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U.S. NEWS & BEST LAWYERS PRESENT

8TH EDITION


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IN THIS ISSUE

THE QUEST FOR SMARTER,

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BETTER RFPS BY ANNE FORKNER

THE NEW ERA FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN THE UNITED STATES BY BROOK BAILEY AND BOBBY GUY

THE JOINT EMPLOYER

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BY D. FINN PRESSLY AND JUDITH WETHALL

THREAT TO THE FRANCHISE DISTRIBUTION MODEL

FLOATING INFRASTRUCTURE BY BARRY M. HELLER

BY STEVEN M. CHARNEY

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EVOLUTION OF THE U.S. CONSTRUCTION MARKET

SOVEREIGN ENTERPRISE

PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIAN TRIBES

BY EDWARD D. GEHRES

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Q&A WITH BOB BOSTROM

SPOTLIGHT: ADVISORY BOARD

BY KERRI L. BARSH

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GENERAL COUNSEL OF ABERCROMBIE & FITCH

Q&A WITH COLLEEN TRACY JAMES OF MAYER BROWN LLP

Q&A WITH JAMIE GORELICK OF WilmerHale

Q&A WITH HERB GERSON OF FordHarrison LLP

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4 RANKINGS INDEX 6 CONTRIBUTORS

7 METHODOLOGY

8 ADVISORY BOARD

10 LAW FIRMS OF THE YEAR 14 NATIONAL PRACTICE AREAS

15 METRO PRACTICE AREAS 16 GLOBAL ANALYSIS

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50 NATIONAL RANKINGS 76 METRO RANKINGS

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WELLNESS PROGRAMS ON THE RUN

BY CATHERINE M. BRENNAN

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NEW IMMIGRATION REGULATION ESTABLISHES GRACE PERIODS FOR TERMINATED FOREIGN WORKERS

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GLOBAL ANALYSIS


IN THIS ISSUE

2018 “BEST LAW FIRMS” METROPOLITAN TIER 1 RANKINGS

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NATIONAL TIER 1 RANKINGS BY PRACTICE AREA

54 ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LAW ADVERTISING LAW ANTITRUST LAW APPELLATE PRACTICE 56 BANKING AND FINANCE LAW BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW 58 BIOTECHNOLOGY LAW COMMERCIAL LITIGATION COMMUNICATIONS LAW CONSTRUCTION LAW COPYRIGHT LAW 60 CORPORATE LAW CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR (ADDED FOR 2018)

DERIVATIVES AND FUTURES LAW EMPLOYEE BENEFITS (ERISA) LAW 61 EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT ENERGY LAW 62 ENTERTAINMENT LAW - MOTION PICTURES & TELEVISION ENTERTAINMENT LAW MUSIC ENVIRONMENTAL LAW EQUIPMENT FINANCE LAW FDA LAW FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATION LAW FRANCHISE LAW HEALTH CARE LAW

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63 IMMIGRATION LAW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW INSURANCE LAW INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION COMMERCIAL INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION GOVERNMENTAL INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE LAW LABOR LAW MANAGEMENT LAND USE & ZONING LAW 64 LEVERAGED BUYOUTS AND PRIVATE EQUITY LAW LITIGATION - ANTITRUST LITIGATION - BANKING & FINANCE LITIGATION - BANKRUPTCY LITIGATION CONSTRUCTION 65 LITIGATION ENVIRONMENTAL LITIGATION - ERISA 66 LITIGATION - FIRST AMENDMENT LITIGATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION - MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 67 LITIGATION - PATENT LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE 68 LITIGATION - REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT (SEC, TELECOM, ENERGY) LITIGATION - SECURITIES LITIGATION - TAX

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69 MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS DEFENDANTS MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS PLAINTIFFS 70 MEDIA LAW MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW 71 MINING LAW MUTUAL FUNDS LAW NATIVE AMERICAN LAW NATURAL RESOURCES LAW OIL & GAS LAW PATENT LAW PRIVATE FUNDS / HEDGE FUNDS LAW PROJECT FINANCE LAW PUBLIC FINANCE LAW 72 RAILROAD LAW REAL ESTATE LAW SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS LAW SECURITIES REGULATION 73 SECURITIZATION AND STRUCTURED FINANCE LAW SPORTS LAW TAX LAW 74 TECHNOLOGY LAW TIMBER LAW TRADEMARK LAW 75 TRANSPORTATION LAW TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW VENTURE CAPITAL LAW

78 ALABAMA 81 ALASKA 82 ARIZONA 86 ARKANSAS 87 CALIFORNIA 99 COLORADO 103 CONNECTICUT 106 DELAWARE 107 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 110 FLORIDA 122 GEORGIA 127 HAWAII 128 IDAHO 129 ILLINOIS 134 INDIANA 136 IOWA 138 KANSAS 140 KENTUCKY 142 LOUISIANA 146 MAINE 147 MARYLAND 150 MASSACHUSETTS 153 MICHIGAN 159 MINNESOTA 161 MISSISSIPPI 163 MISSOURI 166 MONTANA 167 NEBRASKA 168 NEVADA 169 NEW HAMPSHIRE 171 NEW JERSEY 174 NEW MEXICO 176 NEW YORK 186 NORTH CAROLINA 192 NORTH DAKOTA 192 OHIO 199 OKLAHOMA 202 OREGON 204 PENNSYLVANIA 210 RHODE ISLAND 210 SOUTH CAROLINA 214 SOUTH DAKOTA 215 TENNESSEE 219 TEXAS 231 UTAH 232 VERMONT 233 VIRGINIA 238 WASHINGTON 242 WEST VIRGINIA 244 WISCONSIN 248 WYOMING


CONTRIBUTORS

BROOK BAILEY is a shareholder with Polsinelli’s Kansas City office. She is a leader on the firm’s real estate team and specializes in health care M&A transactions. Bailey has led the real estate transfers for one of the largest United States senior living transactions of 2017. KERRI L. BARSH is co-chair of Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s environmental practice and represents public and private clients on an array of environmental regulatory, permitting, and litigation matters, including transactional support and due diligence, environmental assessment and liability matters, energy and infrastructure projects, wetlands and coastal permitting, complex land use projects, air quality matters, hazardous materials contamination, and other compliance and enforcement cases. CATHERINE M. BRENNAN is a partner in the Maryland office of Hudson Cook, LLP, which exclusively provides consumer and commercial regulatory compliance advice to financial institutions. Ms. Brennan has focused on Fintech as it has developed over the last several years and routinely advises Wall Street firms investing in this space. Contact her at cbrennan@hudco.com. STEVEN M. CHARNEY is chairman of Peckar & Abramson and resident in the firm’s New York office. Mr. Charney’s background couples extensive academic and hands-on experience in the construction industry with decades of experience in litigating for and providing legal counsel to contractors and developers.

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ANNE FORKNER is the director of client services, marketing counsel at Ogletree Deakins. She works with the firm’s attorneys and practice and industry groups to develop business development strategies and to craft programs with well-honed, substantive content on significant and emerging challenges for employers. She may be reached by email at anne.forkner@ ogletree.com. EDWARD D. GEHRES heads the Van Ness Feldman Native American and tribal business practice group. Ed brings nearly 20 years of experience in law and policy to his representation of Alaska Native and Native American interests, businesses dealing with tribes, and clients in the energy and natural resources space. With national counsel experience in complex litigation, government relations, political strategy, public affairs, and regulatory work, Ed deploys a 360 degree view of client organizations, their markets, their regulators, and the risks and political challenges each faces. ANDREW GREENFIELD is the managing partner of Fragomen's Washington, D.C., office and a member of the firm’s executive committee. Andrew advises U.S. and global organizations across industries on U.S. immigration and nationality law, regulation, policy, and compliance.

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BOBBY GUY is a health care deal lawyer with Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli in the firm’s Nashville, Tennessee location. He specializes in buying and selling health care businesses and has led the two largest skilled nursing spinoffs in the United States in the last year. Guy is also the co-creator of several national financial indices. BARRY M. HELLER is the senior most franchise litigation partner of DLA Piper. He represents franchisors in litigation, arbitration, and mediation and counsels clients on issues involving franchising, distribution, intellectual property, and antitrust law. D. FINN PRESSLY is a partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, and he focuses his practice on employee benefits compliance, with a particular focus on health and welfare plans. He has extensive experience counseling clients on issues related to wellness program design, state-law temporary disability laws, and consumerdriven health care initiatives (including health savings accounts and health reimbursement arrangements). JUDITH WETHALL is a partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP, and she focuses her practice on employee benefits, specifically health and welfare programs. She counsels employers, plan administrators, insurers, and consultants on a wide range of ERISA compliance issues.


METHODOLOGY

FOR 2018 U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS “BEST LAW FIRMS” All of the quantitative and qualitative data were combined into an overall “Best Law Firms” score for each firm. This data was then compared to other firms within the same metropolitan area and at the national level. Because firms were often separated by small or insignificant differences in overall score, we use a tiering system rather than ranking law firms sequentially. The first tier in each metropolitan area includes those firms that scored within a certain percentage of the highest scoring firm(s); the second tier, those firms that scored within a certain percentage of the next highest scoring firm(s), and so on. The national rankings were based on metropolitan rankings as well as on the number of offices each firm had with a metropolitan ranking and on the level of legal activity in each metropolitan area. The number of tiers included in each practice area or metropolitan area ranking varies. Of the 13,745 firms that were eligible to submit information for the ranking process, 13,372 firms, including a large number of oneperson firms, received rankings, and 8,914 of those firms received first tier national and/or metropolitan rankings. Metropolitan areas are defined by assessing the population of eligible law firms geographically to guarantee enough comparative data to produce accurate results. There are eight states that had high percentages of eligible law firms located in one large metropolitan area. Because there were also eligible law firms outside of those metropolitan areas, but not enough to create accurate results for separate metropolitan rankings, results were produced for the entire state. The states that fall into this category are: Alaska, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Utah. Practice area rankings were produced both nationally and within 186 metropolitan areas across the United

States. Because some practice areas have minimal presence in particular legal markets, or because there was not enough data garnered for proper evaluation, some practice areas that are covered in our research are not represented in the national rankings or various metropolitan rankings. The 2018 “Best Law Firms” national rankings

cover 75 practice areas, while as many as 122 practice areas are covered on the metropolitan lists. For the seventh year, one law firm in 74 practice areas will receive the prestigious 2018 “Law Firm of the Year” recognition. Law firms receiving the “Law Firm of the Year” designation have an impressive overall performance in our research of a given practice area, representing a significant showing in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” initiative. 

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The U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is currently recognized in Best Lawyers in that practice area and metro. For more information on Best Lawyers , please visit www.bestlawyers.com. For the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list, the methodology for the initiative remained the same as in the previous seven years. Clients were asked to provide feedback on firm practice groups, addressing expertise, responsiveness, understanding of a business and its needs, costeffectiveness, civility, and whether they would refer another client to the firm. Clients also had the option to write in the names of law firms with which they’ve worked on other matters and within practice areas beyond those on which they were asked by the submitting firm to comment. Some clients chose to write comments about their experiences with the law firms. These comments are for reference only and were not used as data points in the formal evaluation process. Lawyers also voted on expertise, responsiveness, integrity, costeffectiveness, whether they would refer a matter to a firm, and whether they consider a firm a worthy competitor. We asked this group to vote on law firms that have preeminent national presence within specified legal practice area(s) they know well. For the fourth year, a Law Firm Leaders Survey was implemented to provide personal insight on the legal landscape surrounding the nationally ranked practice areas. In addition to information from these surveys, the rankings incorporate the 7.3 million evaluations of 55,000 individual leading lawyers collected by Best Lawyers in its most recent annual survey. In addition to lawyer and client feedback, law firms were asked to provide us with general demographic and background information on the law firm and attorneys and other data that speaks to the strengths of a law firm’s practice areas.


ADVISORY BOARD The Best Lawyers Advisory Board includes more than 400 of the most significant law firm leaders, general counsel, and other distinguished lawyers from 378 organizations and 59 countries. Increasingly, it has evolved from an advisory group to a network of some of the most influential lawyers worldwide. It includes the leaders of many of the world’s most prominent law firms, including Dimitry Afanasiev, chairman of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners; Evan R. Chesler, chairman of Cravath, Swaine & Moore; H. Rodgin Cohen, senior chairman of Sullivan & Cromwell; Xavier de Kergommeaux, of Gide Loyrette Nouel; Brad S. Karp, chairman of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; Pierre-Sébastien Thill, of CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre; Mary Padbury, vice chairman of Ashurst; Dr. Jack Schiffer, of counsel at Beiten Burkhardt; Fernando Vives Ruiz, executive chairman and managing partner of Garrigues; Sean Weir, national managing partner and CEO of Borden Ladner Gervais; Dr. Thomas Werlen, partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan; and Dr. Dieter Schenk, partner at Noerr, to name a few. The Advisory Board also includes the

general counsel of some of the largest corporations in the world, including Peter J. Beshar of Marsh & McLennan Companies, William J. Casazza, Antonino Cusimano of CMA CGM, Janet L. Dhillon of Burlington Stores, Inc., Michael D. Fricklas, Gregory Gallopoulos of General Dynamics, Elisa D. Garcia C. of Macy's, Inc., Frank R. Jimenez of Raytheon Company, Janet Langford Carrig of ConocoPhillips, Marc LawrenceApfelbaum of Time Warner Cable, and Mark D. Roellig of MassMutual Financial. Finally, the Advisory Board includes such distinguished lawyers as Dato’ Param Cumaraswamy, former chairman of the Human Rights Committee of the International Bar Association and U.N. special rapporteur; Lord Anthony Grabiner QC, one of the leading barristers in the United Kingdom, who also sits as a Deputy High Court judge of the Chancery and Queen’s Bench Divisions; Soli Jehangir Sorabjee, a senior advocate in the Supreme Court of India and former attorney general for India; and David Bennett AC QC, former solicitor-general of the Commonwealth of Australia. The full Advisory Board membership can be seen at www.bestlawyers.com.

ABOUT US Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere. Our lists of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peerreview surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. If the votes for an attorney are positive enough for inclusion in Best Lawyers, that attorney must maintain those votes in subsequent polls to remain on the list for each edition. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be included on our lists. FIRST EDITION OF THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA PUBLISHED

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Best Lawyers peer-reviewed listings are now published in almost 70 countries around the world, and our presence has grown substantially in the international legal community. The 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2018) includes 58,108 attorneys in 145 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and inclusion in this year’s publication is based on more than 7.4 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: STEVEN NAIFEH PRESIDENT: PHILLIP GREER DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGING EDITOR: ELIZABETH PETIT DIRECTOR OF PUBLICATIONS & CREATIVE SERVICES: MEREDITH HINSHAW-CHANEY DIRECTOR OF FINANCE: ALYSA CARMICHAEL, CPA FINANCE/HR COORDINATOR: HOLLY BOYNTON ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COORDINATOR: NICHOLAS ELSTON STAFF ACCOUNTANT: PERSA RHODEN BUSINESS MARKETING ANALYST: ZACH PEARSON CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST: JESSICA LE EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: JULIA YIP BEST LAWYERS RESEARCH MANAGER: KRISTEN GREER COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER: LISA SPIRES SENIOR EDITOR & TRAINING COORDINATOR: DE’ANDREA YOUMANS SENIOR EDITOR: JAMES MILEY U.S. EDITORS: KAYLA PRUITTE, MICHAELLA GRISSETT INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY COORDINATORS: EMMA BROWN, NATHANIEL FOUTCH INTERNATIONAL EDITOR: ALLIS YANG BEST LAW FIRMS MANAGER: VALERIE SMITH

BEST LAW FIRMS COORDINATOR: REBECCA BLACKWELL BEST LAW FIRMS EDITOR: JENNIFER GILMORE MEDIA RELATIONS MANAGER: KATIE MORGAN R&D CONTENT EDITOR: KYLE SEMONES PUBLIC RELATIONS ASSISTANT: RIDDHI PATEL PUBLICATIONS MANAGER: CHERYL RUCKER PUBLICATIONS MANAGING EDITOR: NICOLE ORTIZ PUBLICATIONS DESIGN MANAGER: ELENI TZINAKOS SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER: WILLIAM LOCASTO PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: ROBYN CARTER IT MANAGER: LARRY MEADOWS SOFTWARE ENGINEERS: CAROLINE CHONKO, GORDON CREEL, SHERMAN CULLER, TYLER DIMINICK, KIMBERLY JACKSON, KENNY QI PROGRAMMING INTERN: SHAFARAZ HASSAN LEGAL MEDIA SPECIALISTS: KELLY BROWN MANNY CANDAL (SALES STRATEGIST), THOMAS FOSS, ROBERT GAULT, DONOVAN HESLOP, ANTHONY POLITO, CORINNE LANG JOSH RUPALL (SALES MANAGER) NEW YORK OFFICE: 45 MAIN STREET, SUITE 820, BROOKLYN, NY 11201 718.509.6095 SOUTH CAROLINA OFFICE: 237 PARK AVENUE, SW, SUITE 101, AIKEN, SC 29801 803.648.0300 FLORIDA OFFICE: 25 N. MARKET ST., SUITE 116, JACKSONVILLE, FL 32202

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U.S. NEWS AND BEST L AW YERS have awarded “Law Firm of the Year” honors to a single firm in 74 practice areas recognized in the 2018 rankings. These firms have demonstrated exceptional performance in our research, a combination of client feedback, reviews by other attorneys within the same practice area, the firm’s collective contribution to each practice area, and input received by the industry’s firm leaders.

ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LAW HOLLAND & KNIGHT

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS ( ERISA) LAW PROSKAUER ROSE

ADVERTISING LAW VENABLE

EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT FISHER PHILLIPS

ANTITRUST LAW GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER

ENERGY LAW VINSON & ELKINS

APPELLATE PRACTICE GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER

ENTERTAINMENT LAW - MOTION PICTURES & TELEVISION DAVIS WRIGHT TREMAINE

BANKING AND FINANCE LAW SULLIVAN & CROMWELL BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW JONES DAY

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“We have been ranking law firms for eight years now,” says Steven Naifeh, CEO and co-founder of Best Lawyers. “We are proud that we have undertaken this challenging and important task so diligently and with such care that the legal profession has come to view our tens of thousands of rankings each year with widespread respect.”

ENTERTAINMENT LAW - MUSIC MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS ENVIRONMENTAL LAW BEVERIDGE & DIAMOND

BIOTECHNOLOGY LAW GOODWIN PROCTER

EQUIPMENT FINANCE LAW NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON & GARRISON

FDA LAW KING & SPALDING

COMMUNICATIONS LAW WILKINSON BARKER KNAUER

FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATION LAW MORRISON & FOERSTER

CONSTRUCTION LAW BRADLEY ARANT BOULT CUMMINGS

FRANCHISE LAW DLA PIPER

COPYRIGHT LAW THOMPSON COBURN

HEALTH CARE LAW POLSINELLI

CORPORATE LAW SULLIVAN & CROMWELL

IMMIGRATION LAW FRAGOMEN, DEL REY, BERNSEN AND LOEWY

DERIVATIVES AND FUTURES LAW CADWALADER, WICKERSHAM & TAFT

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW MORRISON & FOERSTER

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INSURANCE LAW COVINGTON & BURLING

LITIGATION - ANTITRUST JONES DAY

INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION - COMMERCIAL WHITE & CASE

LITIGATION - BANKING & FINANCE CLEARY GOTTLIEB STEEN & HAMILTON

INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION - GOVERNMENTAL KING & SPALDING

LITIGATION - BANKRUPTCY AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD

INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE LAW HOGAN LOVELLS US

LITIGATION - CONSTRUCTION PECKAR & ABRAMSON

LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT JACKSON LEWIS

LITIGATION - ENVIRONMENTAL K&L GATES

LAND USE & ZONING LAW COX, CASTLE & NICHOLSON

LITIGATION - ERISA ALSTON & BIRD

LEVERAGED BUYOUTS AND PRIVATE EQUITY LAW KIRKLAND & ELLIS

LITIGATION - FIRST AMENDMENT BALLARD SPAHR

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PATENT LAW PERKINS COIE

LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT OGLETREE, DEAKINS, NASH, SMOAK & STEWART

PRIVATE FUNDS / HEDGE FUNDS LAW SIDLEY AUSTIN

LITIGATION - MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM

PROJECT FINANCE LAW WHITE & CASE

LITIGATION - PATENT AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD

PUBLIC FINANCE LAW SQUIRE PATTON BOGGS

LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE AKERMAN

RAILROAD LAW THOMPSON COBURN

LITIGATION - REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT (SEC, TELECOM, ENERGY ) SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM

REAL ESTATE LAW GREENBERG TRAURIG

LITIGATION - SECURITIES SIDLEY AUSTIN LITIGATION - TAX MCDERMOTT WILL & EMERY MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - DEFENDANTS GORDON REES SCULLY MANSUKHANI MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - PLAINTIFFS SIMMONS HANLY CONROY MEDIA LAW BALLARD SPAHR

*AWARDED TO LEVINE SULLIVAN KOCH & SCHUL Z, WHICH HAS SINCE MERGED WITH BALL ARD SPAHR

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW CRAVATH, SWAINE & MOORE MINING LAW DINSMORE & SHOHL MUTUAL FUNDS LAW ROPES & GRAY NATIVE AMERICAN LAW VAN NESS FELDMAN

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LITIGATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WILMER CUTLER PICKERING HALE AND DORR

SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS LAW LATHAM & WATKINS SECURITIES REGULATION WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES SECURITIZATION AND STRUCTURED FINANCE LAW MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS SPORTS LAW WINSTON & STRAWN TAX LAW MAYER BROWN TECHNOLOGY LAW COOLEY TIMBER LAW SCHWABE, WILLIAMSON & WYATT TRADEMARK LAW NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT TRANSPORTATION LAW HOLLAND & KNIGHT TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW MCGUIREWOODS VENTURE CAPITAL LAW COOLEY

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FOR THE EIGHTH EDITION OF “BEST LAW FIRMS,” Best Lawyers and U.S. News once again worked together to rank 13,745 exceptional firms in various areas of legal practice. The rankings encompass a diverse group of firms across the nation, making the rankings a valuable research tool for the legal community as well as clients in search of legal counsel.

Presented in tiers, the rankings give designations to firms in 75 major practice areas nationally and in 122 practice areas regionally. Whether potential clients are representatives of Fortune 1000 companies or small business owners or individuals, we believe the “Best Law Firms” rankings provide a credible and reliable resource to assist in finding the right firm for their needs. Our entire database, featuring all rankings in all tiers, is available at bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

FIRMS WERE RANKED NATIONALLY IN 75 PRACTICE AREAS: ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LAW ADVERTISING LAW ANTITRUST LAW

APPELLATE PRACTICE

BANKING & FINANCE LAW BANKRUPTCY & CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY & REORGANIZATION LAW BIOTECHNOLOGY LAW

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION COMMUNICATIONS LAW CONSTRUCTION LAW COPYRIGHT LAW

CORPORATE LAW

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR

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DERIVATIVES & FUTURES LAW

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS ( ERISA) LAW

ENTERTAINMENT LAW - MUSIC

LITIGATION - BANKRUPTCY

EQUIPMENT FINANCE LAW

LITIGATION ENVIRONMENTAL

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW FDA LAW

FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATION LAW FRANCHISE LAW

HEALTH CARE LAW

IMMIGRATION LAW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW INSURANCE LAW

INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION - COMMERCIAL

INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION - GOVERNMENTAL

INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE LAW

LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT

EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT

LAND USE & ZONING LAW

ENTERTAINMENT LAW MOTION PICTURES & TELEVISION

LITIGATION - ANTITRUST

ENERGY LAW

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LITIGATION CONSTRUCTION

LITIGATION - ERISA LITIGATION - FIRST AMENDMENT

LITIGATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT

LITIGATION - MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LITIGATION - PATENT

LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE

LITIGATION - REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT (SEC, TELECOM, ENERGY )

MINING LAW

MUTUAL FUNDS LAW

NATIVE AMERICAN LAW

NATURAL RESOURCES LAW OIL & GAS LAW PATENT LAW

PRIVATE FUNDS / HEDGE FUNDS LAW

PROJECT FINANCE LAW PUBLIC FINANCE LAW RAILROAD LAW

REAL ESTATE LAW

SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS LAW

SECURITIES REGULATION

SECURITIZATION AND STRUCTURED FINANCE LAW

LITIGATION - SECURITIES

SPORTS LAW

MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - DEFENDANTS

TECHNOLOGY LAW

LITIGATION - TAX

MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - PLAINTIFFS MEDIA LAW

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW

TAX LAW

TIMBER LAW

TRADEMARK LAW

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NEW IMMIGRATION REGULATION ESTABLISHES GRACE PERIODS FOR TERMINATED FOREIGN WORKERS A new federal regulation makes it easier for U.S. employers to recruit and hire foreign professionals whose employment with their prior sponsors terminated within the preceding 60 days. It is now quicker and less expensive to hire these recently unemployed H-1B and other temporary workers (foreign professionals) whose skills and abilities employers need to support their businesses.

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oreign professionals working temporarily in the United States, along with their dependents, were previously required to depart the country immediately once their sponsored employment ended, whether by resignation or a layoff. There was no grace period. This meant that upon termination, these professionals had no time to finalize their affairs, were unable to remain in the country lawfully in order to seek alternate employment or a new visa status, and immediately became deportable from the United States. While U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has the discretion, upon request by a new employer, to excuse a gap in lawful status when a sponsored individual

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has already left his or her prior job, the agency considers these requests for good cause on a case-by-case basis, and historically, has been reluctant to forgive status gaps of more than 30 days. Now when a foreign professional loses his or her job, the new law in most cases grants him or her a 60day grace period, during which he or she can remain legally in the United States and seek sponsorship by a new employer. This benefit also logically extends to U.S. companies seeking to fill open positions, as they can now enhance their search to include foreign professionals still in the United States whose employment terminated in the preceding two months. Before the new regulation took effect, employers faced

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difficulties when a foreign professional who had already left a previous job was a recruiter’s top candidate. Employers were faced both with delays in the onboarding process while a new work permit was adjudicated and with the costs and delays of international travel since the employee would typically need to apply for a new visa at a U.S. consulate abroad, or at a minimum, cure the gap in status through departure from the United States and re-entry. An interesting feature of the new regulation is that it permits a foreign professional to use the grace period only one time—for up to 60 consecutive days—“during each authorized validity period.” The practical impact of this limitation is unclear since foreign professionals may be granted multiple validity periods while working in the United States, depending on the number of times U.S. employers petition for their services. For example, let’s say an H-1B worker is laid off, and after a month of unemployment (well within the new authorized grace period), a second employer successfully petitions for her services and to extend her stay in the United States. A year later, she is laid off again. After another monthlong job search, a third employer petitions to extend her stay in the


THIS MEANT THAT UPON TERMINATION, THESE PROFESSIONALS HAD NO TIME TO FINALIZE THEIR AFFAIRS, WERE UNABLE TO REMAIN IN THE COUNTRY LAWFULLY IN ORDER TO SEEK ALTERNATE EMPLOYMENT OR A NEW VISA STATUS, AND IMMEDIATELY BECAME DEPORTABLE FROM THE UNITED STATES.

employer would need to file a new petition with a request for a new employment validity period for the worker, and as a result, the employee would ostensibly benefit from another 60-day grace period upon a subsequent termination. In addition to the 60-day grace period, the new regulation also brings other temporary visa categories, including E treaty traders and investors, L-1 intracompany transferees, and TN NAFTA professionals, in line with a different type of grace period that has been part of the H-1B regulations for many years. Specifically, immigration rules now explicitly permit professionals in these visa categories to enter the United States up to 10 days before their approved employment begins and to remain in the United States for up to 10 days after the approved period of employment expires. Even when foreign professionals had been intent on repatriating to their home countries upon the conclusion of a temporary U.S. assignment, the absence of this grace period made it extraordinarily difficult for them to manage the

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United States, arguing that the employee became entitled to a new 60-day grace period once USCIS granted the second employer’s request to extend the validity of the worker’s employment. This argument is reasonable based on the plain language of the rule and should be argued by immigration counsel in appropriate circumstances. Another question is how the new grace period applies to employers seeking to rehire foreign professionals after terminating them. This can be especially tricky for employers of H-1B, H1B1, and E-3 professionals, as these employers must comply with wage obligations imposed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). Under DOL rules, these employers may be held liable for paying terminated foreign professionals their full salaries until the employer formally withdraws the approved petition. So while the new rule would allow an H-1B employer to terminate a worker for up to 60 days and rehire him or her without jeopardizing the worker’s legal status, given its DOL obligations—and the presumption that employers don’t wish to pay employees after terminating them—the employer could not simply have the employee resume the previously approved employment since DOL rules would prompt the employer to withdraw the prior petition in order to avoid continuing wage liability. Instead, to effect the rehire, the

conclusion of their employment and make an immediate departure. The expansion of this grace period to a larger number of visa categories properly recognizes the commercial realities of a modern business environment. 

