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Duane Morris Receives 64 Attorney and 18 Practice Citations for Excellence from Chambers USA

May 27, 2016

Duane Morris Receives 64 Attorney and 18 Practice Citations for Excellence from Chambers USA

May 27, 2016

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PHILADELPHIA, May 27, 2016—Duane Morris LLP is pleased to announce its results in the Chambers USA survey of the American legal profession. Our attorneys received 64 citations for excellence. Our practices received 18 citations.

The 2016 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.

Practice Groups Cited

Chambers again singled out the success of the firm’s national Insurance, Construction and Immigration practice groups and awarded top-tier status to the firm’s Pennsylvania Healthcare practice and Construction practice and the California Insurance practice. Chambers cited the following practice groups, by state. In California, where the firm has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Silicon Valley and Lake Tahoe, the Insurance practice was cited. In Georgia, where the firm has an office in Atlanta, the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group was cited. In Pennsylvania, where the firm has offices in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, nine practice groups were cited: Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Banking and Finance, Construction, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Healthcare, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Commercial Litigation and Real Estate. 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, where the firm has offices in Miami and Boca Raton, the Healthcare practice group was cited.

Individual Lawyers Honored in Chambers USA

Duane Morris Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John J. Soroko is listed as one of only five Eminent Practitioners in Pennsylvania, and one of the leading lawyers in Pennsylvania in the areas of both general commercial litigation and securities litigation. From offices around the country, Duane Morris lawyers honored by Chambers USA include:


Joseph A. Ciucci, Labor & Employment

Matthew C. Gaudet, Intellectual Property

Louis Norwood Jameson, Intellectual Property


Paul D. Moore, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Thomas H. Redekopp, Corporate/M&A (Up and Coming)


Brian P. Kerwin, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Charles B. Lewis, Construction

Nicholas J. Lynn, Healthcare

John R. Weiss, Bankruptcy/Restructuring


Michael W. Casey III, Labor & Employment

Joanne B. Erde, Healthcare

Nanette O'Donnell, Healthcare


Sharon L. Caffrey, Product Liability & Mass Torts

Sheila Slocum Hollis, Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)

Philip R. Matthews, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer

Thomas R. Newman, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer (Senior Statesman)

Denyse Sabagh, Immigration

Max H. Stern, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer


Eric R. Breslin, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Lawrence W. Diamond, Environment

Walter J. Greenhalgh, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

New York

Frederick Cohen, Construction

Richard P. Dyer, Construction

Kenneth H. Lazaruk, Construction

Thomas R. Newman, Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer (Senior Statesman)

Allen J. Ross, Construction (Senior Statesman)

Arthur C. Silverman, Construction


David R. Augustin, Real Estate

Donald R. Auten, Healthcare

Joseph A. Battipaglia, Construction

Marc D. Brookman, Real Estate

Lisa W. Clark, Healthcare

Peter J. Cronk, Intellectual Property

Rudolph J. Di Massa, Jr., Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Stephen DiBonaventura, Tax

Aleksander J. Goranin, Intellectual Property

James J. Holman, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Richard P. Jaffe, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Matthew C. Jones, Healthcare

Lawrence J. Kotler, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

David E. Landau, Litigation: General Commercial

David E. Loder, Healthcare

Richard H. Lowe, Construction

Dianne A. Meyer, Banking & Finance

Michael M. Mustokoff, Healthcare and Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Robert A. Prentice, Construction (Senior Statesman)

Jonathan A. Segal, Labor & Employment

Thomas G. Servodidio, Labor & Employment

Kathleen M. Shay, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Wendy M. Simkulak, Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Up & Coming)

John J. Soroko, Litigation: General Commercial and Litigation: Securities (Eminent Practitioner)

Matthew A. Taylor, Litigation: General Commercial

David J. Wolfsohn, Intellectual Property

San Francisco

Andrew K. Gordon, Insurance: Insurer

Robert C. Hendrickson, Construction

Philip R. Matthews, Insurance: Insurer

Ron Oliner, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Lisa Spiegel, Immigration

Max H. Stern, Insurance: Insurer

Ray L. Wong, Insurance: Insurer

Washington, D.C.

Denyse Sabagh, Immigration


Michael R. Lastowski, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

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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