Drinker Biddle has been recognized as a leading firm in 27 practice categories in the 2017 edition of Chambers USA. The firm’s rankings include national recognition in three categories: Investment Management, Products Liability and Health Care.

The firm’s Environmental, Insurance Litigation, Real Estate, Commercial Litigation, Products Liability, Corporate, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, Corporate Restructuring, and Health Care practices received band 1 or 2 regional rankings.

Chambers USA also ranked 70 individual lawyers, more than 30 of whom received band 1 or 2, Star Individual, or Senior Statesman recognition.

Annual rankings in Chambers USA are based on client and peer references, as well as research conducted by a team of full-time researchers. Criteria include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities valued by clients. The rankings are widely accepted as the international standard for legal excellence.

Practices Recognized

A complete list of rankings by practice category follows:

  • Banking and Finance - Pennsylvania
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring - New Jersey; Pennsylvania
  • Corporate/M&A - New Jersey
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity - Eastern Pennsylvania
  • Environment - New Jersey; Pennsylvania
  • Healthcare - District of Columbia; Illinois; Nationwide; New Jersey
  • Insurance - Pennsylvania
  • Intellectual Property - Pennsylvania
  • Investment Funds: Registered Funds - Nationwide
  • Labor & Employment - New Jersey; Pennsylvania
  • Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation - Illinois
  • Litigation: General Commercial - Eastern Pennsylvania; New Jersey
  • Litigation: Insurance - New Jersey
  • Litigation: Products Liability - New Jersey
  • Product Liability & Mass Torts - Nationwide
  • Real Estate - New Jersey; Pennsylvania
  • Tax - Pennsylvania
  • Technology & Outsourcing - Illinois
  • Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite - District of Columbia

Lawyers Recognized

The following Drinker Biddle attorneys were recognized:

  • James M. Altieri - New Jersey, Litigation: Insurance
  • Lynne Anne Anderson - New Jersey, Labor & Employment
  • Bruce L. Ashton - California, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Stephen C. Baker - Pennsylvania, Insurance
  • Bonnie Allyn Barnett - Pennsylvania, Environment
  • Jason R. Baron - Nationwide, Litigation: E-Discovery
  • Thomas J. Barton - Pennsylvania, Labor & Employment
  • Bennett B. Borden - Nationwide, Litigation: E-Discovery
  • Christopher W. Boyle - Pennsylvania, Environment
  • Jill E. Bronson - Pennsylvania, Banking & Finance
  • H. Michael Byrne - New York, Insurance
  • Bradford P. Campbell - District of Columbia, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Thomas F. Campion - New Jersey, Litigation: General Commercial; New Jersey, Litigation: Products Liability
  • Robert E. Cannuscio - Pennsylvania, Intellectual Property
  • Harry S. Cherken, Jr. - Pennsylvania, Real Estate
  • Daniel J. Collins - Illinois, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Charles B. Congdon - Pennsylvania, Banking & Finance
  • Thomas M. Dawson - New York, Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • David S. Denious - Pennsylvania, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Joshua B. Deringer - Nationwide, Investment Funds
  • Francis DiGiovanni - Delaware, Intellectual Property
  • David A. Ebby - Pennsylvania, Real Estate
  • Marita S. Erbeck - New Jersey, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • James M. Fischer - New Jersey, Corporate/M&A
  • Andrew J. Flame - Pennsylvania, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Mark J. Foley - Pennsylvania, Labor & Employment
  • Andrew P. Foster - Pennsylvania, Environment
  • Kristin K. Going - District of Columbia, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Jerald M. Goodman - Pennsylvania, Real Estate
  • Neil K. Haimm - Pennsylvania, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Stephen D. D. Hamilton - Pennsylvania, Tax
  • Todd D. Johnston - New Jersey, Healthcare
  • Robert C. Juelke - Pennsylvania, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Ira M. Kalina - Illinois, Technology & Outsourcing
  • Andrew C. Kassner - Pennsylvania, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • George H. Kendall - New Jersey, Healthcare
  • Steven K. Kortanek - Delaware, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Charles S. Leeper - District of Columbia, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Howard J. Levine - Illinois, Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • Ross A. Lewin - New Jersey, Environment
  • Michael P. Malloy - Nationwide, Investment Funds: Registered Funds
  • Robert K. Malone - New Jersey, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Robert W. McCann - District of Columbia, Healthcare
  • Lori A. Mills - New Jersey, Environment
  • Daniel A. Monaco - Pennsylvania, Intellectual Property
  • John P. Mulhern - New York, Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Kathleen M. Murphy - Nationwide, International Trade: Customs
  • Gordon B. Nash - Illinois, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Neil S. Olderman - Illinois, Healthcare
  • Cheryl D. Orr - California, Labor & Employment
  • Glenn S. Pantel - New Jersey, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
  • Laura H. Phillips - District of Columbia, Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite
  • F. Douglas Raymond III - Pennsylvania, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity; Pennsylvania, Corporate/M&A: Securities
  • Judith E. Reich - Pennsylvania, Banking & Finance
  • Fred Reish - California, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • John A. Ridley - New Jersey, Labor & Employment
  • Michael D. Rosenbaum - Illinois, Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • Michael E. Rothpletz, Jr. - New Jersey, Real Estate
  • Paul H. Saint-Antoine - Pennsylvania, Antitrust
  • Ronald A. Sarachan - Pennsylvania, Environment
  • Joseph N. Schmidt, Jr. - New Jersey, Environment
  • Susan M. Sharko - Nationwide, Product Liability & Mass Torts; New Jersey, Litigation: Products Liability
  • T.J. Sullivan - Nationwide, Healthcare: Transactional; District of Columbia, Healthcare
  • Douglas B. Swill - Nationwide, Healthcare: Transactional; Illinois, Healthcare
  • Helen E. Tuttle - New Jersey, Labor & Employment
  • Frank F. Velocci - New Jersey, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • William L. Warren - New Jersey, Environment
  • Jesse A. Witten - District of Columbia, Healthcare
  • David L. Wolfe - Illinois, Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • David J. Woolf - Pennsylvania, Labor & Employment

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is a national law firm with more than 635 lawyers. The firm provides client service in corporate and securities, litigation, government and regulatory affairs, health care, products liability, corporate restructuring, investment management, labor and employment, life insurance and annuities, intellectual property, employee benefits and executive compensation, environment and energy, white collar defense and corporate investigations, trust and estates, and real estate.

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