ANDREW GREENFIELD FR AGOMEN, DEL REY, BERNSEN & LOEWY, LLP 1101 15th Street, N.W. Suite 700 Washington, D.C., 20005 www.fragomen.com

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WELLNESS PROGRAMS ON THE RUN The rise in employer-sponsored wellness programs has been accompanied by an even steeper rise in government regulation. This means that maintaining a compliant wellness program is more complicated than ever.

OVERVIEW

Wellness programs come in innumerable different shapes and sizes, but their end goals are often the same: reducing health plan expenditures by encouraging and incentivizing healthy behavior among employees. Common designs include: • Educational programs; • Weight loss challenges; • Competitions using step-tracking wearables; • Tobacco cessation programs; • Gym membership reimbursements; • Onsite flu shots; • Disease management programs; • Health risk questionnaires; and • Biometric screenings.

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Some employers choose to make these programs completely voluntary with no reward or penalty associated with participation. Others use incentives to drive higher participant involvement— and, hopefully, deeper reductions in health care expenses. These wellness incentives range from small prizes all the way to steep reductions in medical insurance premiums. In some cases, employers may demand more than just mere participation. The most aggressive forms of wellness programs will require participants to reach certain healthrelated benchmarks to earn the reward. An example of this would be a wellness program that requires participants to achieve a certain cholesterol level in order to receive reduced medical plan premiums. Confusingly, not all wellness programs are subject to the same laws. Minor changes in design can effect which laws impact the program. We have summarized three of the key federal laws that govern wellness programs below. In most cases, at least one of these laws will impact how the program is designed and administered.

DOL REGULATION

The DOL regulates wellness programs through HIPAA, a federal law that (among other things) prevents employersponsored group health plans from discriminating against employees based on their health. For example, this means that an employer can’t charge higher

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s explained below, wellness programs come in countless forms, and each design requires its own unique legal analysis. Employers interested in implementing an employee wellness program (or adjusting their current design) should familiarize themselves with the three key wellness laws: the Department of Labor’s wellness program regulations under HIPAA, the EEOC’s wellness program regulations under the ADA, and the Internal Revenue Code’s taxation of employer-paid benefits. Numerous other federal laws apply, but these three laws provide the foundation for most employer-sponsored wellness program approaches.

premiums to sick employees. However, as discussed above, some wellness programs require participants to meet health-related standards to earn reduced medical plan premiums, which could be viewed as a form of discrimination. In response, DOL adopted regulations under HIPAA that permit group health plans to use medical plan premium discounts as a wellness program reward, but only under limited conditions. For example, the reward associated with the program cannot exceed a certain threshold, which varies depending on whether the program includes a tobacco cessation element. Additionally, participants in some programs must be offered the opportunity to request a “reasonable alternative” to the wellness program if they are unable to satisfy the program’s standards. Importantly, these rules impact “group health plans” only. A wellness program can become linked to a group health plan if the reward is a reduction in medical plan premiums. In some cases, the wellness program itself can be a group health plan if it provides medical benefits (e.g.,


through a flu shot program or mental health counseling session).

EEOC WELLNESS PROGRAM RULES

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) also places limits on employersponsored wellness programs. Specifically, the ADA prohibits employers from requiring employees to submit to physical examinations or answer disability-required questions. The ADA includes a narrow carve-out for “voluntary wellness programs,” but fails to provide a concrete definition of what constitutes a “voluntary” program. After years of litigation and speculation, the EEOC issued regulations under the ADA in 2016 that established legal guidelines for establishing a voluntary wellness program. Like the DOL, the EEOC imposes a

EMPLOYERS INTERESTED IN IMPLEMENTING AN EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM (OR ADJUSTING THEIR CURRENT DESIGN ) SHOULD FAMILIARIZE THEMSELVES WITH THE THREE KEY WELLNESS LAWS: THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S WELLNESS PROGRAM REGULATIONS UNDER HIPAA, THE EEOC’S WELLNESS PROGRAM REGULATIONS UNDER THE ADA, AND THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE’S TAXATION OF EMPLOYER-PAID BENEFITS.

cap on the reward for completing an examination-related wellness program. The EEOC reasoned that if a reward or penalty was too high, the program would no longer be truly “voluntary” for the employee. The ADA also places additional rules on wellness programs, including important notice and privacy requirements. The EEOC wellness regulations have been met with criticism from employers sponsoring such wellness programs, as well as certain advocacy groups concerned that these programs invade employee privacy. In a recent case reviewing the EEOC’s regulatory process, one court ordered the EEOC to review and revise their regulations. In response, the EEOC stated that these regulations will be under review in 2018.

IRS REGULATIONS

Lastly, many employers operate under the mistaken belief that all wellness program rewards are automatically considered non-taxable to the employee. In some cases, rewards associated with group health plans may be exempt from employee income under Code Section 105. Additionally, if the reward constitutes a valid medical expense under Code Section 213(d), the employee may not be required to pay tax on the value of the reward. However, many popular wellness program giveaways, such as digital scales and pedometers, do not qualify for favorable tax treatment because they do not qualify for exclusion under the code. That means that full value of these non-excluded prizes must be imputed as income to the employee on his/her Form W-2.

HIPAA’s wellness program regulations would not apply. To further complicate matters, minor adjustments to the program will drastically change the regulatory framework. For example, if the employer in the previous example decides to switch the reward from a cash payout to a medical premium subsidy, the DOL rules would be triggered because the program affects the group health plan. Meanwhile, the reward would be taxed differently because it’s paid in the form of a premium rather than cash. The key takeaway for employers is to remember that wellness programs may seem simple on their face, but they come with complex compliance hurdles that must be reviewed before the program can be implemented. This article provides a summary of just three key federal rules governing wellness programs, and there are many other laws that impact wellness program administration. Legal review of these programs is imperative; otherwise, an employer could face enforcement actions from no less than three federal agencies at once. 

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PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER

As noted above, not all programs are subject to the same set of laws. For example, if an employer offers a cash reward for taking a biometric screening, the program will be required to comply with the ADA’s rules for voluntary wellness programs. Additionally, because the reward is paid in cash, the amount must be included in the employee’s taxable income. However, since the program does not involve a group health plan,

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THE QUEST FOR SMARTER, BETTER RFPS Law firms and clients both want well-crafted requests for proposals (RFPs). Turnover, particularly of complex or sensitive legal matters, carries high costs. All parties involved want RFPs that effectively provide all the information businesses need in order to make the best decisions. How do we get there? To get the right result, organizations need to approach RFPs strategically.

RFPS HAVE CHANGED

Years ago, RFPs had broad questions that allowed for general responses. In addition, procurement departments sometimes sent RFPs to law firms that were virtually identical to the RFPs they sent to their other vendors. For example, an RFP asked lawyers to provide the results of their most recent tuberculosis tests (because that’s what the business asked its lunchroom vendors) and the amount of their commercial vehicle insurance coverage (because that’s what the business asked of its delivery drivers). Those days are over. Today’s RFPs are crafted by people who understand the legal services they are seeking. They have expedited deadlines and strict page limits. They ask specific, substantive legal and value-oriented questions.

RFP RESPONSES ARE DRESS REHEARSALS FOR LEGAL WORK

Time and page limits on RFPs are not mere technicalities. A law firm that cannot meet deadlines, stay within page limits, and answer all parts of

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a question in an RFP is providing important information regarding the firm’s ability to meet client requirements. That said, overly tight word counts and deadlines can inadvertently preclude valuable information on differentiators. Organizations issuing RFPs should strike a balance based on their specific needs. For example:

• A business hit with an unexpected class action cannot waste time. It needs targeted information—succinct enough for quick review—on the proposed litigation team, the claims, opposing counsel, and the venue. • On the other hand, a multinational organization looking for a firm that can handle a wide range of practice areas in vastly different jurisdictions—and that cares a great deal about outside counsel culture, communication, technology, and diversity—may be better served by providing firms with more time and space to demonstrate their ability to meet those needs.

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• A business with a generous page limit may get an RFP response from a law firm that provides information above and beyond what the business asks for. To decide whether this additional material is helpful and whether it reflects well on the firm, the people reviewing the RFP may ask, “Did the firm correctly anticipate our needs? Does this additional information show that these lawyers understand our industry and the issues we are facing?” Regardless of page limits, clear, concise prose is not simply a boon to a legal brief—it provides information about how well a firm communicates in writing. It shows whether an attorney’s writing or editing style is readable for the in-house counsel who will work with her.

CRAFT RFPS TO REFLECT CONCRETE NEEDS AND PRIORITIES

RFPs have different goals, and RFP questions need to serve those goals. For example: • If a business wants to select a group of firms for a preferred provider panel, it needs to reference information about each firm’s full capabilities to draw upon when the time comes to select a panel firm for a specific project that has arisen. A LAW FIRM THAT CANNOT MEET DEADLINES, STAY WITHIN PAGE LIMITS, AND ANSWER ALL PARTS OF A QUESTION IN AN RFP IS PROVIDING IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE FIRM’S ABILITY TO MEET CLIENT REQUIREMENTS.


• If, on the other hand, a different business needs immediate help with a specific project—such as advice on workplace safety issues—it needs information on the legal team that will handle the project and team members’ specific experience in its industry. Industry knowledge by firm lawyers who will not work on the project is not particularly useful.

• If a multinational organization is looking for legal services in multiple jurisdictions and prefers to handle each jurisdiction separately, where local outside counsel communicates with a local team, it may make sense to focus questions solely on locations. Law firms with international affiliates in every place the multinational organization has needs may work best. • On the other hand, if a different multinational organization wants cross-border help—where one outside counsel contact can review legal issues in multiple jurisdictions, identify when legal requirements in those jurisdictions conflict, and advise on multijurisdictional solutions— simply asking about foreign office locations may not produce the integrated strategy assistance that the business needs. Instead, this organization should ask targeted questions about the model for serving one business strategy in multiple countries.

PRICING QUESTIONS ARE NOT THE ONLY QUESTIONS ABOUT COST Asking the right questions is particularly vital when it comes to pricing. Legal pricing is a matter of priorities. Some businesses prioritize having the lowest possible legal spend, while others need a predictable legal spend. Some want a preferred provider panel for the advantages of having prescreened law firms with locked-in rates and flexibility about which firms

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When it comes to business needs, the right questions can help reveal vital differences between firms.

to use; others want the kind of highvalue, high-predictability pricing and gains in efficiency that come from a “portfolio” arrangement with one firm. Organizations can ask about different pricing models, but other questions in the RFP—questions that do not bear directly on pricing—also factor in. For example, an organization that is regularly presented with claims that are unlikely to proceed to trial may have minimizing legal spend as its number one priority. This organization should not devote the bulk of its RFP to questions about jury trial experience. Trial work is expensive. Instead, the organization may want to ask specific questions about success with dispositive motions, such as motions to dismiss and motions for summary judgment.

THE BOTTOM LINE

Businesses and law firms alike need to think strategically about how to leverage RFPs to identify the right firms to deliver value and meet business needs. If possible, businesses should

consult in-house legal team members before RFPs go out the door, not just after responses arrive. When the responses do come in, businesses should take note of law firms’ timeliness, clarity, specificity, and ability to anticipate business needs accurately, as well as to provide concrete answers. 

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THE NEW ERA FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN THE UNITED STATES

The U.S. health care system is undergoing its most significant change since the Great Society programs enacted in the 1960s. The first year of full implementation of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare or the ACA) was in 2014, which proposed sweeping changes to how citizens are insured and how health care providers are paid.

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ow, just a few years later, the future of Obamacare is unclear, and what U.S. health care will look like when the political fuss is over is an inquiry punctuated by a very large question mark. Uncertainty is a double-edged sword for the health care sector: it creates opportunities for entrepreneurs, and it can be anathema to existing businesses. Many believe that the forces unleashed over the last few years will continue to transform health care regardless of what happens to Obamacare, and that a paradigm exists to help explain and predict the evolving health care market. So in the shadow of the large question mark, health care providers can continue to expand and adapt to the new era. What are the forces that will continue to transform health care?

1. TECHNOLOGY

Just a few years ago, most of the technology providers for the health care industry were companies that

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focused almost entirely on the health care sector. This is no longer the case; Microsoft, Apple, and Google all have major health care divisions now, and companies of that size will have a big impact on the health care market. For example, iPhones have now become portals for diagnosing health care conditions, helping to enable telemedicine and preventative care. IBM has developed Watson, a broad artificial intelligence engine, and doctors across the country are using it to diagnose patients with greater accuracy. Health care is such a large market in the U.S. that involvement by the major technology companies is a trend that will continue and accelerate.

2. PAY-FOR-PERFORMANCE

In the tug-of-war over the last several decades between employers (who traditionally provide most health insurance in the U.S.), insurers, and health care providers, there have been numerous attempts to link health care costs and outcomes. Consider HMO insurance plans as an early

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(and much maligned) attempt by the private markets to achieve this in the 1990s. HMOs look almost primitive now compared to the way their models have metamorphosed into sophisticated pay-for-performance systems. In the last few years, the federal government has initiated significant quality incentives in the health care system. Here are some of the best examples: • Hospitals used to be paid for additional services provided to patients who were readmitted after surgeries—even if the readmission was by fault of the hospital. Medicare now penalizes hospitals for many readmissions, so hospitals are highly incentivized to coordinate surgery discharges with other providers, such as nursing homes, to ensure consistent follow-up care that avoids readmissions. • Consider the federal government’s new pilot program for joint replacement, which provides a single payment to all providers involved in the joint replacement event and follow-up. Providers choose their partners carefully and then police their partners’ quality and cost to avoid bad outcomes because a bad outcome creates the need for more services, which drives up costs and creates financial risk for the entire group. Bundled payment programs like this relieve the government of the need to police quality of care, because they incentivize providers


to police each other. Pay-forperformance is replacing fee-forservice payment, and this trend will continue; the federal government is saving far too much money to go back to its old ways of paying fee-for-service, and as the most influential payor in the market, when the federal government moves, the rest will follow.

3. COORDINATED CARE

Pundits often state that the two biggest drivers of cost in the U.S. health care market are unhealthy behaviors and unnecessary procedures. There is a lot of truth to this, and the market is adjusting for it. Many employers now give lower health insurance premiums to employees who participate in voluntary programs to improve and track their health, and the expansion of early-stage, pay-forperformance models will continue to curtail unnecessary procedures. But there is a third major driver of cost in the U.S. that often goes unmentioned: the lack of integrated care. In 2004, The Economist magazine produced a special report on “Paying for Health Care” about gaps in the coordination between generalists, specialists, and facilities as the cause of significant unnecessary health care expenses—not to mention patient discomfort and lost work productivity from absences. The U.S. system is excellent at handling acute care, but the lack of integration can wreak havoc when treating chronic conditions like diabetes and asthma. The federal government is addressing this through networks such as Affordable Care

Organizations, where providers work together and then receive bonuses for cost savings that are achieved from early intervention and coordinated care. Participation in networks will become more and more critical, and financial incentives will be wrapped into coordinated care.

4. CONSUMER CHOICE AND TRANSPARENCY

Health care is a service business, but consumers receiving the services are rarely the parties paying the bills. Payment comes from a combination of insurance plans, Medicare, Medicaid, government plans, and then (maybe) some from the patient. Just a few years ago, providers received very little reimbursement directly from their patients (patient pay). But with the tremendous growth of health savings accounts (HSAs), private pay has expanded dramatically as a percentage of reimbursement. HSAs introduce consumer choice into health care, because now consumers with large deductibles compare prices and reputations when they choose their health care providers. Consumer

NOW, JUST A FEW YEARS LATER, THE FUTURE OF OBAMACARE IS UNCLEAR, AND WHAT U.S. HEALTH CARE WILL LOOK LIKE WHEN THE POLITICAL FUSS IS OVER IS AN INQUIRY PUNCTUATED BY A VERY LARGE QUESTION MARK. choice is not going away, but will continue to expand, and it will drive transparency in what has often been an opaque market. Over the last few years, some surgery centers and other providers have begun posting their prices in order to attract consumers. This was virtually unheard of in health care 10 years ago.

5. REAL ESTATE AS A LIQUIDITY SOURCE FOR HEALTH CARE OPERATORS

In 1946, President Harry Truman and the U.S. Congress initiated the most significant health care building boom of the 20th century with the passage of

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• In the nursing home industry, the government has introduced the FiveStar Quality Rating System, ranking the quality of skilled nursing facilities between one and five stars. Facilities ranking between three to five stars can obtain additional payments from Medicare that one- and two-star facilities cannot. Expect financial incentives to expand over the next few years.


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the Hill–Burton Act, which incentivized the construction of hospitals across the U.S. and in many rural counties. By 2005, the U.S. had more than 5,000 hospitals, which have long been the centerpiece of health care in the U.S. As technology and competition continue to provide alternatives to traditional providers like hospitals (consider surgery centers and urgent care clinics) and skilled nursing (consider home care and assisted living), there is a growing separation between the operations of health care providers and their physical facilities. This creates two market opportunities. First, health care providers can generate substantial cash from the sale of their real estate to real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other land-focused companies. The providers get back long-term leases on their former properties and can partner with the REITs for expansion and upgrade opportunities. Providers can focus their new money and attention entirely on operations, freeing themselves from traditional distractions of land ownership and expansion. Second, some traditional providers in recent years have decided to sell their operations in toto to competitors and keep the real estate, converting themselves into REITs or landlords to insulate themselves from the transforming health care market until the dust settles.

6. THE NEWLY INSURED WILL NOT BECOME UNINSURED WITHOUT A REPLACEMENT SAFETY NET In many ways, the health insurance industry was surprised with the proposal of health care reform through Obamacare, and insurers quietly say that they were forced to react to events rather than driving them from the outset. This will not happen again; the insurance industry recognizes that more change is coming, and the industry is prepared for the opportunities this presents. We believe that the newly insured under Obamacare are unlikely to

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become suddenly uninsured for two reasons. First, politically, it would be a public relations disaster, and second, financially, health insurers and providers are highly invested in maintaining and increasing insurance coverage. Providers should take note from the insurance industry and similarly prepare to influence change in the system, not merely react to it. In addition, providers such as hospitals are often the largest employers in rural counties, and they are significant economic drivers in both urban and rural communities. They are also critical to providing care near the site of the patient. The health care safety net built over the last 70 years in the U.S. is changing, and competition is

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THE ACUITY PRINCIPLE STATES THAT THE ONLY WAY TO PROVIDE BETTER CARE TO MORE PEOPLE, WITHOUT EITHER RATIONING HEALTH CARE OR BANKRUPTING THE U.S. ECONOMY, IS TO BECOME REMARKABLY MORE EFFICIENT; HIGHEST EFFICIENCY AND COST SAVINGS MODEL ARE ACHIEVED BY PROVIDING CARE IN THE LOWEST ACUITY SETTING THAT IS APPROPRIATE FOR A PATIENT’S CONDITION.


affecting how it looks, but politically, it is unacceptable for the safety net to disappear overnight. Instead, the federal government and the states continue to develop programs to preserve community providers, including Critical Access Hospital (CAH) designations that allow higher reimbursement, and Upper Payment Limit programs, where a hospital and nearby nursing homes join together to receive more favorable reimbursement.

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WHAT DOES THE NEW ERA MEAN FOR HEALTH CARE, AND WHAT IS THE PARADIGM FOR EXPLAINING AND PREDICTING TRENDS?

We believe that one of the best ways to predict trends in the health care market is using the Acuity Principle. The Acuity Principle states that the only way to provide better care to more people, without either rationing health care or bankrupting the U.S. economy, is to become remarkably more efficient; the highest efficiency and cost savings model are achieved by providing care in the lowest acuity setting that is appropriate for a patient’s condition. All health care providers fall somewhere on a continuum from high acuity settings to low acuity settings. What are examples of different acuity levels? Many traditional providers, such as hospitals and nursing homes, are high acuity settings. These facilities are the best places to handle major crises or constant care. On the other hand, traditional doctor’s offices and clinics are low acuity settings, as are many of the newer health care delivery systems like urgent care centers, telemedicine, and home health. In the center of the continuum lie mid-acuity settings, such as surgery centers, assisted living facilities, and imaging centers. The Acuity Principle has implications and helps to identify strategic opportunities for providers at all levels of acuity. Why? Because treating sinus infections at the local emergency room is incredibly inefficient, but at the same time, treating gunshot wounds at the local pharmacy is equally inefficient

and not a good scenario for the gunshot victim. The Acuity Principle explains many of the current trends. For example, technology shifts health care outside of large facilities to smaller, local providers; pay-for-performance and coordinated care incentivize prevention and unnecessary admissions at high acuity facilities; consumer choice and competition drive health care to low cost, lower acuity settings (and more consumer accessible settings, such as a trip to the imaging center located at the local shopping mall). The growing division between real estate and operations follows the move from high acuity to low acuity settings. All of these reflect an increasing shift in reimbursement dollars from high acuity to low acuity settings. So what does the Acuity Principle suggest about health care opportunities in the new era? There are two major takeaways. First, the market for low acuity providers is still in its early stages, and there is dramatic room for growth. Anticipate significant creative destruction over the next few years as low acuity providers expand, disrupt each other, and try to grow market share. The number of low acuity providers and the number of health care dollars they capture will both climb exponentially. Second—and simultaneously— opportunities for high acuity providers abound. The market for high acuity is already mature, and there will always be a need for high acuity settings in health care. The major question for leaders of health care businesses and organizations is whether there will be enough volume from new patients with insurance entering the U.S. health care system to make up for the loss of some highly profitable services to low acuity providers. But high acuity providers are not simply relying on the newly insured for revenue; instead, they are already adapting by diversifying into low- and mid-acuity settings. Consider hospitals that are purchasing physician

practices or setting up networks of clinics, imaging centers, and surgery centers. High acuity providers have significant opportunities to partner or network with the growing low acuity market. Hospitals have long been one of the strongest players in U.S. health care, and this is unlikely to change any time soon. Instead, hospitals and other traditional providers will continue to diversify their practices to cover additional services and capture additional reimbursement dollars. The Acuity Principal serves as a paradigm for helping health care businesses and organizations better understand and adapt in the current climate of uncertainty. Regardless of what happens with Obamacare, the genie is out of the bottle when it comes to health care change: the forces driving health care will continue to transform the industry over the next few years. 

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THE JOINT EMPLOYER THREAT TO THE FRANCHISE DISTRIBUTION MODEL

Beyond any doubt, the single most significant development in franchising over the last few years has been the threat to the franchise model posed by the joint employer concept.

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he franchise model has been built on the basic notion that the franchisor provides its franchisees with a trademark or brand, a system to operate, and certain assistance with the franchisee acting as an independent businessperson and managing his or her own business, including making personnel decisions, such as the hiring and firing of employees. However, this basic franchise structure has come under a serious threat by efforts over the last few years to re-define the joint employer concept. According to the joint employer theory, as certain officials in the U.S. government are attempting to apply it, franchisors would become joint employers of the employees who work under their franchisees. If that theory were to be adopted, it would increase the likelihood that franchisors would be treated as employers ( jointly with their franchisees) of the franchisees’ employees. This would potentially subject franchisors to the laws regarding collective bargaining, wage and hour, and other labor

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requirements, with respect to those employees. That result would strike at the core of franchising and would risk the loss of all of the benefits that franchising has provided to franchisees, employees, and society in general. In the past, franchisors were able to escape the label of being a joint employer of their franchisees’ employee. They did so by demonstrating that it is their franchisees who exercise control over the hiring/firing, wages, hours, and terms of employment of their employees. But efforts over the last few years by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Department of Labor, and others have sought to change that.

THE NLRB RE-DEFINES A JOINT EMPLOYER

In June 2014 in an amicus brief filed by the NLRB, its then-General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr., argued that the NLRB should “abandon its existing joint employer standard” and replace

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it with a new joint employer standard: “an entity could be a joint employer if it exercised direct or indirect control over working conditions, had the unexercised potential to control working conditions, or where ‘industrial realities’ otherwise made it essential to meaningful collective bargaining” (emphasis added). Mr. Griffin advocated that the NLRB should “adopt a new standard that takes account of the totality of the circumstances, including how the putative joint employers structured their commercial dealings with each other.” That view was essentially adopted by the NLRB in August 2015 when it issued its decision in a non-franchise case called Browning-Ferris.1 In that case, the board held that a company could be joint employer of the employees of its independent contractors even if it does not actually control the employment decisions of those contractors, as long as it exerts indirect control or at least possesses the right to control those decisions. While, as noted, the BrowningFerris decision did not involve a franchise relationship, the NLRB is attempting to apply its new definition of joint employer in actions it has taken against McDonald’s USA, LLC (McDonald’s). In December 2014 and later in February 2015, before the Browning-Ferris ruling was even


THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WEIGHS IN ON THE ISSUE

In addition to the developments at the NLRB, the franchising model is similarly being challenged by the wage and hour administrator for the Department of Labor, Dr. David Weil. According to Dr. Weil, “fissuring” in the franchise industry began when companies began to recognize the competitive advantage arising from creating a distinctive brand and the savings that could occur through a franchise relationship, which would permit the company to reduce labor costs by shifting them onto a franchisee. As a result, according to Dr. Weil, there becomes a fissure in the employment relationship that makes workers vulnerable to abuses. To protect workers from these abuses, Dr. Weil argues that the laws must hold the franchisors at the top of the pyramid liable, jointly liable, or vicariously liable for labor and employment liabilities of their franchisees.

Ferris decision was issued, the NLRB’s Division of Advice published an advice memorandum that considered the degree of control of a franchisor in the context of a joint employer claim. In April 2015, the associate general counsel of the board issued a memorandum finding that Freshii Development, LLC, a fast-casual restaurant chain franchisor, is not a joint employer with one of its franchisees, Nutritionality, Inc., under either the NLRB’s then-longstanding joint employer standard or the expanded joint employer standard that was

THAT RESULT WOULD STRIKE AT THE CORE OF FRANCHISING AND WOULD RISK THE LOSS OF ALL OF THE BENEFITS THAT FRANCHISING HAS PROVIDED TO FRANCHISEES, EMPLOYEES, AND SOCIETY IN GENERAL.

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issued, the NLRB general counsel filed numerous complaints, including over 78 unfair labor practice charges, against McDonald’s franchisees and McDonald’s, their franchisor. The basic claim was that McDonald’s is a joint employer of its franchisees’ employees because it possesses—even if it has not exercised—control over the labor relations policies of its franchisees. Those complaints and the cases they generated are currently ongoing within the administrative process.

