December 19, 2011 / Press Release

49 Porter Wright attorneys recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers® 2012

Porter Wright is proud to announce that 49 attorneys of the firm have been named to the 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers® list. Attorneys are chosen by their peers and through the independent research of the publishers at Super Lawyers®, a Thomson Reuters business.

Super Lawyers comprise the top five percent of lawyers in each state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Annual selection is made through a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.

The Porter Wright attorneys included in Ohio Super Lawyers® 2012 are:

Location

Attorney

Primary Practice Area

Cincinnati

Kathleen M. Brinkman

Criminal Defense: White Collar

David T. Croall

Employment Litigation: Defense

Theodore D. Grosser

Mergers & Acquisitions

Holly D. Kozlowski

Intellectual Property

Mark H. Longenecker

Mergers & Acquisitions

Marilyn J. Maag

Estate Planning & Probate

T. Stephen Phillips

Estate Planning & Probate

Carolyn A. Taggart

Civil Litigation Defense

Cleveland

Michael A. Ellis

Mergers & Acquisitions

Hugh E. McKay

Business Litigation

Fred J. Pompeani

Workers' Compensation

Columbus

John C. (Jack) Beeler

Business/Corporate

James P. Botti

Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

Robert L. Brubaker

Environmental

Craig R. Carlson

Civil Litigation Defense

James D. Curphey

Business Litigation

Mason Evans

Business Litigation

R. Leland Evans

Civil Litigation Defense

Timothy E. Grady

Banking

James B. Hadden

Energy & Natural Resources

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

Dayton

William G. Deas

Real Estate

Caroline H. Gentry

Business Litigation

Jeffrey W. Morris

Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

The complete 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers® list will appear in the January 2012 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 www.superlawyers.com where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.