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Dinsmore & Shohl Receives Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2010

June 18, 2010News Releases

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP is pleased to announce that its attorneys have received top rankings - including 10 No. 1 rankings - in Chambers USA 2010 Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers.

In compiling the current US directory, thousands of interviews were conducted throughout the United States carried out by a team of over 50 full-time researchers. Law firms and individual attorneys are ranked in bands from one to six, with one being the best.

This year, several attorneys were ranked No. 1 in their respective field including: Mark A. Carter, Chauncey S.R. Curtz, Frank P. Doheny, Jr., Kim Martin Lewis, Robert J. O'Neil, Kathryn A. Quesenberry, John R. Rhorer, Jr., Forrest H. Roles, Lynda E. Roesch and George H. Vincent (see complete, detailed listing below).

Overall, the firm was ranked in 14 total categories with 40 attorneys ranked across numerous practice areas. For more detailed information on the Chambers USA rankings, please click here.

Dinsmore & Shohl Rankings

Ranked 2
Corporate/M&A - Ohio
Environment, Natural Resources & Utilities - Kentucky
Intellectual Property - Kentucky
Labor & Employment - Kentucky
Labor & Employment - Ohio
Labor & Employment - West Virginia
Litigation: General Commercial - West Virginia
Natural Resources - West Virginia

Ranked 3
Bankruptcy/Restructuring - Ohio
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation - Ohio
Intellectual Property - Ohio
Litigation: General Commercial - Kentucky

Ranked 4
Construction - Ohio
Litigation: General Commercial - Ohio

Individual Rankings

Ranked 1
Kim Martin Lewis (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Lynda E. Roesch (Intellectual Property)
George H. Vincent (Corporate/M&A)

Ranked 2
Michael W. Hawkins (Labor & Employment)
Donald B. Leach, Jr. (Construction)
Tim J. Robinson (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Ben F. Wells (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)

Ranked 3
Calvin D. Buford (Corporate/M&A)
William M. Freedman (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
Michael S. Glassman (Labor & Employment)
Jan E. Hensel (Labor & Employment)
Charles M. Roesch (Labor & Employment)
Joanne M. Schreiner (Real Estate)
Vincent B. Stamp (Natural Resources & Environment)
Susan B. Zaunbrecher (Corporate/M&A)

Ranked 4
Frank C. Woodside, III (Litigation: General Commercial)
Mark A. Vander Laan (Litigation: General Commercial)

Ranked S
Richard A. Killworth (Intellectual Property)
Clifford A. Roe, Jr. (Corporate/M&A)

Ranked 1
Chauncey S.R. Curtz (Environment, Natural Resources & Utilities: Natural Resources)
Frank P. Doheny, Jr. (Litigation: Medical Malpractice & Insurance Defense)
Kathryn A. Quesenberry (Labor & Employment)
John R. Rhorer, Jr. (Environment, Natural Resources & Utilities: Natural Resources)

Ranked 2
Richard H.C. Clay (Litigation: General Commercial)
Barbara B. Edelman (Litigation: General Commercial)
Jon L. Fleischaker (Labor & Employment)
Jon L. Fleischaker (Litigation: General Commercial)
Raymond C. Haley, III (Labor & Employment)
David R. Monohan (Litigation: General Commercial)
Donna King Perry (Labor & Employment)
Joseph H. Terry (Intellectual Property)

Ranked 3
Joseph H. Terry (Corporate/M&A)

Ranked 4
Colin H. Lindsay (Litigation: General Commercial)

Ranked U
R. Kenyon Meyer (Litigation: General Commercial)

Ranked 1
Mark A. Carter (Labor & Employment)
Robert J. O'Neil (Corporate/Commercial: Healthcare)
Forrest H. Roles (Labor & Employment)

Ranked 2
Anna M. Dailey (Labor & Employment)
W. Henry Jernigan, Jr. (Litigation: General Commercial)
Donna C. Kelly (Natural Resources)
Christopher B. Power (Natural Resources: Environment)

Ranked U
Jill Cranston Bentz (Litigation: Healthcare)

S - Senior Statesman
U - Up and Coming

About Chambers USA
Chambers & Partners is a publishing group based out of London, England, that specializes in legal publishing. Since 1999, Chambers USA has been researching the US legal profession. Chambers USA employs a team of 100 highly qualified full-time researchers who conduct thousands of interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide. For more information, please visit