Choate Ranks Highly in 2024 Legal 500

The 2024 edition of The Legal 500 recognized 40 Choate attorneys in their respective fields and 10 practice areas.

Choate received the following nationwide rankings:

  • Education – Cameron Casey, Michael Gass, Lyndsey Kruzer, Mark McPherson, Alison Reif and Christine Savage (Leading Lawyer)
  • Finance and Restructuring (including Bankruptcy) – Jennifer Fenn, Douglas Gooding, Jonathan Marshall, Seth Mennillo, Sean Monahan, Kevin Simard, Rick Thide and John Ventola
  • Insurance, Advice to Insurers – David Attisani (Hall of Fame), John Calhoun, Kevin Finnerty (Rising Star), J.P. Jaillet (Leading Lawyer), Robert Kole and Caroline Trusty (Rising Star)
  • Intellectual Property, Patent Prosecution (Including Re-examination and Post-Grant Proceedings) – Kristen Buteau, Brenda Jarrell, PhD (Leading Lawyer), Charles Lyon, DPhil, Brian Reese, PhD and Stephanie Schonewald, PhD
  • Intellectual Property, Trade Secrets Litigation and Non-Contentious Matters
  • Middle-Market M&A (Sub-$500M) –Brian Goldstein and John Pitfield (Leading Lawyer) and Tobin Sullivan
  • Private Equity Buyouts: Middle Market (Up to $500M) – Lee Feldman, Sarah Camougis, Brian Lenihan, T.J. Murphy and Daniel Riley
  • Real Estate – Gregg Cosimi, Paul Laudano and Adam Zaiger
  • Tax (U.S. Non-Contentious) – John Chambers, Olivier Léger, Louis Marett and Kevin Sarro
  • Venture Capital and Emerging Companies – Brian Goldstein, John Pitfield and Tobin Sullivan

The Legal 500 analyzes the capabilities of law firms across the world with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The rankings, which highlight practice area teams providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel, are based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.