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68 Porter Wright attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers® 2016

1/15/2016

Porter Wright is proud to announce that 68 attorneys of the firm have been selected to the 2016 Super Lawyers® list.

Candi Taggart of the Cincinnati office has been named to Super Lawyers’ “Top 100” list in Ohio and the "Top 5" list in Cincinnati. Two attorneys in Columbus, Ohio, Joyce Edelman and Kathleen Trafford, have been named to Super Lawyers’ “Top 50 Women” list in Ohio; and Kathleen Brinkman and Candi Taggart in Cincinnati, Ohio have been named to Super Lawyers’ “Top 50 Women” list in Ohio.

Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. No more than five percent of lawyers in each state are chosen for their high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Annual selection is made through a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.

Porter Wright attorneys selected to the 2016 Super Lawyers list are:

Location

Attorney

Primary Practice Area

Cincinnati, Ohio

Kathleen M. Brinkman

Criminal Defense: White Collar

David T. Croall

Employee Litigation: Defense

W. Kelly Johnson

Criminal Defense: White Collar

Holly D. Kozlowski

Intellectual Property

Marilyn J. Maag

Estate & Probate

T. Stephen Phillips

Estate & Probate

Carolyn A. Taggart

Civil Litigation: Defense

Cleveland, Ohio

Brodie M. Butland*

Business Litigation

J. Philip Calabrese

PI - Products: Defense

Michael A. Ellis

Mergers & Acquisition

Tracy S. Francis*

Business Litigation

Margaret M. Koesel

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Hugh E. McKay

Business Litigation

Allyson J. O'Keefe*

Banking

Fred J. Pompeani

Workers' Compensation

Michael P. Shuster

Creditor Debtor Rights

Tracey L. Turnbull

Business Litigation

Columbus, Ohio

Christopher J. Baronzzi*

Energy & Resources

David S. Bloomfield Jr.

Business Litigation

James P. Botti

Creditor Debtor Rights

Robert L. Brubaker

Environmental

Craig R. Carlson

Civil Litigation: Defense

John P. Carney*

Health Care

Robert H. Cohen

Immigration: Business

James D. Curphey

Business Litigation

Joyce D. Edelman

PI - Products: Defense

Heather  Forry*

Business / Corporate

Timothy E. Grady

Banking

Brian D. Hall

Employment & Labor

James A. King

Business Litigation

Jared  Klaus*

General Litigation

Jamie A. LaPlante

Employee Litigation: Defense

Curtis A. Loveland

Business / Corporate

J. Jeffrey McNealey

Environmental

Richard C. McQuown

Business / Corporate

Terrance M. Miller

PI - Products: Defense

Elizabeth L. Moyo*

General Litigation

James S. Oliphant

Civil Litigation: Defense

Fred G. Pressley Jr.

Employment & Labor

Diane C. Reichwein

Employment & Labor

Emily E. Root*

Health Care

Christopher C. Russell

Employment & Labor

Christopher R. Schraff

Environmental

Edward M. Segelken

Estate & Probate

Ryan P. Sherman*

Business Litigation

David P. Shouvlin

Business Litigation

Bradd N. Siegel

Employee Litigation: Defense

Mark A. Snider*

Tax

John M. Stephen

Employment & Labor

Robert J. Tannous

Securities & Corporate Finance

Kathleen M. Trafford

General Litigation

Robert Buzz Trafford

Business Litigation

Michael J. Underwood

Employment & Labor

Charles C. Warner

Employment & Labor

Dayton, Ohio

Caroline H. Gentry

Business Litigation

Tami H. Kirby*

Creditor Debtor Rights

Jeffrey W. Morris

Bankruptcy: Business

Walter  Reynolds

Business Litigation

Naples, Florida

 

William H. Myers

Estate & Probate

Javier Adolfo Pacheco*

Civil Litigation: Defense

Robert J. Stommel

Estate & Probate

Washington, D.C.

 

Donald M. Barnes

Antitrust Litigation

Leslie Alan Glick

International

Judd L. Kessler

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Richard P. McHugh

Employee Benefits

Christopher C. Yook*

Antitrust Litigation

*Denotes attorney named to the Super Lawyers’ Rising Star list. Rising Stars are age 40 or younger or have been practicing law for 10 years or less, and represent the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state. Less than 2.5 percent of lawyers are selected for Rising Star status.