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Best Lawyers Honors 48 Lewis Brisbois Attorneys, Recognizes Four Partners as 'Lawyers of the Year'

(August 19, 2021) - Best Lawyers has selected 48 Lewis Brisbois attorneys across 27 offices for inclusion in its list of 2022 Best Lawyers in America. It has also recognized four Lewis Brisbois partners as "Lawyers of the Year": Cleveland/Akron Partner John F. Hill (Bet-the-Company Litigation); San Diego Partner Marilyn R. Moriarty (Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants); Portland Managing Partner Eric J. Neiman (Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants); and Sacramento Partner Eric J. Stiff (Corporate Law).

Please join us in congratulating these four partners and the following attorneys on their Best Lawyers recognition.

  • Seattle Partner Randy J. Aliment: Commercial Litigation
  • Reno Managing Partner Jack G. Angaran: Insurance Law, Litigation - Construction, Litigation - Real Estate
  • Los Angeles Partner Brian G. Arnold: Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent
  • Los Angeles/Orange County Partner John L. Barber: Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Sacramento Partner Scott E. Bartel: Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Fort Lauderdale Partner Jonathan A. Beckerman: Employment Law - Management
  • New Orleans Partner Thomas J. Cortazzo: Commercial Litigation
  • Atlanta Partner Joshua D. Curry: Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, Patent Law
  • Portland Partner Jason H. Daywitt: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • New Orleans Partner Karen Dicke: Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • San Francisco Partner Daniel B. Eng: Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Salt Lake City Managing Partner Richard K. Glauser: Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Washington, D.C. Partner Michael J. Grace: Tax Law
  • Philadelphia Partner Megan E. Grossman: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Tampa Partner Jason Hall: Insurance Law, Litigation - Insurance
  • Cleveland/Akron Partner John F. Hill: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Charlotte Partner Philip Hinson: Employment Law - Management
  • Los Angeles Partner Craig Holden: Commercial Litigation
  • Atlanta Partner Scott D. Huray: Insurance Law
  • Roanoke Partner John T. Jessee: Litigation - Health Care, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Orange County Of Counsel H. Gilbert Jones, Jr.: Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • New York Partner Alan Kaminsky: Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Akron Managing Partner David Kern: Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates
  • Los Angeles Partner Jon P. Kardassakis: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Roanoke Partner Paul C. Kuhnel: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Roanoke Partner Eleanor Lasky: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Founding Partner Robert F. Lewis: Insurance Law
  • Washington, D.C. Managing Partner Jane C. Luxton: Environmental Law
  • San Diego Partner Jeffry A. Miller: Appellate Practice
  • Minneapolis Partner Richard G. Morgan: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • San Diego Partner Marilyn R. Moriarty: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Northwest Indiana Managing Partner Renee J. Mortimer: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Portland Managing Partner Eric J. Neiman: Litigation - Health Care, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Charleston Managing Partner Matthew A. Nelson: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • San Bernardino Partner James C. Packer: Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Sacramento Managing Partner John S. Poulos: Construction Law, Real Estate Law
  • Newark Partner Thomas G. Rantas: Insurance Law
  • Newark Partner Thomas C. Regan: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Seattle Partner Rachel Reynolds: Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Wichita, KS/Kansas City, MO Managing Partner Alan L. Rupe: Civil Rights Law, Employment Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment, Litigation - Municipal
  • Atlanta Partner John Snelling: Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • San Francisco Partner Eric J. Stiff: Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law
  • Newark Partner Meredith Kaplan Stoma: Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Philadelphia Partner Walter H. Swayze III: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Minneapolis Partner Tina A. Syring: Employment Law - Management
  • New Orleans Partner Joseph P. Tynan: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Philadelphia Partner Steven D. Urgo: Insurance Law
  • Los Angeles Partner Roy G. Weatherup: Appellate Practice

In addition, Best Lawyers has recognized a number of attorneys as "Ones to Watch." Congratulations to the following attorneys on this designation.

  • Las Vegas Associate Sean Africk: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Philadelphia Associate Andrew F. Albero: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Dallas Associate Tiffany A. Au: Commercial Litigation
  • Philadelphia Associate Asher A. Block: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Atlanta/Savannah Partner Kate Cappelmann: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Providence Partner Joseph P. Carnevale IV: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Minneapolis Partner David J. Carrier: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Cleveland Associate Timothy Chai: Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Albuquerque Associate Kalin A. Cogar: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Kansas City Associate Jonathan M. Craig: Commercial Litigation, Construction Law
  • Cleveland/Akron Associate Casey J. Davis: Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Tax Law
  • Cleveland Associate Joseph Fiorello: Labor and Employment Law - Management
  • Miami Partner Jenna L. Fischman: Commercial Litigation
  • San Diego Partner Steven Frisch: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • San Diego Associate Michael P. Fullam: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Denver Associate Thomas P. Gerwick: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Miami Associate Brian Goldenberg: Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law
  • Newark Associate Eric M. Gonzalez: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Las Vegas Partner Cheryl A. Grames: Commercial Litigation
  • New York Associate Shevonne Greene: Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Orange County Associate Nathan M. Grosch: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Madison County Associate Alyson M. Hau: Insurance Law
  • Seattle Partner Keith M. Hayasaka: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Sacramento/Los Angeles Associate Caitlin E. Higgins: Commercial Litigation
  • Portland Associate Jacqueline Houser: Labor and Employment Law - Management, Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Los Angeles Associate Samantha Hughes: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Atlanta Partner Bert Hummel: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Roanoke Associate Sarah C. Jessee: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Charleston Associate Sophie L. Johns: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Baltimore Associate Marquita Johnson: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Newark Partner Gene K. Kaskiw: Commercial Litigation
  • Providence Partner Samuel Kennedy-Smith: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Orange County Partner Justin S. Kim: Construction Law
  • Tampa Associate Elizabeth Kirkhart: Insurance Law
  • Portland Partner Bradley J. Krupicka: Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Chicago Partner Jordan W. LaClair: Insurance Law
  • Cleveland Partner Daniel A. Leister: Appellate Practice
  • Phoenix Associate Barrett N. Lindsey: Construction Law
  • Cleveland/Akron Associate Anna M. Luczkow: Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Tax Law
  • San Diego Associate Andrea M. Maestas: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Albuquerque Associate Jessica D. Marshall: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Newark Partner Christopher S. Martino: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Atlanta Associate Noah J. Mason: Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • San Diego Associate Tiffany A. Le Melle: Health Care Law
  • San Diego Associate Paloma Moreno-Acosta: Labor and Employment Law - Management
  • Las Vegas Associate Micah Mtatabikwa-Walker: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Chicago Associate Danielle F. Pappas: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Chicago Partner Michael F. Pasqualino: Insurance Law
  • Portland Partner Emma Pelkey: Health Care Law, Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Philadelphia Partner Carmalena del Pizzo: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • New York Associate Jeremy Pollack: Construction Law
  • Miami Associate Ravika Rameshwar: Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Las Vegas Partner Joel Reeves: Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
  • Atlanta Associate Jeffrey Reynolds: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Houston Associate James Richardson: Corporate Law
  • Orange County Partner Thalia S. Rofos: Labor and Employment Law - Management
  • Chicago Associate Michael J. Roman: Commercial Litigation
  • Tampa Partner Justin N. Shindore: Insurance Law
  • Akron Associate Meleah M. Skillern: Commercial Litigation
  • Portland Associate Alejandra Torres: Commercial Litigation
  • Portland Partner Ben F. Veralrud: Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Transportation Law

Learn more about Best Lawyers' methodology here and read its official press release regarding this year's lists here.


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