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79 Dinsmore Attorneys Named to 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers & Rising Stars Lists

January 5, 2012News Releases
Dinsmore is pleased to announce that 79 attorneys have been named Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2012. Attorneys selected for the Super Lawyers list have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys selected for the Rising Stars list are being recognized as the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state of Ohio.

Recognized Dinsmore attorneys are listed by office with their practice area below. 

Super Lawyers
Alan H. Abes (Business Litigation)
Gregory P. Adams (Immigration)
Gary E. Becker (Civil Litigation Defense)
Christopher A. Benintendi (Workers' Compensation)
Bonnie G. Camden (Estate Planning & Probate)
Eric K. Combs (Business Litigation)
James A. Comodeca (Construction Litigation)
J. Michael Cooney (Estate Planning & Probate)
Martiné R. Dunn (Real Estate)
Michael D. Eagen (General Litigation)
William M. Freedman (Health Care)
Michael S. Glassman (Employment & Labor)
Michael W. Hawkins (Employment & Labor)
Mary J. Healy (Estate Planning & Probate)
Charles F. Hertlein, Jr. (Mergers & Acquisitions)
M. Gabrielle Hils (Class Action/Mass Torts)
Jeffrey P. Hinebaugh (Entertainment & Sports)
Nancy A. Lawson (General Litigation)
Kim M. Lewis (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)
John D. Luken (Intellectual Property Litigation)
Deborah R. Lydon (Health Care)
Brian P. Perry (Workers' Compensation)
Clifford A. Roe, Jr. (Securities & Corporate Finance)
Charles M. Roesch (Employment & Labor)
Lynda E. Roesch (Intellectual Property Litigation)
Jerry S. Sallee (Employment & Labor)
Joseph “Jay” Sallee (Workers’ Compensation)
Joanne M. Schreiner (Real Estate)
Timothy A. Tepe (Family Law)
Richard B. Tranter (Real Estate)
Mark A. Vander Laan (Business Litigation)
Joan M. Verchot (Workers' Compensation)
George H. Vincent (Business/Corporate)
Ben F. Wells (Employee Benefits/ERISA)
George B. Wilkinson (Workers' Compensation)
Frank C. Woodside, III (Class Action/Mass Torts)
Susan B. Zaunbrecher (Banking)

Donald A. Antrim (Health Care)
Thomas J. Bonasera (Estate Planning & Probate)
Jan E. Hensel (Employment & Labor)
Richard A. Hernandez (Workers' Compensation)
Thomas W. Hess (Health Care)
Rick A. Lavinsky (Real Estate)
Donald B. Leach, Jr. (Construction Litigation)
Brett L. Miller (Workers' Compensation)
Eric J. Plinke (Health Care)
Michael L. Squillace (Workers' Compensation)
Marilena R. Walters (Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice)
Michael L. Williams (Workers' Compensation)

Karen R. Adams (Real Estate)
Frederick R. Caspar (Tax)
Richard J. Chernesky (Mergers & Acquisitions)
Thomas L. Czechowski (General Litigation)
James F. Gottman (Intellectual Property)
Laura G. Harrelson (Workers' Compensation)
Timothy D. Hoffman (Environmental)
Richard A. Killworth (Intellectual Property)
Theresa M. Muhic (Workers' Compensation)
B. Joseph Schaeff (Intellectual Property Litigation)
Thomas P. Whelley, II (Business Litigation)

Rising Stars
Mark G. Arnzen, Jr. (Business Litigation)
Kathleen A. Carnes (Employment & Labor)
Carly E. Chu (Employment & Labor)
Jessica A. Dipre (Business Litigation)
Peter A. Draugelis (Business/Corporate)
Peter J. Georgiton (Insurance Coverage)
Nicholas J. Kemphaus (Business/Corporate)
Andrew R. Kwiatkowski (Class Action/Mass Torts)
Kristin M. Lenhart (Estate Planning and Probate)
Joshua A. Lorentz (Intellectual Property)
R. Warner Off (Mergers & Acquisitions)
H. Toby Schisler (Civil Litigation Defense)
Seth A. Schwartz (Business Litigation)
Robert M. Zimmerman (Business Litigation)

Kristy N. Britsch (Employee Benefits/ERISA)
Brian C. Close (Business/Corporate)
Jennie K. Ferguson (Business Litigation)
Michael V. Passella (Construction Litigation)
Jeffrey A. Willis (Business Litigation)

In addition to being recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer, the following attorneys were named to the Top 100 attorneys list for the state of Ohio: Thomas J. Bonasera, J. Michael Cooney, and Donald B. Leach, Jr.

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.