AN OPINION ISSUED BY THE NLRB’S DIVISION OF ADVICE

At the heart of the franchise/joint employer controversy is the issue of the degree of control that franchisors exercise, or reserve the right to exercise, over the activities (particularly, employment-related activities) of their franchisees. In the midst of the NLRB activity, before the Browning-

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then proposed by the NLRB’s general counsel (and ultimately adopted by the board). 2 The associate general counsel’s finding rests upon the conclusion that there was “no evidence that Nutritionality shares or codetermines with Freshii matters governing the essential terms and conditions of employment of Nutritionality’s employees.” In reaching this conclusion, the associate general counsel cited various facts, including Freshii played

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IN THE MIDST OF THE NLRB ACTIVITY, BEFORE THE BROWNING -FERRIS DECISION WAS ISSUED, THE NLRB’S DIVISION OF ADVICE PUBLISHED AN ADVICE MEMORANDUM THAT CONSIDERED THE DEGREE OF CONTROL OF A FRANCHISOR IN THE CONTEXT OF A JOINT EMPLOYER CLAIM.

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no role in its franchisee’s decisions regarding hiring, firing, disciplining, or supervising employees; Freshii was not responsible for determining the wages, raises, or benefits of the franchisee’s employees; Freshii was not involved in the franchisee’s scheduling and setting work hours of its employees; sections of the operations manual were offered as recommendations rather than mandatory requirements; and inspections were limited to ensuring compliance with Freshii’s


mandatory brand standards and not any employment-related policies. Significantly, the associate general counsel noted that “[a]ll of this evidence is consistent with the clear language of the franchise agreement, which gives the franchisee the power to determine whether to use Freshii’s personnel policies or procedures and states that Freshii ‘neither dictates nor controls labor or employment matters for franchisees and their employees…’” The key takeaway from the Freshii memorandum is that franchisors hoping to avoid a joint employer designation should attempt to distance themselves from the employment and personnel decisions of their franchisees.

COURT DECISIONS ABOUND REGARDING THE FRANCHISE/ JOINT EMPLOYER ISSUE

While the NLRB and Department of Labor decisions raise concerns for franchisors in terms of the joint employer issue, many courts continue to address the issue in various contexts. For example, Domino’s Pizza was found by the Supreme Court of California to not be a joint employer

Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc. d/b/a BFI Newby Island Recyclery, Case 32-RC-109684 (Decision, August 27, 2015), on appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. 1

Nutritionality, Inc. d/b/a Freshii, Cases 13-CA134294, 13-CA-138293 and 13-CA-142297 (Advice Memorandum, April 28, 2015). 2

Patterson v. Domino’s Pizza, LLC, 60 Cal. 4th 474, 177 Cal. Rptr. 3d 539, 333 P.3d 723 (2014). 3

Ochoa v. McDonald’s Corp., 133 F. Supp. 3d (N.D. Cal. 2015). 4

Salazar v. McDonald’s Corp., 2017 WL 950986 (N.D. Cal., March 10, 2017). 5

Gessele v. Jack in the Box, Inc., 2016 WL 7223324 (D. Ore., December 13, 2016). 6

Harris v. Midas, 2017 WL 3440693 (W.D. Pa., August 10, 2017). 7

Lora v. Ledo Pizza Systems, Inc., 2017 WL 3189406 (D. Md., July 27, 2017). 8

with its franchisee with respect to a sexual harassment claim filed by an employee of the franchisee.3 McDonald’s Corp. obtained a summary judgment from a federal district court in California that it was not a joint employer with its franchisees in a class action filed by employees alleging wage and hour violations, although the court refused to grant McDonald’s Corp. summary judgment on an ostensible agency theory for the same claims, referring to the fact that employees might have a reasonable belief that McDonald’s Corp. was their employer based on the uniforms, pay stubs, and job applications that were submitted via the McDonald’s website.4 The same court subsequently rejected the ostensible agency theory with respect to McDonald’s.5 Jack in the Box was found by a federal court in Oregon to not be a joint employer liable for minimum wage and hour claims of its franchisees’ employees.6 Midas Mufflers was found by a federal court in Pennsylvania to not be a joint employer in a case of alleged sexual harassment filed by an employee of the franchisee.7 Ledo Pizza Systems, Inc.’s motion to dismiss was denied by the federal court in Maryland with respect to claims by employees of one of its franchisees that Ledo, the franchisor, was a joint employer with respect to age discrimination and retaliatory termination.8 These decisions are each fact-specific and turn on the level and types of controls the franchisor has (or, in some instances, reserved) over the franchisees.

LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS AND THE NEW ADMINISTRATION

Extensive legislative efforts at the state and federal levels to address the joint employer issue are occurring. Laws in various states have been adopted (or proposed) to prevent the application of the joint employer designation to franchisors for merely

being a franchisor. Similarly, legislation in Congress has been proposed to also protect franchisors from the issue. Whether or not those bills (e.g., the Save Local Business Act) will be enacted remains to be seen. Moreover, with the new administration in Washington, changes at the agency levels altering the NLRB and Department of Labor approach may also occur. However, at this time, it is unclear if (and if so, how soon) the past actions by the former administration to hold franchisors liable as joint employers will be overturned.

WHAT SHOULD FRANCHISORS DO NOW?

Until it becomes clearer how the franchise/joint employer issue will be resolved, franchisors may want to consider making certain modifications to their franchise agreements and operations to attempt to decrease the likelihood that the controls involved will result in a joint employer designation. The focus should be on assessing the degree to which controls over the franchisees’ operations are needed to protect the integrity and quality of the brand and the system. 

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As we grapple with the impacts of climate change, few realize that there are now new opportunities in floating infrastructure that will combat its effects and provide greater flexibility to respond to changing societal demographics and needs. This article will review these opportunities within the context of their evolution as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court opinion in Lozman v. The City of Riviera Beach, a landmark admiralty jurisdictional case decided in 2013.

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he court’s decision to treat Barsh’s client’s floating home as an extension of real estate had major implications throughout the United States for floating homes, casinos, restaurants, and hotels; it also impacted the regulatory authority of state and local governments. In its landmark admiralty case of Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, Florida, 568 U.S. 115, 133 S.Ct. 735 (2013), the United States Supreme Court may have signaled a paradigm shift in the manner in which we use our coastal waters and, in doing so, opened the door to new and more flexible ways to address the effects of sea level rise. To understand the ramifications of the Lozman decision for climate change and otherwise, one must first look at the salient aspects of the 2013 ruling. The Lozman case arose over a dispute between the city and Mr. Lozman over dock fees and damages associated with the foreclosure of a maritime lien imposed on his floating home in the municipal marina. The

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federal district and appellate courts found that Lozman’s floating home was a “vessel” for federal jurisdictional purposes and that relief under admiralty law was appropriate (see City of Riviera Beach v. That Certain Unnamed Gray, 643 F. 3d 1259 [11th Cir. 2011]). On appeal, Lozman argued that his floating home, which lacked a steering mechanism or any means of self-propulsion and possessed no capacity to generate or store electricity, was more akin to an ordinary house than a boat, and was therefore protected by the THE COURT’S DECISION TO TREAT BARSH’S CLIENT’S FLOATING HOME AS AN EXTENSION OF REAL ESTATE HAD MAJOR IMPLICATIONS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES FOR FLOATING HOMES, CASINOS, RESTAURANTS, AND HOTELS; IT ALSO IMPACTED THE REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.

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state’s homestead laws. The Supreme Court agreed, holding that Lozman’s indefinitely moored floating home was not a “vessel” but, instead, should be treated as land-based real estate (Id at 121). In doing so, the court adopted a “purpose-based” test—to wit, floating structures that are indefinitely moored and are not designed to a practical degree for transporting people or things over water, when viewed by a reasonable observer, do not constitute “vessels” (Id). The significance of the Lozman case is not simply procedural; namely, whether floating structures are preemptively governed by federal maritime law. There are numerous substantive consequences as well. For example, tort, employment, and safety laws are vastly different when applied to vessels versus structures that happen to float (e.g., 46 U.S.C. SS 31341-343; 30505-3301 [2006 ed. and Supp. IV]). Conversely, the extensive land use and building code related regulations that govern real property (and any homestead protection granted thereunder) are inapplicable to vessels. Soon after the Lozman case was decided, a Dutch developer client of Barsh’s known for its floating projects in the Maldives and Dubai, proposed a residential community comprised of 29 single-family floating islands and one “amenity”

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island in a privately owned lake in northeast Miami, with direct access to the Atlantic Ocean.1 The proposed Amillarah Private Islands development was designed to be virtually selfsustaining. Freshwater would be provided by collectors and advanced filtration systems. Solar panels and hydrogen-powered generators would provide electricity. Solid waste would be gathered by a private contractor, and a special vessel would be available for the exclusive use of municipal emergency responders. Each of the 6,900 square foot villa islands and the 6,800 square foot amenity island would be equipped with a biological sewage facility to address wastewater and sewage consistent with federal environmental regulations. Most importantly, the islands would be affixed to the lake bottom by a patented foundation and mooring system that fluctuated with water levels. By deploying cuttingedge technology and sustainable building designs, the developer would eliminate the need for the floating islands to connect to existing potable water supplies, waste water collection systems, or to electric utilities. The project was designed and marketed as climate resilient.

The opportunities for floating structures are not confined to residential uses but extend to more traditional infrastructure, including roads, bridges, and even cruise terminals. For instance, floating infrastructure could be used to address concerns with “stranded infrastructure” in situations when demographic changes have rendered the infrastructure under-utilized or obsolete. Rather than build a new parking garage on a coastal site, what if one could build a floating parking lot that could be moved via water to serve another venue and then removed later when the event concluded? Similarly, the ability to move a water treatment plant closer to the populations that the plant would serve and then relocate that facility to another location as demographics change or in the event of a natural disaster could prove invaluable. In the wake of Hurricane Irma, there was a significant concern that one or more of the bridges that serve as the main terrestrial route from the Florida Keys to the mainland would be knocked out, rendering those attempting to evacuate stranded. The ability to install a floating bridge or road in such emergency circumstances would serve as an essential public safety function. One obvious constraint on floating infrastructure is that its use is limited to accessible water bodies. Yet, given that one of the primary effects of climate change is sea level rise, the ability to employ floating infrastructure— both from a legal and technological perspective—is paramount. The prevalence of these

THE ABILITY TO MOVE A WATER TREATMENT PLANT CLOSER TO THE POPULATIONS THAT THE PLANT WOULD SERVE AND THEN RE-LOCATE THAT FACILITY TO ANOTHER LOCATION AS DEMOGRAPHICS CHANGE OR IN THE EVENT OF A NATURAL DISASTER COULD PROVE INVALUABLE. structures is growing nationwide and shows no signs of abating. Floating casinos, restaurants, and homes are increasingly commonplace. Floating residential structures are popular in the cities of Sausalito, Seattle, and Portland. Moreover, the ability of state and local authorities to regulate and impose property taxes on these floating structures may provide the incentives and control necessary to make these floating infrastructure projects a reality. Although the effect of the Lozman ruling on maritime jurisdiction was immediate and obvious, the indirect manifestation of the case for state and local jurisdictions may prove in the long-run to be more important as we wrestle with the effects of sea level rise and changing societal needs and demographics. 

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FINTECH LAW: A DYNAMIC SPACE

For many years, banks have partnered with Fintech companies to offer online loans to consumers. Some of these bank partnerships have been challenged by consumer advocates through so-called “true lender” litigation in state and federal courts, by state regulators, and through criminal prosecutions.

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he crux of the true lender challenge is that, at the time a loan is originated, the lender on the face of the loan paper, the bank, is not the true lender. Rather, the true lender is the Fintech company that marketed and sold the financial product or service to the consumer. If a true lender challenge is successful, the Fintech company may face significant civil and criminal penalties for failing to be licensed as a lender, and the loans may be usurious and void in some jurisdictions. In the face of this threat to online lending, Fintech companies have taken different approaches. Some carefully construct their partnerships to ensure that the bank only originates loans that would not subject the Fintech company to a licensing requirement. Other Fintech companies obtain state law licenses that it might need to originate, broker, purchase, service, or collect the consumer loans. Still others pursue legislative change to ensure that Fintech companies are either exempt from existing requirements or fall into newly created categories of licensee. At the federal level last December, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) published its proposal for how it will address the growing

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calls for a national Fintech charter. The paper, titled “Exploring Special Purpose National Bank Charters for Fintech Companies,” had been eagerly awaited as a possible way to enjoy the same preemption authority of national banks over various state licensing, usury, and disclosure requirements. The OCC indicated that it believes its proposal would accommodate fair access to banking products and fair treatment of customers as well as Fintech companies while preserving the safety and soundness of national banks. The Fintech Charter could be used by any entity providing certain financial services, particularly money transmitters, check cashers, and providers of technology (Financial Service Centers or FSC) to aid in the underwriting and origination of such obligations. Rather than seek new legislation or rulemaking to advance the goal of the Fintech Charter, the OCC proposed to use its existing authority to charter “special purpose national banks.” Current OCC regulations allow the OCC to permit “a national bank or a Federal savings association with a special purpose.” A “special purpose bank” is one that limits its activities to fiduciary activities or to any other activities

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within the business of banking. A special purpose bank that conducts activities other than fiduciary activities must conduct at least one of the following three core banking functions: receiving deposits, paying checks, or lending money. The advantage of the national bank charter for a Fintech company is that it allows the Fintech company to conduct business on a nationwide basis subject to the National Bank Act (NBA). The NBA affords national banks broad preemption authority over certain state laws, a key competitive advantage. If the OCC proceeds, a Fintech Charter would look to the relevant statutes, regulations, and federal judicial precedent to determine if or how state law applies. A Fintech Charter could enable a FSC to avoid many of the state laws under which it currently operates. Importantly, the Fintech Charter would not enable FSCs to preempt zoning laws, which are often used to keep FSCs out of certain neighborhoods. The state response to the Fintech Charter proposal has been decidedly negative. The Conference of State Bank Supervisors and New York State’s Superintendent of Financial Services

IF A TRUE LENDER CHALLENGE IS SUCCESSFUL, THE FINTECH COMPANY MAY FACE SIGNIFICANT CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR FAILING TO BE LICENSED AS A LENDER, AND THE LOANS MAY BE USURIOUS AND VOID IN SOME JURISDICTIONS.


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Maria Vullo both sued the OCC, claiming that the OCC is exceeding its regulatory authority in putting forth the Fintech Charter proposal. In January 2017, the Colorado Uniform Consumer Credit Code (U3C) administrator filed lawsuits against Marlette Funding and Avant to shut down the bank partnership model they employed within the state, taking the position that consumer loans offered by those online lenders in Colorado cannot exceed the rates permitted for a statesupervised lender; i.e., 21 percent APR. Marlette and Avant partnered with New Jersey-based Cross River Bank and Utah-based WebBank, respectively, to offer consumer loans through an online lending platform. The U3C administrator alleged that once the loans were purchased by Marlette Funding and Avant, they became subject to Colorado rate limitations and were usurious. The U3C administrator also alleged that state banks cannot assign their interest

rate preemption authority to nonbank partners when they purchase the loans. The administrator identified the following factors to argue that the non-bank partners had the predominant economic interest in the transactions: the non-bank partners paid the bank’s costs associated with the initiation of the lending program, as well as the marketing costs; the non-bank partners decided which applicants would receive loans, applying lending criteria established by Marlette and Avant and their respective bank partners; and the banks bore little or no risk of financial loss in the event the borrower defaulted on the loan. Cross River and WebBank has since also sued the U3C administrator. Observers of the Fintech space are keenly watching Colorado as a bellwether for how the issues raised by bank partnerships might be resolved. Whether the Fintech Charter becomes the “go-to” method of operating a FSC remains to be seen.

Nevertheless, the OCC’s Fintech proposal may potentially provide a path forward for operators seeking certainty with regard to the application—or non-application—of state laws to their business. 

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EVOLUTION OF THE U.S. CONSTRUCTION MARKET On the heels of the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression, the construction industry has seen a striking rebound.

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hile the industry may have seen its post-recession peak between 2013 and 2015, “non-residential construction firms continue to hire, and staffing levels are well ahead of year-ago levels,” according to Anirban Basu, chief economist of the Associated Builders and Contractors.1 Other reports forecast 2017 construction growth at a 6 percent increase. 2 The frequency of large-scale projects, in both the public and private sectors, with a construction volume in the billions, has also reached unprecedented levels. Full peak or not, the recovery is real. This strong return to activity, in both public and private works, has taken place in an environment marked by an equally striking evolution. The construction industry has long been rather static, with change or evolution often glacial in pace. Spurred in part by technology, the pace has picked up significantly and is notable for several reasons. Conventionally, construction in the United States has followed the classic “design-bid-build” sequence. Today we are seeing a move toward restructuring that approach—directly or indirectly. Large-scale public infrastructure projects, such as aviation, for example, have seen a dramatic shift toward design-build methodologies. Beyond direct design-build seeing greater usage, hybrids, where projects proceed under some formulation of “design assist,” which is when the design is developed with the benefit of

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contractor and trade contractor input, is increasingly present. The United States construction market has also experienced globalization as has occurred in other industries and sectors. Offshore entities have been acquiring United States construction companies with dramatic

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frequency. Various reasons are cited, including the strength and potential of the United States markets, weakening demand internationally, financial strength among public construction and infrastructure firms and related enterprises, and the potential for the United States to deploy delivery methods more common in other countries, such as public-private partnerships in particular. And while the full story remains to be written, the potential for a meaningful U.S. infrastructure plan could spur even


further growth. Labor has also seen striking evolution. Areas of the United States that were nearly exclusively union for large-scale projects are now seeing “open shop” as the leading mode of contracting. Unions have been making critical adjustments, including to wages and work rules, to compete in these markets that were previously union dominated. This transition has also rolled into the political sphere, as union and open-shop forces have recognized the direct or indirect pressure that legislation and regulation of construction may have on union labor. The rapid recovery of the construction industry has yielded an environment where resources are taxed. Shortly after construction and design entities retrenched in the wake of the “Great Recession,” the demand for personnel at all levels became extraordinarily great. According to a recent statement by the National Association of Home Builders’ Chief Economist Robert Dietz, “In August [2017], the count of unfilled jobs in the construction sector reach[ed] the highest level since February 2007.”3 Companies have commonly experienced the need to staff their organizations to levels greater than before the Great Recession. Labor is stressed in many markets throughout the country, and there is an increasing demand for design professionals and management personnel. In addition to human capital, the availability of materials and other resources is becoming increasingly challenged, as both the United States and the global community are responding to the natural disasters that have struck so many areas in the Americas and

“Nonresidential Construction Spending Stabilizes in August; Spending on Nonresidential Construction Services Is Still Down on a YOY Basis” ABC.org, October 2, 2017.

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Caribbean. Given the significant need for repair and restoration work in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, we can expect demand to further outmatch supply in the months ahead. The regulatory and legislative backdrop is also increasingly present in the mindset of those across the construction market, particularly in areas of the country where regulators and prosecutors have assumed an unprecedented level of activity. New York City’s Construction Fraud Task Force is but one example of government intervention following the increase in construction and infrastructure building activity across the country. The agencies involved in the Task Force are active, and the industry should expect a continuing emphasis on investigations. The consequence has been a construction environment that presents both opportunities and challenges. The opportunities to pursue projects are undeniable, yet the risk involved in such projects is equally real. The industry is also demonstrating attentiveness to such risks at levels not previously seen. An industry that may be perceived by some as having a historical mindset of “We’ll get the job and figure it out later,” is now far more focused on risk management and simultaneously aware of the downside of excessive growth. The sheer scale of projects renders clarity to the downside of such engagements far more than in the past. The role of parent companies that are keeping a watchful eye and maintaining a more direct presence is also likely to result in a greater level of risk management and aversion than has been seen before in these sectors. As a result, the construction and design communities are not simply rushing to take on work; they are more selective and prudent. As to how these changes have affected the role of construction lawyers, the result has been an essential expansion of the services that the design, development, and construction communities demand.

THIS STRONG RETURN TO ACTIVITY, IN BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE WORKS, HAS TAKEN PLACE IN AN ENVIRONMENT MARKED BY AN EQUALLY STRIKING EVOLUTION. Disputes surely exist and remain a central component of the legal services these industries require, but now the requirements go well beyond. Compliance, risk management, labor guidance, transactional support, safety, and legislative assessments are but a few of the expanded needs that these industries regularly seek from their legal counsel. In short, the construction, design, and development industries have experienced an evolution that has greatly increased the demand for their services, but the challenges, risk, and complexity involved in so doing are greater. 

STEVEN M. CHARNEY PECKAR & ABR AMSON, P.C. One Southeast Third Avenue Suite 3100 Miami, FL 33131 www.pecklaw.com

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SOVEREIGN ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP WITH INDIAN TRIBES

FOUR THINGS EVERY TRIBE AND ITS PARTNERS CAN’T MISS. There are 567 federally recognized Indian tribes in the United States. Only a fraction enjoy substantial economic success that allows the funding of the tribal fisc for governmental services, economic development, and tribal general welfare items such as health care and education. Even fewer tribes have sufficient funds for meaningful per capita payments to individual tribal members.

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any tribes have homelands in remote geographic locations and cannot rely upon gaming, tourism, or other economic development that depends upon a nearby urban hub. Further complicating matters for some tribes is the fact that they were only restored to federally recognized status in the last 10 to 20 years, having spent several generations as “terminated” tribes, whose political status was eliminated by the federal government (and with state urging) for the “good of the Indians” being urbanized or “mainstreamed.” These restored tribes have little to no asset base, and some are even landless. Tribes facing these circumstances are prime candidates for new, often esoteric, and high-risk economic development plays that often leverage tribal sovereignty and regulatory flexibility for the benefit of the

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tribe and consumers or businesses seeking opportunity not available in surrounding states. While controversial to some, tribal governments are really only doing what Delaware or South Dakota did long ago to make themselves hospitable jurisdictions for corporations or certain types of trusts. Recently, both trade and popular press have covered tribal ventures in cannabis, short-term online lending, resource development, and patent acquisitions and defense. Virtually all of this press coverage suggests that each of these ventures is a “sham” that trades cash for the hope that the tribe’s sovereign immunity will shield the activity and related business partners from unwanted state regulations or vexatious lawsuits. Truth be told, some of these ventures are truly awful, doing little more than renting tribal status for corporate gain. However, that is not the full story.

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Some of these controversial tribal business ventures create meaningful tribal job opportunities in reservation offices and bring badly needed revenue while providing legitimate products and services in accordance with tribal jurisdiction and applicable laws. Key legal and business factors separate these “sham” business arrangements from those that are meaningful tribal businesses that power economic development. Any business or tribal entity considering a business opportunity in a high-profile or potentially controversial market segment should heed the following principles.

ENSURE STRONG TRIBAL INSTITUTIONS CAN GOVERN AND MANAGE THE BUSINESS ACTIVITY New tribal business ventures must be authorized by individual tribal legislative bodies. If tribal laws and regulations are essential to the business, these must be adopted and enacted before the business opens its’

WHILE CONTROVERSIAL TO SOME, TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS ARE REALLY ONLY DOING WHAT DELAWARE OR SOUTH DAKOTA DID LONG AGO TO MAKE THEMSELVES HOSPITABLE JURISDICTIONS FOR CORPORATIONS OR CERTAIN TYPES OF TRUSTS.


doors. Tribal oversight of the business must be clear and proceed through the appointment of a specialized regulatory body or through more general enforcement and oversight, like the tribe’s attorney general, who will represent them to consumers, contract counterparties, and outside auditors or governmental entities.

Many highly remunerative tribal business opportunities depend on outside expertise and capital sources to get off the ground. Partners and tribal entities must both spend time seriously contemplating how tribal business operations and controls will grow over time. Business collaborators must be honest from day one about fading their involvement or shifting their role and economic arrangements as the business evolves. This process takes time and should be governed by mutually agreed upon operations and performance benchmarks.

ESTABLISH CLEAR COMMUNICATION CHANNELS AND GOOD GOVERNANCE PRACTICES Outside investors pay close attention to whether tribal businesses have independent boards of directors that do not completely overlap with elected tribal leadership. These boards must exercise strong controls and governance of their businesses, with limited but appropriate accountability to tribal governments. Further, tribes and partner organizations alike must establish clear and regular channels of communication on daily operations, financing, legal agreements, and benchmarks of success. Any collaboration that involves one party carrying out a preponderance of the operations without transparency to the other party will encounter eventual legal and regulatory difficulties.

