York

William F. Nelson: Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Washington, DC; Tax Law, Washington, DC

Brian T. Ortelere: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Philadelphia; Litigation – ERISA, Philadelphia

Michael J. Ossip: Employment Law – Management, Philadelphia; Labor Law – Management, Philadelphia; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Philadelphia

Daniel I. Papermaster: Banking and Finance Law, Hartford

Nancy L. Patterson: Employment Law – Management, Houston; Labor Law – Management, Houston; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Houston

Thomas E. Peckham: Trusts and Estates, Boston

Eleanor Pelta: Employment Law – Management, Washington, DC; Immigration Law, Washington, DC; Labor Law – Management, Washington, DC

Nancy M. Persechino: Project Finance Law, Boston

Thomas M. Peterson: Commercial Litigation, San Francisco

Michael M. Philipp: Derivatives and Futures Law, Chicago

Peter M. Phleger: Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, San Francisco

J. Michael Pickett: Real Estate Law, Washington, DC

Zaitun Poonja: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Palo Alto

William P. Quinn, Jr.: Litigation – Securities, Philadelphia

Jeffrey S. Raskin: Insurance Law, San Francisco

Marc A. Reardon: Energy Law, Boston; Project Finance Law, Boston

Steven A. Reed: Antitrust Law, Philadelphia; Bet-the-Company Litigation, Philadelphia; Commercial Litigation, Philadelphia; Litigation – Antitrust, Philadelphia

Michael J. Reilly: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, New York

Jonathan M. Rich: Antitrust Law, Washington, DC; Litigation – Antitrust, Washington, DC

Melinda S. Riechert: Employment Law – Management, Palo Alto; Labor Law – Management, Palo Alto; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Palo Alto

J. Warren Rissier: Litigation – Securities, Los Angeles

Celia Roady: Tax Law, Washington, DC

Kent M. Roger: Litigation – Antitrust, San Francisco

Richard G. Rosenblatt: Employment Law – Management, Princeton; Labor Law – Management, Princeton; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Princeton

Rick R. Rothman: Environmental Law, Los Angeles; Litigation – Environmental, Los Angeles

Gary S. Rothstein: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, New York

John G. Ryan: Tax Law, Palo Alto

David B. Salmons: Appellate Practice, Washington, DC

Kathleen M. Sanzo: FDA Law, Washington, DC

Daniel S. Savrin: Antitrust Law, Boston; Litigation – Antitrust, Boston

Andrew J. Schaffran: Employment Law – Management, New York; Labor Law – Management, New York; Litigation – Labor and Employment, New York

David L. Schrader: Environmental Law, Los Angeles

Thane D. Scott: Antitrust Law, Boston; Litigation – Antitrust, Boston

Toby R. Serkin: Mutual Funds Law, Boston

Clifford D. Sethness: Labor Law – Management, Los Angeles

Brian W. Shaffer: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Philadelphia

Samuel S. Shaulson: Employment Law – Management, New York; Labor Law – Management, New York; Litigation – Labor and Employment, New York

Albert W. Shay: Health Care Law, Washington, DC

Charlene S. Shimada: Litigation – Securities, San Francisco; Securities/Capital Markets Law, San Francisco

Bruce C. Silvers: Banking and Finance Law, Hartford

Lawrence I. Silverstein: Tax Law, Boston

Alan Singer: Corporate Compliance Law, Philadelphia; Corporate Governance Law, Philadelphia; Corporate Law, Philadelphia; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Philadelphia; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Philadelphia; Securities Regulation, Philadelphia

Louis H. Singer: Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law, New York

David A. Sirignano: Securities/Capital Markets Law, Washington, DC; Securities Regulation, Washington, DC

Eric W. Sitarchuk: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Philadelphia; Commercial Litigation, Philadelphia; Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Philadelphia; Health Care Law, Philadelphia; Qui Tam Law, Philadelphia

Edwin E. Smith: Banking and Finance Law, Boston; Banking and Finance Law, New York; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Boston; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, New York; Corporate Law, Boston; Corporate Law, New York; Equipment Finance Law, Boston; Equipment Finance Law, New York

Marc J. Sonnenfeld: Antitrust Law, Philadelphia; Litigation – Securities, Philadelphia

Joanne R. Soslow: Corporate Law, Philadelphia; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Philadelphia; Securities Regulation, Philadelphia

Grace E. Speights: Employment Law – Management, Washington, DC; Labor Law – Management, Washington, DC; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Washington, DC

Steven D. Spencer: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Philadelphia; Litigation – ERISA, Philadelphia

Stephen M. Spina: Energy Law, Washington, DC

Scott A. Stempel: Antitrust Law, Washington, DC; Litigation – Antitrust, Washington, DC

Eric L. Stern: Real Estate Law, Philadelphia

Marshall C. Stoddard, Jr.: Banking and Finance Law, New York

Glen R. Stuart: Commercial Litigation, Philadelphia; Litigation – Environmental, Philadelphia

Richard S. Taffet: Antitrust Law, New York

Ronald J. Tenpas: Litigation – Environmental, Washington, DC

Richard A. Toelke: Real Estate Law, Boston

Willard K. Tom: Antitrust Law, Washington, DC

R. Randall Tracht: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Pittsburgh

Kenneth J. Turnbull: Employment Law – Management, New York; Litigation – Labor and Employment, New York

James T. Tynion III: Project Finance Law, New York

John R. Utzschneider: Corporate Law, Boston; Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Boston; Securities/Capital Markets Law, Boston

Carl A. Valenstein: International Trade and Finance Law, Washington, DC

Julio E. Vega: Securities/Capital Markets Law, Boston; Venture Capital Law, Boston

Steven R. Wall: Employment Law – Management, Philadelphia; Labor Law – Management, Philadelphia; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Philadelphia

Catherine Wang: Communications Law, Washington, DC

Peter M. Watt-Morse: Information Technology Law, Pittsburgh

Colin C. West: Antitrust Law, San Francisco

P. Sabin Willett: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Boston; Litigation – Bankruptcy, Boston

Mark C. Williams: Project Finance Law, Washington, DC

George G. Yearsich: Securities/Capital Markets Law, Washington, DC; Securities Regulation, Washington, DC

Gary L. Yingling: FDA Law, Washington, DC

Mims Maynard Zabriskie: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Philadelphia

Mark E. Zelek: Employment Law – Management, Miami; Labor Law – Management, Miami; Litigation – Labor and Employment, Miami

Paul A. Zevnik: Insurance Law, Washington, DC

Jonathan Zimmerman: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Washington, DC

William P. Zimmerman: Tax Law, Philadelphia

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