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Thirty-Two Schnader Attorneys Recognized as "Best Lawyers in America" for 2011

08/04/2010

Thirty-two Schnader attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Selection for this honor is determined through an extensive peer-review survey in which 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million confidential votes on the legal abilities of their professional peers.

Schnader also achieved the following rankings:

  • Top-listed in Pennsylvania in Appellate Law;
  • Top-listed in Pennsylvania in First Amendment Law;
  • Top-listed in Pennsylvania in Franchise Law;
  • Top-listed in Philadelphia, PA in Appellate Law;
  • Top listed in Philadelphia, PA in "Bet-the-Company" Litigation;
  • Top-listed in Philadelphia, PA in First Amendment Law; 
  • Top-listed in Pittsburgh, PA in Franchise Law;
  • Carl Solano, chair of the Firm’s Communications and Media Practice Group and co-chair of the Firm's Appellate Practice Group, was named the 2011 “Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year for First Amendment—Litigation"; and
  • Four attorneys were recognized for "Bet-the-Company" Litigation: Elizabeth Ainslie, Dennis Suplee, Paul Titus, and Ralph Wellington.  This is the third consecutive year that Mr. Suplee has been recognized in this category. In addition, Best Lawyers named him as the 2009 Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year for Bet-the-Company Litigation.

From our New York office, honorees included:

M. Christine Carty (Labor and Employment Law)
Salem M. Katsh (Intellectual Property Law)
David E. Montgomery (Construction Law)
Scott D. St. Marie (Construction Law)
Saul Wilensky (Personal Injury Litigation; Product Liability Litigation)

From our Philadelphia office, honorees included:

Arlin M. Adams (Alternative Dispute Resolution; Appellate Law)
Elizabeth K. Ainslie (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law)
Barry E. Bressler (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law)
William H. Brown III (Labor and Employment Law - has been listed with Best Lawyers for more than 10 years)
Robert L. Collings (Environmental Law - has been listed with Best Lawyers for more than 20 years)
Albert S. Dandridge III (Corporate Law)
Richard W. Kessler (Real Estate)
Marilyn Z. Kutler (Real Estate Law - has been listed with Best Lawyers for more than 15 years)
Nicholas J. LePore, III (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law)
Bruce P. Merenstein (Appellate Law)
James R. Meyer (Intellectual Property Law)
Albert Momjian (Family Law - has been listed with Best Lawyers for more than 25 years) 
Kenneth I. Rosenberg (Real Estate Law - has been listed with Best Lawyers for more than 20 years)
Bruce A. Rosenfield (Trusts and Estates - has been listed with Best Lawyers for more than 15 years)
Deena Jo Schneider (Appellate Law)
Jerome J. Shestack (Alternative Dispute Resolution; Appellate Law; First Amendment Law - has been listed with Best Lawyers for more than 15 years)
Samuel W. Silver (Commercial Litigation)
David Smith (Commercial Litigation)
Carl A. Solano (Appellate Law; First Amendment Law; 2011 “Philadelphia Lawyer of the Year for First Amendment—Litigation") 
Dennis R. Suplee (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation - has been listed with Best Lawyers for more than 10 years)
Ralph G. Wellington (Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation)
Nancy Winkelman (Appellate Law)

From our Pittsburgh office, honorees included:

Thomas D. Arbogast (Tax Law - has been listed with Best Lawyers for more than 20 years)
Jeffrey Letwin (Franchise Law; Municipal Law)
Paul H. Titus (Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation)

From our San Francisco office, honorees included:

George H. Kalikman (Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law)

From our Washington, DC office, honorees included:

Hon. Timothy K. Lewis (Administrative Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Appellate Law; Commercial Litigation)