June 2, 2022 / Press Release

Chambers USA 2022 ranks 18 Porter Wright attorneys, 10 firm practices

Porter Wright is pleased to share once again that it is named a leading law firm in the Chambers USA 2022 guide, one of the most authoritative referral guides of business law firm practices and lawyers in the nation. 

Ten of the firm's practice areas are ranked among top levels in Ohio and Illinois in the 2022 edition. Ranked practice areas include:
•    Banking & Finance – Ohio
•    Bankruptcy/Restructuring – Ohio
•    Corporate/M&A – Ohio: South & Central 
•    Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation – Ohio
•    Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance – Illinois
•    Intellectual Property – Ohio
•    Labor & Employment – Ohio
•    Litigation: General Commercial – Ohio
•    Natural Resources & Environment – Ohio
•    Real Estate – Ohio

Additionally, 18 Porter Wright attorneys are named "Leaders in Their Field" in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Illinois or nationally. Attorneys Rob Cohen, Tim Grady and Rich Helmreich are honored in Band 1, the highest level of ranking. Porter Wright’s ranked attorneys include: 

  • Ira Belcove, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance – Illinois
  • James Botti, Bankruptcy/Restructuring – Ohio
  • Robert Brubaker, Natural Resources & Environment – Ohio
  • Rob Cohen, Immigration – Ohio (Band 1, highest ranking)
  • Timothy Grady, Banking & Finance – Ohio (Band 1, highest ranking)
  • Richard Helmreich, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation – Ohio (Band 1, highest ranking)
  • Judd Kessler, International Arbitration: Arbitrators – USA Nationwide 
  • Holly Kozlowski, Intellectual Property – Ohio
  • Curtis Loveland, Corporate/M&A – Ohio
  • John McIntyre, Litigation: General Commercial – Pennsylvania
  • Fred G Pressley Jr, Labor & Employment – Ohio
  • Christopher Schraff, Natural Resources & Environment – Ohio
  • Edmund Searby, Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations – Ohio
  • Teresa Snider, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Reinsurance – Illinois
  • Robert Tannous, Corporate/M&A – Ohio
  • Kathleen Trafford, Litigation: General Commercial – Ohio
  • Robert Trafford, Litigation: General Commercial – Ohio
  • Charles Warner, Labor & Employment – Ohio

About Chambers USA
Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world's leading lawyers. Chambers conducts tens of thousands of interviews a year with in-house counsel and third-party experts, such as barristers and accountants, delivering detailed insight into providers of legal services. Rankings are based on these lawyer and client interviews, among other criteria, and aspects such as technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness and astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities that clients consider relevant.