January 23, 2013 / Press Release

Ohio Super Lawyers recognizes 48 Porter Wright attorneys

Porter Wright is proud to announce that 48 attorneys of the firm have been named to the 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers® list.

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 included in Ohio Super Lawyers 2013 are:

Kathleen M. Brinkman, Criminal Defense: White Collar 
David T. Croall, Employment Litigation: Defense
Theodore D. Grosser, Mergers & Acquisitions   
W. Kelly Johnson, Criminal Defense: White Collar   
Mark H. Longenecker, Mergers & Acquisitions   
Marilyn J. Maag, Estate Planning & Probate   
T. Stephen Phillips, Estate Planning & Probate   
Carolyn A. Taggart, Civil Litigation Defense   

Michael A. Ellis, Mergers & Acquisitions   
Hugh E. McKay, Business Litigation   
Fred J. Pompeani, Workers' Compensation   

John C. (Jack) Beeler, Business/Corporate   
James P. Botti, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights 
Robert L. Brubaker, Environmental   
Craig R. Carlson, Civil Litigation Defense   
Robert H. Cohen, Immigration   
James D. Curphey, Business Litigation   
R. Leland Evans, Civil Litigation Defense   
Timothy E. Grady, Banking 
James B. Hadden, Government Relations   
Brian D. Hall, Employment & Labor   
Donald W. Jordan, Real Estate   
William J. Kelly, Jr. Business/Corporate   
Curtis A. Loveland, Business/Corporate   
Alvin J. McKenna, Business Litigation   
J. Jeffrey McNealey, Environmental   
Richard C. McQuown, Business/Corporate   
Robert A. Meyer, Jr., Land Use/Zoning   
Terrance M. Miller, Personal Injury Defense: Products   
James S. Oliphant, Civil Litigation Defense   
Jack R. Pigman, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights   
Fred G. Pressley, Jr., Employment & Labor   
Diane C. Reichwein, Employment & Labor   
John B. Rohyans, Real Estate   
Christopher C. Russell, Employment & Labor   
Joseph W. Ryan, Jr., Intellectual Property Litigation   
Christopher R. Schraff, Environmental   
Edward M. Segelken, Estate Planning & Probate   
David P. Shouvlin, Business Litigation   
Bradd N. Siegel, Employment Litigation: Defense   
John M. Stephen, Employment & Labor   
Robert J. Tannous, Securities & Corporate Finance   
Kathleen M. Trafford, General Litigation   
Robert W. (Buzz) Trafford, Business Litigation   
Michael J. Underwood, Employment & Labor   
Charles C. Warner, Employment & Labor  

Caroline H. Gentry, Business Litigation
Jeffrey W. Morris, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights   

The complete 2013 Ohio Super Lawyers list appears in the January 2013 issues of Cincinnati Magazine, Columbus Monthly, Cleveland Magazine and Inside Business magazine. Together, these publications will reach an audience of more than half a million readers. The listing also can be found at where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.