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CHICAGO – LAWFUEL – Best for law news – Forty-two McGuireWoods attorn…

CHICAGO – LAWFUEL – Best for law news – Forty-two McGuireWoods attorneys have been named leading lawyers for 2004 in Chicago by the Leading Lawyers Network. The distinction of being named a leading lawyer is earned by fewer than five percent of all lawyers licensed in the state. Twenty-six percent of lawyers in McGuireWoods’ Chicago office received this honor.

The following McGuireWoods attorneys were named leading lawyers in their respective areas of law:

• Barbara Baran, land use, zoning and condemnation law; commercial litigation
• Scott Becker, health law
• Patrick E. Brady, real estate tax law
• Jerome T. Burke, alternative dispute resolution: personal injury; alternative dispute resolution: commercial litigation
• James J. Casey, commercial litigation
• Darryl R. Davidson, public finance law
• Keith A. Dorman, employment law: management
• Paul E. Fisher, real estate finance law; real estate law: commercial
• Ira P. Goldberg, bankruptcy and workout law: commercial creditor/debtor
• Larry R. Goldstein, employee benefits law
• Richard T. Greenberg, personal injury defense law: professional malpractice; commercial litigation; insurance/insurance coverage/reinsurance law
• W. Kirk Grimm, banking and financial institutions law
• James T. Harrington, environmental law
• David L. Hartsell, commercial litigation
• Michael H. King, commercial litigation; personal injury defense law: products liability; criminal defense law: white collar
• Timothy C. Klenk, alternative dispute resolution: employment law; employment law: management
• Henry deVos Lawrie, Jr., employee benefits law; tax law: business
• John Y. Lee, international business and trade law; commercial litigation
• Louis W. Levit, bankruptcy and workout law: commercial creditor/debtor
• Richard E. Lieberman, employment law: management
• Leslie D. Locke, international business and trade law; commercial litigation
• William M. Long, tax law: business; small, closely and privately held business law
• Richard L. Menson, employee benefits law; tax law: business
• John J. Michels, Jr., employment law: management
• Thomas R. Mulroy, commercial litigation; personal injury defense law: professional malpractice
• Donald C. Pasulka, commercial litigation
• Russell M. Pelton, commercial litigation
• John F. Pollick, banking and financial institutions law
• Robert J. Pristave, health law
• Richard J. Rappaport, antitrust law; commercial litigation
• David L. Rieser, environmental law
• James B. Riley, Jr., health law
• Jeffrey E. Rogers, criminal defense law: white collar; commercial litigation
• Lawrence R. Samuels, corporate finance law; mergers and acquisitions law; securities and venture finance law
• Keith P. Schoeneberger, intellectual property
• John L. Senica, mergers and acquisitions law; small, closely and privately held business law
• Gary L. Starkman, civil appellate law; commercial litigation
• David F. Sterling, trusts, wills and estate planning law; tax law: individual
• Theodore R. Tetzlaff, commercial litigation
• Peter J. Valeta, commercial litigation; insurance/insurance coverage/reinsurance law
• Robert E. Wangard, international business and trade law; mergers and acquisitions law; publicly held corporations law; small, closely and privately held law
• Robert T. Zielinski, employment law: management

The survey, conducted by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company, was distributed to more than 50,000 lawyers in Illinois. Nominations were made based on experience, reputation and legal skills. The final research was completed by the Leading Lawyers Network’s Advisory Board, which consists of leading lawyers in the state who were chosen based upon their reputation and professional ethics, in addition to their knowledge of the lawyers within their area of law and their respective region.

McGuireWoods LLP is a full-service law firm with approximately 775 lawyers in 15 offices in the United States, Europe and Central Asia providing legal counsel to clients around the world. The firm’s Chicago offices are located at 77 West Wacker Drive. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.

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