Robins Kaplan LLP Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers in America List, Two Named “Lawyers of the Year”

41 of the firm’s attorneys have been named to The Best Lawyers in America 2017

August 15, 2016

Minneapolis, MN—August 15, 2016—Robins Kaplan LLP® is proud to announce that several of the firm’s attorneys have been named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2017. In addition, two of the firm’s attorneys, Ron Schutz and William Stanhope, have been named “Lawyers of the Year.”

Best Lawyers® is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. Inclusion is based on a sophisticated and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful evaluations of the quality of legal services. The results are drawn from millions of votes, leading to a list of more than 50,000 attorneys across 140 practice areas.

The “Lawyer of the Year” recognition is awarded to just one attorney in a major practice area in each metropolitan area.  Recipients are selected based on particularly impressive peer-review results gathered from other attorneys in the same communities and the same fields. The recognition stands as a reflection of the recipient’s abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

Robins Kaplan attorneys named to the list include the following:

A. James Anderson, Partner: Intellectual Property Litigation; Atlanta, GA

John F. Eisberg, Of Counsel: Medical Malpractice Law—Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation—Plaintiffs; Minneapolis, MN

Anthony A. Froio, Managing Partner, Boston Office; Member of Executive Board: Intellectual Property Litigation; Boston, MA

Marcia J. Harris, Special Counsel: Entertainment Law—Motion Pictures and Television; Los Angeles, CA

Jake M. Holdreith, Partner: Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation; Minneapolis, MN

Elliot S. Kaplan, Partner: Commercial Litigation; Minneapolis, MN 

Anne M. Lockner, Partner; Co-Chair, Retail Industry Practice Group: Commercial Litigation; Minneapolis, MN

John N. Love, Partner: Insurance Law; Boston, MA

Eric J. Magnuson, Partner: Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, and Commercial Litigation; Minneapolis, MN

Chris Messerly, Partner: Medical Malpractice Law—Plaintiffs; Minneapolis, MN

Alan R. Miller, Of Counsel: Insurance Law; Boston, MA

Cyrus A. Morton, Partner; Chair, Patent Office Trials Group: Intellectual Property Litigation: Minneapolis, MN

Jason W. Pfeiffer, Partner; Industry Leader, Manufacturing: Product Liability Litigation—Defendants; Minneapolis, MN

Stephen P. Safranski, Partner; Industry Leader, Food and Beverage: Commercial Litigation; Minneapolis, MN

Peter A. Schmit, Partner; Chair, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Group: Personal Injury Litigation—Plaintiffs; Minneapolis, MN

Steven A. Schumeister, Managing Partner; Business Group Chair; Member of the Executive Board: Real Estate Law; Minneapolis, MN

Ronald J. Schutz, Partner; Chair, National IP and Technology Litigation Group; Managing Partner, New York Office; Member of the Executive Board: Lawyer of the Year; Intellectual Property Litigation and Patent Litigation; Minneapolis, MN

Christopher A. Seidl, Partner: Intellectual Property Litigation: Minneapolis, MN

Phillip Sieff, Partner, Investigation Department Supervising Attorney: Medical Malpractice Law—Plaintiffs; Minneapolis, MN

Roman Silberfeld, National Trial Chair; Member of the Executive Board: Commercial Litigation; Los Angeles, CA

William H. Stanhope, Partner: Lawyer of the Year; Insurance Law; Atlanta, GA

Tara D. Sutton, Partner; Chair, Mass Tort Group; Member of the Executive Board: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions—Plaintiffs; Minneapolis, MN. 

Bryan J. Vogel, Partner: Intellectual Property Litigation; New York, NY 

K. Craig Wildfang, Partner; Co-Chair, Antitrust and Trade Regulations Group: Antitrust Litigation; Minneapolis, MN

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