Whiteford, Taylor & Preston attorneys listed in Best Lawyers in America 2018, two named “Lawyer of the Year”

Fifty-nine lawyers from Whiteford, Taylor & Preston have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken S.C.). The lawyers selected are based in the firm’s Maryland, Washington and Virginia offices. Client comments are posted on the U.S. News & Best Lawyers web site, at bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

In addition, two lawyers were selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for their particular areas of practice. They are:

  • Albert J. Matricciani 2018 Baltimore Mediation Law “Lawyer of the Year.”
  • Gregory M. Stone – 2018 Baltimore Intellectual Property Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

The individual lawyers listed in “Best Lawyers” and their areas of recognition are below (*new recognition in 2018):

Maryland – Baltimore

Edward M. Buxbaum Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

John F. Carlton Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and

Reorganization Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Mary Claire Chesshire Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Non-profit/Charities Law

Robert B. Curran Corporate Law

Tax Law

Deborah H. Diehl Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Public Finance Law

Gardner M. Duvall Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Howard R. Feldman Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law

Information Technology Law

Martin T. Fletcher Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and

Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Stephen F. Fruin Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and

Reorganization Law

Peter Guattery Employment Law – Management
Harry S. Johnson Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Frank S. Jones, Jr. Copyright Law

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Patent Law

Trademark Law

Venture Capital Law

Edward U. Lee III Real Estate Law
Paul W. Madden Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Richard J. Magid Commercial Litigation
Albert J. Matricciani Appellate Practice

Arbitration

Mediation

Rose M. Matricciani Health Care Law
Albert Mezzanotte, Jr. Commercial Litigation

Education Law

Insurance Law

Kimberly J. Min* Real Estate Law
S. Keith Moulsdale Privacy and Data Security Law
Paul M. Nussbaum Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Gary S. Posner Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Herman B. Rosenthal Tax Law
William F. Ryan, Jr. Commercial Litigation

Litigation – Environmental

Litigation – Intellectual Property

Dennis J. Shaffer Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Robert Sloan III Trusts and Estates
Gregory M. Stone Litigation – Intellectual Property

Litigation – Patent

Patent Law

Technology Law

Trademark Law

Steven E. Tiller Litigation – Intellectual Property

Litigation – Patent

Patent Law

Technology Law

Trade Secrets Law*

J. Daniel  Vorsteg Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Warren N. Weaver Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Thomas Whiteford Commercial Litigation

Litigation – Real Estate

William B. Whiteford Arbitration

Mediation

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Thurman W. Zollicoffer, Jr. Product Liability Litigation – Defendants


Maryland – Bethesda

Nelson C. Cohen Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Brent C. Strickland Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Maryland – Columbia

Thomas C. Barbuti Real Estate Law
Robert F. Carney Construction Law

Litigation – Construction

Sigrid C. Haines Elder Law

Health Care Law

Maryland – Towson

G. Scott Barhight Land Use and Zoning Law

Litigation – Land Use and Zoning

Real Estate Law

Jennifer R. Busse Land Use and Zoning Law
Edwin G. Fee, Jr. Trusts and Estates
John B. Gontrum Land Use and Zoning Law

Litigation – Land Use and Zoning

John A. Hayden III Corporate Law
George S. Lawler Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Venture Capital Law

Jennifer Ryan Lazenby Insurance Law

Virginia – Falls Church

Raymond J. Diaz Litigation – Real Estate

Real Estate Law

Bradford F. Englander Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Christopher A. Jones Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Andrew J. Terrell Litigation – Construction

Litigation – Real Estate

Eric A. Vendt Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Virginia – Roanoke

Michael E. Hastings Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Brandy M. Rapp Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation – Bankruptcy

Washington, D.C.

C. Allen Foster Litigation – Construction
Ann M. Garfinkle Trusts and Estates
Jefferson C. Glassie Non-profit/Charities Law
Kenneth J. Ingram Education Law
Jennifer S. Jackman* Litigation – Labor and Employment
David R. Kuney Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Barry S. Neuman Environmental Law

Litigation – Environmental

About Best Lawyers

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties, 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.”

About Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP

The more than 160 attorneys at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston are dedicated to offering a comprehensive range of business law and litigation service to regional, national and international clients. We deliver sophisticated, cost – effective legal services to innovative start-ups, middle market companies and global enterprises from our 13 offices in Delaware, D.C., Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

Source: Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP

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