Gallagher Evelius & Jones is pleased to announce that 22 attorneys have been selected by Best Lawyers® for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 edition. Additionally, two attorneys were selected for the inaugural Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch honor. This recognition is given to lawyers who are typically earlier in their careers and have demonstrated professional excellence in private practice.

Best Lawyers® is a respected peer review publication in the legal profession. Attorneys are nominated and recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in their respective practice areas.

Gallagher’s Best Lawyers®  2021:

Richard O. Berndt: Corporate Law

Paul Caiola: Commercial Litigation

Ward B. Coe: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – ERISA, Litigation – Securities, Litigation – Trusts and Estates

Thomas C. Dame: Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law

Kevin Davidson: Real Estate Law

Saul E. Gilstein: Real Estate Law

Stephen Goldberg: Corporate Law, Real Estate Law

Kathy Kelley Hoskins: Employment Law – Management

Martha Hylton: Real Estate Law

Carl Jean-Baptiste: Health Care Law

Linda H. Jones: Health Care Law

Mark P. Keener: Real Estate Law

Peter E. Keith: Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – First Amendment, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Litigation – Trusts and Estates

David W. Kinkopf: Commercial Litigation, Litigation – First Amendment

Steven G. Metzger: Employment Law

Camille A. Parker: Real Estate Law

Ryan J. Potter: Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law

David E. Raderman: Tax Law

Mark Saudek: Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Labor and Employment

David G. Sommer: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Jack C. Tranter: Health Care Law

Kirsten Andrews Woelper: Real Estate Law

Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch 2021:

Ella Aiken: Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law

Jared S. Dvornicky: Commercial Litigation

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