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Duane Morris Practice Groups, Partners Honored by Chambers

June 10, 2011

Duane Morris Practice Groups, Partners Honored by Chambers

June 10, 2011

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PHILADELPHIA, 2011—Duane Morris LLP is pleased to announce its results in the Chambers USA survey of the American legal profession. Our attorneys received 70 citations for excellence, and our practice groups received an additional 19.

Additionally, the Construction Practice Group was nominated for the prestigious Chambers USA Award for Excellence, which honors outstanding lawyers and law firms across the USA, reflecting both pre-eminence in key practice areas and achievements in 2010.

The 2011 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business is published by Chambers & Partners Legal Publishers of London.

We invite you to read what Chambers USA says about Duane Morris' practices and individual attorneys.


Chambers singled out the success of the firm's national Insurance and Construction practice groups and awarded top-tier status to the Washington, D.C. Immigration and California Insurance practice groups. In addition, Chambers cited the following practice groups, by state. In California, where the firm has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego and Lake Tahoe, the Insurance practice group was cited. In Pennsylvania, where the firm has offices in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, seven practice groups were cited: Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Litigation and Real Estate. In Illinois, where the firm’s office is in Chicago, the Construction and Corporate/M&A & Private Equity practice groups were cited. In Massachusetts, where the firm's office is in Boston, the Bankruptcy/Restructuring practice group was cited. In New York, the firm's New York City office was cited for Construction. In Washington, D.C., the Immigration practice group was cited. In Florida, the firm's Miami office was ranked for Healthcare as well as Labor and Employment. In Georgia, the firm's Atlanta office was cited for Intellectual Property and Labor and Employment.


Individual honors went to lawyers in 11 of our offices.


Joseph A. Ciucci, Labor & Employment
Terry P. Finnerty, Labor & Employment
Matthew C. Gaudet, Intellectual Property
L. Norwood "Woody" Jameson, Intellectual Property


Jay G. Cohen, Corporate/M&A
Thomas L. Totten, Real Estate


Michael R. Gottfried, Intellectual Property
Paul D. Moore, Bankruptcy/Restructuring


David J. Kaufman, Corporate/M&A
Brian P. Kerwin, Banking & Finance; Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
Kenneth A. Latimer, Banking & Finance
Charles B. Lewis, Construction
Douglas J. Lubelchek, Real Estate
Nicholas J. Lynn, Healthcare


Michael W. Casey, Labor & Employment
Hector Chichoni, Immigration
Joanne B. Erde, Healthcare
Nanette O'Donnell, Healthcare
Richard D. Tuschman, Labor & Employment


Joanne B. Erde, Healthcare: Regulatory and Litigation
Andrew K. Gordon, Insurance: Insurer Firms
Sheila Slocum Hollis, Energy
Douglas J. Lubelchek, Capital Markets: REITs
Thomas R. Newman, Insurance
Philip R. Matthews, Insurance: Insurer Firms
Richard L. Seabolt, Insurance: Insurer Firms


Lawrence W. Diamond, Environment
Walter J. Greenhalgh, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Gregory R. Haworth, Litigation: General Commercial

New York

Frederick Cohen, Construction
Richard P. Dyer, Construction
Kenneth H. Lazaruk, Construction
Thomas R. Newman, Insurance
Allen J. Ross, Construction
Arthur C. Silverman, Construction


David R. Augustin, Real Estate
Marc D. Brookman, Real Estate
John M. Coogan, Jr., Corporate/M&A and Private Equity
Peter J. Cronk, Intellectual Property
Rudolph J. Di Massa, Jr., Bankruptcy/Restructuring
James J. Holman, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
John F. Horstmann, Banking & Finance
Richard P. Jaffe, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Drew K. Kapur, Real Estate
Dana B. Klinges, Litigation: General Commercial
Lawrence J. Kotler, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
George J. Kroculick, Real Estate
David E. Landau, Litigation
Wayne A. Mack, Antitrust
Dianne A. Meyer, Banking & Finance
Margery N. Reed, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Jonathan A. Segal, Labor & Employment
Thomas G. Servodidio, Labor & Employment
Kathleen M. Shay, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Richard A. Silfen, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity; Corporate/M&A: Securities
John J. Soroko, Litigation: General Commercial; Litigation: Securities
Matthew A. Taylor, Litigation: General Commercial
David C. Toner, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

San Francisco

Andrew K. Gordon, Insurance: Insurer Firms
Philip R. Matthews, Insurance: Insurer Firms
Richard L. Seabolt, Insurance: Insurer Firms
Max H. Stern, Insurance: Insurer Firms
Ray L. Wong, Insurance: Insurer Firms

Washington, D.C.

Andres C. Benach, Immigration
Denyse Sabagh, Immigration
Daniel E. Toomey, Construction


Michael R. Lastowski, Bankruptcy

Note: Duane Morris uses different names than those given here for its practice groups, but for clarity's sake, Chambers' terminology is used throughout this announcement.

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