Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP has been recognized as a leading firm in 31 practice categories in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA. The firm’s rankings include national recognition in three categories: Health Care, Investment Management and Products Liability.

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

Drinker Biddle had 66 individual lawyers recognized by Chambers USA, 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. 

Drinker Biddle Practices Recognized

A complete list of rankings by practice category follows:

  • Banking and Finance - Pennsylvania
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Delaware; 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
  • Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory - New York
  • Intellectual Property - Pennsylvania
  • Investment Funds: Registered Funds - Nationwide
  • Labor & Employment - New Jersey; Pennsylvania; California
  • Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - Illinois
  • Litigation: General Commercial - Eastern Pennsylvania; New Jersey
  • Litigation: Insurance - New Jersey
  • Litigation: Products Liability - New Jersey
  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - Illinois
  • 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 lawyers were individually recognized:

  • Jessica C. Abrahams - Nationwide, Government: Government Contracts
  • James M. Altieri - New Jersey, Litigation: Insurance
  • Lynne Anne Anderson - New Jersey, Labor & Employment
  • Bruce L. Ashton - California, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • 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
  • Michael Byrne - New York, Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • 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: Registered Funds
  • Francis DiGiovanni - Delaware, Intellectual Property
  • Seamus C. Duffy - Pennsylvania, Litigation: General Commercial
  • 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
  • John G. Horan – Nationwide, Government: Government Contracts
  • 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 & Executive Compensation
  • Ross A. Lewin - New Jersey, Environment
  • Stacy H. Louizos - Nationwide, Investment Funds: Registered Funds
  • Michael P. Malloy - Nationwide, Investment Funds: Registered Funds
  • Robert K. Malone - New Jersey, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • George S. McCall – Texas, Insurance
  • John P. Mulhern - New York, Insurance: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Kathleen M. Murphy - Nationwide, International Trade: Customs
  • 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
  • Michael D. Rosenbaum - Illinois, Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Michael E. Rothpletz, Jr. - New Jersey, Real Estate
  • Paul H. Saint-Antoine - Pennsylvania, Antitrust
  • Michael San Giacomo - New Jersey, Real Estate
  • 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
  • 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 & Executive Compensation
  • David J. Woolf - Pennsylvania, Labor & Employment

 

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is a national law firm with more than 600 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, insurance litigation, intellectual property, employee benefits and executive compensation, environment and energy, white collar defense and corporate investigations, trusts and estates, and real estate.

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