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CLEVELAND- LAWFUEL – US Business + Law News, Law Jobs -Ulmer & Berne LLP, a major Ohio-based regional law firm with four offices throughout the Midwest, announced today that one of its partners, John J. Haggerty, Co-Chair of the Firm’s Business Litigation Group, was named to The BTI Client Service All-Star Team for Law Firms for 2007.

The BTI Client Service All-Star Team is an exclusive group of only 113 attorneys from 93 law firms around the world identified by corporate counsel as, “delivering the absolute best client service,” according to BTI Consulting Group. John is only one of four Ohio-based lawyers receiving this distinction. BTI probed corporate counsel on, “needs and goals, as well as client service, client focus, satisfaction and expectations of law firms.” BTI interviewed more than 250 corporate counsel at large and Fortune 1000 companies.

“We are extremely pleased that John has been singled out for his superior client service amongst attorneys,” stated managing partner, Kip Reader. “Ulmer & Berne prides itself on being highly responsive to its clients while delivering results and we are thrilled that John is receiving this well-deserved recognition.”

As an attorney at Ulmer & Berne, John’s practice focuses on complex commercial, product liability, mass tort, and class action litigation. He is Co-Chair of the firm’s Business Litigation Group. He is the former general counsel and a member of the board of directors of ICI Paints. He represents companies in nationwide litigation, including tobacco, lead paint, asbestos and welding rod litigation. John has extensive trial experience in both federal and state courts throughout the United States.

BTI Consulting Group is the leading provider of strategic marketing research to law firms and professional services firms. According to BTI, they perform more market research about law firms than virtually anyone, conducting nearly 1,300 independent interviews with general counsel and key decision makers that hire law firms.

Ulmer & Berne LLP, established in 1908, is one of Ohio’s largest law firms, as well as one of the fastest growing in the Midwest. A full-service firm with 184 attorneys in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Chicago, Ulmer & Berne represents publicly traded and privately held companies, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, family businesses, international joint ventures and affiliations, investor groups, start-ups and emerging businesses, public bodies, and nonprofit organizations. For more information, visit

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