Robins Kaplan Attorneys Named to 2020 Best Lawyers in America List

August 15, 2019

Robins Kaplan LLP is pleased to announce that several of the firm’s attorneys have been named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2020, and two of those honorees have also earned recognition as “Lawyers of the Year.”

The “Lawyer of the Year” recognition is awarded to 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 recipients of “Lawyers of the Year” for 2020 are Chris Messerly for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Tara D. Sutton for Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs.

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.

Robins Kaplan attorneys named to the list include the following:

Antitrust:

  • Hollis Salzman
  • K. Craig Wildfang

 

Appellate Practice:

  • Pamela Berman
  • Eric J. Magnuson

 

Bet-the-Company Litigation:

  • Eric J. Magnuson
  • Lawrence A. Farese

 

Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law:

  • Howard J. Weg
  • James P. Menton, Jr.
  • Scott F. Gautier

 

Commercial Litigation:

  • Pamela Berman
  • Anne M. Lockner
  • Elliot S. Kaplan
  • Eric J. Magnuson
  • Lawrence A. Farese
  • Roman M. Silberfeld
  • Stephen P. Safranski
  • Christopher P. Sullivan

 

Construction Law:

  • David C. Veis

 

Employment Law – Management:

  • Pamela Berman

 

Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television:

  • Marcia J. Harris

 

Insurance Law:

  • William Erickson
  • John N. Love
  • Alan R. Miller
  • William H. Stanhope

 

Litigation – Bankruptcy:

  • Howard J. Weg
  • Scott F. Gautier

 

Litigation – Insurance

  • Amy M. Churan

Litigation – Intellectual Property:

  • James Anderson
  • Anthony A. Froio
  • Bryan J. Vogel
  • Christopher A. Seidl
  • Christopher K. Larus
  • Cyrus A. Morton
  • Jake M. Holdreith
  • Ronald J. Schutz
  • Steven C. Carlson

 

Litigation – Patent:

  • Christopher A. Seidl
  • Christopher K. Larus
  • Jake M. Holdreith
  • Ronald J. Schutz

 

Litigation – Trusts and Estates:

  • Steve A. Brand

 

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs:

  • Kate E. Jaycox
  • Munir R. Meghjee
  • Tara D. Sutton

 

Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs:

  • Chris Messerly
  • John F. Eisberg
  • Philip Sieff

 

Native American Law:

  • Brendan V. Johnson
  • Timothy Q. Purdon

 

Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs:

  • James L. Fetterly
  • John F. Eisberg
  • Leo F. Feeney
  • Teresa Fariss McClain
  • Peter A. Schmit

 

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants:

  • Jason W. Pfeiffer

 

Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs:

  • James L. Fetterly

 

Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs:

  • James L. Fetterly

 

Real Estate Law:

  • Steven A. Schumeister

 

Trusts and Estates:

  • Steve A. Brand
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