Foley Attorneys Ranked Among Top in Nation In 2012 Chambers USA Guide

Chambers USA has ranked 73 Foley & Lardner LLP attorneys as leading lawyers in their fields in its 2012 Chambers USA Client’s Guide. Among these attorneys, nine were nationally ranked in their respective practice areas. Additionally, the firm has been recognized nationally in a new practice area this year – Privacy & Data Security: Healthcare. At the state level three of its practices are newly ranked for 2012: Life Sciences (California), White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (California) and General Commercial Litigation (Illinois).

Rankings in the Chambers USA: Client’s Guide are based on confidential in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys from across the country. Among the qualities on which rankings are assessed are technical legal ability, client service, diligence and other qualities most valued by the client.

National Rankings
Foley was ranked nationally in the following practice areas:

Government: Government Contracts
Privacy & Data Security
Privacy & Data Security: Healthcare
Sports Law

Nine Foley partners were nationally recognized in the following respective practice areas:

Michael L. Blau, Healthcare: Transactional
Mary K. Braza, Sports Law
Michael J. Lockerby, Franchising
Nir E. Margalit, Leisure & Hospitality
Cleta D. Mitchell, Government: Political Law
David T. Ralston, Jr., Government: Government Contracts
Andrew B. Serwin, Privacy & Data Security
Mary Leslie Smith, Franchising
Samuel J. Winer, Securities: Regulation: Enforcement

State Rankings


Life Sciences
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

James R. Kalyvas, IT & Outsourcing
Denise Rios Rodriguez, Healthcare
R. Michael Scarano Jr., Healthcare
Judith A. Waltz, Healthcare
Carl I. Weissburg, Healthcare

District of Columbia

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution

Stephen B. Maebius, Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
Richard G. Stoll, Environment


Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Real Estate
Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use

Francisco J. Cerezo, Latin American Investment
Gardner F. Davis, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Kevin E. Hyde, Labor & Employment
Thomas J. Maida, Insurance
Thomas K. Maurer, Environment
Austin B. Neal, Insurance
Fred S. Ridley, Real Estate
Martin A. Traber, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Steven W. Vazquez, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Mark J. Wolfson, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
R. Duke Woodson, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use


Energy & Natural Resources
Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
Litigation: General Commercial

Michael M. Conway, Media & Entertainment: Litigation
Gail M. Goering, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
Eric A. Haab, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
Harold L. Kaplan, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Neal J. Moglin, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance
John L. Rogers III, Energy & Natural Resources: Regulatory


Litigation: General Commercial

Michael L. Blau, Healthcare
Alan H. Einhorn, Healthcare
Roger A. Lane, Litigation: Securities
John D. Lanza, Intellectual Property
Lawrence B. Litwak, Healthcare
Susan E. Pravda, Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment
Andrew R. Stern, Real Estate
Michael J. Tuteur, Litigation: General Commercial; Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Lawrence W. Vernaglia, Healthcare
J. Mark Waxman, Healthcare



Daljit S. Doogal, Corporate/M&A

New York

David M. Klein, Technology & Outsourcing
Jeffrey C. Thrope, Healthcare


Intellectual Property
Labor & Employment
Litigation: General Commercial
Natural Resources & Environment
Real Estate

William J. Abraham, Jr., Corporate/M&A
Allen A. Arntsen, Intellectual Property: Litigation
Linda E. Benfield, Natural Resources & Environment
Bernard J. Bobber, Labor & Employment
Michael A. Bowen, Litigation: General Commercial
Jon P. Christiansen, Litigation: General Commercial
Douglas B. Clark, Natural Resources & Environment
James R. Clark, Litigation: General Commercial
Michael D. Flanagan, Natural Resources & Environment
Benjamin F. Garmer III, Corporate/M&A
Jeffrey S. Gundersen, Intellectual Property
Michael W. Hatch, Real Estate
Stanley S. Jaspan, Labor & Employment
Sarah O. Jelencic, Real Estate
Daniel A. Kaplan, Labor & Employment
Mark A. Kassel, Intellectual Property
Maureen A. McGinnity, Litigation: General Commercial
Brian W. McGrath, Litigation: General Commercial
Hugh J. O’Halloran, Real Estate
Thomas C. Pence, Labor & Employment
James P. Peterson, Corporate/M&A
Patrick G. Quick, Corporate/M&A
Jay O. Rothman, Corporate/M&A
Nancy J. Sennett, Litigation: General Commercial
Thomas L. Shriner Jr., Litigation: General Commercial
Jeffrey A. Simmons, Intellectual Property
Mark A. Thimke, Natural Resources & Environment
John K. Wilson, Corporate/M&A

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