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Duane Morris Receives 70 Attorney and 21 Practice Citations for Excellence From Chambers USA

May 26, 2017

Duane Morris Receives 70 Attorney and 21 Practice Citations for Excellence From Chambers USA

May 26, 2017

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PHILADELPHIA, May 26, 2017—Duane Morris LLP is pleased to announce its results in the 2017 Chambers USA survey of the American legal profession. Our attorneys received 70 citations for excellence. Our practices received 21 citations. 

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.

In California, the firm’s Insurance practice received top-tier status and the Immigration practice earned high distinction.

In Pennsylvania, the firm received top-tier status for Construction and Healthcare (also noted nationally), as well as recognition in Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, Real Estate and Tax.

In New York, the firm was hailed for Construction. In Washington, D.C., the Immigration practice group received acclaim. In Florida, the Healthcare practice group was recognized and the Labor & Employment was mentioned. In Georgia, the firm’s Intellectual Property practice group was cited. In Massachusetts, the Bankruptcy/Restructuring practice group was cited. In Illinois, 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 six “Eminent Practitioners” in Pennsylvania, and is the only one ranked as a leading lawyer in more than one category (general commercial litigation and securities litigation).

From offices around the country, Duane Morris lawyers honored by Chambers USA include:


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


Joseph A. Ciucci, Labor & Employment

Cynthia L. Counts, Litigation: General Commercial

Matthew C. Gaudet, Intellectual Property

Louis Norwood Jameson, Intellectual Property

Robin McGrath, Intellectual Property


Thomas L. Totten, Real Estate


Paul D. Moore, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Thomas H. Redekopp, Corporate/M&A


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

Hector A. Chichoni, Immigration

Joanne B. Erde, Healthcare

Nanette O'Donnell, Healthcare

William D. Rohrer, Tax

Kevin E. Vance, Labor & Employment


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

Lawrence W. Diamond, Environment

Walter J. Greenhalgh, Bankruptcy/Restructuring

New York

Mark A. Canizio, Construction

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

Joseph A. Battipaglia, Construction

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

Hope P. Krebs, Tax

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

Jet J. Stigter, Immigration

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.

The 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business is published by Chambers & Partners Legal Publishers of London.

About Duane Morris

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