INDIANAPOLIS – LAWFUEL – Press Release Service – Barnes & Thornburg LLP has received four first-tier rankings in a national publication of “America’s Leading Lawyers in Business.”
Chambers USA Directory, annual publication of London-based Chambers & Partners, ranks Barnes & Thornburg in the first tier in four areas of law–Corporate/M&A, Employment (mainly defendant), Litigation and Real Estate in Indiana. The firm’s Grand Rapids office ranked in the fourth tier in Corporate/M&A in Michigan.
Chambers & Partners compiled the rankings by conducting more than 10,000 interviews with in-house lawyers and purchasers of legal services as well as other leading attorneys and firms across the country.
Barnes & Thornburg attorneys also ranked as leading lawyers in various categories. Stanley Fickle, a partner in the Litigation Department, received the only “Star” designation among Indiana attorneys. According to the directory, “the star category is reserved for those individuals whose profile is far ahead of the pack.” John Baxter, a partner in the Business, Tax & Real Estate Department, received an “Up and Coming” designation.
Barnes & Thornburg attorneys ranked include:
Tier 2 – Catherine Bridge, David Millard, Tracy Larsen (Michigan), Claudia Swhier
Tier 1 – Kenneth Yerkes
Tier 2 – Douglas Heckler
Litigation: General Commercial
Star – Stanley Fickle
Tier 2 – Anne DePrez, Robert MacGill
Tier 3 – Andrew Detherage
Tier 1 – Donald Knebel
Tier 1 – David Warshauer
Tier 2 – Richard Johnson
Tier 3 – Dennis Johnson, Stephen Lee
Up and Coming – John Baxter