June 6, 2024Press Release

Thirty-Five Michael Best Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA 2024 Rankings

Michael Best is pleased to announce 35 attorneys have been recognized in the 2024 edition of Chambers USA. Chambers & Partners has been ranking the best lawyers and law firms since 1990 and now covers over 200 jurisdictions worldwide.

For the eighteenth consecutive year, Michael Best’s Labor & Employment Practice was ranked in Band 1 (the highest ranking available) in Wisconsin. Additionally, the firm again received Band 1 rankings in the areas of Natural Resources & Environment and Intellectual Property in Wisconsin, and the Labor & Employment Practice in Illinois was ranked Highly Regarded.

Practice Group Rankings

  • Banking & Finance, Wisconsin
  • Corporate/M&A, Utah
  • Corporate/M&A, Wisconsin
  • Intellectual Property, Illinois
  • Intellectual Property, Wisconsin
  • Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets, Illinois
  • Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation, Illinois
  • Labor & Employment, Illinois
  • Labor & Employment, Wisconsin
  • Litigation: General Commercial, Wisconsin
  • Litigation: General Commercial, Utah
  • Natural Resources & Environment, Wisconsin
  • Real Estate, Wisconsin 

Attorney Rankings

  • Louise Arnott, Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets, Illinois 
  • Scott C. Beightol, Labor & Employment, Wisconsin 
  • Paul E. Benson, Litigation: General Commercial, Wisconsin
  • Carrie E. Byrnes, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Illinois
  • Eric J. Callisto, Natural Resources & Environment, Wisconsin
  • Luke DeMarte, Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets, Illinois 
  • Michelle Wagner Ebben, Real Estate, Wisconsin 
  • Richard F. Ensor, Litigation: General Commercial, Utah
  • Kelly M. Fortier, Immigration, Wisconsin
  • Alexander P. Fraser, Banking & Finance, Wisconsin
  • Stuart A. Fredman, Corporate/M&A, Utah
  • Taylor T. Fritsch, Natural Resources & Environment, Wisconsin 
  • Michael S. Green, Real Estate, Wisconsin 
  • Nancy Leary Haggerty, Real Estate, Wisconsin 
  • Gregory J. Hartwig, Intellectual Property, Wisconsin
  • Steven J. Joffee, Litigation: General Commercial, Utah
  • Daniel S. Jones, Intellectual Property, Wisconsin
  • Daniel A. Kaufman, Labor & Employment, Illinois
  • Jorge M. Leon, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Illinois 
  • Jonathan H. Margolies, Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Litigation, Wisconsin
  • Kevin A. Martin, Real Estate, Wisconsin 
  • Justin M. Mertz, Litigation: General Commercial, Wisconsin 
  • Kerryann Haase Minton, Labor & Employment, Illinois
  • Kevin P. Moran, Intellectual Property, Wisconsin
  • Todd E. Palmer, Natural Resources & Environment, Wisconsin
  • Brian P. Paul, Labor & Employment, Illinois 
  • Farrah N.W. Rifelj, Labor & Employment, Wisconsin 
  • Bret A. Roge, Real Estate, Wisconsin 
  • Jason D. Rogers, Corporate/M&A, Utah
  • Kelly Rourke, Immigration, Wisconsin 
  • Eric H. Rumbaugh, Labor & Employment, Wisconsin 
  • Derek C. Stettner, Intellectual Property, Wisconsin
  • Charles P. Stevens, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Wisconsin 
  • Leah Hurtgen Ziemba, Natural Resources & Environment, Wisconsin
  • Carrie Ziegler Thomas, Immigration, Wisconsin 

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