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  • 129 Buchanan Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022 Edition
  • 12 Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year” In Respective Practice and Metro Areas
  • 35 Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

PITTSBURGH – August, 19, 2021 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney proudly announces that 129 of the firm’s attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2022 Edition. In addition, 12 are named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice category and metropolitan area and 35 are named to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

"Lawyer of the Year" recognition is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year" for each specialty and location. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch awards recognize extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States.

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review. 

“Lawyer of the Year” 2022

Fort Lauderdale

  • Jesse H. Diner - Litigation - Construction
  • Kelly H. Kolb - Litigation - Labor and Employment

Harrisburg

  • John F. Povilaitis - Energy Law

Newark

  • Louis M. DeStefano - Energy Law

Pittsburgh

  • Donald E. Malecki - Banking and Finance Law
  • Kenneth R. Luttinger - Public Finance Law
  • Michael L. Dever - Litigation - Patent
  • Robert B. Ramsey III - Healthcare Law
  • Sean W. Moran - Energy Law
  • Thomas G. Buchanan - Venture Capital Law
  • Wendelynne J. Newton - Litigation - Healthcare

Washington, D.C.

  • Kathryn A. Kronquist - Banking and Finance Law

Best Lawyers in America 2022

Tampa

  • Hala A. Sandridge - Appellate Practice
  • John D. Emmanuel - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Blake J. Delaney - Commercial Litigation
  • Richard G. Salazar - Copyright Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Labor and Employment; Litigation - Patent; Trademark Law
  • Leslie Wager Hudock - Corporate Law
  • Cathy J. Beveridge - Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Ronald H. Noble - Environmental Law
  • Dale S. Webber - Healthcare Law
  • Dilip Patel - Immigration Law
  • Richard A. Jacobson - International Trade and Finance Law
  • Mitchell I. Horowitz - Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Tax Law
  • Ted R. Tamargo - Real Estate Law

Philadelphia

  • James M. Becker - Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Thomas A. Bergstrom - Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Larry Besnoff - Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Gerald E. Burns - Commercial Litigation
  • Joseph J. Centeno - Employment Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Douglas P. Coopersmith - Corporate Law
  • Richard L. Fox - Nonprofit/ Charities Law; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates
  • Jacqueline K. Gallagher - Employment Law - Management
  • Brian S. North - Corporate Law; Securities/ Capital Markets Law
  • James O'Toole, Jr. - Energy Law; Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
  • Howard D. Scher - Antitrust Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Antitrust
  • William H. Schorling - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Andrew Shapren - Employment Law - Management
  • Marc Tepper - Insurance Law
  • John R. Washlick - Healthcare Law

Pittsburgh

  • Wendelynne J. Newton - Antitrust Law; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation - Healthcare
  • B. Lynn Freeman - Banking and Finance Law; Public Finance Law
  • Donald E. Malecki - Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Finance Law
  • James D. Newell - Banking and Finance Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • George L. Cass - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Joseph F. McDonough - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Banking and Finance; Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions; Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Kelly M. Neal - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Timothy P. Palmer - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Christopher P. Schueller - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Terry A. Shulsky - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Thomas M. Thompson - Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Jack J. Kessler - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Real Estate Law; Tax Law
  • Sean Girdwood - Commercial Finance Law
  • Matthew F. Burger - Commercial Litigation; Commercial Transactions / UCC Law; Energy Law
  • Kathleen Jones Goldman - Commercial Litigation
  • Kevin P. Lucas - Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Construction
  • James G. McLean - Commercial Litigation
  • Stanley J. Parker - Commercial Litigation
  • Peter S. Russ - Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Brian H. Simmons - Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Construction
  • Stanley Yorsz - Commercial Litigation
  • David E. Gould - Commercial Transactions / UCC Law; Corporate Law; Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Thomas J. Madigan - Construction Law; Litigation - Construction
  • Lynn J. Alstadt - Copyright Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent; Patent Law; Trademark Law
  • Jennifer R. Minter - Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Thomas G. Buchanan - Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Venture Capital Law
  • Mary Ann Dunham - Corporate Law
  • Susan M. Hartman - Corporate Law
  • David Monaghan - Corporate Law
  • Sean W. Moran - Corporate Law; Energy Law
  • Brian S. Novosel - Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Perry S. Patterson - Corporate Law
  • Carl F. Staiger - Corporate Law
  • Robert A. Johnson - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Nonprofit / Charities Law; Tax Law
  • David J. Laurent - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Natural Resources Law
  • Christian Antkowiak - Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Erin J. McLaughlin - Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Gregory A. Miller - Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Jaime S. Tuite - Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • David A. Gurwin - Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television; Entertainment Law – Music; Information Technology Law
  • Howard J. Wein - Environmental Law
  • Thomas E. Boyle - Healthcare Law
  • Rosemary L. Corsetti - Healthcare Law
  • Pamela E. Hepp - Healthcare Law
  • Robert B. Ramsey III - Healthcare Law
  • Stephanie Winer Schreiber - Healthcare Law
  • Jan Wenzel - Healthcare Law
  • Shawn N. Gallagher - Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation – Municipal; Real Estate Law
  • Scott W. Irmscher - Leisure and Hospitality Law; Real Estate Law
  • William J. Moorhead Jr. - Litigation – Construction; Litigation - Healthcare
  • Craig G. Cochenour - Litigation - Intellectual Property; Patent Law
  • Michael L. Dever - Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent; Patent Law; Trademark Law
  • Duane A. Stewart III - Litigation - Intellectual Property; Trademark Law
  • Ralph G. Fischer - Patent Law
  • Carla J. Vrsansky - Patent Law
  • Sue C. Friedberg - Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Kenneth R. Luttinger - Public Finance Law
  • John A. Barbour - Real Estate Law
  • Jason A. D'Amico - Real Estate Law
  • Carrie Kochenbach - Real Estate Law
  • Rebecca Livingston Lando - Real Estate Law
  • B. Lafe Metz - Real Estate Law
  • Jason P. Wrona - Real Estate Law
  • Michelle Yarbrough Korb - Real Estate Law
  • John E. McGrady III - Tax Law
  • E. David Margolis - Trusts and Estates
  • Paul S. Mazeski - Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Miami

