December 8, 2020 / Press Release

Porter Wright attorneys recognized by Ohio Super Lawyers® 2021 “Top Lists” and Ohio Super Lawyers®

Porter Wright is proud to congratulate Joyce Edelman, Caroline Gentry, Carolyn Taggart, Kathleen Trafford and Chris Russell who have been named to the 2021 “Top Lists” of Ohio Super Lawyers®. The “Top Lists” are reserved for those attorneys who receive the highest scores during the publication’s rigorous selection process.

  • Top 5: 2021 Cincinnati Super Lawyers®, Carolyn Taggart
  • Top 5: 2021 Columbus Super Lawyers®, Kathleen Trafford
  • Top 10: 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers®, Carolyn Taggart
  • Top 25: 2021 Cincinnati Women Super Lawyers®, Carolyn Taggart, Caroline Gentry
  • Top 25: 2021 Columbus Women Super Lawyers®, Joyce Edelman, Kathleen Trafford
  • Top 50: 2021 Women Ohio Super Lawyers®, Carolyn Taggart, Joyce Edelman, Kathleen Trafford
  • Top 50: 2021 Cincinnati Super Lawyers®, Carolyn Taggart
  • Top 50: 2021 Columbus Super Lawyers®, Chris Russell, Kathleen Trafford
  • Top 100: 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers®, Carolyn Taggart, Chris Russell, Kathleen Trafford

In addition, 37 attorneys were named to this year’s Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars lists. 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 named to the 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers® are:

  • David Bloomfield
  • James Botti
  • Robert Brubaker
  • David Croall
  • Jim Curphey
  • Joyce Edelman
  • Caroline Gentry
  • Tami Kirby
  • Jim King
  • Hugh McKay
  • Fred Pressley
  • Diane Reichwein
  • Walter Reynolds
  • Chris Russell
  • Chris Schraff
  • Michael Schuster
  • Ed Segelken
  • John Stephen
  • Carolyn Taggart
  • Kathleen Trafford
  • Robert Trafford
  • Tracey Turnbull
  • Charlie Warner

Porter Wright attorneys named to the 2021 Ohio Rising Stars list are:

  • Brodie Butland
  • Zach El-Sawaf
  • Luke Fedlam
  • Devan Flahive
  • Kirsten Fraser
  • Jason Gerken
  • Ryan Graham
  • Justin Joyce
  • Jared Klaus
  • Liz Moyo
  • Tom Nocar
  • Cat Rice
  • Hunter West
  • Megan Whited