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Alumni Best Lawyers in America

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2013 List of Best Lawyers in America

Ohio

Named Lawyer of the Year:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2013, Akron): Stevenson, Roger J. ('81)
    Roetzel & Andress LLC, Akron
  • Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar (2013, Akron): Burdon, James L. ('67)
    Burdon & Merlitti, LPA, Akron
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar (2013, Akron): Cahoon, Peter T. ('77)
    Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP, Akron
  • Employment Law: Individuals (2013, Akron): Dingwell, David L. ('92)
    Tzangas, Plakas, Mannos & Raies, Ltd., Canton
  • Family Law (2013, Akron): Lowry, Randal A. ('76)
    Randal A. Lowry & Associates, Cuyahoga Falls
  • Government Relations Practice (2013, Columbus): Shumate, Alex ('75)
    Squire Sanders, Columbus
  • Health Care Law (2013, Akron): Milligan, Richard S. ('80)
    Milligan Pusateri Co LPA, Canton
  • Litigation: Bankruptcy (2013, Akron): Keating, Patrick J. ('83)
    Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP, Akron
  • Litigation & Controversey - Tax (2013, Cleveland): Bender, J. Timothy ('78)
    Rotatori Bender Co., L.P.A., Cleveland
  • Management (2013, Akron): Reynolds, Mary E. ('83)
    Morrow & Meyer, LLC, North Canton
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants (2013, Cincinnati): Comodeca, James A. ('87)
    Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Cincinnati
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2013, Cleveland): Meadows, William A. ('86)
    Reminger Co., L.P.A., Cleveland
  • Personal Injury Litigation (2013, Akron): Plakas, Leonidas E. ('76)
    Tzangas, Plakas, Mannos & Raies, Ltd., Canton
  • Product Liability Litigation: Defendants (2013, Akron): Lee, Ronald B. ('78)
    Roetzel & Andress LLC, Akron
  • Real Estate Law (2013, Akron): Buehrle, Edward V. ('92)
    Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty, L.P.A., Akron

Named Best Lawyers in America:

  • Aberth, Joel R. ('70)
    Stark & Knoll Co., L.P.A., Akron
  • Alexander, Joseph P. ('81)
    Rotatori Bender Co., L.P.A., Cleveland
  • Arnoff, Fred J. ('75)
    Weston Hurd LLP, Cleveland - Real Estate Law
  • Arnold, Richard W. ('94)
    Day Ketterer, Canton
  • Arnold, Gordon D. ('75)
    Freund, Freeze & Arnold, Dayton
  • Beck, Gregory A. ('81)
    Baker, Dubliaker, Beck, Wiley & Mathews, North Canton
  • Bell, Steven D. ('79)
    Steven D. Bell Co., Brecksville
  • Brian, Richard F. ('82)
    Brian Law Offices, North Canton
  • Brian, Steven J. ('88)
    Brian Law Offices, North Canton
  • Burke, Richard W. ('83
    Brennan, Manna & Diamond, Akron
  • Calderone, Kenneth A. ('90)
    Hanna, Campbell & Powell, LLP, Akron
  • Carroll, Helen S. ('92)
    Roetzel & Andress LLC, Akron
  • Cox, Steven L. ('94)
    Roetzel & Andress LLC, Akron
  • Davis, Thomas E. ('80)
    Attorney at Law, Akron
  • Dimengo, Steven A. ('86)
    Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP, Akron
  • Dohner, John M. ('86)
    The Dohner Law Firm, Akron
  • Garvin, Preston J. ('74)
    Garvin & Hickey, LLC, Columbus
  • George, Nicholas T. ('70)
    Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP, Akron
  • Glessner, Daniel ('93)
    Brouse McDowell, L.P.A., Akron
  • Gluntz, Kevin P. ('95)
    Gluntz Law LLC, Akron
  • Griffin, Stephen P. ('88)
    Winkhart, Rambacher & Griffin, North Canton
  • Grisi, Charles E. ('70)
    The Law Office of Charles E. Grisi, Akron
  • Guy, John J. ('70)
    John J. Guy LLC, Akron
  • Harris III, Richard H. ('80)
    Brouse McDowell, L.P.A., Akron
  • Haude, Daniel R. ('97)
    Reminger Co., L.P.A., Cleveland
  • Hayes, Andrew T. ('02)
    Leiby, Hanna, Rasnick, Towne, Evanchan, Palmisano & Hobson, LLC, Akron
  • Himmelspach, Thomas R. ('87)
    Milligan Pusateri Co LPA, Canton
  • Hlavty, Joel R. ('83)
    Frantz Ward LLP, Cleveland
  • Hudak, Michael J. ('87)
    Roetzel & Andress LLC, Akron
  • Hunter, David M. ('75)
    Brouse McDowell, L.P.A., Akron
  • Huryn, Christopher M. ('93)
    Brouse McDowell, L.P.A., Akron
  • Jackson, Paul L. ('88)
    Roetzel & Andress LLC, Akron
  • Johnson, Christopher F. ('79)
    Freund, Freeze & Arnold, Dayton
  • Kamerer, James P. ('74)
    Black McCuskey Souers & Arbaugh, LPA, Canton
  • Kaufman, Philip S. ('71)
    Stark & Knoll Co., L.P.A., Akron
  • Kraus, James D. ('83)
    Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP, Akron
  • Kuntz, Leslie I. ('86)
    Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty, L.P.A., Canton
  • Lang, Paul A. ('76)
    Rolf Goffman Martin Lang Co., L.P.A., Cleveland
  • Lardakis, Terry E. ('76)
    Fisher & Phillips LLP, Cleveland
  • Layman, Brian C. ('00)
    Layman, D'Atri & Associates, LLC, Canton
  • Lehman, Ralph E. ('79)
    Logee, Hostetler, Stutsman & Lehman LLC, Wooster
  • Lettieri, Frank A. ('74)
    Brennan, Manna & Diamond, Akron
  • Lloyd, Philip A. ('72)
    Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, Akron
  • Malesick, Paul H. ('81)
    Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty, L.P.A., Canton
  • Marshall, Craig S. ('86)
    Stark & Knoll Co., L.P.A., Akron
  • Mazgaj, Frank G. ('87)
    Hanna, Campbell & Powell, LLP, Akron
  • McGown, Susan ('88)
    McGown & Markling Co. L.P.A., Akron
  • Mitchell, Jennifer Orr ('98): Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Cincinnati
  • Moore, Brian J. ('84)
    Roetzel & Andress LLC, Akron
  • Nocera Davis, Elizabeth ('84)
    Roetzel & Andress LLC, Akron
  • Perantinides, Paul G. ('69)
    Perantinides & Nolan Co., L.P.A., Akron
  • Pitchford, Marshal M. ('99)
    Roetzel & Andress LLC, Akron
  • Rambacher, John J. ('86)
    Winkhart, Rambacher & Griffin, North Canton
  • Richards, Charles L. ('69)
    Law Office of Charles L. Richards, Warren
  • Roberto, Carmen ('73)
    Bernlohr, Niekamp & Weisensell, LLP, Akron
  • Rossi, Gregory T. ('90)
    Hanna, Campbell & Powell, LLP, Akron
  • Ruport, Scott H. ('74)
    Ruport Company LPA, Akron
  • Rutter, John J. ('05)
    Roetzel & Andress LLC, Akron
  • Schobert, Jeffrey E. ('85)
    Hanna, Campbell & Powell, LLP, Akron
  • Schulman, Jr., Allen ('74)
    Schulman Zimmerman & Associates, Canton
  • Sebolt, Joseph A. ('92)
    Sand & Sebolt, LPA, Canton
  • Steel, Michael A. ('00)
    Goldman Rosen, LTD, Akron
  • Sugerman, Irving B. ('82)
  • Goldman Rosen, LTD, Akron
  • Thompson, Dennis R. ('85)
    Thompson & Bishop, Akron
  • Treadon, Thomas A. ('75)
    Roetzel & Andress LLC, Akron
  • Tscholl, Robert ('76)
    Attorney Robert J. Tscholl LLC, Canton
  • Ufholz, L. Terrence ('74)
    Corzin Sanislo & Ufholz LLC, Akron
  • Wagner, Louis F. ('84)
    Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, Akron
  • Weber, Ray L. ('72)
    Renner, Kenner, Greive, Bobak, Taylor & Weber Co. L.P.A., Akron
  • Whitaker, William T. ('72)
    William T. Whitaker Co., LPA, Akron
  • Wiley, Donald P. ('84)
    Baker, Dubliaker, Beck, Wiley & Mathews, North Canton
  • Wilkof, Jeffrey S. ('80)
    Attorneys Mediation Services, LLC, Canton
  • Wilson, Brian R. ('87)
    Nicodemo & Wilson, Canton
  • Winkhart, Thomas W. ('89)
    Winkhart, Rambacher & Griffin, North Canton
  • Winters, Karen A. ('81)
    Squire Sanders, Columbus
  • Woodburn, David W. ('97)
    Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLP, Akron