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A final catch-all principle that is essential: any new tribal business must actually act like one. This imperative depends on both tribal entities and outside collaborators. Legal documentation, financial records, annual audits, and compliance monitoring are all key business behaviors that must be curated regularly. In high-visibility market segments, there is no room for error. Investors and critics alike will look for evidence of strong business fundamentals regardless of how new the venture is. Promises to tackle these fundamentals after a business is launched rarely come to fruition, so they must be addressed up-front. These guiding principles provide a foundation from which successful and meaningful tribal economic development opportunities can

flourish. The simple fact is that, if you want to prove the critics wrong, you must be exactly who you say you are. ď Ź

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At Abercrombie & Fitch, you have a lot of roles. You are the senior vice president, corporate secretary, and you also act as general counsel. How did you get involved with the company? I was originally contacted by an executive recruiting firm about the position. I had been executive vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary at Freddie Mac for about six years before, during and after the 2008 financial crisis. I went back to private practice for a couple of years at Dentons as co-head of the global financial institutions and funds sector and then at Greenburg Traurig as co-chair of the financial regulatory and compliance practice, but I had always harbored a desire to go back in-house, and was approached about various opportunities. I had historically been more of a financial institutions regulatory and corporate boardroom lawyer, but also kind of a crisis management, “company-introuble” lawyer. I was intrigued by Abercrombie. They were interested in me because they were at the early stages of a proxy fight. The company felt it needed a corporate boardroom lawyer who had experience with companies going through transitions and with corporate governance and crisis management expertise and less of a lawyer well-versed in the retail business. I came out to visit and found the campus and environment very appealing. Everybody on campus

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was very enthusiastic and excited about the brands and what they were doing. It was infectious. The campus is an interesting combination of—as I describe it to folks back East—the nicest college campus you’ve ever seen, a Google-type campus, and the most spectacular Adirondack hunting lodge you’ve ever seen. It’s just a beautiful, beautiful place. It’s a very appealing and attractive place to be with a great bunch of associates and an invigorating and exciting environment. And so I got hooked. I read that when you first started at Abercrombie, you and your legal team worked on institutionalizing best practices around enterprise risk management, crisis management, data security, and diversity. Can you tell me about some of the changes you made and best practices you and your team implemented? Sure, I would also add to that list compliance and ethics, which I will start with. We embarked on a very bottomup approach to creating a best-in-class compliance and ethics function. We did an assessment and survey of everyone engaged in compliance activities throughout the company, and then developed a program and structure consistent with the DOJ Sentencing Guidelines. Previously the elements existed, but there had not been any reporting line from the associates

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engaged in compliance activities into a central compliance function. So we institutionalized all of that. We rewrote and updated the code of conduct and business ethics, anti-bribery policy, and numerous other policies. We created regular meetings of all the associates embedded in the company who are engaged in compliance activities and developed brand new, state-of-theart online code of conduct training programs as well as anti-corruption training programs. We made these policies very brand specific and culturally attractive to our associates. When you look at any of our materials in this space, they reflect our brand, our modeling, our clothing, pictures of our campus, and really instill a spirit and attitude of “if you love our brand”—and all of our associates really love our brand—“then compliance and ethics and ethical behavior are really very important.” They are important


trending up or down, and whether mitigation activities are being engaged in appropriately by the owner of that risk. The ERM Committee deep dives on each of our top 10 risks at least once a year at our quarterly meetings, and we report on those to our Audit Committee. It is a very structured and very bottom-up approach with each risk owner having responsibility to do a bottom-up identification and assessment of risks and mitigation activities. The important part of this is that it is attended by all the senior businesses and senior shared business leaders. I don’t send the deputy general counsel—I go myself. All the leaders of the company are at the table, which creates, again, a culture of the importance of enterprise-wide risk management. It is important to consider risk-adjusted analysis into expansions of products and businesses so the cost of associated from increased risk and true return on capital can be assessed. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include the legal department as well as company-wide efforts. Within the legal department, we have followed a number of best practices and maybe even gone beyond best practices. We require that diversity be a part of our performance evaluation system THE IMPORTANT PART OF THIS IS THAT IT IS ATTENDED BY ALL THE SENIOR BUSINESSES AND SENIOR SHARED BUSINESS LEADERS. I DON’T SEND THE DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL—I GO MYSELF.

within the legal department. We require that a minimum of 5 to 10 percent of each associate’s balanced score card performance evaluation be based upon their contributions to diversity and inclusion. This starts from the assistants, right up through me. Everyone has a role to play; everyone can play a role. Obviously, dependent upon your particular role and responsibility in the company, that will vary, but everyone is expected to contribute or it will affect your review and your compensation. We’ve also adopted a policy with recruiting, whereby we insist that our recruiters bring us a full slate of diverse candidates for every position we interview for. So that means that

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to protect the integrity of the brand. Ethical and compliance breakdowns create financial, legal, and reputational risks for the brand that could harm the brand. We really tried to enhance and nurture the pre-existing cultural imperative to do the right thing, to be respectful and responsible—an ethical, compliant culture in all respects of how we do business. We created the position of chief ethics and compliance officer. We began regular reporting to the Audit Committee. We re-did all of our ethics hotline programs to really make them as user-friendly as we could, and again as associate and brand relevant as we could, so the associates would want to use them and could feel comfortable using them. We engaged in a full-fledged effort to have all those embedded compliance associates report to the chief ethics and compliance officer initially on a dotted line, transitioning to a straight line, so that we could ensure that compliance and ethics were taken seriously throughout the company so that we have consistent policies, consistent approaches, and consistent tolerance levels for ethical behavior and compliance focus. So that’s the ethics and compliance space. As for enterprise risk management, the company always had an enterprise-wide risk management process. We really took that very solid foundation and added on best practices. I co-chair the Enterprise Risk Management Committee with our COO. It’s comprised of about 20 people who represent the senior people in the company from the brands, the business units, and all the corporate shared services. We meet quarterly and report to the Audit Committee quarterly. We do high-level assessments of all risks the company faces and identify, assess, and prioritize risks and then seek risk mitigation opportunities. We have a risk ranking system that we look at every quarter and between quarters to decide whether the risks as ranked should be changed or moved, whether they’re


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they have to engage with a serious effort to provide us with a diverse slate of candidates. We monitor that and pay great attention to it. We make sure that hiring decisions and candidate selections internally within legal are done by a diverse group of lawyers so that we can avoid unconscious bias to the extent we can. We are also very involved with a number of organizations, including the Minority Corporate Counsel Association and the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD). We have actively participated in the LCLD intern and fellowship programs. We actively promote our lawyers speaking at diversity and inclusion events. We’ve spoken at probably 20 or so this year. Another group we participate in is The Institute for Inclusion of Legal Profession. We also support scholarships and internship programs for law students of diverse backgrounds in the Columbus area. We engage with our primary outside counsel to encourage them to have diverse lawyers working on our matters. We encourage them to focus on diversity and inclusion in their own hiring and promoting and provide opportunities for lawyers of diverse backgrounds in their firm. We have extensive outreach programs with them and partner with them in some programs and participate in their programs. On a company-wide basis, we formed an executive council for diversity and inclusion in the company that I chair. It consists of a crosssection of diverse associates from various parts of the company. We meet quarterly and develop relationships with diversity and inclusion groups outside of the company. We work with the diversity and inclusion department to provide a point of view on diversity and inclusion. We advocate as a group on companywide diversity and inclusion initiatives. The council is a great sounding board for ideas from the associates. It’s a great chance to discuss programs, ideas, concepts,

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trainings, and speakers we want to have on campus to create a culture of diversity inclusion. Diversity and inclusion is reflected in the company’s marketing efforts and branding efforts. It is a commitment that is part of our culture, part of our brand. Again, one of the ways that we actively engage our associates in the process is to get them to believe and buy into the fact that diversity is really good for the brand. If you love the brand then you want to focus on diversity and inclusion. The company had a crisis management program in place when I joined. I now chair the Crisis Management Committee. We’ve spent a lot of time updating it, and we have done some tabletop exercises. We’ve communicated to the executive team how important it is to have a plan and to do some tabletop exercises so, when that day comes, everybody has a template to start from. Of course, every crisis is different so the template never works perfectly, but it’s an important process to become familiar with, especially in this era of data security, cybersecurity, and breaches, one of the most significant crises a company can face. Doing the tabletops, going through the process, understanding the different philosophical positions and reactions to breaking series of events that are happening very quickly at a very high velocity, when you don’t have time to think are important. Having gone through a number of real crises and some simulated tabletop crises, understanding how people think about it and how they react to it gives you a big advantage when it does happen. It enables you to be able to respond in a much more proactive, informed, and educated way. This also brings to the thought process the experiences of others who run the tabletops and have been through crises to help provide a template to guide you through the process. An effective crisis management program also involves updating and educating the board in

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these areas, in terms of what our crisis management plan looks like. It involves how you react with the media, how you are with your customers, employees, vendors, shareholders, and regulators. All those things, if thought through carefully ahead of time on a clear day, become somewhat easier to deal with on a stormy day. Data security, obviously, is very important, and the boards have significant responsibilities in the data and cyber breach space. So we’ve created a data breach committee that reports into the crisis management committee. There are escalation principles, a reporting mechanism, and a very robust, rigorous data breach committee and plan. We’ve analyzed and keep up-to-date with requirements applying to data breaches in all the jurisdictions we do business in, should anything happen. We make sure that it is up-to-date. We have pre-selected vendors that would be retained to help us in the event of a data breach. It is a very, very rigorous process, one we report to the board on to make sure that they’re able to fulfill their responsibilities as directors in overseeing and providing oversight on our cybersecurity and data breach programs. You’ve had a lot of leadership positions. What lessons have you learned along the way? I think probably the most fundamental lesson is to always do the right thing. I think a lot of times there is too much pressure to do the legal thing, which sometimes isn’t a high enough standard. I’m a big advocate of this, and there’ve been a few books written about this. Norman Veasey wrote a tremendous book, The General Counsel as the Persuasive Counselor, where he talks about the general counsel as being the conscience of the corporation and being the voice in the room that always talks about not just doing what is legal but doing what’s


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AGAIN, ONE OF THE WAYS THAT WE ACTIVELY ENGAGE OUR ASSOCIATES IN THE PROCESS IS TO GET THEM TO BELIEVE AND BUY INTO THE FACT THAT DIVERSITY IS REALLY GOOD FOR THE BRAND. IF YOU LOVE THE BRAND, THEN YOU WANT TO FOCUS ON DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION. right. Not that a lawyer necessarily has a monopoly on morality and doing the right thing any more than anyone else. But it is someone who ought to be the voice in the room to remind people and be the conscience of the corporation. You only get to do that by developing the trust of the executive leadership and the C-suite. So doing the right thing and being the conscience of the corporation would be first and foremost. The second part of leadership is to be a role model, to be a north star, to work and closely align these values into the culture of the company. I find every negative headline is a great teaching moment. One of the best ways to remind people is to do headline training, to make sure they stay sensitive and sensitized to these situations where you think you’re doing the right thing, and making your best business judgement. But in fact, your best business judgement may be clouded by the intensity of the moment, any number of things that you believe are more important at the time or you may be rationalizing a course of action. But with the benefit of hindsight and benefit of seeing how those types of decisions can have a negative outcome, you can remain sensitized to the moment, to help you make the right decision when you are faced with some of these challenges. It can involve anything from sending a note to your executive C-suite team after the Wells Fargo situation occurred to say, “We have to make sure that we stay sensitive to sales compensation for associates. This is an area where a lot of trouble can occur.” Or a note after the Uber disclosures about abusive

cultures. Without the reminders of the real life situation, where something bad happened, it’s very easy for people to say, “Hey, that’s a great idea. Let’s pay people based on production goals that are bold and audacious. It’s good for the shareholder.” So those headline moments are just great teaching and reminder moments. I think—as I’ve gone back and reviewed the reports investigating the causes of most of the major corporate crises, from Enron through to the current genre of Volkswagen, GM, Wells Fargo, Yahoo, and now Uber—you find good people doing dumb things. It’s infrequently bad-intentioned people who deliberately do something bad. For whatever reason, they convince themselves or are convinced that they are doing what they believe to be the right thing. It’s reminding people and making them sensitive to all the bad things that happen to good people that helps both you, personally, as well as you, as a general counsel, to keep that sensitivity in the culture of your company. Every negative headline that you see, that could happen here, and if you keep that in the back of your mind every day, you’re much less apt to make those bad decisions.

You have experience in both private practice and in-house. What do you think are the biggest differences between those two? What are the benefits and challenges of each? I think there are a number of areas where they are different and raise different challenges. Being in-house, you tend to be 100 yards wide and a mile deep. You are deeply engaged in your client—your one client. The positive of that is you get to know your one client better than anybody. The negative is that, unless you make a sincere effort to get out and speak, to attend programs, to network, you don’t have as good a sense of the market as you might have. You don’t have a sense unless you are extraordinarily proactive of that headline training, of seeing where others have gone wrong, seeing what other issues people have faced, and seeing how they reacted to other issues and how they solved them. Whereas when you’re a partner in a law firm and have multiple clients and multiple partners to talk to, you tend to be a mile wide but only six inches deep because you see much more of the

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ALWAYS REMEMBER THAT SOMEONE HAS TO BE THE CONSCIENCE FOR THE CORPORATION, SOMEONE’S GOT TO BE THAT VOICE IN THE ROOM, BUT IT DOESN’T MEAN IT ALWAYS HAS TO BE YOU. IT DOESN’T MEAN YOU’RE ALWAYS GOING TO BE RIGHT; IT DOESN’T MEAN YOU’LL ALWAYS BE LISTENED TO.

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market, much more of what’s going on in a broad sense, but you may not have the opportunity to get a mile deep into a single client. So they are very different unless you’re fortunate in private practice to have one or two very large, very substantial clients. You also get segmented in private practice: you are a securities lawyer you are a litigator, or maybe an employment lawyer. And so there you are a mile deep in your functional expertise, but very narrow on top. In-house, you may have your areas of expertise but you have to—as a general counsel, at least—be smart enough to learn quickly or to get a good overview of all areas of the company and all areas of the law you ultimately have responsibility for. One great thing about being in-house is that generally you are involved in a situation, with a program, with a product, with a problem, with a decision as a member of the executive team from day one. You have a chance to understand, to learn, to react, to comment, and to be part of that business process. Most of the time when you’re on the outside, you get called as the expert after a decision has been made to help implement the decision. So I personally like being at the table; I like understanding and being around how business people think. They think much differently than lawyers. A great anecdotal story for me is when I went to my first general counsel position at a large bank. I was a fairly young lawyer, and it was a great opportunity. A former general counsel who was at the firm said to me, “Bob, I have one important thing to tell

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you. For six months, listen before you speak.” He never quite explained why, but I quickly understood. General counsels have become much more than just a lawyer in the company. They’re looked at and looked to by executive management and the board to be true business leaders, to bring more than just their legal skills to the table in a lot of intangible ways. That opportunity makes you realize that business decisions don’t always make legal risk the first and foremost. The NACD just launched a whole new program, “the strategic asset general counsel,” which recognizes this new role. There may be times when legal risk is number one and other times where it is not. Being respectful, mindful, and observant of those situations and when they vary is important to having a voice at the table, being trusted, and being involved in the process. Increasingly, companies and boards are now encouraging general counsels to be the strategic asset general counsel, to be more than just a lawyer. In order to function at that level, you have to learn the business. Whether it’s those intangible ways of doing the right thing, of being the voice of culture, to encourage compliance and ethical behaviors as part of the culture of the company, the fabric of the brand. Those are all things you get to do as a general counsel, but much less so from the outside. I think the biggest advantage—or the disadvantage—is that you have one client. If you have a conflict with one client, you’re unemployed. I tell lots of young, aspiring general counsels that because of your ethical responsibilities and the responsibilities imposed upon you by the SEC and the Justice Department, you always need to be prepared to quit because, ultimately, if you have a board or a CEO that engages in either deliberately illegal behavior, or rationalized illegal behavior, you may need to resign. The Guttfreund Order by the SEC following the Salomon Brothers Bond


Bid-Rigging scandal back in the early 90s is a good reminder. The order stated: “If such a person (the general counsel) takes appropriate steps but management fails to act and that person knows or has reason to know of that failure, he or she should consider what additional steps are appropriate to address the matter. These steps may include disclosure of the matter to the entity’s board of directors, resignation from the firm, or disclosure to regulatory authorities.” This has become significantly more important in the past 20 years as the regulators have increasingly looked to lawyers to be gatekeepers and, in some cases, initiated enforcement actions. So the tension of being the general counsel, which has really become a challenge I think, is the oft-quoted cliché of being a business partner, being a can-do lawyer— “don’t tell me what I can’t do; tell me how I can do it, how I can get around the law to do it” —is now significantly tempered by the regulators’ view and increasingly challenging ethical issues arising from a different role for the lawyer as the gatekeeper. The challenge is to balance being a cop because you’ll lose the trust of your business partners, but also being able to say, “That’s not the right thing; we shouldn’t be doing it.” A general counsel has to balance that fine line being truly a business partner to the business, but also maintaining your role and responsibility as a lawyer gatekeeper. It’s a very tough balancing act for general counsels, which has become one of the biggest challenges. What do you think has been some of the keys to your success and/or what strategies have you implemented to be so successful? I think a lot of it goes back to those lessons learned that we talked about earlier. Always doing the right thing, making sure that everyone knows that’s your philosophy, that’s your culture; doing your best to hire people

who think like that, who believe in that. As I’ve said many times, you can have all the policies, procedures, practices, and cultural characteristics, but if you hire people who aren’t ethical people, then you can corrupt all of your work to create an ethical culture in your company. So part of that is making sure people you hire understand your perspective, your cultural imperatives on these issues, the importance you attribute to them, really being a role model. Walking the walk and talking the talk. You don’t just talk about it; you lead your life in a way at work and outside of work that reflects those values. You teach by example. It has to be a conscious, proactive effort. It doesn’t just happen; you have to make it happen. I think that personally part of my success has been an unyielding and relentless pursuit of doing the right thing, of making sure I convey that’s how I feel, making sure I pick organizations to work for or work with that feel the same way. Whether it be diversity, ethical conduct, risk management, compliance, doing the right thing—those are all very important to me. Is there anything else we didn’t touch on that you’d like to add? The other part of being successful is to remember that your success is really a collective success of a lot of people doing the right thing. I think it’s critically important that you challenge “everybody’s doing it” justifications. I think it’s critically important, as I said, that you really become an advocate to foster and nurture ethical conduct and an ethical culture. Always remember that someone has to be the conscience for the corporation, someone’s got to be that voice in the room, but it doesn’t mean it always has to be you. It doesn’t mean you’re always going to be right; it doesn’t mean you’ll always be listened to. But it’s really important. The other thing is, which is a little of what we were talking about earlier, why

and how people are successful. I think it’s because you never lose sight of the fact that it’s always a collective effort. You’ve got to maintain your personal credibility, your reputation, and the trust of others. “Others” includes management, the board, prosecutors, employees, vendors, the public, everyone you interface with. You have to be a leader; you have to be a role model. Again, this doesn’t happen passively; you have to be proactive to inspire and lead, especially in moments of stress and crisis. At Freddie Mac, after the conservatorship in the midst of the 2008 Financial Crisis, employees were worried about losing their jobs, losing their retirement, losing their equity, wondering if they would have a job the next day. Following the conservatorship and government takeover, senior executives were terminated, the board of directors was suspended, and there was crisis everywhere in the country. The media, Congress, and the administration were blaming Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae for the financial crisis. The way in which those of us in leadership positions rolled up our sleeves, worked 24/7, ate stale pizza out of cardboard boxes at 1 o’clock in the morning, remained positive, optimistic, and enthusiastic role models even as we felt scared and uncertain—I’m convinced that was a very key part of holding those companies together at a time when less resilient, dedicated, mission-focused people could have rapidly spun out of control. This was even more so after the acting CFO committed suicide. So, maintaining a relentless enthusiasm, dedication, and commitment. And then lastly—I think you can’t say this enough—I think it gets back to that notion that success is a collective process; it’s a result of a team effort. One of the most important things I’ve always believed in is to say thank you— constantly and proactively show your appreciation, respect, and recognition for everybody’s contribution to a successful outcome. 

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COLLEEN TRACY JAMES What does a typical day look like for you? I’m lucky to be the mother of a daughter who is 15-months-old. I love spending time with her in the mornings. Then I’m off to work. I commute on the train and immediately start working. I sort through email and respond to clients while staying on top of the latest changes in the law and the legal profession. When I get to work, I hit the ground running working on my clients’ matters so that they may achieve their legal and business objectives. It is really important to understand what challenges my clients are facing in the real world and to understand their business as I work on their legal issues. The day is pretty fast-paced, and I usually work into the evenings. I feel it’s important to always be accessible to my clients. Work life balance is also important; it’s not always easy, but a priority in my life. What can you tell me about the Hatch-Waxman Act and your role in litigating against generic pharmaceutical companies? Are there related cases you were involved in that you’d like to discuss? I have been practicing law for about 20 years now. I’ve spent the majority of my career handling patent litigation for life sciences companies, and a lot of that work has involved the HatchWaxman Act and working on behalf of branded companies against generic companies. I work diligently to protect my clients’ patents because I’ve seen from the inside what it takes to come up with these life-saving, life-altering 44

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drugs. I’m passionate about protecting people who’ve spent a lot of time inventing drugs that help us every day. Since about 2008, I’m very proud to say that I’ve been working with Gilead Sciences. Gilead has transformed the face of HIV infection and AIDS. I’ve been fortunate to represent them and defend their patents. I was lead counsel on several of those cases and served as first chair at one of the trials involving Gilead’s HIV drugs. What do you think are the greatest challenges of patent litigation? The greatest challenge is taking complex, scientific information, which I love and really get into, and making that accessible and understandable to a judge or a jury who may not love science as much or at all. I think that’s really the art of it. What are some of the ways that you increase that accessibility?

I read your interview with Forbes regarding social media recommendations for Big Pharma when it comes to the FDA. You expressed that pharmaceutical companies need to form content strategies. What do you think is an effective content strategy for pharmaceutical companies to implement?

By telling a story. Storytelling is a form of communication that, I believe, judges and juries appreciate because it’s easier to understand rather than having a lawyer reciting facts and leaving it up to them to figure out how those facts fit into the story. It’s more engaging and makes it more interesting for a judge or jury who has to sit through a trial and listen to evidence that’s mostly about complicated science. Also, you have to really think about and be considerate of your audience and provide them with the important facts and try not to use technical scientific jargon if it’s unnecessary.

Pharmaceutical firms should develop clear and decisive social media advertising policies. Also, companies should decide who in the organization should be responsible for content that is advertised on social media. I also suggest that companies have a compliance officer tasked with making sure there’s a policy in place and that it’s being complied with and updated with evolving FDA guidance. This is very important, because although we do not have a lot of guidance from the FDA on advertising pharmaceutical products on social media, one thing we do know from the FDA’s guidance is

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Since Trump’s election, the science community has expressed feelings of being under siege. In April, scientists and supporters had their March for Science, shouting “Save the EPA” as well as “Save the NIH.” As a litigator with a BS in biology who works very closely with scientists and innovators, do you have any thoughts on how we can preserve scientific endeavors and continue to facilitate the resources necessary for these organizations to continue? Well, I think that organizations such as pharmaceutical companies aren’t going to be dissuaded by anything going on in the political arena, from continuing to look for new and innovative ways to help improve the lives and health of people. If we see restrictions on certain types of research, for example, stem cell research, an administration can make it impossible for pharmaceutical companies to engage that kind of research. That, of course, would be unfortunate. The rest of the world is investing a lot of time in stem cell research—we are already lagging behind because of policies of former administrations. I think the main problem arises with agencies and institutions that depend on government funding through grants. For example, if grant money for NIH is constricted, that will definitely impact their research on areas like cancer. Also, universities rely on grant money, and if the government restricts that money, then we could see contraction in university scientists’ ability to conduct fundamental research, which would be very unfortunate because many key discoveries that are the basis for lifesaving, life-changing drugs come out of universities. We must keep the pressure

on the government to continue funding such organization as the NIH and grant programs. Otherwise the private sector will have to subsidize the shortfall. Can you tell me about your role at the National Association for Female Executives and what being involved with the organization entails? Additionally, would you like to discuss what the Women in Law Empowerment Forum is? I feel very strongly about empowering women. WILEF (Women in Law Empowerment Forum) is a great organization, which has really made an important impact in the advancement of women at BigLaw. WILEF has created the “Gold Standard.” To reach this standard, firms must meet certain criteria, including specific percentages of women equity partners and women in management positions. WILEF truly empowers women. What do you think have been some of your keys to success and/or what strategies have you implemented to be as successful as you are? One is that you have to stay true to yourself and your principles. You have to decide who you are and what you believe in, and you have to stick with it and not compromise your principles. You must remain your authentic self. I’ve always been that way; I haven’t changed my personality or my beliefs or how I do things to conform. Even with my clients: if I don’t agree with something they believe they should do or don’t think it’s the best course of action for them, I’m honest with them. I tell clients from the first moment we begin working together that the one thing I can always assure them—in addition to working hard and doing a great job—is that they will have complete honesty. And I expect that from them. Being honest, authentic kind, and really caring about your work, clients, and colleagues are characteristics that lead to success.

I had the privilege of serving as a managing partner at my prior law firm. In that role, I wanted every person who worked at the firm to come to work and feel they were being given the opportunity to be the best they could be, whatever their particular job, goals, or endeavors were. I’ve run a lot of large litigation teams, and I truly believe in decision by consensus. I want to hear from every person on my team, and no matter how junior or senior, I expect them to come to meetings with ideas and to have a voice. At the end of the day, having diverse perspectives and input helps you consider all the angles and potential pitfalls before you decide how to go forward. That’s what I find gets the best product for your client. That includes client input because they have their own perspective, strategies, and goals they have to meet. After all, they know their business better than anyone. Is there something you’d like to comment on that we didn’t touch upon? I really believe that the legal profession is still in flux, but it’s still a great profession. We need to embrace the changes that we are facing because, at the end of the day, if we face these challenges head-on and we adapt, the profession will be even greater for the next generations. It’s really important that we listen to younger generations of lawyers because they’re really smart and capable. They’ve grown up in the electronic age, and they have a lot of value to add to both firms and clients.  bestlawfirms.usnews.com

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JAMIE GORELICK How did you get into law? I started off in private practice at a while-collar litigation boutique, a very small firm, where I practiced for 18 years. I developed a very in-depth knowledge of grand jury practice, internal investigations, white-collar criminal defense, and civil enforcement-oriented litigation. Then I went on to become the general counsel of the Department of Defense and then the deputy attorney general of the United States, the number two position there. In those positions, I went broad. So if you take those two, the depth and breadth, that’s how my legal practice [developed] when I returned to the practice of law and became what it is: someone who handles difficult issues at the intersection of law and policy. … Typically [I handle] matters that include both the Executive Branch and the Judicial Branch, often the Legislative Branch, and always the press. Touching on your current work in the different branches of government, tell me a little bit about this current moment. I’m a Democrat. I strongly supported Hillary Clinton, and I was devastated when she lost. I have taken on many clients,

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seeking to become part of the Trump administration. I’ve done my very best for them. I’ve represented Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump in their efforts to ensure that their employment by President Trump was consistent with the anti-nepotism laws. I’ve helped them and several others address the ethical obligations of the individuals who want to serve in governments. We’ve [also] represented Secretary Tillerson in his transition as Secretary of State. His ethics agreement was pronounced by the head of the Office of Government Ethics as the platinum standard. We’ve tried to be very conservative and thoughtful in those compliance efforts. Obviously, the investigations arising out of the concerns of Russian involvement in the election have been very interesting. I and others in my firm have been dealing with the various challenges to government regulations or changes in regulatory structure under the Administrative Procedures Act. Those are three areas where the new administration has presented interesting challenges for us to work on. Can you speak about what you think the biggest challenge is? The biggest challenge is trying to be a good and responsible lawyer in a highly fraught work environment.

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Absolutely. I think we’re all searching to be responsible citizens in this political climate. My view is the rules are the rules. We are a society and a country that respects the rule of law. It is very important to apply those laws equally to everyone and for the lawyers to ensure people get the best and most responsible legal advice as they can. Just to back up a step in talking about your formative years at the white-collar litigation boutique― what was your experience in the courtroom? Any memorable moments?


Do you have any mentors? I have had many people help me over the years, starting with professors in college and law school and more senior lawyers in almost every step of the way. There are too many to mention. Silicon Valley is taking a major beating right now in regards to discrimination and gender politics. Do you think there’s a role for female directors, for instance Arianna Huffington at Uber, to help address these issues, not just in tech, but in corporate boardrooms across the country? I have found it to be a very powerful influence on companies who have women, not just token women, in the boardroom. In each of the companies on whose boards I sat―that includes United Technologies and Verisign― there have been more than one of us. At Amazon, as you know, there are three amongst the 10 of us, three of the nine independent directors. I think it makes a difference in the questions we ask, the concerns we voice, and the perspectives that we bring to bear, both for the employees and the customers.

It does seem to be that without presentation from the very top level you’re just not going to “get there” in terms of moving the needle on gender parity. That’s true. Both companies on whose boards I now sit have women as head of HR. They are focused on issues of diversity in the workplace, which are very, very important. You’ve taken on the biggest cases in our current climate. [Can you tell] me about a landmark case that your firm just recently took on? Apart from the representation of individuals of the Trump administration, I think the most consequential cases that I’ve handled recently are the representation of Baltimore and Chicago in the investigations of their police departments and constitutional rights violations. Issues of policing in America are very,

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very hard. Law enforcement has a very tough challenge, which is to keep us safe and also to protect our civil rights. Getting that right is difficult, particularly when our cities are so strapped. We tried very, very hard with respect to both cities we represented to help them get to agreements that would give them a path forward to address community concerns in a way that is implementable. You can’t just leave these cities and communities to their own devices when there are deeply embedded problems, but you also can’t have overly prescriptive government-imposed rules. It has to be implementable. Getting that right has been a really interesting experience, and working really closely with the Justice Department has been really rewarding.


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It’s not something I really can comment on right now because we’re in discussions with the department on those two cases. But I will say one needs to create an appropriate balance being very mindful of the need for constitutional policing, and yet, making sure that cities and their police department can actually function. On a personal level, what does your day look like? Do you sleep? I’ve always liked having a varied professional life. We haven’t even talked about the pro bono work that I do and being on the Urban Institute Board, where we are firmly committed to evidence-based policy. We [take] tremendous care to offer policy makers data and analysis on which to make, as a country, better policy decisions. So my day is very varied; some days are very long, but they are always interesting. What are your takeaways from working in Fannie Mae? First, I spent a lot of my time on multi-family housing. In many places around the country, affordable rental housing is much more important than affordable home ownership. Second, the standard-setting functions of companies like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are very important to the stability of our housing market. Third, there is a lot of innovation around the country in community development, and if we [can] harvest the best ideas, we [will] be stronger as a country.

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Have you thought about running for political office? I did, when I was coming out of college. I thought about it and decided not to pursue that. I worried that the ratio of substance to process would not be ideal for me. What’s the legal climate in your neck of the woods? Is there one word you could use to describe it? Dynamic.

