88 Locke Lord Attorneys Representing all 11 U.S. Firm Offices Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 Edition

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    August 27, 2012Eighty-eight Locke Lord attorneys representing all 11 U.S. offices of the international law Firm were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 in recognition of excellence in their fields. Inclusion in the well-regarded national rankings is gained through an extensive nomination and peer review process. Locke Lord’s 2013 rankings include 23 attorneys new to the list this year. The honorees represent 47 practice areas and specialties in the following cities:


    • Joel Cartee – Mergers & Acquisitions Law


    • Jerry K. Clements – Commercial Litigation
    • Brad Hawley – Real Estate Law
    • J. Alan Holman – Communications Law, Energy Law
    • L. Jeffrey Hubenak – Real Estate Law
    • Jennifer L. Rangel – Health Care Law
    • John K. Schwartz – Commercial Litigation
    • Alan Waldrop – Appellate Practice
    • Charles Watson – Appellate Practice


    • Jon Biasetti – Insurance Law
    • Nick J. DiGiovanni – Insurance Law
    • Jennifer A. Kenedy – Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation
    • Michael P. Trier – Insurance Law


    • Robert J. Banta – Real Estate Law
    • J. Mitchell Bell – Real Estate Law
    • Bryan B. Bishop – Corporate Law
    • George E. Bowles – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation/Construction, Litigation/Intellectual Property
    • Stuart Bumpas – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Trusts and Estates
    • E. Philip Bush – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    • R. Brent Clifton – Tax Law
    • Paul E. Coggins – Criminal Defense/White-Collar, Litigation/Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
    • Thomas A. Connop – Commercial Litigation, Litigation/Bankruptcy
    • Lisa Atlas Genecov – Health Care Law
    • Don M. Glendenning – Corporate Law
    • Roy W. Hardin – Litigation/Intellectual Property
    • Raymond E. LaDriere II – Commercial Litigation, Litigation/ERISA, Litigation/Trusts & Estates
    • Janis Loegering – Real Estate Law
    • Elizabeth E. Mack – Environmental Law
    • John P. McDonald – Commercial Litigation
    • John B. McKnight – Corporate Law
    • Harriet Miers – Commercial Litigation
    • Robert T. Mowrey – Commercial Litigation, Litigation/Banking & Finance
    • Jan Reimann Newsom – Health Care Law
    • Michael V. Powell – Commercial Litigation
    • Stefan P. Smith – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    • Robb P. Stewart – Real Estate Law
    • Cynthia Timms – Appellate Practice


    • Rick Bays – Information Technology Law
    • William John Bux – Employment Law/Management, Labor Law/Management, Litigation/Labor & Employment
    • Stephanie Donaho – Trusts and Estates
    • Dan A. Fleckman – Corporate Law, Energy Law
    • Ed Friedman – Employment Law/Individuals, Employment Law/Management, Labor Law/Management
    • Gerald D. (Jerry) Higdon – Environmental
    • James Howard – Tax Law
    • Mark Jacob – Trusts and Estates
    • Stephen C. Jacobs – Real Estate Law
    • Tim Johnson – Criminal Defense/White-Collar
    • James Leahy – Personal Injury Litigation/Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation/Plaintiffs
    • Brandon Lobb – Derivatives and Futures Law
    • Mark Miller – Derivatives and Futures Law
    • Robert D. Miller – Government Relations Practice
    • Hanna Fister Norvell – Employment Law/Management
    • Lyman R. Paden – Banking and Finance Law
    • David Patton – Energy Law, Oil & Gas Law
    • Gerald J. Pels – Environmental Law
    • Stan Pieringer – Banking and Finance Law
    • Edward A. Razim III – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    • Jamie Robertson – Real Estate Law
    • Bill Swanstrom – Energy Law
    • Mitch Tiras – Tax Law
    • Paul C. Van Slyke – Litigation/Intellectual Property, Trademark Law
    • Doug Yeager – Real Estate Law
    • Walter P. Zivley – Non-Profit/Charities Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

    Los Angeles

    • Jonathan Bank – Insurance Law
    • Neal H. Brockmeyer – Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities Regulation
    • Kevin B. Kroeker – Health Care Law

    New Orleans

    • Victoria M. de Lisle – Real Estate Law
    • Omer F. “Rick” Kuebel III – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

    New York

    • John F. Sweeney – Litigation/Intellectual Property, Litigation/Patent

    Locke Lord LLP consistently ranks among American Lawyer’s top 100 U.S. law firms. The Firm’s full range of practice and industry areas serve national and international clients from offices in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. It has an excellent reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work, with its 650-plus lawyers building collaborative relationships and crafting creative solutions – all designed and executed to meet clients’ long-term strategic goals.


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