  • Mark S. Auerbacher - Commercial Litigation
  • Jennifer Olmedo-Rodriguez - Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation
  • Raquel A. Rodriguez - Commercial Litigation
  • Miranda L. Soto - Insurance Law; Litigation – Insurance

Fort Lauderdale

  • Bruce I. Booken - Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Tax Law
  • Jesse H. Diner - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Banking and Finance; Litigation - Construction; Litigation - Real Estate; Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Philip Hanaka - Real Estate Law
  • Kelly H. Kolb - Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • David A. Pearl - Real Estate Law
  • Lawrence M. Ploucha - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Tax Law
  • Adele I. Stone - Real Estate Law

Washington, DC

  • Kathryn A. Kronquist - Banking and Finance Law
  • Edward John Allera - FDA Law
  • Lorin E. Patterson - Healthcare Law
  • Ronald D. Abramson - Real Estate Law
  • Donald B. Reynolds, Jr. - Tax Law
  • John P. Warner - Tax Law
  • Elizabeth Carrott Minnigh - Trusts and Estates

Harrisburg

  • Anthony F. Andrisano Jr. - Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Jan L. Budman II – Commercial Litigation
  • Thomas G. Collins - Labor Law - Management; Litigation - ERISA; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Jill M. Lashay - Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • John F. Povilaitis - Communications Law; Energy Law
  • Alan Michael Seltzer - Energy Law
  • Jack M. Stover - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation
  • Jonathan Vipond III - Healthcare Law
  • Jayson R. Wolfgang - Commercial Litigation; Government Contracts

Princeton

  • Mary Sue Henifin - Commercial Litigation

San Diego

  • Kimberly Arouh - Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

Newark

  • Christopher J. Dalton - Litigation - Labor and Employment; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Louis M. DeStefano - Energy Law; Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental

New York

  • Daniel Z. Rivlin - Family Law

Tallahassee

  • Mallory Harrell - Government Relations Practice

Alexandria

  • Todd R. Walters - Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent; Patent Law
  • Charles F. Wieland III - Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent

Ones to Watch 2022

Tampa

  • Chance Lyman - Appellate Practice
  • Lauren V. Humphries - Commercial Litigation
  • Jordan D. Maglich - Commercial Litigation
  • Christopher R. Dingman - Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Tax Law; Trusts and Estates

Pittsburgh

  • Tyler S. Dischinger - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Marjorie Bagnato - Commercial Litigation
  • Kyle D. Black - Commercial Litigation
  • Bridget J. Daley - Commercial Litigation
  • Eric Spada - Commercial Litigation
  • Daniel R. Richey - Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Adam G. Wicks - Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Brendan P. Lucas - Energy Law; Environmental Law
  • Gretchen Woodruff Root - Labor and Employment Law – Management

Charlotte

  • Terry M. Brown, Jr. - Commercial Litigation

Harrisburg

  • Jordan A. Yeagley - Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Newark

  • Melissa J. Bayly - Commercial Litigation
  • Lauren J. Glozzy - Labor and Employment Law – Management

Philadelphia

  • Argia J. DiMarco - Commercial Litigation
  • Elissa K. Kerr - Commercial Litigation
  • Kira N. Lum - Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
  • Mark A Kasten - Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Allison L. Borgatti - Immigration Law
  • Ayanna Y. London - Immigration Law
  • Nyasha A. Pendleton - Immigration Law; Labor and Employment Law - Employee
  • Scott C. Oberlander - Labor and Employment Law - Employee
  • Rachel E. King - Labor and Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Michael E. Truncellito - Labor and Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment

Princeton

  • Lauren E. Pezor - Commercial Litigation; Healthcare Law
  • David R. Drake - Healthcare Law

Miami

  • Olivia L. Minnis - Immigration Law

Alexandria

  • Adam R. Banes - Intellectual Property Law
  • David W. Leibovitch - Intellectual Property Law
  • Laura K. Pitts - Intellectual Property Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • James Wilcox - Intellectual Property Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Patent Law

Washington

  • Joshua D. Headley - Tax Law