50 McDonald Hopkins attorneys recognized in the 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™

50 McDonald Hopkins attorneys recognized in the 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™

CLEVELAND ­— Forty-three attorneys at McDonald Hopkins have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Four of those attorneys – Peter Bernhardt, James Boutrous, Antoinette Pilzner, and Franklin Malemud – have also been named 2023 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" award winners.

In addition, seven attorneys have been selected for the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch.

Florida


Peter M. Bernhardt - Received the Best Lawyers® 2023 Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year" award in West Palm Beach

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

Alan M. Burger

  • Commercial Litigation 

John T. Metzger

  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Illinois


David A. Agay

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Steven M. Harris

  • Health Care Law

Richard Kessler

  • Commercial Litigation

Nicholas M. Miller

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

James P. Muraff

  • Patent Law

Jeffrey Van Winkle

  • Corporate Law

Michigan


John E. Benko

  • Commercial Litigation

James J. Boutrous II - Received the Best Lawyers® 2023 Litigation – Labor and Employment "Lawyer of the Year" award in Troy

  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

James J. Giszczak

  • Trade Secrets Law

Stephen M. Gross

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Patrick A. Karbowski

  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law

Michael G. Latiff

  • Commercial Litigation

Antoinette M. Pilzner - Received the Best Lawyers® 2023 Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law "Lawyer of the Year" award in Troy

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law 

Miriam L. Rosen

  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law – Management

 Ohio  


Chad Arfons

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Teresa Metcalf Beasley

  • Economic Development Law 

Richard H. Blake

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Jeffrey P. Consolo

  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Trusts and Estates 

Richard S. Cooper

  • Health Care Law

David B. Cupar

  • Patent Law

David Drechsler

  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates

Carl J. Grassi

  • Corporate Law

David H. Gunning II

  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Brian J. Jereb

  • Trusts and Estates

David M. Kall

  • Corporate Law
  • Tax Law 

Bernard L. Karr

  • Trusts and Estates

Franklin C. Malemud - Received the Best Lawyers® 2023 Litigation – Trusts and Estates "Lawyer of the Year" award in Cleveland

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Trusts and Estates

Sean D. Malloy

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Michael J. Matasich

  • Commercial Litigation

Michael J. Meaney

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

William J. O’Neill

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

Scott N. Opincar

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Michael G. Riley

  • Trusts and Estates 

Shawn M. Riley

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Roger L. Shumaker

  • Trusts and Estates

Jason M. Smith

  • Banking and Finance Law 

James E. Stief

  • Banking and Finance Law 

Katherine Esshaki Wensink

  • Trusts and Estates

John M. Wirtshafter

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Michael Wise

  • Government Relations Practice

McDonald Hopkins congratulates the following attorneys for their inclusion in Best Lawyers 2023: Ones to Watch

Michigan


Ashley Jericho

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Ohio


Karina R. Conley

  • Labor and Employment Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment

Sarah Mancuso

  • Commercial Litigation

Adam C. Smith

  • Energy Law
  • Litigation - Real Estate

Joseph J. Weinberg

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Corporate Law

Kirstyn Wildey

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Amy Willey

  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
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