35 attorneys at McDonald Hopkins selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2018

CLEVELAND (August 16, 2017) – Thirty-five attorneys at McDonald Hopkins have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2018. In addition, Best Lawyers recognized two McDonald Hopkins attorneys as “Lawyers of the Year.” The 23rd edition of Best Lawyers is based on more than 5.5 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

Lawyers of the Year

David B. Cupar
Patent Law (Cleveland) 

Peter D. Welin
Construction Law (Columbus)


Florida

Peter M. Bernhardt – Member, Litigation Department

  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Trusts and Estates

John T. Metzger –Managing Member, West Palm Beach Office

 

  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Raquel (Rocky) A. Rodriguez – Managing Member, Miami Office

 

 

  • Commercial Litigation


Illinois

David A. Agay – Assistant Managing Member, Chicago Office

 

 

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Steven M. Harris – Member, Healthcare Practice

 

 

  • Health Care Law


Michigan

John E. Benko – Member, Litigation Department

 

 

  • Commercial Litigation

James J. Boutrous, II – Managing Member, Detroit Office

 

 

  • Litigation – Labor and Employment

Stephen M. Gross – Member; Chair, Automotive Practice

 

 

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Patrick A. Karbowski – Member, Real Estate Practice

 

 

  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Michael G. Latiff – Member; Co-Chair, Business Litigation Practice

 

 

  • Commercial Litigation

Antoinette M. Pilzner – Member; Employee Benefits Practice; Member, Executive Compensation and Governance Practice

 

 

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Miriam L. Rosen – Member; Chair, Labor and Employment Practice

 

 

  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Employment Law-Management


Ohio

Chad Arfons – Member, Real Estate Practice

 

 

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Richard H. Blake – Member; Co-Chair, Government Compliance, Investigations, and White Collar Defense Practice

 

 

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Jeffrey P. Consolo – Member; Chair, Tax and Benefits Department

 

 

  • Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Trusts and Estates

Richard S. Cooper – Member; Chair, Healthcare Practice; Co-Chair, Healthcare Restructuring Practice

 

 

  • Health Care Law

David B. Cupar – Member; Chair, Intellectual Property Department

 

 

  • Patent Law

James A. Dimitrijevs – Member; Vice Chair, Intellectual Property Department

 

 

  • Trade Secrets Law

Carl J. Grassi – Firm Chairman

 

 

  • Corporate Law

David Gunning II – Member, Chair, Real Estate Practice

 

 

  • Real Estate Law

Jeffrey R. Huntsberger – Member, Real Estate Practice

 

 

  • Real Estate Law

Brian J. Jereb – Member, Estate Planning and Probate Practice

 

 

  • Trusts and Estates

David M. Kall – Member; Vice Chair, Tax and Benefits Department; Chair, Capital Markets Practice; Chair, Multistate Tax Practice

 

 

  • Corporate Law

Bernard L. Karr – Member, Estate Planning and Probate Practice

 

 

  • Trusts and Estates

Sean D. Malloy – Member; Chair, Business Restructuring Services Department

 

 

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Michael J. Meaney – Member; General Counsel

 

 

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

William J. O’Neill – Member; Chair, Litigation Department

 

 

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Michael G. Riley – Member, Estate Planning and Probate Practice; Executive Compensation and Governance Practice

 

 

  • Trusts and Estates

Shawn M. Riley – Firm President

 

 

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Roger L. Shumaker – Member, Estate Planning and Probate Practice

 

 

  • Trusts and Estates

James E. Stief – Member; Chair, Business Law Department

 

 

  • Banking and Finance Law

Dale R. Vlasek – Member; Chair, Employee Benefits Practice

 

 

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Peter D. Welin – Managing Member, Columbus Office; Co-Chair Construction law and Real Estate Litigation Practice

 

 

  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction 

John M. Wirtshafter – Member, Employee Benefits Practice; Member, Executive Compensation and Governance Practice

 

 

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Charles B. Zellmer – Member; Chair, Business Department

 

 

  • Corporate Law

 

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CONTACT:
Deborah W. Kelm
McDonald Hopkins LLC
600 Superior Avenue, East, Suite 2100
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Phone: 216.348.5733
Email: dkelm@mcdonaldhopkins.com

 
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