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WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 3, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce the firm and 72 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide ranking the leading law firms in the U.S.

The firm was honored as a nationwide leader in labor and employment and recognized in numerous regions throughout the country. Jackson Lewis’ Connecticut, Maryland, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire and South Carolina offices maintained their Band 1 distinctions, the highest rating attainable by the directory.

Chambers USA ranks the top firms and lawyers across the country in a variety of practice areas, including Labor & Employment, on the basis of written submissions, in-depth attorney and client interviews, and its own database resources. The rankings reflect achievements in work performed, strategic growth, excellence in client service and contributions to the legal profession.

Jackson Lewis attorneys designated as “Leaders in Their Field” for 2018 are:

  • Gil A. Abramson (Maryland)
  • Stephanie L. Adler-Paindiris (Florida)
  • Brooks R. Amiot (Maryland)
  • Martin W. Aron (New Jersey)
  • Tammy L. Baker (Alabama)
  • John K. Bennett (New Jersey)
  • Kelvin C. Berens (Nebraska)
  • Jeffrey A. Bernick (Arizona)
  • David E. Block (Florida)
  • Victoria Woodin Chavey (Connecticut)
  • Brian J. Christensen (Kansas)
  • Holly L. Cini (Connecticut)
  • Vincent A. Cino (New Jersey)
  • Thomas M. Closson (New Hampshire)
  • Thomas A. Davis (Alabama)
  • Susan Fahey Desmond (Louisiana)
  • Joseph S. Dreesen (Nebraska)
  • Debra Weiss Ford (New Hampshire)
  • Shelly L. Freeman (Kansas City & Surrounds)*
  • Beverly W. Garofalo (Connecticut)
  • Amy J. Gittler (Arizona)
  • Gary L. Greenberg (Ohio)
  • Michael A. Griffin (Washington)
  • Christopher E. Hoyme (Nebraska)
  • Gina K. Janeiro (Minnesota)*
  • Danny W. Jarrett (New Mexico)
  • Maurice G. Jenkins (Michigan)
  • C. Shawn Kee (Utah)
  • Jeffrey B. Keiper (Ohio)
  • Lee A. Lastovich (Minnesota)
  • Stephanie E. Lewis (South Carolina)
  • Randal M. Limbeck (Nebraska)
  • Ralph C. Losey (USA – Nationwide)*
  • Timothy D. Loudon (Nebraska)
  • Richard Margulies (Florida)*
  • Ellison F. McCoy (South Carolina)*
  • Brian L. McDermott (Indiana)
  • Jane M. McFetridge (Illinois)
  • Emmett F. McGee Jr. (Maryland)
  • Shannon L. Miller (Alabama)
  • Gary C. Moss (Nevada)
  • Maggie Murphy (Texas)
  • Thomas P. Murphy (Virginia)
  • David E. Nagle (Virginia)
  • Joy M. Napier-Joyce (Maryland)
  • Scott Oborne (Oregon)
  • Nancy E. Oliver (New Hampshire)
  • Michael W. Padgett (Indiana)
  • Christopher T. Patrick (Colorado)
  • Amy L. Peck (Nebraska and USA - Nationwide)
  • Andrew C. Pickett (Massachusetts)
  • Chad P. Richter (Nebraska)
  • Daniel G. Rosenthal (Ohio)
  • Sarah J. Ryan (Oregon)
  • Andreas N. Satterfield Jr. (South Carolina)
  • Jeffrey ‘Jake’ Schwartz (Georgia)*
  • Daniel P. Schwarz (New Hampshire)
  • K. Joshua Scott (New Hampshire)
  • Larry R. Seegull (Maryland)
  • Charles F. Seemann III (Louisiana)
  • Stephen M. Silvestri (Maryland)
  • James M. Stone (Ohio)
  • Margaret 'Peggy' J. Strange (Connecticut)
  • Rick J. Sutherland (Utah)
  • René E. Thorne (Louisiana)
  • Jeffrey W. Toppel (Arizona)
  • Paul T. Trimmer (Nevada)
  • Martha Van Oot (New Hampshire)
  • Richard F. Vitarelli (Connecticut)
  • Donald C. Works III (Florida)
  • Wayne S. Yoshigai (Hawaii)
  • Elayna J. Youchah (Nevada)

*indicates Recognized Practitioner status


About Jackson Lewis
Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 850 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. The firm’s commitment to client service, depth of expertise and innovation draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.

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