2013 Best Lawyers in America

Over 60% of the Equity Partnership Recognized

Choate Press Release

 | September 6, 2012

Choate announced today that 40 attorneys at the firm – over 60 percent of the firm’s equity partners – have been named in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®Best Lawyers, which has been published for 30 years, is based on over four million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers and is regarded as the “definitive guide to legal excellence.”  

The 40 Choate partners and the practice areas they were named “Best in America” in are:

  • Appellate Practice
    Hugh Scott
  • Banking and Finance Law
    Lyman Bullard
    James McDaniel
    Peter Palladino
    John Ventola
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    Douglas Gooding
    Kevin Simard
    John Ventola
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
    Jack Cinquegrana
    Hugh Scott
  • Biotechnology Law
    William Asher
    Brenda Herschbach Jarrell, PhD
    Eric Marandett
  • Commercial Litigation
    Mark Cahill
    Jack Cinquegrana
    Robert Frank
    John Nadas
    Macey Russell
    Hugh Scott
  • Copyright Law
    Karen Copenhaver
  • Corporate Law
    William Asher
    Stephen Cohen
    William Gelnaw
    Robert Jahrling
    Brian Lenihan
    John Meltaus
    Peter Palladino
    Andrew Taylor
  • Corporate Compliance Law
    William Asher
    Michael Gass
    Robert Jahrling
  • Corporate Governance Law
    William Asher
    Jack Cinquegrana
    Michael Gass
    Robert Jahrling
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    Arthur Meyers
  • Employment Law: Individuals
    Thomas Shirley
  • Employment Law: Management
    Thomas Shirley
  • Health Care Law
    Christine Savage
  • Information Technology Law
    Karen Copenhaver
  • Insurance Law
    David Attisani
    Mark Cahill
    John Nadas
    Hugh Scott
  • Labor Law: Management
    Thomas Shirley
  • Litigation: Antitrust
    Robert Buchanan
  • Litigation: Bankruptcy
    Douglas Gooding
  • Litigation: ERISA
    Arthur Meyers
  • Litigation: Intellectual Property
    Robert Frank
    Daniel Winston
  • Litigation: Labor & Employment
    Thomas Shirley
  • Litigation: Patent
    Robert Frank
    Eric Marandett
  • Litigation: Securities
    Jack Cinquegrana
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
    Stephen Cohen
    William Gelnaw
    Robert Jahrling
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
    Charles Cheever
  • Non-White Collar Criminal Defense
    Jack Cinquegrana
    Diana Lloyd
  • Patent Law
    Karen Copenhaver
    Brenda Herschbach Jarrell, PhD
  • Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
    Louis Marett
    Andrew Taylor
  • Project Finance Law
    James McDaniel
    Peter Palladino
  • Real Estate Law
    Frank Giso
    James Shea
    Michael Sophocles
  • Securities/Capital Markets Law
    William Asher
    Robert Jahrling
  • Securities Regulation
    William Asher
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
    Peter Palladino
  • Sports Law
    Lyman Bullard
  • Tax Law
    Louis Marett
  • Trusts & Estates
    Kristin Abati
    Charles Cheever
    A. Silvana Giner
    William Lowell
    Jennifer Snyder
  • Venture Capital Law
    Brian Goldstein
    Brian Lenihan
    John Meltaus
  • White Collar Criminal DefenseJack Cinquegrana
    Diana Lloyd
    Melissa Bayer Tearney
 

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