Pittsburgh, PA, June 18, 2009 — Seventeen Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney attorneys were selected by their clients and peers for inclusion among America's Leading Business Lawyers by Chambers USA. Those honored were:

  • Lynn J. Alstadt — Intellectual Property — Pennsylvania
  • James M. Becker — Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations — Pennsylvania
  • Jeffrey M. Carbino — Bankruptcy/Restructuring — Pennsylvania
  • Alfred J. D'Angelo, Jr.  — Labor & Employment — Pennsylvania
  • William A. DeStefano — Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations — Pennsylvania
  • Thomas S. Giotto — Labor & Employment — Pennsylvania
  • Craig S. Heryford — Banking & Finance — Pennsylvania
  • Mark R. Hornak — Labor & Employment — Pennsylvania
  • Elizabeth A. Malloy — Labor & Employment — Pennsylvania
  • Wendelynne J. Newton — Antitrust — Pennsylvania
  • Howard D. Scher — Litigation: General Commercial and Securities and Antitrust — Pennsylvania
  • William H. Schorling — Bankruptcy/Restructuring — Pennsylvania
  • Thomas M. Thompson — Corporate/M&A & Private Equity— Pennsylvania
  • Howard J. Wein — Environment — Pennsylvania

The publication's rankings are based upon the recommendations of more than 10,000 clients and lawyers throughout the United States. Chambers USA researchers conduct thousands of interviews to obtain opinions about the lawyers and law firms the interviewees have dealt with over the past year. The leading law firms and attorneys are then compiled and ranked based on the comments in the interviews.

Chambers USA is a Chambers & Partners publication. Chambers & Partners, based in London, began as a general book publisher in 1969. The legal recruitment aspect of the company was initiated four years later.