What about the country as a whole? What do you think is the most pressing legal issue that we’re facing? We’ve had some explosive Supreme Court rulings recently. Across the country, I would say the most important issue is the challenge to the rule of law. I’m very pleased to see our court system functioning as it was intended to, addressing cases on the merits, with the full appreciation for the facts and the law. Do I agree with every decision that is issued? No, but I think the careful consideration of immigration issues and regulatory issues gives people comfort that the country is strong. What do you think about cybersecurity? My own personal view is that we need to be much more robust in our offense and defense than we currently are. We are loath to do some of the things that we need to be doing to protect our country. The meddling in the election is just one example. This war is very frightening to see up-close. There’s much more we as a country can do if the government takes the view, as I think it should, that it

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has an obligation to protect the critical infrastructure of the country. And that includes private assets. As a layman, one the great frustrations in terms of cyberfraud or identity theft or the ways in which regular folks can be impacted is that there doesn’t seem to be any real recourse, legally, if anything happens to you. For the most part, companies have been protecting their customers from harm. But I suspect we will see real limitations on corporate ability to do that in the future. Do you have any advice for the younger folks coming up through the ranks? Oh, I can give plenty of advice! To people planning their careers: make sure you’re always on a steep learning curve. When you’re not, find something else to do. At the end of the day, all you have is what’s in your head. Making sure that you’re always learning is a pretty good recipe for a successful and fun career, and a pretty good life. As a last fun question, if you were to do anything other than practice law, what would you do? Well, that’s really interesting. I kind of do what I want to do, [but] the next thing I’m going to be doing is making sure my firm is in great shape for whenever it is I retire, which is not [going to be] any time soon. 

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All of this creates a challenging environment that requires looking forward and concentrating on innovative ways to provide efficient high-level service.

You kind of talked a bit about the challenges you encounter. Do you want to delve a little deeper into that?

To start out, can you tell me about the current legal climate pertaining specifically to your practice area? Let me give you a little background. I’m the co-managing partner of FordHarrison, and we are a management-side labor and employment law boutique firm. When I’m looking at the environment, I focus on the market for labor and employment law services. I think that the market—from the private practice side—is changing for several reasons. The first change agent is technology. As a result of technology, such as artificial intelligence, we are facing very rapid change in the way we practice law in the near future. Second, we are experiencing an ongoing pricing pressure, due to the impact of EPLI, the increased level of work performed by in-house counsel, the use of RFP’s administered through inside and outside procurement departments.

I think there’s going to be a significant amount of change driven by technology across the whole practice of law that will greatly impact how we bring in and train young lawyers. This is of particular concern to those of us in the practice of labor and employment law. We know things are moving at a rapid pace. Therefore, we constantly monitor technological changes and are prepared to engage, implement, and adapt to these changes. We believe this approach will make the difference between success and failure going forward. What do you believe are some qualities of your firm that have made it so successful thus far? First and foremost, our firm culture has enabled us to attract really good people. Although we have a national footprint—and through lus Laboris, we have a global footprint—we are still at a size that allows us to know each other. Therefore, we have a good understanding of each other’s skills, and this allows us to engage the best lawyer in the firm to meet the client’s needs. I think it makes a big difference

in client service when the lawyers at a law firm have the kind of knowledge we have of each other’s capabilities. Our firm culture encourages a willingness among our lawyers to pitch in. The first question we ask each other is “How can I help?” Our culture has led to our success as it has allowed people to thrive and to develop. In the end, it all comes down to being able to attract and retain the good people, and our firm culture is the key. What sorts of achievements to you see in the firm’s future? Our goal is to continue to grow at a pace within the U.S. market that is consistent with finding the right people and building upon our international capabilities. We are not going to grow for pure growth’s sake or to merely add numbers. We will grow strategically in markets with the right people, and not just so we can make an announcement that we have opened a new office. I also strongly believe that our ability to provide services on a global basis through our membership and lus Laboris will help us grow and differentiate our firm. Our global practice has grown substantially in the last three years, and we believe it has great potential. Finally, we are committed to staying on top of technology, continuing to have our people certified in the use of technology, and to be prepared to adopt the technology at the right time so that we can continue to provide the highest level of quality and service to our clients in a cost effective manner. 

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K&L Gates

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Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Donna Law Firm, P.C. Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C. Groves Powers LLC Harkins Cunningham LLP Jackson Walker L.L.P. Landman Corsi Ballaine & Ford P.C. Law Offices of H. Daniel Spain Mayer Brown LLP Schlichter Bogard & Denton, LLP Sidley Austin LLP Steptoe & Johnson LLP

Polsinelli PC

Sweeney Law Firm, P.A.

Squire Patton Boggs LLP

The Law Offices of McLeod, Alexander, Powel & Apffel, PC

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Dickinson Wright PLLC DLA Piper LLP Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Akerman LLP

Dykema Gossett PLLC

Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP

Foley & Lardner LLP

Alston & Bird LLP

Fox Rothschild LLP Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Baker & Hostetler LLP Baker Botts L.L.P.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC

Goodwin

Ballard Spahr LLP

Goulston & Storrs PC GrayRobinson, P.A.

Blank Rome LLP Bryan Cave LLP Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Burr & Forman LLP Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP Cooley LLP Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP Haynes and Boone, LLP Hogan Lovells US LLP Holland & Knight LLP Hunton & Williams LLP Husch Blackwell LLP Jones Day K&L Gates


Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP

Ropes & Gray LLP Shearman & Sterling LLP Sidley Austin LLP Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

King & Spalding LLP

Winstead PC

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Locke Lord LLP Loeb & Loeb LLP Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP Mayer Brown LLP McCarter & English, LLP McGuireWoods LLP

SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS L AW

Alston & Bird LLP Baker Botts L.L.P.

Ballard Spahr LLP

Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

Bracewell LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP Nixon Peabody LLP

Bryan Cave LLP Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

Cooley LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Covington & Burling LLP

Paul Hastings LLP

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Perkins Coie LLP

Pircher, Nichols & Meeks LLP Polsinelli PC Proskauer Rose LLP Quarles & Brady LLP Reed Smith LLP Reno & Cavanaugh PLLC Ropes & Gray LLP Saul Ewing LLP Seyfarth Shaw LLP Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP Shutts & Bowen LLP

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Troutman Sanders LLP Venable LLP Vinson & Elkins LLP

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC Winston & Strawn LLP

SECURITIES REGUL ATION

Cooley LLP Covington & Burling LLP Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP Crowell & Moring LLP Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP Foley & Lardner LLP Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Goodwin Greenberg Traurig, LLP Hogan Lovells US LLP Holland & Knight LLP Jones Day K&L Gates Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C.

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP Hogan Lovells US LLP Holland & Knight LLP Jenner & Block LLP Jones Day K&L Gates King & Spalding LLP

McGuireWoods LLP

Thompson Hine LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Mayer Brown LLP

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Williams & Connolly LLP

Bryan Cave LLP

Foley & Lardner LLP

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Alston & Bird LLP

Latham & Watkins LLP

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

DLA Piper LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Stoel Rives LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

Akerman LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Stinson Leonard Street LLP

Troutman Sanders LLP

Dechert LLP

Sidley Austin LLP

Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Thompson Coburn LLP

Baker Botts L.L.P.

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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Morrison & Foerster LLP Norton Rose Fulbright Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP O'Melveny & Myers LLP Patomak Global Partners, LLC Paul Hastings LLP Perkins Coie LLP Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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King & Spalding LLP

Dechert LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Lawrence, Kamin, Saunders & Uhlenhop LLC

Dentons

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Nixon Peabody LLP

Mayer Brown LLP Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Morrison & Foerster LLP Murphy & McGonigle Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP Perkins Coie LLP Proskauer Rose LLP Shearman & Sterling LLP Sidley Austin LLP Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Sullivan & Worcester LLP

DLA Piper LLP Holland & Knight LLP K&L Gates McGuireWoods LLP Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Morrison & Foerster LLP

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Alston & Bird LLP

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Baker & Hostetler LLP Baker Botts L.L.P.

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP Sidley Austin LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Troutman Sanders LLP Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

ALL Counsel P.C.

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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Covington & Burling LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Foley & Lardner LLP

Chapman and Cutler LLP

Mayer Brown LLP Meister Sports Management Ltd

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

Akerman LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Baker McKenzie LLP Ballard Spahr LLP Blank Rome LLP Bracewell LLP Bryan Cave LLP Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry Cooley LLP Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP Dentons

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Proskauer Rose LLP Quarles & Brady LLP Reed Smith LLP Ropes & Gray LLP Sidley Austin LLP Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Steptoe & Johnson LLP Sullivan & Cromwell LLP Venable LLP Vinson & Elkins LLP Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP Winston & Strawn LLP Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

TECHNOLOGY L AW

DLA Piper LLP

Baker & Hostetler LLP

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Baker McKenzie LLP

EY LLP

Bryan Cave LLP

Foley & Lardner LLP

Bunsow De Mory Smith & Allison LLP

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Cooley LLP Dentons

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Holland & Hart LLP

Holland & Knight LLP

Irell & Manella LLP

Husch Blackwell LLP

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP

Jones Day K&L Gates Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP King & Spalding LLP Kirkland & Ellis LLP Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP KPMG, LLP Latham & Watkins LLP Locke Lord LLP Loeb & Loeb LLP Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP Mayer Brown LLP McDermott Will & Emery LLP McGuireWoods LLP Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Dickinson Wright PLLC

Fox Rothschild LLP

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Norton Rose Fulbright Paul Hastings LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Alston & Bird LLP

Winston & Strawn LLP

Mayer Brown LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

SECURITIZ ATION AND STRUCTURED FINANCE L AW

Williams & Connolly LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP Loeb & Loeb LLP Mayer Brown LLP McGuireWoods LLP Morrison & Foerster LLP Norton Rose Fulbright Perkins Coie LLP Peter Brown & Associates PLLC Proskauer Rose LLP Sidley Austin LLP Tensegrity Law Group LLP Thompson Coburn LLP Venable LLP Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP


Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

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Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP Morrison & Foerster LLP Perkins Coie LLP Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt Stoel Rives LLP

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Alston & Bird LLP Arent Fox LLP

Baker & Hostetler LLP Baker Botts L.L.P. Ballard Spahr LLP Barnes & Thornburg LLP Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, LLP Bracewell LLP Brinks Gilson & Lione Covington & Burling LLP Cowan Liebowitz & Latman, P.C. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Dentons DLA Piper LLP Dorsey & Whitney LLP Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP Fish & Richardson P.C. Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, P.C. Greenberg Traurig, LLP Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C. Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP King & Spalding LLP Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Pattishall, McAuliffe, Newbury, Hilliard & Geraldson LLP

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Fenwick & West LLP

Nixon Peabody LLP

Foley Hoag LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

Goodwin

Quarles & Brady LLP

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Reed Smith LLP

Proskauer Rose LLP

Ropes & Gray LLP

Quarles & Brady LLP

Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

Reed Smith LLP

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Schiff Hardin LLP

Perkins Coie LLP Polsinelli PC

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Troutman Sanders LLP Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP Young Basile Hanlon & MacFarlane P.C.

TR ANSPORTATION L AW

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Covington & Burling LLP Harkins Cunningham LLP Holland & Knight LLP Norton Rose Fulbright Sidley Austin LLP Slover & Loftus LLP Steptoe & Johnson LLP Thompson Hine LLP

Ropes & Gray LLP Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP Stinson Leonard Street LLP Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP K&L Gates Latham & Watkins LLP Mayer Brown LLP McDermott Will & Emery LLP Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Morrison & Foerster LLP Norton Rose Fulbright Perkins Coie LLP

Thompson Coburn LLP

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Thompson Hine LLP

Pryor Cashman LLP

Venable LLP

Robinson Bradshaw & Hinson, P.A.

White & Case LLP

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Williams Mullen, PC

Thompson Hine LLP

Withers Bergman, LLP

Vinson & Elkins LLP

VENTURE CAPITAL L AW

Choate Hall & Stewart LLP Cooley LLP DLA Piper LLP Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP

TRUSTS & ESTATES L AW

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP Baker & Hostetler LLP Bryan Cave LLP Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry Cooley LLP Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Day Pitney LLP Dentons DLA Piper LLP Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP Foley & Lardner LLP Fox Rothschild LLP

Leydig, Voit & Mayer, LTD.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Loeb & Loeb LLP

Holland & Knight LLP

McAndrews, Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Husch Blackwell LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

K&L Gates

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Merchant & Gould

Kozusko Harris Vetter Wareh Duncan

Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Loeb & Loeb LLP

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright

McGuireWoods LLP

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BEST 2018 U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS “BEST LAW FIRMS”

TIER 1 RANKINGS BY STATE AMONG ALL FIRMS THAT WERE ELIGIBLE for 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” consideration, a total of 8,368 firms received metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in at least one practice area. In all tiers, 13,372 firms received at least one metropolitan ranking in 2018. The rankings honor law firms of varying sizes and scopes, across 186 metropolitan regions and 122 practice areas. In states containing a number of metro regions that aren’t large enough to produce accurate metropolitan results, rankings were issued statewide. These states are Alaska, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, New Jersey, Rhode Island and Utah. Regional results in all tiers are available online at bestlawfirms.usnews.com.

ALABAMA

ALABAMA

BIRMINGHAM ADMINISTRATIVE / REGULATORY LAW Balch & Bingham LLP ANTITRUST LAW Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP APPELLATE PRACTICE Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Hare Wynn Newell & Newton, LLP Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Rosen Harwood, P.A. Sirote & Permutt, PC Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC ARBITRATION

Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Hare Wynn Newell & Newton, LLP Najjar Denaburg, P.C. Thad G. Long Upchurch Watson White & Max Watterson & Singer, Attorneys at Law, PC

BANKING AND FINANCE LAW Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Haskins Jones, LLC Jones Walker LLP Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Sirote & Permutt, PC Yarbro Law Offices, LLC BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Christian & Small LLP

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Law Offices of Ted Stuckenschneider, PC Najjar Denaburg, P.C. Pritchard McCall & Jones, LLC Sirote & Permutt, PC Walding, LLC Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC BIOTECHNOLOGY LAW Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C. BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (INCLUDING LLCS AND PARTNERSHIPS) Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Sirote & Permutt, PC Maxwell H. Pulliam, LLC

CIVIL RIGHTS LAW

CLOSELY HELD COMPANIES AND FAMILY BUSINESSES LAW Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP COMMERCIAL FINANCE LAW Gibbons Law, LLC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Adams and Reese LLP Badham & Buck, LLC Bainbridge, Mims, Rogers & Smith LLP Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Butler Snow LLP Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal, LLP Christian & Small LLP Donald, Randall & Donald Friedman, Dazzio, Zulanas & Bowling, P.C. Guin, Stokes & Evans, LLC Hare Wynn Newell & Newton, LLP Jackson, Fikes & Brakefield Jones & Hawley P.C. Jones Walker LLP Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C. Maynard Cooper & Gale PC

U.S. News – Best Lawyers “BEST LAW FIRMS” 2018

McCallum, Methvin & Terrell, P.C. Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell Scott Dukes & Geisler, P.C. Sirote & Permutt, PC Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC Starnes Davis Florie LLP White Arnold & Dowd P.C. COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS / UCC LAW Maynard Cooper & Gale PC CONSTRUCTION LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Kee Law Firm, LLC Laney & Foster, P.C. Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC COPYRIGHT LAW Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Thad G. Long CORPORATE COMPLIANCE LAW Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC CORPORATE GOVERNANCE LAW Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Maynard Cooper & Gale PC CORPORATE LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal, LLP James C. Wilson, Jr. Attorney at Law Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Sirote & Permutt, PC CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE Emory Anthony, Jr. Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, PC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Redden, Mills, Clark & Shaw, LLP

Sheffield & Lentine PC CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Frohsin Barger & Walthall Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, PC Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Redden, Mills, Clark & Shaw, LLP Sirote & Permutt, PC White Arnold & Dowd P.C. DUI/DWI DEFENSE Maxwell H. Pulliam, LLC Redden, Mills, Clark & Shaw, LLP ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LAW Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Maynard Cooper & Gale PC EDUCATION LAW Bishop, Colvin, Johnson & Kent, LLC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Waldrep, Stewart & Kendrick, LLC EMINENT DOMAIN AND CONDEMNATION LAW Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell EMPLOYEE BENEFITS (ERISA) LAW Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal, LLP Dominick Feld Hyde P.C. Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Sirote & Permutt, PC EMPLOYMENT LAW - INDIVIDUALS Charles Michael Quinn Haynes & Haynes, P.C. Heather Leonard, P.C. John D. Saxon, P.C. Wiggins Childs Pantazis Fisher & Goldfarb, LLC EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT Allen & Shamblin, LLC Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Balch & Bingham LLP


Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. Burr & Forman LLP Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP Harbuck Keith & Holmes LLC Jackson Lewis P.C. Lehr Middlebrooks Vreeland & Thompson, P.C. Littler Mendelson P.C. Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Balch & Bingham LLP Langley & Bromberg LLC William T. Watson, LLC

ENERGY LAW

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP Maynard Cooper & Gale PC EQUIPMENT FINANCE LAW Marks & Associates, P.C. FAMILY LAW Boyd, Fernambucq & Dunn, P.C. Dominick Feld Hyde P.C. Durward & Durward, Attorneys at Law Massey, Stotser & Nichols, P.C. Najjar Denaburg, P.C. Redden, Mills, Clark & Shaw, LLP Terry M. Cromer

FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATION LAW Adams and Reese LLP Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Jones Walker LLP Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Sirote & Permutt, PC FRANCHISE LAW Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Thad G. Long GOVERNMENT RELATIONS PRACTICE Balch & Bingham LLP Maynard Cooper & Gale PC HEALTH CARE LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Dominick Feld Hyde P.C. Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Sirote & Permutt, PC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP INSURANCE LAW Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burke Harvey, LLC Burr & Forman LLP Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal, LLP Carr Allison Christian & Small LLP Hand Arendall LLC Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart LLP Jones Walker LLP Laney & Foster, P.C. Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell Smith & Bahakel, P.C.

LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Lehr Middlebrooks Vreeland & Thompson, P.C. Littler Mendelson P.C. Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. LABOR LAW - UNION Wiggins Childs Pantazis Fisher & Goldfarb, LLC LAND USE & ZONING LAW Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Evans & Evans LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Starnes Davis Florie LLP LEVERAGED BUYOUTS AND PRIVATE EQUITY LAW Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Maynard Cooper & Gale PC LITIGATION - ANTITRUST Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Thad G. Long LITIGATION - BANKING & FINANCE Adams and Reese LLP Badham & Buck, LLC Bainbridge, Mims, Rogers & Smith LLP Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Christian & Small LLP Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell LITIGATION - BANKRUPTCY Adams and Reese LLP Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Christian & Small LLP Law Offices of Ted Stuckenschneider, PC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Sirote & Permutt, PC LITIGATION - CONSTRUCTION Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal, LLP Campbell Guin, LLC Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Redden, Mills, Clark & Shaw, LLP Sirote & Permutt, PC Wallace, Jordan, Ratliff & Brandt, LLC LITIGATION - ENVIRONMENTAL Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC LITIGATION - ERISA Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Friedman Law Firm, P.C. Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Sarah Yates Larson LITIGATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Maynard Cooper & Gale PC

LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. Burr & Forman LLP Charles Michael Quinn Christian & Small LLP Harbuck Keith & Holmes LLC Lehr Middlebrooks Vreeland & Thompson, P.C. Littler Mendelson P.C. Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Spotswood Sansom & Sansbury LLC Wiggins Childs Pantazis Fisher & Goldfarb, LLC

Hare Wynn Newell & Newton, LLP Najjar Denaburg, P.C. Thad G. Long Upchurch Watson White & Max Watterson & Singer, Attorneys at Law, PC

LITIGATION - LAND USE & ZONING Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Evans & Evans

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Sirote & Permutt, PC Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

LITIGATION - MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC LITIGATION - MUNICIPAL Ellis, Head, Owens & Justice Starnes Davis Florie LLP LITIGATION - PATENT Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Thad G. Long LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE

Balch & Bingham LLP

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Galloway Scott Moss & Hancock LLC Hand Arendall LLC Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart LLP Mac M. Moorer Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell LITIGATION - SECURITIES Bainbridge, Mims, Rogers & Smith LLP Balch & Bingham LLP Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal, LLP Guin, Stokes & Evans, LLC Hare Wynn Newell & Newton, LLP Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Mac M. Moorer Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell LITIGATION - TAX Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Dominick Feld Hyde P.C. Sirote & Permutt, PC LITIGATION - TRUSTS & ESTATES Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal, LLP Dominick Feld Hyde P.C. Fawal & Spina Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Sirote & Permutt, PC MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - DEFENDANTS Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Christian & Small LLP Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC White Arnold & Dowd P.C. MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - PLAINTIFFS Cory Watson, P.C. Hare Wynn Newell & Newton, LLP WhatleyKallas, LLP MEDIATION Austill Lewis Pipkin & Maddox PC Burke Harvey, LLC Christian & Small LLP

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal, LLP Christian & Small LLP Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart LLP Parsons, Lee and Juliano P.C. Starnes Davis Florie LLP Stockham Cooper & Potts, PC MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Hare Wynn Newell & Newton, LLP

Maynard Cooper & Gale PC Starnes Davis Florie LLP

MINING LAW

MORTGAGE BANKING FORECLOSURE LAW Sirote & Permutt, PC MUNICIPAL LAW Bishop, Colvin, Johnson & Kent, LLC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP NATURAL RESOURCES LAW Starnes Davis Florie LLP William T. Watson, LLC

ALABAMA

FAMILY LAW MEDIATION Dominick Feld Hyde P.C. Najjar Denaburg, P.C.

INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE LAW Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP James C. Wilson, Jr. Attorney at Law

NON-PROFIT / CHARITIES LAW Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Maynard Cooper & Gale PC PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Adams and Reese LLP Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP Butler Snow LLP Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal, LLP Carr Allison Christian & Small LLP Donald, Randall & Donald Friedman, Dazzio, Zulanas & Bowling, P.C. Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart LLP Jackson, Fikes & Brakefield Jones Walker LLP Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Norman, Wood, Kendrick, & Turner Smith, Spires, Peddy, Hamilton & Coleman, PC Starnes Davis Florie LLP PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Cory Watson, P.C. Cusimano, Roberts & Mills, LLC Hare Wynn Newell & Newton, LLP Heninger, Garrison & Davis, LLC Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C. Morris, Haynes, Wheeles, Knowles & Nelson Pittman, Dutton & Hellums, P.C. Smith & Alspaugh, P.C. Yearout & Traylor, P.C. PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Burr & Forman LLP

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Butler Snow LLP Christian & Small LLP Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart LLP Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Hare Wynn Newell & Newton, LLP Heninger, Garrison & Davis, LLC Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, P.C. Morris, Haynes, Wheeles, Knowles & Nelson PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Cabaniss, Johnston, Gardner, Dumas & O’Neal, LLP Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart LLP PROJECT FINANCE LAW

Gibbons Law, LLC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC

PUBLIC FINANCE LAW

Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Hand Arendall LLC Haskell Slaughter & Spratling, LLC Maynard Cooper & Gale PC

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EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Coppersmith Brockelman PLC Fennemore Craig, P.C. Jackson Lewis P.C. Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. Littler Mendelson P.C. Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Osborn Maledon, P.A. Perkins Coie LLP Quarles & Brady LLP Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, A Professional Corporation Sherman & Howard L.L.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Squire Patton Boggs LLP Steptoe & Johnson LLP

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Jackson Lewis P.C. Littler Mendelson P.C. Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Quarles & Brady LLP Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, A Professional Corporation Sherman & Howard L.L.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Squire Patton Boggs LLP Steptoe & Johnson LLP LABOR LAW - UNION Martin & Bonnett PLLC Ward, Keenan & Barrett, PC LAND USE & ZONING LAW

Beus Gilbert PLLC Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Earl, Curley & Lagarde, P.C. Gammage & Burnham PLC Lazarus, Silvyn & Bangs P.C. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Withey Morris, PLC

LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Broening, Oberg, Woods & Wilson PC Dickinson Wright PLLC Fennemore Craig, P.C. Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC Osborn Maledon, P.A. Quarles & Brady LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

ARIZONA

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LITIGATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Bryan Cave LLP Fennemore Craig, P.C. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Milligan Lawless, P.C. Osborn Maledon, P.A. Perkins Coie LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Aiken Schenk Hawkins & Ricciardi P.C. ASU Alumni Law Group Coppersmith Brockelman PLC Fennemore Craig, P.C. Jaburg Wilk Jackson Lewis P.C. Martin & Bonnett PLLC Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Osborn Maledon, P.A. Perkins Coie LLP Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, A Professional Corporation Schleier Law Offices PC Sherman & Howard L.L.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Squire Patton Boggs LLP Steptoe & Johnson LLP Ward, Keenan & Barrett, PC LITIGATION - LAND USE & ZONING Beus Gilbert PLLC Gammage & Burnham PLC Jorden Hiser & Joy, PLC LITIGATION - MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Osborn Maledon, P.A. LITIGATION - MUNICIPAL Dickinson Wright PLLC Fennemore Craig, P.C. Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC LITIGATION - PATENT Bryan Cave LLP Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Osborn Maledon, P.A. Perkins Coie LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Dickinson Wright PLLC Fennemore Craig, P.C. Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Ramras Legal, PLC Sherman & Howard L.L.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. The Cavanagh Law Firm, P.A. LITIGATION - REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT (SEC, TELECOM, ENERGY) Fennemore Craig, P.C. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. LITIGATION - SECURITIES

Perkins Coie LLP Sherman & Howard L.L.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Tiffany & Bosco P.A. Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Steptoe & Johnson LLP

LITIGATION - TAX

LITIGATION - TRUSTS & ESTATES Fennemore Craig, P.C. Frazer Ryan Goldberg & Arnold LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Tiffany & Bosco P.A. MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - DEFENDANTS Bryan Cave LLP Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Perkins Coie LLP

MEDIA LAW

MEDIATION Aiken Schenk Hawkins & Ricciardi P.C. Beer & Toone, P.C. Dickinson Wright PLLC Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC Michele Feeney Law Osborn Maledon, P.A. Perkins Coie LLP Scott, Skelly & Muchmore, L.L.C. Sherman Fogel MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Broening, Oberg, Woods & Wilson PC Campbell, Yost, Clare & Norell, P.C. Dickinson Wright PLLC Fennemore Craig, P.C. Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Beale, Micheaels, Slack & Shughart, P.C. Harris, Powers & Cunningham PLLC Palumbo Wolfe & Palumbo, PC Snyder & Wenner, P.C. MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW Ballard Spahr LLP DLA Piper LLP Fennemore Craig, P.C. Greenberg Traurig, LLP Osborn Maledon, P.A. Perkins Coie LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Fennemore Craig, P.C. Jerry L. Haggard, P.C.

MINING LAW

MORTGAGE BANKING FORECLOSURE LAW Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, A Professional Corporation MUNICIPAL LAW Ballard Spahr LLP Gust Rosenfeld P.L.C. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP NATIVE AMERICAN LAW Dickinson Wright PLLC Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Perkins Coie LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

Beyers Farrell PLLC 602.603.1521 www.bfazlaw.com

Coppersmith Brockelman PLC Dickinson Wright PLLC Greenberg Traurig, LLP Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Osborn Maledon, P.A.

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NATURAL RESOURCES LAW Fennemore Craig, P.C. Jerry L. Haggard, P.C. Maguire, Pearce & Storey, PLLC Quarles & Brady LLP Salmon, Lewis & Weldon, PLC NON-PROFIT / CHARITIES LAW Ballard Spahr LLP Fennemore Craig, P.C.

PATENT LAW Bryan Cave LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP Law Offices of Damon L. Boyd Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Beer & Toone, P.C. Broening, Oberg, Woods & Wilson PC Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Dickinson Wright PLLC Fennemore Craig, P.C. Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. Sanders & Parks PC Sandweg & Ager, P.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. The Cavanagh Law Firm, P.A. PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Aiken Schenk Hawkins & Ricciardi P.C. Beale, Micheaels, Slack & Shughart, P.C. Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Fennemore Craig, P.C. Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. Harris, Powers & Cunningham PLLC Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP O’Steen & Harrison, PLC Palumbo Wolfe & Palumbo, PC Philip A. Robbins, P.C. Plattner Verderame PC Robbins & Curtin PLLC Sanders & Parks PC Sandweg & Ager, P.C. Snyder & Wenner, P.C. Treon Aguirre Newman & Norris, PC Tucker & Miller PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Bowman and Brooke LLP Fennemore Craig, P.C. Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Renaud Cook Drury Mesaros, PA Sanders & Parks PC Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Spencer Fane LLP The Cavanagh Law Firm, P.A. PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Baird Williams & Greer LLP PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. PUBLIC FINANCE LAW Ballard Spahr LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP Gust Rosenfeld P.L.C. Squire Patton Boggs LLP REAL ESTATE LAW Ballard Spahr LLP Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A. Dickinson Wright PLLC Earl, Curley & Lagarde, P.C. Fennemore Craig, P.C. Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. Gammage & Burnham PLC Greenberg Traurig, LLP Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Maguire, Pearce & Storey, PLLC Osborn Maledon, P.A. Perkins Coie LLP Quarles & Brady LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Squire Patton Boggs LLP The Cavanagh Law Firm, P.A.


