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November 28, 2011Press Release

Thirteen Attorneys from Michael Best Recognized by The Best Lawyers In America

Michael Best is proud to announce that 13 of the 74 attorneys already recognized in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America have been designated “Lawyers of the Year” for excellence in their legal specialties in certain geographic regions. Only a single lawyer in each legal specialty in each community was honored as the 2012 “Lawyer of the Year.”

 

Madison

Linda H. Bochert: Environmental Law

Jordan J. Hemaidan: Communications Law

Gregory J. Lynch: Corporate Law

Ann Ustad Smith: Litigation – Banking & Finance Law

William F. White: Litigation – Land Use & Zoning Law

 

Milwaukee

Joshua L. Gimbel  -  Milwaukee: Litigation – Land Use & Zoning Law

F. William Haberman  - Milwaukee: Litigation – Trusts & Estate Lawyer of the Year.

Alan H. Marcuvitz –Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law and Land Use & Zoning Law

Jonathan H. Margolies  - Milwaukee: Litigation – Patent Law

José A. Olivieri – Milwaukee: Administrative/ Regulatory Law

John R. Sapp  - Milwaukee: Labor Law – Management

Timothy G. Schally  - Milwaukee: Litigation & Controversy – Tax

 

Chicago

Charles A. Laff – Chicago: Litigation – Patent Law

 

Please click here to view all 74 attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America.

 

In addition, Michael Best is proud to have achieved a National First-Tier Ranking in Land Use & Zoning Law and a First-Tier Ranking in certain legal practice areas in the following metropolitan areas:

 

Chicago

  • Entertainment Law – Music

 

Madison

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Government Relations
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Private Equity Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Venture Capital Law

 

Milwaukee

  • Administrative/ Regulatory Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar – Litigation
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Environmental Law
  • International Arbitration – Commercial
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Patent Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

 

About Best Lawyers®

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive annual peer-review survey. Because of the rigorous and transparent methodology used by Best Lawyers, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

 

About Michael Best

Michael Best has earned its reputation as a leading Midwestern law firm. The firm has more than 230 attorneys in Milwaukee, Madison, Waukesha and Manitowoc, Wisconsin; and Chicago, Illinois. The firm provides a full range of legal services to clients on a local, regional, national and global basis. The firm’s main areas of practice are intellectual property and intellectual property litigation; corporate, health care, labor & employment, land & resources (environmental and real estate), litigation, tax, and wealth planning.

 

Michael Best is the exclusive Wisconsin member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms.  Visit www.lexmundi.com for more information.

 

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