Pittsburgh, PA, August 5, 2009 — Seventy Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2010. Best Lawyers ranked Buchanan first in Pennsylvania in Government Relations Law and Health Care Law, and first in Pittsburgh in both Corporate Law and Real Estate Law. The firm also ranked first in Government Relations Law in Harrisburg.

Honored for making the list for 25 years in Pittsburgh is George L. Cass in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law.

Honored for making the list for 20 years in Pittsburgh are: Calvin R. Harvey in both Banking Law and Real Estate Law and Robert A. Johnson in both Employee Benefits Law and Non-Profit/Charities Law; in Harrisburg, Eugene E. Dice in Environmental Law; in Philadelphia, Alfred J. D'Angelo, Jr. in Labor and Employment Law; and in Washington, D.C., Stuart M. Lewis in both Employee Benefits Law and Tax Law.

Honored for making the list at least 10 years are: in Harrisburg, Jonathan Vipond, III in Health Care Law; in Pittsburgh Thomas E. Boyle in Health Care Law; David B. Fawcett, III in both Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation; Robert T. Harper in the categories of Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Edwin L. Klett in Commercial Litigation; Charles G. Knox in Real Estate Law; and Thomas M. Thompson in both Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law.

In the category of Government Relations Law, Deborah M. Suder was honored. Also on the list in Harrisburg were P. Kevin Brobson in Insurance Law; Brian J. Clark in both Environmental Law and Water Law; Jack M. Stover in both Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation; and Jayson R. Wolfgang in Commercial Litigation.

In addition to D'Angelo, 11 Philadelphia attorneys were honored: James M. Becker in White Collar Criminal Defense; Steven Robert S. Hawkins in Labor & Employment Law; Brian S. North in both Corporate Law and Securities Law; Frances P. Rayer in Immigration Law; Howard D. Scher in Commercial Litigation; and William H. Schorling in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law.

In addition to those previously mentioned, 32 Pittsburgh attorneys were honored: Lynn J. Alstadt in Intellectual Property Law; Margaret B. Angel in Public Finance Law; John A. Barbour in Real Estate Law; Bruce I. Booken in both Banking Law and Corporate Law; Thomas G. Buchanan in Venture Capital Law; Rosemary L. Corsetti in Health Care Law; Lewis U. Davis, Jr., in both Corporate Law and Securities Law; Thomas S. Galey in Banking Law; Jeremiah G. Garvey in the categories of Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, and Securities Law; Thomas S. Giotto in Labor and Employment Law; Craig S. Heryford in Banking Law; Mark R. Hornak in Labor and Employment Law; Scott W. Irmscher in Real Estate Law;  Rebecca Livingston Lando in Real Estate Law; David J. Laurent in both Labor and Employment Law and Natural Resources Law; Michael J. Manzo in the categories of Bet-the Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Construction Law; E. David Margolis in Trusts and Estates; Paul S. Mazeski in Workers' Compensation Law; Wendelynne J. Newton in Antitrust Law; Robert B. Ramsey in Health Care Law; Carl E. Rothenberger, Jr. in Corporate Law; Howard J. Wein in Environmental Law; John H. Wilson in Employee Benefits Law; and Susan Yohe in Commercial Litigation.

In Tampa, attorney R. Andrew Rock was honored in the Health Care Law category.

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