Tiffany & Bosco P.A. Withey Morris, PLC SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS LAW Ballard Spahr LLP DLA Piper LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP Osborn Maledon, P.A. Perkins Coie LLP Quarles & Brady LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. SECURITIES REGULATION Gammage & Burnham PLC Greenberg Traurig, LLP Osborn Maledon, P.A. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Gallagher & Kennedy, P.A. Jackson Lewis P.C.

SPORTS LAW

TAX LAW

Ballard Spahr LLP Fennemore Craig, P.C. Frazer Ryan Goldberg & Arnold LLP Olsen-Smith LTD Onsager, Werner & Oberg, P.L.C. Pietzsch, Bonnett & Womack, P.A. Quarles & Brady LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Steptoe & Johnson LLP

TECHNOLOGY LAW Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, A Professional Corporation TRADEMARK LAW

TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Dickinson Wright PLLC Fennemore Craig, P.C. Frazer Ryan Goldberg & Arnold LLP Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC Michael J. Tucker, P.C. Olsen-Smith LTD Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Tiffany & Bosco P.A. VENTURE CAPITAL LAW Greenberg Traurig, LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. WATER LAW Fennemore Craig, P.C. Maguire, Pearce & Storey, PLLC Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, A Professional Corporation Salmon, Lewis & Weldon, PLC Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - CLAIMANTS Jardine, Baker, Hickman & Houston, P.L.L.C. Law Office of Mark R. Mignella Law Office of Stephen L. Weiss Law Offices of Robert E. Wisniewski, P.C. Schiffman Law Office, P.C. Taylor and Associates WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - EMPLOYERS Jardine, Baker, Hickman & Houston, P.L.L.C. Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C. Lundmark, Barberich, LaMont & Slavin, P.C.

SCOTTSDALE Sacks Tierney P.A.

ARBITRATION

BANKING AND FINANCE LAW Tobin & Connealy, PLC

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION barry sanders PLC Clark Hill PLC J. Belanger Law PLLC Lang & Klain, P.C. Sacks Tierney P.A. CONSTRUCTION LAW

Clark Hill PLC Sacks Tierney P.A.

COPYRIGHT LAW Bacal & Garrison Law Group Hartman Titus PLC CORPORATE LAW Dolasinski Miller Martin P.C. Sacks Tierney P.A. Weiss Brown CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Ashley D. Adams, PLC J. Belanger Law PLLC EMINENT DOMAIN AND CONDEMNATION LAW

Berry Riddell LLC Davis Miles McGuire Gardner, PLLC

ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY LAW J. Belanger Law PLLC The Shely Firm, PC GAMING LAW

Bledsoe Downes, PC Sammons ADR LLC

HEALTH CARE LAW

Meagher & Geer, P.L.L.P. Surrano Law Offices The Guy Law Firm PLLC

INSURANCE LAW

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PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Langley Law Firm, P.C. Meagher & Geer, P.L.L.P. REAL ESTATE LAW

Berry Riddell LLC Biskind, Hunt & Semro, PLC Clark Hill PLC Kutak Rock LLP Nearhood Law Offices, PLC Paltzik Law PLLC Sacks Tierney P.A. Sherman & Howard L.L.C. Tobin & Connealy, PLC Vicki R. Harding PLLC

Mooney, Wright & Moore, PLLC Silver Law PLC

TAX LAW

TRADEMARK LAW Bacal & Garrison Law Group Hartman Titus PLC TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Becker & House, PLLC Boyer Bohn P.C. Braun Siler Kruzel PC Bredemann & Shellander PLC

TUCSON APPELLATE PRACTICE Law Office of Michael Meehan Mesch Clark Rothschild ARBITRATION

Mesch Clark Rothschild Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana, PC

BANKING AND FINANCE LAW Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Quarles & Brady LLP BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Mesch Clark Rothschild Quarles & Brady LLP Smith & Smith, PLLC COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Fennemore Craig, P.C. Gust Rosenfeld P.L.C. Law Offices of Dennis A. Rosen Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, P.L.C. Quarles & Brady LLP Slutes Sakrison & Rogers, P.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS / UCC LAW

Hartman Titus PLC Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP The Noblitt Group, PLLC

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Crawford & Kline, P.L.C. O’Connor & Campbell PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Knapp & Roberts Law Office of Thomas M. Ryan Roger T. Sharp LLC

Law Offices of Stephen Paul Barnard, P.C. Nesci & St. Louis PLLC

DUI/DWI DEFENSE

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS (ERISA) LAW ERISA Benefits Law EMPLOYMENT LAW - INDIVIDUALS Awerkamp, Bonilla & Giles, PLC EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT Fennemore Craig, P.C. Law and Mediation Office of Sandra S. Froman P.L.C. Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana, PC Munger Chadwick, P.L.C.

ENERGY LAW

FAMILY LAW Donau & Bolt Liberty & Associates, P.C. Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana, PC FAMILY LAW MEDIATION Old Pueblo Mediation Services Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana, PC IMMIGRATION LAW Goldman & Goldman PC INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE LAW Fennemore Craig, P.C. LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT Law and Mediation Office of Sandra S. Froman P.L.C. Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. LAND USE & ZONING LAW Lazarus, Silvyn & Bangs P.C. Stubbs & Schubart, P.C. LITIGATION - BANKING & FINANCE Rusing Lopez & Lizardi, P.L.L.C. LITIGATION - BANKRUPTCY Mesch Clark Rothschild Quarles & Brady LLP LITIGATION - CONSTRUCTION Law Offices of Dennis A. Rosen Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Osborne & Keenan, PC Roger T. Sharp LLC

PATENT LAW

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE Karp & Weiss Michael J. Bloom, PC Piccarreta Davis Keenan Fidel, PC The Law Office of Walter B. Nash III, P.C. CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Karp & Weiss Law Office of A. Bates Butler III LLC Piccarreta Davis Keenan Fidel, PC Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana, PC

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Sammons ADR LLC

NATIVE AMERICAN LAW Bledsoe Downes, PC Rothstein Donatelli LLP

Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana, PC

ARIZONA

Jaburg Wilk Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Perkins Coie LLP Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Sacks Tierney P.A.

Fennemore Craig, P.C.

520.790.5433 www.fmlaw.law

Tier 2

Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana, PC Fennemore Craig, P.C.

CONSTRUCTION LAW

CORPORATE LAW Duffield Adamson & Helenbolt, P.C.

LITIGATION - ERISA

LITIGATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Awerkamp, Bonilla & Giles, PLC Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. LITIGATION - LAND USE & ZONING Lazarus, Silvyn & Bangs P.C. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE Fennemore Craig, P.C. Gust Rosenfeld P.L.C. Jackson & Oden, P.C.

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Law Offices of Dennis A. Rosen Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, P.L.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. LITIGATION - TRUSTS & ESTATES Mesch Clark Rothschild MEDIATION Lina S. Rodriguez The Fleischman Law Firm, P.C. Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana, PC MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Mesch Clark Rothschild MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, P.L.C. Schmidt, Sethi, & Akmajian, PC The Mercaldo Law Firm NATIVE AMERICAN LAW Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Robert C. Brauchli Attorney At Law

ARIZONA

NATURAL RESOURCES LAW DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy, P.C.

ARK ANSAS

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Conner & Winters, LLP Davis, Clark, Butt, Carithers & Taylor, PLC Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC Wales Comstock CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE Taylor Law Partners, LLP Wales Comstock CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Wales Comstock DUI/DWI DEFENSE Norwood & Norwood, P.A. LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT Gilker & Jones, P.A. LITIGATION - BANKRUPTCY Cypert, Crouch, Clark & Harwell, PLLC Davis, Clark, Butt, Carithers & Taylor, PLC

JONESBORO Blair & Stroud

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE McDaniel Law Firm, PLC CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Bristow & Richardson, PLLC MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS RMP LLP MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Blair & Stroud PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS

Bristow & Richardson, PLLC Womack Phelps Puryear Mayfield & McNeil, P.A.

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Blair & Stroud Bristow & Richardson, PLLC Womack Phelps Puryear Mayfield & McNeil, P.A.

TAX LAW

Williams & Anderson PLC Wright Lindsey & Jennings CONSTRUCTION LAW Hardin & Grace P.A. Jack East III, PA Williams & Anderson PLC COPYRIGHT LAW Wright Lindsey & Jennings CORPORATE LAW Dover Dixon Horne PLLC Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP Kutak Rock LLP Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE Jeff Rosenzweig Lassiter & Cassinelli Timothy O. Dudley CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Fuqua Campbell, P.A. Jeff Rosenzweig Lassiter & Cassinelli Timothy O. Dudley

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Humphrey & Petersen, P.C. Slutes Sakrison & Rogers, P.C. Udall Law Firm, LLP

LITIGATION - CONSTRUCTION Kutak Rock LLP Wales Comstock

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Law Office of JoJene E. Mills, P.C. Law Offices of John L. Tully MacBan Law Offices Mesch Clark Rothschild Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, P.L.C. Schmidt, Sethi, & Akmajian, PC The Mercaldo Law Firm Thomas A. Zlaket P.L.L.C.

LITIGATION - ENVIRONMENTAL Lingle Law Firm

LITTLE ROCK

EDUCATION LAW Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP

LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP Littler Mendelson P.C. Robertson, Beasley, Shipley & Redd, PLLC

ADMINISTRATIVE / REGULATORY LAW Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. Wright Lindsey & Jennings

EMINENT DOMAIN AND CONDEMNATION LAW

LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE Daily & Woods, P.L.L.C Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C.

Williams & Anderson PLC

PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS

MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - DEFENDANTS Bassett Law Firm LLP

REAL ESTATE LAW Fennemore Craig, P.C. Gust Rosenfeld P.L.C. Hinderaker Rauh & Weisman PLC Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP Mendelsohn, Oseran & Spencer P.L.C. Miller, Pitt, Feldman & McAnally, P.L.C. Quarles & Brady LLP Robert A. Fortuno, P.C. Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Cox, Cox & Estes, PLLC Davis, Clark, Butt, Carithers & Taylor, PLC Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C.

Udall Law Firm, LLP

Gadarian & Cacy PLLC Waterfall, Economidis, Caldwell, Hanshaw & Villamana, PC

TAX LAW

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Hardin, Jesson & Terry, PLC

OIL & GAS LAW

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Roy, Lambert, Lovelace, Bingaman & Wood, LLP

TAX LAW Overbey, Strigel, Boyd & Westbrook, PLC RMP LLP

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - EMPLOYERS Goering, Roberts, Rubin, Brogna, Enos & Treadwell-Rubin, P.C.

TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. Overbey, Strigel, Boyd & Westbrook, PLC RMP LLP

ARKANSAS

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - CLAIMANTS Walker, Shock & Harp, P.L.L.C.

APPELLATE PRACTICE Davis, Clark, Butt, Carithers & Taylor, PLC

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - EMPLOYERS Bassett Law Firm LLP Ledbetter Cogbill Arnold & Harrison, LLP

FAYETTEVILLE

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BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Jacoway Law Firm

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TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Womack Phelps Puryear Mayfield & McNeil, P.A.

ANTITRUST LAW

APPELLATE PRACTICE Anderson, Murphy & Hopkins, L.L.P. Barber Law Firm, PLLC Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP Lax, Vaughan, Fortson, Rowe & Threet, P.A. Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC Williams & Anderson PLC Wright Lindsey & Jennings ADR, Inc.

ARBITRATION

BANKING AND FINANCE LAW Dover Dixon Horne PLLC Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC Williams & Anderson PLC BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP James F. Dowden, P.A. Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC Rose Law Firm Wright Lindsey & Jennings BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (INCLUDING LLCS AND PARTNERSHIPS)

Kutak Rock LLP

CIVIL RIGHTS LAW Fuqua Campbell, P.A. Williams & Anderson PLC COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Allen Law Firm, P.C. Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP Kutak Rock LLP Lax, Vaughan, Fortson, Rowe & Threet, P.A. Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. Munson, Rowlett, Moore & Boone, P.A. Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC Rose Law Firm Shults Law Firm, LLP Watts, Donovan & Tilley, P.A.

DUI/DWI DEFENSE The Law Office of David H. Williams

Kutak Rock LLP

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ENERGY LAW

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Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. Wright Lindsey & Jennings IMMIGRATION LAW Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C. INSURANCE LAW Anderson, Murphy & Hopkins, L.L.P. Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. Munson, Rowlett, Moore & Boone, P.A. Quattlebaum, Grooms & Tull PLLC LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C. Friday Eldredge & Clark LLP Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard P.L.L.C. Rose Law Firm Lavey and Burnett Melva Harmon

LABOR LAW - UNION

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John S. Peterson is a trial lawyer who devotes his practice to representation of real estate and business owners in eminent domain and inverse condemnation, landslide and subsidence, real estate, and land use law. He is the founder of Peterson Law Group PC, with offices in Los Angeles and Irvine, California. The firm fights for its clients, emphasizing personalized attention and a results-oriented philosophy drawing on Mr. Peterson’s more than 35 years of practice, successful jury and non-jury trial experience, and, collectively, hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements. Representative clients range from local owners and businesses to publicly traded corporations. The firm embraces creativity and pragmatism in problemsolving and offers personalized service and value-added billing arrangements. Peterson is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, is recognized in Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers, and has been Martindale-Hubbell® AV rated for over 30 years. Peterson Law Group PC has been recognized in U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms,” including Tier 1, Los Angeles, 2014–2015, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law and is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Los Angeles Office

633 West Fifth Street, 28th Floor Los Angeles, CA 90071 phone 213.236.9720 fax 213.236.9724

Irvine Office

19800 MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 290 Irvine, CA 92612 phone 949.955.0127 fax 949.955.9007

email jsp@petersonlawgroup.com | www.petersonlawgroup.com

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WATER LAW

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FAMILY LAW

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STANDING LEFT TO RIGHT: JOSH KOSKOFF, DAVID BERNARD, CAREY REILLY, KATHLEEN NASTRI, JIM HORWITZ, ANTONIO PONVERT, BILL BLOSS, ALINOR STERLING, CRAIG SMITH, SEAN MCELLIGOTT. SEATED: MICHAEL KOSKOFF, JOEL LICHTENSTEIN.

BRIDGEPORT OFFICE 350 Fairfield Avenue Bridgeport, CT 06604 phone 203.336.4421 fax 203.368.3244

NEW HAVEN OFFICE 27 Elm Street New Haven, CT 06510 phone 203.773.1210 fax 203.773.3181

DANBURY OFFICE 1 Moss Avenue Danbury, CT 06810 phone 203.792.7100 fax 203.744.6723

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inding oneself in the midst of a medical malpractice, personal injury, civil rights, or commercial litigation case can be overwhelming and disconcerting, to say the least. Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder welcomes its clients with arms wide open, offering them the closure they so desperately need in order to put a traumatic situation behind them. “We began as a family firm,” managing attorney Jim Horwitz says. “We work together that way, and we treat the people who come here, who seek our help, as family. That’s a very big part of who we are.” With this in mind, the Koskoff attorneys function collaboratively, especially when taking on cases that other firms may be hesitant about. These challenging cases are the ones in which Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder thrives— where the outcome is important for both the people involved and Connecticut overall. In addition to the work the firm does for its clients, they also make a point to educate and assist lawyers who are outside of the firm. In fact, before he was with the firm and about a year a half into practicing, Horwitz reached out to Michael Koskoff for help in court. Koskoff talked Horwitz through the problem for close to an hour, making sure that he walked away from the call feeling comfortable and fully informed. “That kind of commitment to educating attorneys and bettering the profession is something that the firm was committed to at its inception 80 years ago, and is still committed to today.” The firm’s commitment to the legal community is evident in the number of attorneys who serve as leaders in prominent organizations. Koskoff partner Kathleen Nastri is the president of the American Association for Justice, the world’s largest trial bar, and Horwitz is the president of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. Many of the attorneys at Koskoff have been listed by Connecticut Magazine as Super Lawyers and have also been listed with The Best Lawyers in America©. The firm has proved itself as one of the leading trial firms in Connecticut and nationally, particularly for its work in medical malpractice cases. Clients are often referred to the firm by other lawyers who trust that Koskoff will work diligently toward the best outcome for each individual case. Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder continually goes above and beyond for their clients and the Connecticut legal field overall, demonstrating time after time where their priorities lie.

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DELAWARE

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DELAWARE

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SUSAN J. HAHN IMMIGRATION LAW Susan J. Hahn’s immigration and nationality law practice was established in 1995. Ms. Hahn focuses on international business-related immigration matters for multinational and international corporations worldwide. Ms. Hahn has represented public and private companies, hotels, restaurants, hospitals, universities, medical organizations, airlines, unions, and telecommunication and multimedia entities. Ms. Hahn represents clients in corporate transfers of managers and executives, specialized business professionals, investment entrepreneurs, business trade professionals, as well as medical professionals, professors and researchers, chefs and hotel employees, and foreign nationals who are extraordinary in the field of business, science, and the arts. Ms. Hahn is a member of the Florida Bar and its International Law Section, the American Bar Association and its Section of International Law, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Ms. Hahn has been recognized as one of “Florida’s Legal Elite” by Florida Trend magazine. She has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2018. Her firm, The Law Offices of Susan J. Hahn, P.A., has been ranked Tier 1 in the metropolitan Miami area for Immigration Law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” for 2014-2018. Ms. Hahn has served as a committee member for The Florida Bar’s Unauthorized Practice Section and is featured in the Nationwide Register’s Report of Who’s Who in Executives and Businesses.

LAW OFFICES OF SUSAN J. HAHN, P.A.

Mizner Park | 327 Plaza Real, Suite 319 | Boca Raton, FL 33432 phone 561.288.9090 | miami 305.374.8008 email shahn@susanhahnlaw.com

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DIANA SANTA MARIA

Personal Injury Litigation

Passionate Pursuit of Justice

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aving recently celebrated her firm’s 25th anniversary, Diana Santa Maria and a pivotal yearMaria, for P.A. For 25 years, the L the Law Offices ofis Diana Santa trial attorney Diana continue to be recognized among the upper Santa Maria have o Santa Maria, as her firm marks its multimillion-dollar echelon of law firms handling 25th anniversary defending theplaintiffs’ rights for victims of all ty personal injury, wrongful death, and medicaland wrongful death of injured victims and their families. malpractice cases. Also, this year, Diana Santa Maria is conditions and prac recipient of the 2016ofCompassionate In addition to being chosenthe among a select group attorneys included cases include roadw © Award, presented byfirm the are listedsite accidents, drow , Diana Santa Maria and her in The Best Lawyers in AmericaGladiatrix Florida Justice Association. This award is venues, as part of the National Trial Lawyers’ Topto100; she is AV rated and listed inswimming presented an individual who exemplifies procedures, cases in the Martindale-Hubbell directory of preeminent strength, skill, drive,attorneys. and heart and who abuse, and neglect a Over the past 25 years, Diana obtained multimillion-dollar canhas be described as an “unwavering verdictspublic places due to a master of the trial, a The common den and settlements for victims ofadvocate, auto, train, bus, aviation, andand boating for victims.” CATASTROPHIC INJURY and deathschampion accidents, injuries on construction sites, drownings in unsafe same—where unsaf Ms. Santa Maria’sinpractice is exclusively pools and swimming venues, criminal assaults public places resulting procedures result in TRANSPORTATION devoted to plaintiffs’ personal injury, or indifference to sa ACCIDENTS from inadequate security, andwrongful medical death, malpractice cases. malpractice. met for the firm to e and medical addition Diana is devoted giving back to the legal compensation and c AUTO,InBUS, TRAINto&her practice, It’s recognized forto excellence in advocacy TRUCKING ACCIDENTS profession. She serves as a representative fortoher onstandards the Florida and adherence thecircuit highest of undertakes a case, M in the pursuit of justice for clients firm passionately p CONSTRUCTION Bar’s Board of Governors andethics is a recognized leader and Fellow of the and their families. SITE ACCIDENTS Florida Justice Association, the state’s trial bar organization. A frequent client’s loss become MEDICAL MALPRACTICE author and lecturer in her field, Diana has served as adjunct professor at Nova Southeastern UniversityLaw LawOffices Schoolofand sits on the Maria school’s Board NURSING HOME NEGLECT Diana Santa of Governors. 5220 S. University Dr., Suite 205C | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328 PRODUCTS LIABILITY 954.434.1077 954.434.4462 | email diana@santamariala Diana and her firm practicephone the firm’s motto of| fax passionately INADEQUATE SECURITY www.santamarialaw.net pursuing justice as attorneys who understand, care, and can help.

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EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

FAMILY LAW

Datz & Datz, P.A. Zisser Law P.A.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE Bedell, Dittmar, DeVault, Pillans & Coxe, P.A. Salter Feiber P.A. Sheppard, White, Kachergus & DeMaggio, P.A. Turner O’Connor Kozlowski, P.L. Willis & Ferebee CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Bedell, Dittmar, DeVault, Pillans & Coxe, P.A. Law Office of D. Gray Thomas Salter Feiber P.A. Sheppard, White, Kachergus & DeMaggio, P.A. Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon Turner O’Connor Kozlowski, P.L.

LITIGATION - ANTITRUST Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A.

FLORIDA

REAL ESTATE LAW Bolaños Truxton, PA Cheffy Passidomo Coleman, Yovanovich & Koester Farr, Farr, Emerich, Hackett, Carr and Holmes, P.A. Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A. Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. Law Offices of Jay F. Cook, P.L. Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP Roetzel & Andress LPA Salvatori, Wood, Buckel, Carmichael & Lottes

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The Firm Concentrates Its Practice on the Following Cases: ■ CATASTROPHIC INJURY ■ TRANSPORTATION ACCIDENTS ■ AUTO, BUS, TRAIN & TRUCKING ACCIDENTS

■ CONSTRUCTION SITE ACCIDENTS ■ MEDICAL MALPRACTICE ■ NURSING HOME NEGLECT

■ PRODUCTS LIABILIT Y ■ CRIMINAL ASSAULTS DUE TO INADEQUATE SECURIT Y ■ DEFECTIVE DRUGS & PHARMACEUTICAL DEVICES

Law Offices of Diana Santa Maria 5220 S. University Dr., Suite 205C | Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328 phone 954.434.1077 | fax 954.434.4462 email diana@santamarialaw.net www.santamarialaw.net

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TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Fergeson Skipper, P.A. Spivey & Fallon, P.A. Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen

ST. PETERSBURG APPELLATE PRACTICE Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP Trenam Law

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Trenam Law Weber, Crabb & Wein, P.A. CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE deVlamin & Rivellini P.A. CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR deVlamin & Rivellini P.A. Helinger DeYoung

EMINENT DOMAIN AND CONDEMNATION LAW

EMPLOYMENT LAW - INDIVIDUALS Reeser, Rodnite, Outten & Zdravko, P.A. The Linesch Firm, P.A. EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Whittel & Melton, LLC Greene & Greene, LLC Koch & Hoffman, P.A.

FAMILY LAW

IMMIGRATION LAW Immigration Law Group of Florida, P.A. Ramon Carrion, P.A. LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Whittel & Melton, LLC LITIGATION - BANKRUPTCY Brundage Law P.A. LITIGATION - CONSTRUCTION Adams and Reese LLP LITIGATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Larson & Larson

LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP LITIGATION - TRUSTS & ESTATES Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP William Fletcher Belcher MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Bonezzi Switzer Polito & Hupp Co. L.P.A. Goodis Thompson & Miller, P.A. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Masterson, Hoag and Smith, P.A. PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Florin Roebig, P.A. Ingram Injury Law, P.A. Justin C. Johnson and Associates, P.A. Masterson, Hoag and Smith, P.A. REAL ESTATE LAW

Fisher & Sauls, P.A. Powell, Carney, Maller, P.A. Richards, Gilkey, Fite, Slaughter, Pratesi, & Ward, P.A. Trenam Law

TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Fisher & Sauls, P.A. Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Linda Suzzanne Griffin P.A.

EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT Allen, Norton & Blue, P.A. Beggs & Lane RLLP Sniffen & Spellman, P.A.

INSURANCE LAW Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP Foley & Lardner LLP Radey Law Firm

ENERGY LAW Ausley McMullen Beggs & Lane RLLP Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Holland & Knight LLP

LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT Allen, Norton & Blue, P.A. Sniffen & Spellman, P.A.

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Carlton Fields Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Holland & Knight LLP Hopping Green & Sams, P.A. James S. Alves Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. Oertel, Fernandez, Bryant & Atkinson, P.A. William D. Preston, P.A. FAMILY LAW Ausley McMullen Kristin Adamson, Attorney at Law Novey Law GOVERNMENT RELATIONS PRACTICE Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Carlton Fields Greenberg Traurig, LLP Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Holland & Knight LLP HEALTH CARE LAW

Akerman LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP Grossman, Furlow & Bayó, LLC Holland & Knight LLP Parker Hudson Rainer & Dobbs

LAND USE & ZONING LAW Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Carlton Fields Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A. Hopping Green & Sams, P.A. LITIGATION - ENVIRONMENTAL Akerman LLP Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Carlton Fields Gardner, Bist, Bowden, Bush, Dee, LaVia & Wright, P.A. Holland & Knight LLP Hopping Green & Sams, P.A. Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Greenberg Traurig, LLP Sniffen & Spellman, P.A. LITIGATION - LAND USE & ZONING Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Carlton Fields Hopping Green & Sams, P.A. LITIGATION - REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT (SEC, TELECOM, ENERGY) Greenberg Traurig, LLP LITIGATION - TAX Ausley McMullen Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A. Holland & Knight LLP

FLORIDA

BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Adams and Reese LLP Trenam Law

LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Burr & Smith, LLP Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Reeser, Rodnite, Outten & Zdravko, P.A.

TALLAHASSEE ADMINISTRATIVE / REGULATORY LAW Ausley McMullen Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Holland & Knight LLP Oertel, Fernandez, Bryant & Atkinson, P.A. Radey Law Firm APPELLATE PRACTICE

Akerman LLP Ausley McMullen Greenberg Traurig, LLP Michael Ufferman Law Firm, P.A.

BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Berger Singerman John E. Venn, Jr. PA COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

Ausley McMullen Brooks, LeBoeuf, Bennett, Foster & Gwartney, P.A. Carlton Fields Greenberg Traurig, LLP Holland & Knight LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP Holland & Knight LLP

Phipps & Howell represents state and local taxpayers throughout Florida, including litigated tax challenges, administrative proceedings, and complex state and local tax planning. The firm also represents healthcare professionals and facilities statewide before the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), the Department of Health (DOH), and in State and Federal courts. The healthcare practice focuses on representing providers with licensing and professional disciplinary issues and other regulatory matters. Ben Phipps, who has more reported appellate cases representing taxpayers than any other lawyer in Florida, is also the only lawyer in the state holding the CMI designation in property tax from the Institute of Professionals in Taxation. Jeff Howell is a member of the faculty of the Florida A&M University School of Allied Health Sciences where he teaches undergraduate and masters- level courses in Health Law, Legal Aspects of Health Care & Ethics, and Health Policy. He also authors a monthly online health law blog and is available to consult with providers nationwide regarding health law issues in Florida. Phipps & Howell is ranked AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubble.

