2018 Legal 500 USA rankings & editorials

Reed Smith announced today the rankings of its practice groups and attorneys by 2018 Legal 500 USA. The firm is recommended in 40 practice areas, six of which are new.

Related Professionals: Lilit Asadourian Nicolle R. Snyder Bagnell Oliver Beiersdorf Barbara R. Binis Martin J. Bishop Lawrence P. Block Daniel I. Booker Patrick E. Bradley Paul E. Breene James C. Brennan J. Michael Brown Keri S. Bruce Benton Burroughs Danielle Carbone Greg Chase Jennifer W. Cheng Lisa A. Chiarini Peter S. Clark Steven Cooper Therese Craparo Todd Culwell Parikshit Dasgupta Debra H. Dermody Anthony J. Diana Michael S. Dingman Kevin B. Dreher Peter M. Ellis Craig R. Enochs Edward J. Estrada John P. Feldman Amber S. Finch Frank J. Gallo Melissa A. Geist Betty S.W. Graumlich Deborah L. Gunny David M. Halbreich Leigh T. Hansson Scot T. Hasselman Colette D. Honorable Courtney C. T. Horrigan Dwight A. Howes Bart W. Huffman Aron Izower Gary C. Johnson Henry R. King Dusty Elias Kirk Herbert F. Kozlov Daniella D. Landers Michael P. Lee Kenneth R. Levine Carol Colborn Loepere Todd O. Maiden Michelle A. Mantine Stacy K. Marcus James C. Martin David J. McAllister John McDonald James A. Mercadante Cindy Schmitt Minniti Matthew Mohn Jonathan P. Moyer Ed Mullins Donald G. Ousterhout Benjamin H. Patton Matthew J. Petersen Kurt C. Peterson Paul W. Pitts LiLing Poh Rachael G. Pontikes Gregor Pryor Ricky Raven Donald C. Reinke James L. Rockney Edward G. Rogan Matthew D. Rosso Brian M. Rostocki Robert A. Roth Casey Ryan Michael Sanders John W. Schryber Stephen E. Sessa Lawrence S. Sher Michael S. Sherman John D. Shugrue Kenneth N. Smersfelt Jennifer A. Smokelin Wayne C. Stansfield Gerard M. Stegmaier Thomas H. Suddath James Sully James R. Tandler Richard J. Tannenbaum Robert M. Vilter John S. Vishneski Jill S. Vorobiev Kim M. Watterson Bryan M. Webster Don Wellington Douglas J. Wood Betty Yan M. Patrick Yingling Lee A. Zoeller

New rankings include:

  • Appellate: Supreme Courts
  • International trade
  • Environment: regulatory
  • Transport: aviation and air travel: finance
  • Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional
  • International tax

The other practice areas are: Antitrust – Civil litigation/class actions: defense; Dispute resolution - Appellate: Courts of Appeals, General commercial disputes, M&A litigation: defense, Product liability and mass tort defense: automotive/transport, Product liability and mass tort defense: pharmaceuticals and medical devices – defense, Product liability and mass tort defense: toxic tort – defense; Finance – Capital markets: equity offerings – advice to issuers, Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal; Government – Government contracts; Industry focus – Energy: litigation: oil and gas, Energy: regulatory: conventional power, Energy: renewable/alternative, Energy: transactions: conventional power, Energy: transactions: oil and gas, Healthcare: health insurers, Healthcare: life sciences, Healthcare: service providers, Insurance: advice to policyholders, Transport: aviation and air travel, Transport: shipping; Investment fund formation and management – Private equity funds (including venture capital); Labor and employment – Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense, Labor-management relations, Workplace and employment counseling; M&A/corporate and commercial – M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m), Venture capital and emerging companies; Media, technology and telecoms – Advertising and marketing: transactional and regulatory, Cyber law (including data protection and privacy), Cyber law: data privacy and data protection, Media and entertainment; Real estate – Construction (including construction litigation), Land use/zoning; Tax – US taxes: contentious.