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Cleveland, Ohio – Nineteen attorneys at McDonald Hopkins have been recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers as among the top attorneys in Ohio. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. In addition, seven of the firm's attorneys have been named to the Ohio Rising Stars list as among the top up-and-coming attorneys in Ohio. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive this honor.

Ohio Super Lawyers:

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

Jeffrey P. Consolo; Chair, Private Client Department

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

Manju Gupta; Associate, Business Restructuring Services Department

Brian J. Jereb; Member, Private Client Department

Bernard L. Karr; Member, Private Client Department

Sean D. Malloy; Vice Chair, Business Restructuring Services Department

William J. O'Neill; Chair, Litigation Department

Christopher T. O’Shaughnessy; Member, Litigation Department

Scott N. Opincar; Member, Business Restructuring Services Department

Michael G. Riley; Member, Private Client Department

Shawn M. Riley; Managing Member, Cleveland Office; Member, Business Restructuring Services Department; Co-Chair, Healthcare Restructuring Practice

Richik Sarkar; Member, Litigation Department

O. Judson Scheaf, III; Member, Litigation Department

Roger L. Shumaker; Member, Private Client Department

James E. Stief; Vice Chair, Business Law Department; Chair, Commercial Finance Practice

Michael D. Tarullo; Of Counsel, Litigation Department

Dale R. Vlasek; Chair, Employee Benefits Practice

Peter D. Welin; Managing Member, Columbus Office

Ohio Rising Stars:

Jennifer Dowdell Armstrong; Member, Litigation Department

Matthew J. Cavanagh; Member, Intellectual Property Department

Andrew R. Fredelake; Associate, Litigation Department

Jason R. Harley; Associate, Litigation Department

Nicole J. Gray; Member, Litigation Department; Chair, Women’s Committee

Michael J. Kaczka; Member, Business Restructuring Services Department

Matthew A. Rechner; Member, Litigation Department

About Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

About McDonald Hopkins

Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins’ mission is to provide insightful legal solutions and business counseling that help our clients strategically plan for an increasingly competitive future. McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with locations in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. Our subsidiary, McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, is based in Washington, D.C. and led by former Congressman Steven LaTourette. McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies is not a law firm and does not provide legal services. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit


Deborah W. Kelm
McDonald Hopkins LLC