Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLPForty Calfee, Halter & Griswold Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars

December 6, 2017

CLEVELAND, December 6, 2017 – A total of 40 attorneys with the law firm Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP (Calfee) have been selected for inclusion to the 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars lists. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers is a comprehensive listing of outstanding lawyers in more than 70 areas of practice. Each attorney listed in Ohio Super Lawyers has been chosen by their peers as being among the best in their profession.

The following 23 Calfee attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers listing:

Brent D. Ballard, Managing Partner – Real Estate (Cleveland)

Mitchell G. Blair, Partner & Vice Chairman – Business Litigation (Cleveland)

Thomas A. Cicarella, Partner – Banking (Cleveland)

William E. Coughlin, Partner – Business Litigation (Cleveland)

Terrence F. Doyle, Partner – Mergers & Acquisitions (Cleveland)

Maura L. Hughes, Partner – Business Litigation (Cleveland)
• Named to the Top 50 Female Attorneys in Ohio List
• Named to the Top 25 Female Attorneys in Cleveland List

Gus Kallergis, Partner – Bankruptcy, Creditor Debtor Rights (Cleveland)

Matthew J. Kucharson, Partner – Business Litigation (Cleveland)

Donald E. Lampert, Senior Counsel – Workers’ Compensation (Cleveland)

James F. Lang, Partner – Utilities (Cleveland)

James M. Lawniczak, Of Counsel – Bankruptcy, Creditor Debtor Rights (Cleveland)

Matthew M. Mendoza, Partner – Business Litigation (Cleveland)

Douglas A. Neary, Partner & Vice Chairman – Mergers & Acquisitions (Cleveland)

Colleen M. O’Neil, Partner – Business Litigation (Cleveland)
• Named to the Top 50 Female Attorneys in Ohio List
• Named to the Top 25 Female Attorneys in Cleveland List

Todd F. Palmer, Partner – Employment & Labor (Cleveland)

Jamie M. Ramsey, Partner – Business Litigation (Cincinnati)
• Named to the Top 50 Attorneys in Cincinnati

Robert N. Rapp, Senior Counsel – Securities Litigation (Cleveland)

William L.S. Ross, Partner – Workers’ Compensation (Cleveland)

K. James Sullivan, Partner – Insurance (Cleveland)
• Named to the Top 100 Attorneys in Ohio List
• Named to the Top 50 Attorneys in Cleveland List

Jennifer L. Vergilii, Partner – Business/Corporate (Cleveland)

Thomas M. Welsh, Partner – Mergers & Acquisitions (Cleveland)

Marcia J. Wexberg, Of Counsel – Estate & Probate (Cleveland)

Christopher S. Williams, Partner – Business Litigation (Cleveland)
• Named to the Top 100 Attorneys in Ohio List
• Named to the Top 50 Attorneys in Cleveland List

In addition, 17 Calfee attorneys have been named to the 2018 Ohio Rising Stars list. The selection process for Rising Stars is the same as the Super Lawyers selection process except that to be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Candidates for Rising Stars do not go through peer evaluation by practice area. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. The Calfee attorneys selected for inclusion to the 2018 Ohio Rising Stars list include the following:

Blake C. Beachler, Partner – Business/Corporate (Cleveland)

Jake Blake, Associate – Business Litigation (Columbus)

David T. Bules, Partner – Business Litigation (Cincinnati)

Kevin R. Caudill, Associate – Business/Corporate (Cleveland)

Matthew A. Chiricosta, Associate – Business Litigation (Cleveland)

Sarah M. Cleves, Associate – Business Litigation (Cleveland)

Michael K. Gall, Partner – Tax (Cleveland)

Gwen Gillespie Herman, Associate – Mergers & Acquisitions (Cleveland)

Michael B. Hurley, Associate – Mergers & Acquisitions (Cincinnati)

David J. Kaufman, Partner – Employment & Labor (Cleveland)

Jennifer S. Noble, Associate – Employee Benefits (Cleveland)

Alexander B. Reich, Associate – Business Litigation (Cleveland)

Lindsey E. Sacher, Associate – Business Litigation (Cleveland)

James A. Singler, Partner – Estate & Probate (Cincinnati)

Sean S. Suder, Partner – Land Use/Zoning (Cincinnati)

Salvatore J. Totino, Associate – Tax (Cleveland)

Michael G. VanBuren, Partner – Health Care (Cleveland)

 

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Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP is a full-service corporate law firm with more than 160 attorneys located throughout its Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. offices, serving business, governmental and individual clients in the U.S. and globally. As a founding member of Lex Mundi, Calfee also offers international representation through a network of independent law firms with access to 21,000 attorneys located in more than 100 countries.