Dinsmore & Shohl Attorneys top 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers Lists

December 7, 2017News Releases

Dinsmore & Shohl announces 59 of its attorneys have been named to the Ohio Super Lawyers list and the Rising Stars list for 2018.

Attorneys on the Super Lawyers list are selected by a multi-phase process that takes into account independent research, peer evaluations and professional achievement. The Rising Stars list recognizes up-and-coming attorneys in Ohio.

Dinsmore attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers & Rising Stars are listed below:



Gary E. Becker (Civil Litigation: Defense)

Christopher A. Benintendi (Workers' Compensation)

David J. Brittingham (Civil Litigation: Defense)

Eric K. Combs (Business Litigation)

J. Michael Cooney (Estate & Probate)

Michael D. Eagen (General Litigation)

Karen K. Gaunt (Intellectual Property)

Michael S. Glassman (Employment & Labor)

Michael W. Hawkins (Employment & Labor)

Mary J. Healy (Estate & Probate)

Jeffrey P. Hinebaugh (Entertainment & Sports)

Eric C. Holzapfel (Construction Litigation)

Nancy A. Lawson (Business Litigation)

Kim Martin Lewis (Bankruptcy: Business)

Joshua A. Lorentz (Intellectual Property)

John D. Luken (Intellectual Property Litigation)

John C. Merchant (Government Finance)

Brian P. Perry (Workers’ Compensation)

Charles M. Roesch (Employment & Labor)

Jerry S. Sallee (Employment & Labor)

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)

George B. Wilkinson (Workers Compensation)

Frank C. Woodside, III (Class Action)
Susan B. Zaunbrecher (Banking)


Donald A. Antrim (Health Care)

Thomas J. Bonasera (Estate & Probate)

D. Michael Crites (Criminal Defense: White Collar)

Jan E. Hensel (Employment & Labor)

Thomas W. Hess (Health Care)

Karen S. Hockstad (Business Litigation)

Donald B. Leach, Jr. (Construction Litigation)

William M. Mattes (Business Litigation)

Brett L. Miller (Workers' Compensation)

Eric J. Plinke (Health Care)

Michael L. Squillace (Workers’ Compensation)


Thomas P. Whelley, II (Business Litigation)



Matthew S. Arend (Health Care)

Mark G. Arnzen, Jr. (Business Litigation)

J. Corey Asay (Employment Litigation: Defense)

Charles E. Baverman III (Real Estate)

April L. Besl (Intellectual Property)

Alicia A. Bond-Lewis (Business Litigation)

Andrew B. Cassady (Business Litigation)

Michael J. Gray (Environmental)

Patrick M. Hagan (Business Litigation)

Anthony “T.J.” Jagoditz (Workers’ Compensation)

Thomas P. Kemp, Jr. (Business Litigation)

Michael B. Mattingly (Employment Litigation: Defense)

Mary K. Newman (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Andrew J. Recker (Workers’ Compensation)

Laurie A. Witek (General Litigation)

Robert M. Zimmerman (Business Litigation)


Christian Gonzalez (Banking)

V. Drew Linnenbom (Government Finance)

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.