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January 4, 2011 / Press Release

53 Porter Wright Attorneys Recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers® 2011

53 Porter Wright Attorneys Recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers® 2011

Columbus, OH – January 4, 2011 – Fifty-three Porter Wright attorneys working in 20 primary practice areas were recently selected by their peers and through the independent research of the publishers at Super Lawyers® — a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, MN. Super Lawyers comprise the top five percent of lawyers in each state based on verdicts and settlements, transactions, representative clients, experience, honors and awards, special licenses and certifications, position within law firm, bar and other professional activity, pro bono and community service, scholarly lectures and writings, education and employment background, and other outstanding achievements.

The Porter Wright attorneys included in Ohio Super Lawyers® 2011 are:

James P. Botti, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Kathleen M. Brinkman, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Robert L. Brubaker, Environmental
Robert H. Cohen, Immigration
David T. Croall, Employment Litigation: Defense
James D. Curphey, Business Litigation
William G. Deas, Real Estate
Mason Evans, Business Litigation
R. Leland Evans, Civil Litigation Defense
Caroline H. Gentry, Business Litigation
Timothy E. Grady, Banking
Theodore D. Grosser, Mergers & Acquisitions
James B. Hadden, Energy & Natural Resources
Brian D. Hall, Employment & Labor
Paul G. Hallinan, Intellectual Property Litigation
C. Terry Johnson, Estate Planning & Probate
Donald W. Jordan, Real Estate
William J. Kelly, Jr., Business/Corporate
James A. King, General Litigation
Margaret M. Koesel, Employment & Labor
Holly D. Kozlowski, Intellectual Property
Mark H. Longenecker, Mergers & Acquisitions
Curtis A. Loveland, Business/Corporate
Marilyn J. Maag, Estate Planning & Probate
Hugh E. McKay, Business Litigation
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
Jeffrey W. Morris, Estate Planning & Probate
James S. Oliphant, Civil Litigation Defense
T. Stephen Phillips, Estate Planning & Probate
Jack R. Pigman, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Fred G. Pressley, Jr., Employment & Labor
Diane C. Reichwein, Employment & Labor
Walter Reynolds, Business Litigation
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
Michael P. Shuster, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Bradd N. Siegel, Employment Litigation: Defense
John M. Stephen, Employment & Labor
Carolyn A. Taggart, Civil Litigation Defense
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
Thomas A. Young, Real Estate

Thomson Reuters, Legal publishes Super Lawyers magazines across the country. Super Lawyers was first published in 1991 by Law & Politics and was acquired by Thomson Reuters, Legal in February 2010. Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Super Lawyers can be found online at where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP is a large regional law firm that traces its origins to 1846 in Ohio. With offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, and Dayton, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; and Naples, Florida, Porter Wright provides counsel to a worldwide base of clients.