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23 Dinsmore Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®

August 18, 2014News Releases
Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce that 23 of its attorneys were recently named “Best Lawyers® 2015 “Lawyer of the Year.” In each city, one lawyer from each practice area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” The attorneys received the honor based on reviews by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

The firm received this designation in 24 categories, with Cincinnati Partner Charles F. Hertlein, Jr. named “Lawyer of the Year” in two practice areas.

Dinsmore’s Best Lawyers® 2015 “Lawyers of the Year”:

KENTUCKY
Lexington
Barbara B. Edelman- Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year”
Glen S. Bagby- Litigation - Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year”
Linsey W. West- Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”


OHIO
Cincinnati
Alan H. Abes- Insurance Law "Lawyer of the Year"
Michael D. Eagen- Litigation- Antitrust “Lawyer of the Year”
Karen K. Gaunt- Copyright Law “Lawyer of the Year”
Charles F. Hertlein, Jr. -Corporate Governance Law “Lawyer of the Year”
-Securities Regulation “Lawyer of the Year”
M. Gabrielle Hils- Product Liability Litigation – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”
Mary-Jo Pullen- Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants “Lawyer of the Year”
Mark L. Silbersack- Antitrust Law “Lawyer of the Year”
Lee M. Stautberg- Litigation - Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year”
Mark A. Vander Laan- Litigation – Municipal “Lawyer of the Year”
George H. Vincent- Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year”


Columbus
Donald B. Leach, Jr. - Litigation - Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year”


Dayton
B. Joseph Schaeff- Litigation - Intellectual Property “Lawyer of the Year”
David R. Wickham- Litigation - Trusts and Estates “Lawyer of the Year”
James F. Gottman- Patent Law “Lawyer of the Year”


PENNSYLVANIA
Pittsburgh
C. James Zeszutek- Litigation - Banking and Finance “Lawyer of the Year”
Edmund M. Carney- Natural Resources Law “Lawyer of the Year”
Thomas C. Reed- Mining Law “Lawyer of the Year”


WEST VIRGINIA
Charleston
Anna M. Dailey- Labor Law – Management “Lawyer of the Year"
W. Henry Jernigan, Jr.- Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year"

Morgantown
David M. Thomas- Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law “Lawyer of the Year”


Additionally, 164 Dinsmore attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

About Best Lawyers
Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel Magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”