Choate Ranks Highly in 2023 Legal 500

The 2023 edition of The Legal 500 recognized 29 Choate attorneys in their respective fields and 12 practice areas, with education and middle-market M&A receiving Tier 1 rankings.

Choate received a nationwide ranking in the following categories:

  • Education (Tier 1) – Lyndsey Kruzer, Mark McPherson, Alison Reif, Christine Savage (Leading Lawyer), and Justin Wolosz
  • Middle-Market M&A, Sub-$500M (Tier 1) –Brian Goldstein and John Pitfield (Leading Lawyer), and Tobin Sullivan
  • Insurance, Advice to Insurers – David Attisani (Hall of Fame), Kevin Finnerty (Rising Star), J.P. Jaillet (Next Generation Partner), and Robert Kole
  • Dispute Resolution, Leading Trial Lawyers
  • Finance, Commercial Lending (Firm to Watch)
  • Intellectual Property, Patent Prosecution, Including Re-examination and Post-Grant Proceedings – Kristen Buteau, Brenda Jarrell (Leading Lawyer), Charles Lyon, Brian Reese, and Stephanie Schonewald
  • Intellectual Property, Trade Secrets Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters 
  • Private Equity Buyouts – Lee Feldman, Sarah Camougis, Brian Lenihan, T.J. Murphy, and Daniel Riley
  • Real Estate – Paul Laudano
  • Restructuring, Including Bankruptcy, Corporate – Jennifer Fenn, Doug Gooding, Jonathan Marshall, Sean Monahan, and John Ventola
  • Tax, US Taxes, Non-Contentious –Oliver Léger and Louis Marett
  • Venture Capital and Emerging Companies – Brian Goldstein and Tobin Sullivan

Each year, qualified journalists and researchers from The Legal 500 spend several months conducting in-depth research into the market through interviews with clients and lawyers across the world.