recently announced Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
to the shortlist for Northeast Appellate Firm of the Year and Pennsylvania Firm of the Year for the publication's inaugural U.S. Benchmark Litigation
Annual Awards, which are to be held January 31, 2012 in New York.
The shortlist was derived from peer review and research conducted for the 2013 edition of Benchmark Litigation
, as well as from supplementary questionnaires submitted during autumn 2012. Regional awards are given to firms in 10 practice areas: antitrust, appellate, bankruptcy, general commercial, insurance, intellectual property, international arbitration, product liability, securities, and white-collar criminal defense. At the national level, one firm per state will be recognized for its overall excellence in terms of bench depth and case matters during 2012.
Schnader was recognized as a "Highly Recommended
" Pennsylvania law firm in the 2013 edition of Benchmark Litigation
and Benchmark Appellate
. Additionally, J. Denny Shupe
, David Smith
, Carl A. Solano
, Dennis R. Suplee
, Ralph G. Wellington
, and Nancy Winkelman
were recognized as "Local Litigation Stars" and John K. Gisleson
and Theresa E. Loscalzo
were recognized as a "Future Stars." Mr. Solano, Mr. Wellington, and Ms. Winkelman were also named as "Local Litigation Stars" by Benchmark Appellate
. In addition, Ms. Winkelman was selected as one of the "Top 250 Women in Litigation
." Benchmark Litigation
identifies the leading U.S. trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels. Focused exclusively on the U.S. litigation market, the publication's rankings and editorials are the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel. Supplementary firm information is also submitted in the form of a questionnaire.