CORPORATE LAW

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE Beroset & Keene Dobson, Davis & Smith Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Rafferty & Proctor, P.A. Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Beroset & Keene Dobson, Davis & Smith Ervin, Kitchen & Ervin Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Rafferty & Proctor, P.A.

P.O. Box 1351 • Tallahassee, Florida 32302 phone 850.222.7000 • fax 850.681.3998 email ben@phipps-howell.com • jeff@phipps-howell.com

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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Dennis, Jackson, Martin & Fontela, P.A. Henry Buchanan, P.A.

TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Dudley, Sellers, Healy & Heath, P.L. Robert D. Mendelson

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA

UTILITIES LAW Beggs & Lane RLLP Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A.

MUNICIPAL LAW Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson, P.A. NATURAL RESOURCES LAW Holland & Knight LLP PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS

Henry Buchanan, P.A. Morgan & Morgan, PA

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Fonvielle, Lewis, Messer & McConnaughhay Kerrigan, Estess, Rankin, McLeod & Thompson, LLP Levin, Papantonio, Thomas, Mitchell, Rafferty & Proctor, P.A. Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA Sidney L. Matthew, P.A. REAL ESTATE LAW Carlton Fields Clark, Partington, Hart, Larry, Bond & Stackhouse Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon Greenberg Traurig, LLP

FLORIDA

TAX LAW Ausley McMullen Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A. Holland & Knight LLP Hopping Green & Sams, P.A. Phipps & Howell (Tier 2) Beck & Barrios

TRANSPORTATION LAW

WATER LAW

Holland & Knight LLP Hopping Green & Sams, P.A. Manson Bolves Donaldson Varn Attorneys at Law, Inc.

TAMPA ADMINISTRATIVE / REGULATORY LAW Hill Ward Henderson Manson Bolves Donaldson Varn Attorneys at Law, Inc. ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LAW Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. Lau, Lane, Pieper, Conley & McCreadie, P.A. Munch and Munch, P.A. Wagner McLaughlin Carlton Fields Holland & Knight LLP

ANTITRUST LAW

APPELLATE PRACTICE Brannock & Humphries Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Buell & Elligett, P.A. Carlton Fields Gunn Appellate Practice P.A. Hill Ward Henderson Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A. Vaka Law Group Burr & Forman LLP

ARBITRATION

RANKED A “TIER 1” FIRM IN TAMPA BY U.S. NEWS – BEST LAWYERS® “BEST LAW FIRMS”

BANKING AND FINANCE LAW Akerman LLP Hill Ward Henderson Holland & Knight LLP Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Adams and Reese LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Bush Ross, P.A. Carlton Fields Holland & Knight LLP Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Soriano Law, P.A. Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A. Trenam Law CLOSELY HELD COMPANIES AND FAMILY BUSINESSES LAW Holland & Knight LLP McNamara & Carver, P.A. COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Akerman LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Brannock & Humphries Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Buell & Elligett, P.A. Burr & Forman LLP Bush Ross, P.A. Carlton Fields GrayRobinson, P.A. Greenberg Traurig, LLP Hill Ward Henderson Holland & Knight LLP James B. Murphy, Jr. Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A. Lauro Law Firm Matulis Law & Mediation Mills Paskert Divers Phelps Dunbar LLP Quarles & Brady LLP Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Shutts & Bowen LLP Sivyer Barlow & Watson, P.A. Thomas & LoCicero PL Trenam Law Wiand Guerra King P.A. Zuckerman Spaeder LLP COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS / UCC LAW McNamara & Carver, P.A. CONSTRUCTION LAW Bush Ross, P.A. Carlton Fields GrayRobinson, P.A. Hill Ward Henderson Mills Paskert Divers Sivyer Barlow & Watson, P.A. Trenam Law

Bush Ross received 11 TIER 1 RANKINGS in the following areas: BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS/INSOLVENCY & REORGANIZATION LAW COMMERCIAL LITIGATION CONSTRUCTION LAW CORPORATE LAW

LITIGATION - BANKRUPTCY

LITIGATION - CONSTRUCTION

LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW DEFENDANTS

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION DEFENDANTS PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW -DEFENDANTS TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW

1801 N. Highland Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602 813.224.9255 | www.bushross.com

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COPYRIGHT LAW Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Carlton Fields GrayRobinson, P.A. Greenberg Traurig, LLP Matulis Law & Mediation CORPORATE COMPLIANCE LAW Foley & Lardner LLP Holland & Knight LLP CORPORATE GOVERNANCE LAW Carlton Fields Foley & Lardner LLP Holland & Knight LLP Trenam Law CORPORATE LAW Barnett Bolt Kirkwood Long & Koche, P.A. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Bush Ross, P.A. Carlton Fields Foley & Lardner LLP Hill Ward Henderson Holland & Knight LLP Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Shutts & Bowen LLP Trenam Law CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE Carlton Fields Jung and Sisco, P.A. Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A. Law Offices of John M. Fitzgibbons Norgard, Norgard & Chastang Trombley & Hanes, P.A. CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Carlton Fields George & Titus, P.A. Jung and Sisco, P.A. Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A. Lauro Law Firm Law Offices of John M. Fitzgibbons The Barry A. Cohen Legal Team The Suarez Law Firm, P.A. Trombley & Hanes, P.A. Zuckerman Spaeder LLP Rosenkranz Law Firm

ELDER LAW

EMINENT DOMAIN AND CONDEMNATION LAW Buell & Elligett, P.A. Gaylord Merlin Ludovici & Diaz Moore Bowman & Rix, P.A. Trenam Law EMPLOYEE BENEFITS (ERISA) LAW Hill Ward Henderson Shutts & Bowen LLP W. Eric Venable P.A. EMPLOYMENT LAW - INDIVIDUALS Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC Fraley Law Firm, P.A. Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A. EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT Allen, Norton & Blue, P.A. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP Fisher Phillips LLP FordHarrison LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP Johnson Jackson LLC Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Phelps Dunbar LLP Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing, P.A. ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Burr & Forman LLP Carlton Fields Mechanik Nuccio Hearne & Wester, P.A. FAMILY LAW Allen Dell, P.A. Givens Givens Sparks, P.L.L.C. GrayRobinson, P.A. Harris & Hunt P.A. James P. Knox, PLLC Sessums Black Caballero Ficarrotta PA Quarles & Brady LLP

FRANCHISE LAW

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS PRACTICE Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Holland & Knight LLP Steven A. Anderson, P.L. HEALTH CARE LAW Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Carlton Fields Foley & Lardner LLP


Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Hill Ward Henderson Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Trenam Law IMMIGRATION LAW Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Pobjecky & Pobjecky, LLP INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW Burr & Forman LLP Conwell Business Law INSURANCE LAW Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. Beytin, McLaughlin, McLaughlin, O’Hara, Bocchino & Bolin, P.A. Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP Hill Ward Henderson Merlin Law Group, P.A. Mills Paskert Divers Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain & Mangan, P.A. Stoler Russell Keener Verona P.A. Swope, Rodante P.A. Vaka Law Group INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE LAW Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Holland & Knight LLP

LAND USE & ZONING LAW Bricklemyer Law Group, PL Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Gramling Environmental Law, P.A. Hill Ward Henderson Mechanik Nuccio Hearne & Wester, P.A. LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Carlton Fields Hill Ward Henderson Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen, P.A. LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Wagner McLaughlin LEISURE AND HOSPITALITY LAW Foley & Lardner LLP LEVERAGED BUYOUTS AND PRIVATE EQUITY LAW Foley & Lardner LLP Holland & Knight LLP Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP LITIGATION - BANKING & FINANCE Holland & Knight LLP Johnson & Cassidy, P.A. Trenam Law LITIGATION - BANKRUPTCY Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Bush Ross, P.A. Holland & Knight LLP Soriano Law, P.A. Stichter, Riedel, Blain & Postler, P.A. Trenam Law LITIGATION - CONSTRUCTION Adams and Reese LLP Akerman LLP Bush Ross, P.A. Carey, O’Malley, Whitaker, Mueller, Roberts & Smith, P.A. Carlton Fields Hill Ward Henderson

LITIGATION - ENVIRONMENTAL Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen, P.A. LITIGATION - FIRST AMENDMENT Thomas & LoCicero PL LITIGATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Burr & Forman LLP Carlton Fields GrayRobinson, P.A. Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Matulis Law & Mediation Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Thomas & LoCicero PL Trenam Law LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Akerman LLP Allen, Norton & Blue, P.A. Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP Fisher Phillips LLP FordHarrison LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Phelps Dunbar LLP Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing, P.A. LITIGATION - LAND USE & ZONING Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A. LITIGATION - MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Holland & Knight LLP LITIGATION - PATENT Carlton Fields GrayRobinson, P.A. Greenberg Traurig, LLP Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Quarles & Brady LLP

MEDIATION

Cary R. Singletary, P.A. Peter J. Grilli, PA

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Beytin, McLaughlin, McLaughlin, O’Hara, Bocchino & Bolin, P.A. Bush Graziano Rice & Platter, P.A. Bush Ross, P.A. Hill Ward Henderson La Cava & Jacobson, P.A. Lamb, Goldman & Cullaro McCumber, Daniels, Buntz, Hartig & Puig, P.A. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Alley, Clark & Greiwe Clark & Martino, P.A. Valenzuela Law Firm, P.A. William E. Hahn, PA MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW Akerman LLP Carlton Fields Foley & Lardner LLP Hill Ward Henderson Holland & Knight LLP Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP MUNICIPAL LAW Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC NON-PROFIT / CHARITIES LAW Barnett Bolt Kirkwood Long & Koche, P.A. Carlton Fields PATENT LAW

Carlton Fields GrayRobinson, P.A.

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS

Banker Lopez Gassler P.A.

Beytin, McLaughlin, McLaughlin, O’Hara, Bocchino & Bolin, P.A. Bush Ross, P.A. GrayRobinson, P.A. Hill Ward Henderson Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen, P.A. Rissman, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue, McLain & Mangan, P.A. Stoler Russell Keener Verona P.A. Weekley, Schulte, Valdes, LLC PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Alley, Clark & Greiwe Clark & Martino, P.A. de la Parte & Gilbert, P.A. Gunn Law Group, P.A. Larson Johnson, P.L. Swope, Rodante P.A. The Yerrid Law Firm, P.A. Valenzuela Law Firm, P.A. Wagner McLaughlin Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. William E. Hahn, PA PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. Bush Graziano Rice & Platter, P.A. Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP Carlton Fields Hill Ward Henderson PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Alley, Clark & Greiwe Larson Johnson, P.L. PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. Bush Ross, P.A. Hill Ward Henderson

FLORIDA

LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT Allen, Norton & Blue, P.A. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP Fisher Phillips LLP FordHarrison LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Phelps Dunbar LLP Thompson, Sizemore, Gonzalez & Hearing, P.A.

Mills Paskert Divers Trenam Law

LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE Adams and Reese LLP Akerman LLP Bush Ross, P.A. Carlton Fields Hill Ward Henderson Holland & Knight LLP Trenam Law LITIGATION - REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT (SEC, TELECOM, ENERGY) Carlton Fields Holland & Knight LLP Quarles & Brady LLP LITIGATION - SECURITIES Johnson & Cassidy, P.A. Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Trenam Law Wiand Guerra King P.A. LITIGATION - TAX Barnett Bolt Kirkwood Long & Koche, P.A. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Carlton Fields Hill Ward Henderson Holland & Knight LLP LITIGATION - TRUSTS & ESTATES Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Hill Ward Henderson Holland & Knight LLP Quarles & Brady LLP Trenam Law MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - DEFENDANTS Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. Carlton Fields

BUSINESS, CIVIL, AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION EMPLOYMENT LAW BANKING & FINANCE LITIGATION

Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediators John Johnson & Stephen Tabano Johnson & Cassidy would like to thank our peers for once again selecting the firm to the 2018 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” and for choosing partner John “Sean” Johnson as the 2018 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in the practice area of Litigation – Banking and Finance in Tampa. We are honored by the recognition and confidence from the legal community.

small firm. BIG EXPERIENCE.

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PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS

Wagner McLaughlin

PUBLIC FINANCE LAW Holland & Knight LLP Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson, P.A. REAL ESTATE LAW Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Burr & Forman LLP Carlton Fields Foley & Lardner LLP GrayRobinson, P.A. Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Hill Ward Henderson Holland & Knight LLP McNamara & Carver, P.A. Philip Bush Preston O. Cockey, Jr., P.A. Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Squire Patton Boggs LLP Trenam Law SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS LAW Foley & Lardner LLP Holland & Knight LLP Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Trenam Law

FLORIDA

SECURITIES REGULATION Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Carlton Fields Holland & Knight LLP Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP TAX LAW

GEORGIA

Akerman LLP Barnett Bolt Kirkwood Long & Koche, P.A. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Carlton Fields Foley & Lardner LLP Harrison Tax Law PLLC Holland & Knight LLP Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Trenam Law Banas Law Firm Burr & Forman LLP

TECHNOLOGY LAW

TRADEMARK LAW Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC GrayRobinson, P.A. Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Matulis Law & Mediation Thomas & LoCicero PL TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Akerman LLP Allen Dell, P.A. Barnett Bolt Kirkwood Long & Koche, P.A. Bush Ross, P.A. GrayRobinson, P.A. Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Hill Ward Henderson Holland & Knight LLP Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP Quarles & Brady LLP Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Tae Kelley Bronner, P.L. Trenam Law VENTURE CAPITAL LAW Hill Ward Henderson WATER LAW de la Parte & Gilbert, P.A. Manson Bolves Donaldson Varn Attorneys at Law, Inc.

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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - EMPLOYERS Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.

WEST PALM BEACH APPELLATE PRACTICE

David J. Sales, P.A. Edna L. Caruso P.A. James K. Green, P.A. Kreusler-Walsh, Compiani & Vargas, P.A. Akerman LLP

BANKING AND FINANCE LAW

BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Carlton Fields COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Ackerman, Link and Sartory, P.A. Akerman LLP Carlton Fields Critton, Luttier & Coleman, LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Holland & Knight LLP Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. Kammerer Mariani PLLC McCabe Rabin, P.A. Mrachek, Fitzgerald, Rose, Konopka, Thomas & Weiss, P.A. Richman Greer, P.A. Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA Shutts & Bowen LLP Squire Patton Boggs LLP CONSTRUCTION LAW Ciklin Lubitz & O’Connell Greenberg Traurig, LLP Mrachek, Fitzgerald, Rose, Konopka, Thomas & Weiss, P.A. CORPORATE LAW

Greenberg Traurig, LLP Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE Atterbury Goldberger & Weiss, P.A. Richard G. Lubin, P.A. CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Atterbury Goldberger & Weiss, P.A. Law Office of Scott N. Richardson P.A. Richard G. Lubin, P.A. EMINENT DOMAIN AND CONDEMNATION LAW Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT Greenberg Traurig, LLP Squire Patton Boggs LLP ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. FAMILY LAW Critton, Luttier & Coleman, LLP Michael P. Walsh, P.A. Sasser, Cestero & Sasser, P.A. Victoria Calebrese, P.A. INSURANCE LAW Critton, Luttier & Coleman, LLP Domnick Cunningham & Whalen, P.L. LAND USE & ZONING LAW Broad and Cassel Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Domnick Cunningham & Whalen, P.L. Richman Greer, P.A. LITIGATION - BANKING & FINANCE Critton, Luttier & Coleman, LLP Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. Squire Patton Boggs LLP LITIGATION - CONSTRUCTION Ciklin Lubitz & O’Connell Greenberg Traurig, LLP Mrachek, Fitzgerald, Rose, Konopka, Thomas & Weiss, P.A. Richman Greer, P.A.

U.S. News – Best Lawyers “BEST LAW FIRMS” 2018

LITIGATION - ENVIRONMENTAL Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. LITIGATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Greenberg Traurig, LLP Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. Squire Patton Boggs LLP LITIGATION - LAND USE & ZONING Greenberg Traurig, LLP Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. LITIGATION - MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Critton, Luttier & Coleman, LLP Reid Burman Lebedeker LITIGATION - REAL ESTATE Beasley Kramer & Galardi, P.A. Critton, Luttier & Coleman, LLP Greenberg Traurig, LLP Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. McDonald Hopkins LLC Mrachek, Fitzgerald, Rose, Konopka, Thomas & Weiss, P.A. Richman Greer, P.A. LITIGATION - SECURITIES Ackerman, Link and Sartory, P.A. Greenberg Traurig, LLP LITIGATION - TAX Boyes Farina and Matwiczyk, LLP LITIGATION - TRUSTS & ESTATES Boyes Farina and Matwiczyk, LLP Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. Pressly & Pressly, P.A. Squire Patton Boggs LLP MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - DEFENDANTS Kammerer Mariani PLLC Squire Patton Boggs LLP

PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS

Edward M. Ricci, P.A. Greenberg Traurig, LLP Richman Greer, P.A. Squire Patton Boggs LLP

PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC David J. Sales, P.A. Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA PUBLIC FINANCE LAW Greenberg Traurig, LLP Mark E. Raymond REAL ESTATE LAW Akerman LLP Broad and Cassel Ciklin Lubitz & O’Connell Greenberg Traurig, LLP Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Jerry E. Aron, P.A. Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. McDonald Hopkins LLC Shutts & Bowen LLP SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS LAW Greenberg Traurig, LLP Squire Patton Boggs LLP TAX LAW Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun, LLLP Dean, Mead, Egerton, Bloodworth, Capouano & Bozarth, P.A. Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun, LLLP Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart, P.A. Jones, Foster, Johnston & Stubbs, P.A. Pressly & Pressly, P.A.

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GEORGIA

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GEORGIA

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Troutman Sanders LLP

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GEORGIA

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GEORGIA

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Pratt Clay LLC provides the highest caliber of legal representation to the people who need it most. Our firm is focused on large personal injury and wrongful death cases. Our experience, ability, and deep bench of talented lawyers allow us to give each case the attention it deserves and maximize each client’s recovery. Founding partners Chuck Clay and Bradley Pratt have tried cases in more than ten states, including large personal injury cases (such as those involving quadriplegia, amputations, or traumatic brain injuries), complicated product liability matters, and sophisticated class actions. Our experience and demand for excellence in our legal work allow us to act with confidence, not ego. We emphasize integrity and treating our clients with care, compassion, honesty and loyalty. The combination of excellent legal skill and client focus distinguishes our firm from many others. The proof is in our results. In only a short time, our attorneys have recovered more than $80 million in compensation for our clients. Pratt Clay has been named a Tier 1 firm in Atlanta for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in 2018.

4401 Northside Parkway NW Suite 520 Atlanta, GA 30327 Phone 404.998.5258

www.prattclay.com

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SECURITIZATION AND STRUCTURED FINANCE LAW Alston & Bird LLP Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP King & Spalding LLP McGuireWoods LLP Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP Troutman Sanders LLP

APPELLATE PRACTICE

Hull Barrett, PC

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TECHNOLOGY LAW

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GEORGIA

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FAMILY LAW

GREATER ATLANTA

Susan J. Sadow, P.C.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Cook & Connelly

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WATER LAW

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IMMIGRATION LAW

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atz & Stefani, LLC, is a family law firm committed to efficiently helping clients resolve emotional family issues in a calm and dignified manner. Recognizing that divorce is “a very personal business,” the firm’s lawyers limit their caseload, allowing them to give clients significant personal attention. “You need to be comfortable with your divorce lawyer and you need to know you can get in touch with him or her,” explains founding partner Daniel R. Stefani. Combining their more than 40 years working in family law at some of the largest firms in Illinois, Stefani joined P. André Katz to form Katz & Stefani in 2008. Serving high-profile and high-networth individuals in premarital and divorce matters, the firm’s lawyers are particularly attentive to maintaining the privacy of these individuals. Its partners’ strong business, financial, tax, and accounting backgrounds provide a valuable resource for understanding the complexities of P. André Katz business valuations, employee benefits, retirement planning, and other financial issues that arise in divorces involving high-networth individuals. Although skilled and experienced litigators, Katz and Stefani’s founders believe that not every case needs to be litigated. The firm’s lawyers strive to resolve cases

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PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS

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PATENT LAW

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SECURITIES REGULATION Frost Brown Todd LLC TAX LAW

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LITIGATION - TRUSTS & ESTATES Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Kantrow, Spaht, Weaver & Blitzer APLC

Liskow & Lewis

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CORPORATE LAW

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NATURAL RESOURCES LAW

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OIL & GAS LAW PATENT LAW

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PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS

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LAKE CHARLES ARBITRATION

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FAMILY LAW

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MEDIATION

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LOUISIANA

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REAL ESTATE LAW Scofield, Gerard, Pohorelsky, Gallaugher & Landry Sigler & Raglin Attorneys at Law Stutes & Lavergne, LLC

TAX LAW

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ANTITRUST LAW

APPELLATE PRACTICE Adams and Reese LLP Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Flanagan Partners LLP Herman Herman & Katz, LLC Liskow & Lewis Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C.

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ARBITRATION Christovich & Kearney, LLP Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn LLP William R. Pitts BANKING AND FINANCE LAW Carver, Darden, Koretzky, Tessier, Finn, Blossman & Areaux L.L.C. Fishman Haygood L.L.P. Jones Walker LLP Liskow & Lewis Phelps Dunbar LLP Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C. BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Adams and Reese LLP Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Carver, Darden, Koretzky, Tessier, Finn, Blossman & Areaux L.L.C. Heller, Draper, Patrick, Horn & Dabney, LLC Jones Walker LLP Liskow & Lewis Locke Lord LLP McGlinchey Stafford PLLC Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (INCLUDING LLCS AND PARTNERSHIPS) Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer LLC Chaffe McCall, L.L.P.

LOUISIANA

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FAMILY LAW

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IMMIGRATION LAW

Jones Walker LLP Liskow & Lewis McGlinchey Stafford PLLC Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C. LITIGATION - CONSTRUCTION Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Coats Rose A Professional Corporation Deutsch Kerrigan LLP Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr and Smith, APLC Jones Walker LLP Krebs Farley, PLLC Pugh Accardo LLC Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. Shields Mott L.L.P. Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn LLP Stanley, Reuter, Ross, Thornton & Alford, L.L.C.

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LITIGATION - ENVIRONMENTAL Adams and Reese LLP Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Deutsch Kerrigan LLP Jones, Swanson, Huddell & Garrison, LLC Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP Liskow & Lewis Plauché Maselli Parkerson LLP Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert, L.L.C. Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C.

LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT Adams and Reese LLP Chaffe McCall, L.L.P. Coats Rose A Professional Corporation Fisher Phillips LLP Jackson Lewis P.C. Jones Walker LLP Liskow & Lewis McGlinchey Stafford PLLC Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. The Kullman Firm, P.L.C.

Fisher Phillips LLP Jackson Lewis P.C. Proskauer Rose LLP

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LITIGATION - ERISA

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Wagar Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, LLP

Liskow & Lewis

LITIGATION - REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT (SEC, TELECOM, ENERGY)

NON-PROFIT / CHARITIES LAW Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer LLC Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel

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Jones Walker LLP

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MUNICIPAL LAW

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PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Best Law firm Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C. Gennusa, Piacun, & Ruli Gertler Law Firm Herman Herman & Katz, LLC Lamothe Law Firm, LLC Lewis, Kullman, Sterbcow & Abramson, LLC Plotkin, Vincent & Jaffe, L.L.C. PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Adams and Reese LLP Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer LLC Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C. Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea LLC Chaffe McCall, L.L.P. Christovich & Kearney, LLP Deutsch Kerrigan LLP Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC Janet L. MacDonell Jones Walker LLP Kean Miller LLP Liskow & Lewis McGlinchey Stafford PLLC Plauché Maselli Parkerson LLP Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C. PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Gertler Law Firm Plotkin, Vincent & Jaffe, L.L.C. PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Bradley Murchison Kelly & Shea LLC Deutsch Kerrigan LLP Irwin Fritchie Urquhart & Moore LLC Chaffe McCall, L.L.P. Jones Walker LLP Foley & Judell, L.L.P. Akerman LLP

PROJECT FINANCE LAW

PUBLIC FINANCE LAW

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MARYLAND

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MASSACHUSETTS

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MEDIATION

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TAX LAW

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COPYRIGHT LAW

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EDUCATION LAW

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ENERGY LAW

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LITIGATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Burns & Levinson LLP Choate Hall & Stewart LLP Fish & Richardson P.C. Foley Hoag LLP Goodwin McCarter & English, LLP McDermott Will & Emery LLP Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Ropes & Gray LLP Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C. LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Arrowood LLP Choate Hall & Stewart LLP Conn Kavanaugh Rosenthal Peisch & Ford, LLP Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP Davis, Malm & D’Agostine P.C. Foley Hoag LLP Goodwin Hartley Michon Robb LLP Hirsch Roberts Weinstein LLP Jackson Lewis P.C. Kotin, Crabtree & Strong, LLP Littler Mendelson P.C. Messing, Rudavsky & Weliky, P.C. Morgan, Brown & Joy, LLP Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Peabody & Arnold LLP Proskauer Rose LLP Ropes & Gray LLP Segal Roitman LLP Seyfarth Shaw LLP Sugarman Rogers, P.C. LITIGATION - LAND USE & ZONING Goodwin Goulston & Storrs PC

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MASSACHUSETTS

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DLA Piper LLP Goodwin Goulston & Storrs PC Greenberg Traurig, LLP Holland & Knight LLP Krokidas & Bluestein LLP McCarter & English, LLP Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Nixon Peabody LLP Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster Robinson & Cole LLP Ropes & Gray LLP Sherin and Lodgen LLP Sullivan & Worcester LLP Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

PRIVACY AND DATA SECURITY LAW Ropes & Gray LLP

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PRIVATE FUNDS / HEDGE FUNDS LAW Goodwin Proskauer Rose LLP Ropes & Gray LLP Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

SECURITIES REGULATION Choate Hall & Stewart LLP Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Sullivan & Worcester LLP

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SECURITIZATION AND STRUCTURED FINANCE LAW DLA Piper LLP Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Ropes & Gray LLP

PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS

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Holland & Knight LLP Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

SPORTS LAW

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TAX LAW

TECHNOLOGY LAW

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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - EMPLOYERS Curtin, Murphy & O’Reilly, P.C.

SOUTHEASTERN/CAPE AND ISLANDS REGION FAMILY LAW Farrell Menard Law Law Office of Susan A. Huettner, P.C.

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MEDIATION

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THURSWELL LAW n Gerald Thurswell represents people injured or killed as a result of auto, bus, truck, and motorcycle accidents; birth injuries; and medical malpractice. Thurswell received his Juris Doctor cum laude at age 23 from Wayne State University Law School. He is a past President of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Metro Detroit. He is on the Executive Board of the Michigan Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group. He is admitted to practice law in MI, NY, DC, CO, IL, and the U.S. Supreme Court. His cases have received local & national attention and he has been a guest numerous times on television and radio. Thurswell has lectured at Wayne State Law School. He is recognized in Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the World, and Super Lawyers (5% of attorneys) for the past ten years. He has obtained millions of dollars in medical malpractice cases, motor vehicle accidents, police misconduct, and complicated negligence cases. Recently, a child with cerebral palsy received an $11.5 million settlement. For the 2018 Editon, U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” ranked Thurswell Law Tier 1 in Detroit for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.

