2018 Chambers and Partners USA

Reed Smith announced today the rankings of its practice groups and attorneys by 2018 Chambers and Partners USA. The firm is recommended in 42 practice areas, one of which is new, plus five Band 1 rankings. The recommendations also include 84 individual attorney rankings, 12 of which are new.

Related Professionals: Nicole J. Aiken-Shaban José Astigarraga Derek J. Baker Nicolas G. Barzoukas Sara A. Begley Oliver Beiersdorf Barbara R. Binis Martin J. Bishop Stephen T. Bobo Daniel I. Booker Patrick E. Bradley Paul E. Breene James C. Brennan J. Michael Brown Robert E. Browne Douglas E. Cameron M. Cristina Cárdenas Elizabeth B. Carder-Thompson Raymond A. Cardozo Greg Chase Peter J. Chassman Peter S. Clark David R. Cohen J. James Cooper Gail L. Daubert James M. Davis Debra H. Dermody Robert M. Diamond Anthony J. Diana Michael S. Dingman S. Miles Dumville Kyri Evagora Elizabeth H. Evans John N. Ellison John P. Feldman Paul D. Fogel Thomas R. Folk Diane M. Frenier Karl A. Fritton Melissa A. Geist Kurt F. Gwynne David M. Halbreich Leigh T. Hansson Peggy A. Heeg Seth M. Hemming Thomas E. Hill Leo N. Hitt Carol C. Honigberg Linda S. Husar Timothy P. Law Carol Colborn Loepere Michael J. Lowell Peter Y. Malyshev Stacy K. Marcus Thomas A. Marrinson James C. Martin Stephen L. Moll Ed Mullins Stanley C. Nardoni Kurt C. Peterson Paul W. Pitts Carolyn H. Rosenberg Brian M. Rostocki Brad M. Rostolsky Holly A. Roth Casey Ryan Michael Sanders Eric A. Schaffer Bradley S. Schmarak Michael T. Scott Michael S. Sherman John D. Shugrue Paul M. Singer Jennifer A. Smokelin Louis M. Solomon Claudia Z. Springer Thomas H. Suddath Matthew E. Tashman Mark D. Temple Karl A. Thallner John S. Vishneski Douglas R. Widin Douglas J. Wood Betty Yan Lee A. Zoeller

Type: Firm Award, Practice Award, Individual Award, News Releases

New ranking:

  • Eastern Pennsylvania Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Band 1 rankings include:

  • Illinois Insurance: Dispute Resolution
  • Pennsylvania Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Pennsylvania Insurance
  • Western Pennsylvania Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Western Pennsylvania Litigation: General Commercial

The other practice areas are:  California - Healthcare, Insurance: Policyholder, Labor & Employment, Litigation: Appellate, Litigation: General Commercial, and Media & Entertainment: Transactional; Delaware - Bankruptcy/Restructuring; District of Columbia - Healthcare, and Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory; Eastern Pennsylvania - Litigation: General Commercial; Illinois - Corporate/M&A and Private Equity, and Litigation: General Commercial; Nationwide - Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory, Government: Government Contracts, Healthcare, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder, International Arbitration, International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions, Labor & Employment, Life Sciences, Product Liability & Mass Torts, Startups & Emerging Companies, and Transportation: Aviation: Litigation; New Jersey - Corporate/M&A; New York - Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder; Northern Virginia - Real Estate; Pennsylvania - Antitrust, Banking & Finance, Construction, Environment, Healthcare, Labor & Employment, and Tax; Texas - Insurance; Virginia - Construction, and Litigation: General Commercial

The 12 individual attorneys who are new to the rankings are:

  • Nicole Aiken-Shaban – Pennsylvania Healthcare
  • Dan Booker – Pennsylvania Litigation: General Commercial
  • Greg Chase – Nationwide Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance
  • Kyri Evagora* – Nationwide Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Elizabeth Evans – Nationwide Transportation: Aviation: Finance
  • Peggy Heeg – Nationwide Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • Peter Malyshev – Nationwide Capital Markets: Derivatives: Mainly Regulatory
  • Stacy Marcus – Nationwide Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory
  • Jim Martin – California Litigation: Appellate
  • Paul Pitts – California Healthcare
  • Brian Rostocki – Delaware Chancery
  • Louis Solomon – New York Litigation: General Commercial

* Designated an Eminent Practitioner