Dinsmore & Shohl Received Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2015

June 11, 2015News Releases
Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce that its attorneys have received top rankings, including 9 No. 1 rankings, in the 2015 Edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

In compiling the current directory, thousands of interviews were conducted throughout the United States carried out by a team of 150 full-time researchers. Law firms and individual attorneys are ranked in bands from one to six, with one being the best.

This year, George H. Vincent, Managing Partner and Chairman, received the Eminent Practitioner honor. Several attorneys were ranked No. 1 in their respective field including: Jack C. Bender, Carolyn M. Brown, Mark A. Carter, Kim Martin Lewis, Thomas J. Murray, Donna King Perry, Christopher J. Plybon, Kathryn A. Quesenberry and Lynda E. Roesch. Overall, the firm was ranked in 14 total categories with 50 attorneys ranked across various practice areas.

Dinsmore Rankings

Ranked 2:
Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Ohio)
Corporate/Commercial (West Virginia)
Corporate/M&A (Ohio)
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Ohio)
Environment, Natural Resources & Utilities (Kentucky)
Labor & Employment (Kentucky)
Labor & Employment (West Virginia)
Litigation: General Commercial (Kentucky)
Litigation: General Commercial (West Virginia)
Natural Resources (West Virginia)
Real Estate (West Virginia)

Ranked 3:
Intellectual Property (Ohio)
Litigation: General Commercial (Ohio)

Ranked 4:
Labor & Employment (Ohio)

Individual Rankings


Ranked 1:
Kim Martin Lewis- Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Lynda E. Roesch- Intellectual Property

Ranked 2:
Karen Kreider Gaunt- Intellectual Property
Donald B. Leach, Jr. - Construction
Tim J. Robinson- Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Richard B. Tranter- Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
Mark A. Vander Laan- Litigation: General Commercial
Ben F. Wells- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Ranked 3:
Michael W. Hawkins- Labor & Employment
Timothy D. Hoffman- Natural Resources
David A. Whaley- Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Ranked 4:
Calvin D. Buford- Corporate/M&A
Michael S. Glassman- Labor & Employment
Jan E. Hensel- Labor & Employment
Charles F. Hertlein, Jr.- Corporate/M&A
Jeffrey P. Hinebaugh- Litigation: General Commercial
Charles M. Roesch- Labor & Employment
Joanne M. Schreiner- Real Estate
Frank C. Woodside III- Litigation: General Commercial
Susan B. Zaunbrecher – Corporate/M&A

Ranked Eminent Practitioner:
George H. Vincent- Corporate/M&A

Ranked U- Up and Coming:
Joshua A. Lorentz- Intellectual Property


Ranked 1:
Jack C. Bender - Environment
Carolyn M. Brown – Environment
Donna King Perry- Labor & Employment
Kathryn A. Quesenberry- Labor & Employment

Ranked 2:
Chauncey S. R. Curtz- Environment
Barbara B. Edelman- Litigation: General Commercial
Jon L. Fleischaker- Litigation: General Commercial
John R. Rhorer, Jr.- Environment, Natural Resources & Utilities: Natural Resources

Ranked 3:
Richard H. C. Clay- Litigation: General Commercial
Denise M. Everett – Intellectual Property
David R. Monohan- Litigation: General Commercial


Ranked 1:
Mark A. Carter - Labor & Employment
Thomas J. Murray – Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance
Christopher J. Plybon – Corporate/Commercial, Real Estate

Ranked 2:
Richard J. Bolen – Natural Resources
Anna M. Dailey- Labor & Employment
Kevin A. Nelson – Labor & Employment
Audy M. Perry Jr. – Corporate/Commercial: Tax
F. Thomas Rubenstein- Natural Resources

Ranked 3:
Thomas H. Gilpin – Corporate/Commercial, Real Estate
Donna C. Kelly – Natural Resources
John H. Mahaney – Litigation
David M. Thomas - Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance
Scott K. Sheets – Labor & Employment

Ranked 4:
J. David Bolen – Litigation
Richard J. Bolen – Litigation

Ranked S- Senior Statesman
Forrest H. Roles- Labor & Employment
W. Henry Jernigan, Jr.- Litigation: General Commercial

About Chambers USA
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