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MUNICIPAL LAW Kennedy & Graven, Chartered Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A. NATIVE AMERICAN LAW Dorsey & Whitney LLP Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Hogen Adams PLLC The Jacobson Law Group, P.C. NON-PROFIT / CHARITIES LAW Dorsey & Whitney LLP Fredrikson & Byron P.A. Gray Plant Mooty Stinson Leonard Street LLP PATENT LAW Dicke, Billig & Czaja, PLLC Dykema Gossett PLLC Fish & Richardson P.C. Merchant & Gould Norton Rose Fulbright Patterson Thuente Pedersen, P.A. Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Alsop Mediation Bassford Remele Cousineau, Van Bergen, McNee & Malone, P.A. Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Gaskins Bennett Birrell Schupp, LLP Geraghty, O’Loughlin & Kenney PA Gislason & Hunter LLP Hansen, Dordell, Bradt, Odlaug & Bradt, P.L.L.P. Meagher & Geer, P.L.L.P. PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Briggs and Morgan, PA Ciresi Conlin LLP Conlin Law Firm, LLC Dady & Gardner, P.A. Fluegel Law Office Hallberg Law Harper & Peterson, P.L.L.C. Jeff Anderson & Associates PA Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm LLC LeVander & Vander Linden, P.A. Mackenzie Law Office Maschka, Riedy & Ries Matonich Law Meshbesher & Spence Pritzker Hageman, P.A. Robins Kaplan LLP Schwebel Goetz & Sieben, P.A. Sieben Polk Law Firm, P.A. SiebenCarey Siegel Brill P.A. Tewksbury & Kerfeld, P.A. PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS

Bassford Remele Blackwell Burke P.A. Cousineau, Van Bergen, McNee & Malone, P.A. Faegre Baker Daniels LLP HKM John B. Gordon Maslon LLP Soule & Stull LLC Stinson Leonard Street LLP

PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Ciresi Conlin LLP Conlin Law Firm, LLC Harper & Peterson, P.L.L.C. Robins Kaplan LLP Sheran Law Office Sieben Polk Law Firm, P.A. Siegel Brill P.A. PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Alsop Mediation Bassford Remele


MISSISSIPPI

PUBLIC FINANCE LAW Dorsey & Whitney LLP RAILROAD LAW Donna Law Firm, P.C. Sweeney Law Firm, P.A. Yaeger & Jungbauer Barristers PLC Yaeger & Weiner, PLC REAL ESTATE LAW

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SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS LAW Dorsey & Whitney LLP Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Fredrikson & Byron P.A.

SECURITIZATION AND STRUCTURED FINANCE LAW Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Best & Flanagan LLP Dorsey & Whitney LLP Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Fox Rothschild LLP Fredrikson & Byron P.A. Gray Plant Mooty Stinson Leonard Street LLP

TAX LAW

TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Best & Flanagan LLP Briggs and Morgan, PA Dorsey & Whitney LLP Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Fredrikson & Byron P.A. Gray Plant Mooty Lindquist & Vennum LLP Olson & Breckner, P.A. Quinlivan & Hughes PA Stinson Leonard Street LLP Yanowitz Law Firm, PLLC VENTURE CAPITAL LAW Faegre Baker Daniels LLP WATER LAW The Environmental Law Group, Ltd. WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - CLAIMANTS Fellman Law Office Law Office of Thomas D. Mottaz Law Offices of Steven Hawn McCoy, Peterson & Jorstad, Ltd. SiebenCarey WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - EMPLOYERS Aafedt, Forde, Gray, Monson & Hager, P.A. Cousineau Waldhauser & Kieselbach, PA Hansen, Dordell, Bradt, Odlaug & Bradt, P.L.L.P. Heacox, Hartman, Koshmrl, Cosgriff & Johnson, P.A.

Byrd & Wiser

BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Hopkins, Barvié & Hopkins, P.L.L.C. Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. CORPORATE LAW Rushing & Guice, P.L.L.C. Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Balch & Bingham LLP Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC FAMILY LAW Boyce Holleman & Associates, PA Balch & Bingham LLP Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC

GAMING LAW

INSURANCE LAW Butler Snow LLP Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A. The Law Offices of Judy Guice LITIGATION - BANKING & FINANCE Butler Snow LLP Rushing & Guice, P.L.L.C. Byrd & Wiser

LITIGATION - BANKRUPTCY

Newton Law Firm, PLLC

LITIGATION - TAX

MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - DEFENDANTS Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A. MEDIATION

Dornan Law PLLC Phelps Dunbar LLP

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Hagwood Adelman Tipton, PC HeidelbergSteinberger, PA PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Boyce Holleman & Associates, PA Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. HeidelbergSteinberger, PA Phelps Dunbar LLP Vaughn & Bowden, PA PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Boyce Holleman & Associates, PA Owen, Galloway and Myers PLLC PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Davis & Crump, P.C. REAL ESTATE LAW

Balch & Bingham LLP Butler Snow LLP Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC

TAX LAW Page, Mannino, Peresich & McDermott, PLLC Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - EMPLOYERS Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A.

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Hicks Law Firm PLLC Ramsay & Hammond, PLLC Tyner, Eaton & Fulce PLLC

JACKSON-MS ADMINISTRATIVE / REGULATORY LAW Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC Jones Walker LLP Watkins & Eager PLLC ANTITRUST LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC APPELLATE PRACTICE Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Butler Snow LLP Watkins & Eager PLLC Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. Phelps Dunbar LLP Robert W. Sneed William Larry Latham PA

ARBITRATION

BANKING AND FINANCE LAW Butler Snow LLP Jones Walker LLP Watkins & Eager PLLC BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Bennett, Lotterhos, Sulser & Wilson, P.A. Butler Snow LLP Derek A. Henderson Jones Walker LLP Law Offices of Craig M. Geno PLLC McCraney Montagnet Quin & Noble PLLC Phelps Dunbar LLP Watkins & Eager PLLC BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (INCLUDING LLCS AND PARTNERSHIPS) Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Butler Snow LLP Jones Walker LLP Phelps Dunbar LLP McDuff & Byrd

CIVIL RIGHTS LAW

CLOSELY HELD COMPANIES AND FAMILY BUSINESSES LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Watkins & Eager PLLC COMMERCIAL FINANCE LAW Butler Snow LLP Jones Walker LLP Watkins & Eager PLLC COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Balch & Bingham LLP Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC Butler Snow LLP Corlew Munford & Smith PLLC Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. Jones Walker LLP McGlinchey Stafford PLLC Mockbee Hall & Drake PA Phelps Dunbar LLP Watkins & Eager PLLC Wells Marble & Hurst PLLC William Larry Latham PA Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS / UCC LAW Butler Snow LLP Watkins & Eager PLLC COMMUNICATIONS LAW Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC Jones Walker LLP CONSTRUCTION LAW Biggs, Ingram & Solop, PLLC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC Mockbee Hall & Drake PA Balch & Bingham LLP Jones Walker LLP

COPYRIGHT LAW

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MISSISSIPPI

TRADEMARK LAW Barnes & Thornburg LLP Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Lindquist & Vennum LLP Merchant & Gould Norton Rose Fulbright

BANKING AND FINANCE LAW Balch & Bingham LLP Butler Snow LLP

HEALTH CARE LAW Ramsay & Hammond, PLLC

MINNESOTA

SECURITIES REGULATION Faegre Baker Daniels LLP Stinson Leonard Street LLP

GULFPORT

ADMIRALTY & MARITIME LAW Rushing & Guice, P.L.L.C.

HATTIESBURG

DUI/DWI DEFENSE Coxwell & Associates, PLLC Kirksey & Associates, P.A. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Jones Walker LLP Frascogna Courtney, PLLC Watkins & Eager PLLC

ELDER LAW

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GAMING LAW

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS PRACTICE Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Butler Snow LLP Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

MISSISSIPPI

HEALTH CARE LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A. Gilchrist Donnell PLLC Watkins & Eager PLLC Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. INSURANCE LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A. Currie Johnson & Myers, P.A. Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. Jones Walker LLP Page, Kruger & Holland, P.A. Watkins & Eager PLLC Wells Marble & Hurst PLLC Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT Balch & Bingham LLP Butler Snow LLP Jones Walker LLP Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Phelps Dunbar LLP The Kullman Firm, P.L.C. Watkins & Eager PLLC LAND USE & ZONING LAW Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Pyle, Mills, Dye & Pittman Stennett, Wilkinson & Peden Watkins & Eager PLLC LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Jones Walker LLP Phelps Dunbar LLP LITIGATION - ANTITRUST Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Jones Walker LLP LITIGATION - BANKING & FINANCE Butler Snow LLP Corlew Munford & Smith PLLC Jones Walker LLP

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Jones Walker LLP

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U.S. News – Best Lawyers “BEST LAW FIRMS” 2018

Butler Snow LLP Corlew Munford & Smith PLLC Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC Watkins & Eager PLLC MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - PLAINTIFFS McCraney Montagnet Quin & Noble PLLC Phelps Dunbar LLP Robert W. Sneed Whittington, Brock & Swayze William Larry Latham PA

MEDIATION

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Currie Johnson & Myers, P.A. Hagwood Adelman Tipton, PC Joseph Leray McNamara, Attorney at Law Varner, Parker & Sessums Watkins & Eager PLLC Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C. Langston & Langston, PLLC Sessums Dallas, PLLC MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC Butler Snow LLP Jones Walker LLP MORTGAGE BANKING FORECLOSURE LAW Watkins & Eager PLLC MUNICIPAL LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Jones Walker LLP NATURAL RESOURCES LAW Adams and Reese LLP Blair & Bondurant Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A. Watkins & Eager PLLC OIL & GAS LAW Adams and Reese LLP Biggs, Ingram & Solop, PLLC Blair & Bondurant Butler Snow LLP Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A. Watkins & Eager PLLC PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC Butler Snow LLP Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A. Corlew Munford & Smith PLLC Currie Johnson & Myers, P.A. Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP Liston, Lancaster, PLLC MacNeill McKay & Gay PLLC Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC Watkins & Eager PLLC Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Corlew Munford & Smith PLLC Cothren Law Firm Funderburg, Sessums & Peterson, PLLC Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C. Griffin Jones Law Firm, PLLC Law Offices of Malouf & Malouf

Liston, Lancaster, PLLC McCraney Montagnet Quin & Noble PLLC Sessums Dallas, PLLC PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC Butler Snow LLP Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP Maron Marvel Bradley Anderson & Tardy LLC Watkins & Eager PLLC PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Langston & Langston, PLLC McCraney Montagnet Quin & Noble PLLC PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Butler Snow LLP Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. PROJECT FINANCE LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Jones Walker LLP Butler Snow LLP Jones Walker LLP

PUBLIC FINANCE LAW

RAILROAD LAW Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A. REAL ESTATE LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP Butler Snow LLP Jones Walker LLP Watkins & Eager PLLC SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS LAW Adams and Reese LLP SECURITIES REGULATION Adams and Reese LLP Jones Walker LLP SECURITIZATION AND STRUCTURED FINANCE LAW Jones Walker LLP Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC Butler Snow LLP Jones Walker LLP Pettis, Barfield & Hester, P.A. Jones Walker LLP

TAX LAW

TRADEMARK LAW

TRANSPORTATION LAW Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A. DunbarMonroe W. Scott Welch Lawyers & Mediator, PLLC TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC Butler Snow LLP Jones Walker LLP Watkins & Eager PLLC Wells Marble & Hurst PLLC Williford, McAllister & Jacobus, LLP Watkins & Eager PLLC Blair & Bondurant

UTILITIES LAW WATER LAW


WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - CLAIMANTS Funderburg, Sessums & Peterson, PLLC Griffin Jones Law Firm, PLLC WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - EMPLOYERS Anderson Crawley & Burke PLLC Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush, P.A. Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. Watkins & Eager PLLC Wells Marble & Hurst PLLC Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC Butler Snow LLP Mitchell, McNutt & Sams, P.A. PROFESSIONAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Mitchell, McNutt & Sams, P.A. WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - EMPLOYERS Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A.

MISSOURI

MEMPHIS LITIGATION - MUNICIPAL Smith, Phillips, Mitchell, Scott & Nowak, LLP MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Chapman, Lewis & Swan Merkel & Cocke, P.A.

COLUMBIA-MO ADMINISTRATIVE / REGULATORY LAW Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, LC Lathrop Gage LLP APPELLATE PRACTICE Bartimus, Frickleton and Robertson, P.C.

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Lathrop Gage LLP Stinson Leonard Street LLP

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Chapman, Lewis & Swan Merkel & Cocke, P.A.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE Eng & Woods Walther, Antel & Stamper, P.C.

Merkel & Cocke, P.A.

PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Chapman, Lewis & Swan Merkel & Cocke, P.A.

TUPELO BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Mitchell, McNutt & Sams, P.A.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Farese, Farese & Farese, P.A. EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT The Kullman Firm, P.L.C. Farese, Farese & Farese, P.A.

FAMILY LAW

INSURANCE LAW Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. Smith, Phillips, Mitchell, Scott & Nowak, LLP

ENERGY LAW Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. Lathrop Gage LLP

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

FAMILY LAW Carson & Coil, P.C. Walther, Antel & Stamper, P.C. GOVERNMENT RELATIONS PRACTICE Polsinelli PC Stinson Leonard Street LLP Carver & Michael, LLC

INSURANCE LAW

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Cook Vetter Doerhoff & Landwehr P.C. Kempton & Russell, LLC PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Ford, Parshall & Baker, L.L.C.

KANSAS CITY-MO ANTITRUST LAW

LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Phelps Dunbar LLP

Dentons Polsinelli PC

LITIGATION - MUNICIPAL Griffith Law Firm Holcomb, Dunbar, Watts, Best, Masters & Golmon, P.A.

APPELLATE PRACTICE Polsinelli PC Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP The Angles Law Firm, LLC

MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - DEFENDANTS Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC

ARBITRATION Jay Daugherty Mediation & Arbitration The Ralston Law Group LLC

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Mitchell, McNutt & Sams, P.A.

BANKING AND FINANCE LAW Bryan Cave LLP Husch Blackwell LLP Lathrop Gage LLP Stinson Leonard Street LLP

Clayton O’Donnell, PLLC Mayo Mallette PLLC

MUNICIPAL LAW

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. Dunbar Davis, PLLC Holcomb, Dunbar, Watts, Best, Masters & Golmon, P.A. Mitchell, McNutt & Sams, P.A. PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Farese, Farese & Farese, P.A. Tollison Law Firm PA

BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW Bryan Cave LLP Husch Blackwell LLP Polsinelli PC Spencer Fane LLP BIOTECHNOLOGY LAW Polsinelli PC Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

CLOSELY HELD COMPANIES AND FAMILY BUSINESSES LAW Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Montemore, P.C. COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Armstrong Teasdale LLP Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt LLP Bryan Cave LLP Dentons German May PC Graves Garrett, LLC Husch Blackwell LLP Lathrop Gage LLP Polsinelli PC Scharnhorst Ast Kennard Griffin PC Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Stinson Leonard Street LLP Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP Walters Bender Strohbehn & Vaughan, P.C. Warden Grier, LLP Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, P.C. CONSTRUCTION LAW Brown & Ruprecht, PC Bryan Cave LLP Horn Aylward & Bandy, LLC Lathrop Gage LLP Polsinelli PC Stinson Leonard Street LLP Warden Grier, LLP Kutak Rock LLP

COPYRIGHT LAW

CORPORATE COMPLIANCE LAW Stinson Leonard Street LLP CORPORATE LAW Bryan Cave LLP Husch Blackwell LLP Polsinelli PC Stinson Leonard Street LLP CRIMINAL DEFENSE: GENERAL PRACTICE Gaddy Weis LLC The Regan Law Firm, L.L.C. Welch, Martin & Albano, L.L.C. Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, P.C. CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt LLP Dentons Gaddy Weis LLC German May PC Graves Garrett, LLC Spencer Fane LLP The Regan Law Firm, L.L.C. Wyrsch Hobbs & Mirakian, P.C. DUI/DWI DEFENSE Guilfoil Law Group Law Office of Keleher & Eastman EMINENT DOMAIN AND CONDEMNATION LAW Zerger & Mauer LLP EMPLOYEE BENEFITS (ERISA) LAW

Dentons Husch Blackwell LLP Lathrop Gage LLP Polsinelli PC

EMPLOYMENT LAW - INDIVIDUALS Ketchmark and McCreight P.C. Siro Smith Dickson, P.C. Spencer Fane LLP The Meyers Law Firm, LC The Popham Law Firm, P.C. EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

Fisher Phillips LLP Husch Blackwell LLP Lathrop Gage LLP Littler Mendelson P.C. Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC Stinson Leonard Street LLP ENERGY LAW

Deacy & Deacy, LLP Dentons

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Spencer Fane LLP Stinson Leonard Street LLP FAMILY LAW Berkowitz, Cook, Gondring & Driskell, LLC Bernstein, Rodarte & Hatheway, P.C. Law Office of Young, Jakobe & Kuhl, LLC Law Offices of Nick A. Cutrera, LLC Leonard & Finley LLC Welch, Martin & Albano, L.L.C. FAMILY LAW MEDIATION Law Office of Young, Jakobe & Kuhl, LLC Peter M. Schloss, Attorney and Mediator FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATION LAW Spencer Fane LLP Stinson Leonard Street LLP FIRST AMENDMENT LAW Lathrop Gage LLP The Maneke Law Group, L.C. Armstrong Teasdale LLP Polsinelli PC Seigfreid Bingham, PC Dentons Husch Blackwell LLP Lathrop Gage LLP Polsinelli PC Seigfreid Bingham, PC

FRANCHISE LAW

HEALTH CARE LAW

IMMIGRATION LAW McCrummen Immigration Law Group LLC

MISSOURI

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC Daniel Coker Horton & Bell, P.A. Mayo Mallette PLLC

CRIMINAL DEFENSE: WHITE-COLLAR Spencer Fane LLP

CIVIL RIGHTS LAW

MISSISSIPPI

MUNICIPAL LAW

Hunt Ross & Allen

Benson & Associates

INSURANCE LAW Armstrong Teasdale LLP Brown & Ruprecht, PC Bryan Cave LLP Lathrop Gage LLP Stinson Leonard Street LLP LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT Fisher Phillips LLP Husch Blackwell LLP Lathrop Gage LLP Polsinelli PC Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC LAND USE & ZONING LAW Husch Blackwell LLP Lewis Rice LLC Stinson Leonard Street LLP White Goss LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Deacy & Deacy, LLP LEGAL MALPRACTICE LAW - PLAINTIFFS Benson & Associates Bryan Cave LLP Polsinelli PC

LEVERAGED BUYOUTS AND PRIVATE EQUITY LAW

LITIGATION - ANTITRUST Dentons Floyd Finch Law Offices Polsinelli PC LITIGATION - BANKING & FINANCE Bryan Cave LLP German May PC Stinson Leonard Street LLP

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LITIGATION - BANKRUPTCY Bryan Cave LLP Husch Blackwell LLP Polsinelli PC Spencer Fane LLP LITIGATION - CONSTRUCTION Brown & Ruprecht, PC Lathrop Gage LLP Polsinelli PC Seigfreid Bingham, PC Stinson Leonard Street LLP LITIGATION - ENVIRONMENTAL Lathrop Gage LLP Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Spencer Fane LLP LITIGATION - FIRST AMENDMENT Lathrop Gage LLP The Maneke Law Group, L.C. LITIGATION - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Floyd Finch Law Offices Polsinelli PC Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Stinson Leonard Street LLP LITIGATION - LABOR & EMPLOYMENT Fisher Phillips LLP Husch Blackwell LLP Littler Mendelson P.C. Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Polsinelli PC Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Stinson Leonard Street LLP

MISSOURI

LITIGATION - LAND USE & ZONING Burke Payne, LLC White Goss LITIGATION - MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS Bryan Cave LLP German May PC LITIGATION - PATENT Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. Stinson Leonard Street LLP LITIGATION - REGULATORY ENFORCEMENT (SEC, TELECOM, ENERGY) Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt LLP German May PC Stinson Leonard Street LLP LITIGATION - SECURITIES

Bryan Cave LLP German May PC Stinson Leonard Street LLP Swanson Midgley LLC Husch Blackwell LLP Polsinelli PC

LITIGATION - TAX

LITIGATION - TRUSTS & ESTATES Kirkland Woods & Martinsen, P.C. Spencer Fane LLP MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - DEFENDANTS Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt LLP Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. MASS TORT LITIGATION / CLASS ACTIONS - PLAINTIFFS Davis, Bethune & Jones L.L.C. Stueve Siegel Hanson LLP MEDIATION Jay Daugherty Mediation & Arbitration Sanders & Simpson, PC MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW - DEFENDANTS Polsinelli PC Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP

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PATENT LAW

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TAX LAW

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MEDIATION

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McLane Middleton Professional Association Pierce Atwood LLP MUNICIPAL LAW Law Office of Peter J. Loughlin NON-PROFIT / CHARITIES LAW Devine Millimet & Branch, Professional Association McLane Middleton Professional Association PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS Devine Millimet & Branch, Professional Association Ducharme Resolutions PLLC McDowell & Osburn, PA Wadleigh, Starr and Peters, P.L.L.C. PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Abramson, Brown & Dugan Burns, Bryant, Cox, Rockefeller & Durkin LPA Gottesman & Hollis, P.A. McDowell & Osburn, PA McLane Middleton Professional Association

PROJECT FINANCE LAW Devine Millimet & Branch, Professional Association REAL ESTATE LAW Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, P.A. Devine Millimet & Branch, Professional Association Gottesman & Hollis, P.A. McLane Middleton Professional Association Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA Stebbins, Lazos & Van Der Beken Professional Association Wadleigh, Starr and Peters, P.L.L.C.

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TAX LAW Devine Millimet & Branch, Professional Association McLane Middleton Professional Association Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA

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TRADEMARK LAW Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson, P.L.L.C. McLane Middleton Professional Association TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW Ansell & Anderson Barradale, O’Connell, Newkirk & Dwyer, P.A. Devine Millimet & Branch, Professional Association McLane Middleton Professional Association Robinson, Boesch, Sennott & Masse P.A.

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WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - CLAIMANTS

Moquin & Daley, P.A. Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW - EMPLOYERS Devine Millimet & Branch, Professional Association

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BANKRUPTCY AND CREDITOR DEBTOR RIGHTS / INSOLVENCY AND REORGANIZATION LAW

Becker LLC Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC Cole Schotz P.C. Duane Morris LLP

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COPYRIGHT LAW

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SECURITIES / CAPITAL MARKETS LAW McLane Middleton Professional Association Pierce Atwood LLP

Fox Rothschild LLP Gibbons P.C. Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP Lowenstein Sandler LLP Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. Rabinowitz, Lubetkin & Tully, L.L.C. Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP Saul Ewing LLP Shapiro, Croland, Reiser, Apfel & Di Iorio, LLP Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. Trenk, DiPasquale, Della Fera & Sodono, P.C. Wasserman, Jurista & Stolz, P.C.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

PRODUCT LIABILITY LITIGATION - DEFENDANTS

Nixon Peabody LLP

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EMPLOYMENT LAW - MANAGEMENT Apruzzese, McDermott, Mastro & Murphy, P.C. Ballard Spahr LLP Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. Brown & Connery, LLP Carmagnola & Ritardi, LLC Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC Day Pitney LLP Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. Fisher Phillips LLP Fox Rothschild LLP Genova Burns Jackson Lewis P.C. K&L Gates Littler Mendelson P.C. Lum, Drasco & Positan, LLC McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. Proskauer Rose LLP Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLC ENERGY LAW Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP Saul Ewing LLP

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ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

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Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Fox Rothschild LLP Gibbons P.C. Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP K&L Gates Law Offices of A. Patrick Nucciarone, P.C. LeClairRyan Lowenstein Sandler LLP Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox LLP McCarter & English, LLP Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY LAW Duane Morris LLP Michels & Hockenjos, L.L.C. Pashman Stein Walder Hayden PC Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. FAMILY LAW

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INSURANCE LAW

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FINANCIAL SERVICES REGULATION LAW McCarter & English, LLP Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.

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FIRST AMENDMENT LAW Gibbons P.C. McCusker, Anselmi, Rosen & Carvelli, P.C. FRANCHISE LAW

Day Pitney LLP DLA Piper LLP

Catania Gaming Consultants Duane Morris LLP Fox Rothschild LLP Saiber LLC Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

GAMING LAW

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS PRACTICE Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC Gibbons P.C. Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP

Blank Rome LLP Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. Connell Foley LLP Coughlin Duffy LLP Curcio Mirzaian Sirot LLC Dentons Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Duane Morris LLP Garrity, Graham, Murphy, Garofalo & Flinn, P.C. Graham Curtin, P.A. Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP K&L Gates Kennedys CMK LLC Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C. Lowenstein Sandler LLP McCarter & English, LLP McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP Smith, Stratton, Wise, Heher & Brennan The Killian Firm, P.C. Tompkins, McGuire, Wachenfeld & Barry, LLP Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

HEALTH CARE LAW

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Brach Eichler LLC Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC Dechert LLP Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. Fox Rothschild LLP Gibbons P.C. Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.

Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP 212.237.1000 www.windelsmarx.com

INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND FINANCE LAW Clark Hill PLC Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. LABOR LAW - MANAGEMENT Apruzzese, McDermott, Mastro & Murphy, P.C. Ballard Spahr LLP Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.


Carmagnola & Ritardi, LLC Chasan Lamparello Mallon & Cappuzzo, PC Day Pitney LLP Fox Rothschild LLP Genova Burns Jackson Lewis P.C. LeClairRyan Littler Mendelson P.C. Lum, Drasco & Positan, LLC McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. LABOR LAW - UNION Mets Schiro McGovern & Paris, LLP O’Brien, Belland & Bushinsky, LLC Selikoff & Cohen, P.A. Zazzali, Fagella, Nowak, Kleinbaum & Friedman LAND USE & ZONING LAW

Shapiro, Croland, Reiser, Apfel & Di Iorio, LLP Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. LITIGATION - CONSTRUCTION Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC Dentons Dilworth Paxson LLP Gibbons P.C. Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C. Lum, Drasco & Positan, LLC Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. Peckar & Abramson, P.C. Richard H. Steen, LLC Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP Saiber LLC Stark & Stark Tesser & Cohen LITIGATION - ENVIRONMENTAL

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Ballard Spahr LLP Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC Connell Foley LLP Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Fox Rothschild LLP Gibbons P.C. Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. K&L Gates Lowenstein Sandler LLP McCarter & English, LLP Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A. Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP Saul Ewing LLP Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. LITIGATION - ERISA Palmieri & Eisenberg Walsh Pizzi O’Reilly Falanga LLP LITIGATION - FIRST AMENDMENT

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Gibbons P.C. Greenberg Traurig, LLP

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MUNICIPAL LAW

NEW JERSEY

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TAX LAW Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC Cole Schotz P.C. Fox Rothschild LLP Gibbons P.C. Greenberg & Schulman Hoagland, Longo, Moran, Dunst & Doukas, LLP Kulzer & DiPadova, PA Lowenstein Sandler LLP Mantell, Prince & Reynolds, P.C. McCarter & English, LLP McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP Nachmias Morris & Alt PC Orloff, Lowenbach, Stifelman & Siegel, P.A. Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP Sherman Wells Sylvester & Stamelman LLP Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. TECHNOLOGY LAW Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. TRADEMARK LAW Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik LLP Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP TRUSTS & ESTATES LAW

PATENT LAW

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SILBERSTEIN, AWAD & MIKLOS, P.C. If Silberstein, Awad & Miklos’ approach to the practice of law were summed up in a closing argument in court, it might be: “Let the people decide.” Joseph Awad, a leading partner, is confident that the people—the jury—will always get it right. Holding true to this trust in the jury, the firm has successfully prosecuted thousands of serious

personal injury and medical malpractice cases, earning a Tier 1 ranking in New York City for Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs and a Tier 2 ranking in New York City for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” for 2018. As trial attorneys and appellate advocates, Awad and partner Joseph Miklos—who are included

in The Best Lawyers in America© —view their law firm’s work as improving safety in numerous enterprises, from hospitals to construction sites, while providing clients with excellent lawyering, financing for meritorious cases, and consultation with the finest medical and scientific minds. “Unfortunately,” Miklos says, “a victim seeking redress will get nowhere on his or her own.” Only in a civil court of law with the representation of experienced counsel can an individual find a level playing field. Trials reveal the common safety concerns shared by the injured and the jury.

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PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION - PLAINTIFFS Having been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for the past four years, Louis Grandelli has become known as one of the leading personal injury attorneys specializing in wrongful death and catastrophic injury cases, with over $250 million in settlements and verdicts since the firm’s inception. In 2015, the firm obtained a $16 million damages verdict and was involved in a $10 million recovery for the victim of a truck accident. Over the years, the firm has expanded based upon its reputation for excellence and integrity, and nearly all of its clients are recommended by attorneys or by a satisfied client or client’s family member. The firm’s extremely aggressive litigation approach has enabled it to obtain superior results, even in the most complex cases, relatively quickly.

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NEW YORK

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NEW YORK

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