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Steptoe Receives 26 Practice, 120 Individual Mentions in Legal 500 US 2016

(June 15, 2016, Washington, DC) — Steptoe has received 26 practice mentions and 120 individual mentions in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 United States.  In addition, Dick Cunningham, Suzanne Ross McDowell, Mark Moran, Melanie Nussdorf, Paul Ondrasik, Dave Raskin, Jim Rocap, Roger Warin and Reid Weingarten have been named “Leading Lawyers” in their fields.  Now in its 29th year, The Legal 500 series is an independent guide that recommends firms and individuals purely on merit.

The following Steptoe practices are recommended:

  • Dispute resolution: General commercial disputes
  • Dispute resolution: International trade
  • Dispute resolution: Leading trial lawyers
  • Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • Dispute resolution: White-collar criminal defense
  • Finance: Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)
  • Government: Government relations
  • Industry focus: Energy: litigation
  • Industry focus: Energy: regulatory
  • Industry focus: Energy transactions: conventional power
  • Industry focus: Energy transactions: oil and gas
  • Industry focus: Insurance: advice to insurers
  • Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage
  • Intellectual property: Patent litigation: International Trade Commission
  • Intellectual property: Trade secrets
  • Intellectual property: Trademarks: litigation
  • Intellectual property: Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • Labor and employment: Employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Labor and employment: ERISA litigation
  • Labor and employment: Immigration
  • Media, technology and telecoms: Cyber law
  • Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory
  • Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: transactional
  • Tax: International tax
  • Tax: US taxes: contentious
  • Tax: US taxes: non-contentious

The following Steptoe lawyers are recommended or mentioned in the guide:

  • Bill Abrams – Dispute resolution: General commercial disputes; Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage; Intellectual property: Trade secrets
  • Steve Adkins – Intellectual property: Patent litigation: International Trade Commission
  • Michael Allan – Intellectual property: Trademarks: litigation
  • Cameron Arterton – Government: Government relations
  • Stewart Baker – Dispute resolution: International trade; Media, technology and telecoms: Cyber law
  • Jim Barnette – Government: Government relations
  • Matthew Bathon – Intellectual property: Patent litigation: International Trade Commission
  • Pablo Bentes – Dispute resolution: International trade
  • Timothy Bickham – Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage
  • Chris Bjornson – Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: transactional
  • Daniel Blakey – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • Jennifer Bonneville – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • Steve Brose – Industry focus: Energy: regulatory
  • Cal Burnton – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • Jasmine Campirides – Finance: Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)
  • John Caracappa – Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage; Intellectual property: Patent litigation: International Trade Commission; Intellectual property: Trade secrets
  • Paul Charlton – Dispute resolution: White-collar criminal defense
  • Alan Cohn – Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory; Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: transactional
  • Dick Cunningham – Leading Lawyer, Dispute resolution: International trade
  • Michael Dockterman – Dispute resolution: General commercial disputes
  • Markham Erickson – Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory; Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: transactional
  • Susan Esserman – Dispute resolution: International trade
  • Harold Fox – Intellectual property: Patent litigation: full coverage; Intellectual property: Patent litigation: International Trade Commission; Intellectual property: Trade secrets
  • Caroline Gaudet – Industry focus: Energy: regulatory; Industry focus: Energy transactions: conventional power; Industry focus: Energy transactions: oil and gas
  • Jeremy Goldkind – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • Doug Green – Industry focus: Energy: litigation
  • Micah Green – Government: Government relations
  • Ed Gregory – Labor and employment: ERISA litigation
  • William Hassler – Dispute resolution: White-collar criminal defense
  • Brian Heberlig – Dispute resolution: White-collar criminal defense
  • Morgan Hodgson – Labor and employment: ERISA litigation
  • Rachel Hofstatter – Intellectual property: Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • Tony Hopp – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • John Jacobus – Industry focus: Insurance: advice to insurers
  • J. Walker Johnson – Tax: US taxes: contentious
  • Joel Kaufman – Dispute resolution: International trade
  • Jennifer Key – Industry focus: Energy: regulatory
  • Greg Kidder – Tax: US taxes: non-contentious
  • Erik Kitchen – Dispute resolution: White-collar criminal defense
  • Rob Kovacev – Tax: US taxes: contentious
  • Ed Krauland – Dispute resolution: International trade
  • Matthew Kulkin – Government: Government relations
  • Liz LaRocca – Labor and employment: Immigration
  • Harry Lee – Industry focus: Insurance: advice to insurers
  • Jason Levin – Labor and employment: ERISA litigation
  • Michelle Levin – Dispute resolution: White-collar criminal defense
  • Patrick Linehan – Dispute resolution: White-collar criminal defense
  • Lucinda Low – Dispute resolution: International trade
  • Ed Mackiewicz – Labor and employment: Employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Suzanne Ross McDowell – Leading Lawyer, Finance: Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)
  • Pantelis Michalopoulos – Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory; Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: transactional
  • Mike Miller – Dispute resolution: General commercial disputes
  • Mark Moran – Leading Lawyer, Dispute resolution: International trade
  • Gary Morgans – Industry focus: Energy: litigation; Industry focus: Energy: regulatory
  • Daniel Mullen – Industry focus: Energy: litigation; Industry focus: Energy: regulatory
  • Chris Niewoehner – Dispute resolution: White-collar criminal defense
  • Darryl Nirenberg – Government: Government relations
  • Melanie Nussdorf – Leading Lawyer, Labor and employment: Employee benefits and executive compensation; Labor and employment: ERISA litigation
  • Paul Ondrasik – Labor and employment: Employee benefits and executive compensation; Leading Lawyer, Labor and employment: ERISA litigation
  • Will Pecau – Intellectual property: Trademarks: litigation; Intellectual property: Trademarks: non-contentious (including prosecution, portfolio management and licensing)
  • Daniel Poynor – Industry focus: Energy: regulatory
  • Jennifer Quinn-Barabanov – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • Dave Raskin – Industry focus: Energy: litigation; Leading Lawyer, Industry focus: Energy: regulatory; Industry focus: Energy transactions: conventional power; Industry focus: Energy transactions: oil and gas
  • Meredith Rathbone – Dispute resolution: International trade
  • Gwen Renigar – Labor and employment: ERISA litigation
  • Robert Rizzi – Tax: International tax; Tax: US taxes: contentious; Tax: US taxes: non-contentious
  • Jim Rocap – Leading Lawyer, Industry focus: Insurance: advice to insurers
  • Steven Ross – Industry focus: Energy: regulatory
  • Stephanie Roy – Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory; Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: transactional
  • Charles Schill – Intellectual property: Patent litigation: International Trade Commission
  • Eric Serron – Labor and employment: ERISA litigation
  • Bob Shuftan – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • Mark Silverman – Tax: US taxes: non-contentious
  • Scott Sinder – Government: Government relations
  • Derek Smith – Dispute resolution: Product liability, mass tort and class action: toxic tort - defense
  • Marc Spitzer – Industry focus: Energy: litigation
  • Beth Tractenberg – Finance: Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations); Tax: International tax; Tax: US taxes: contentious
  • Michael Vatis – Media, technology and telecoms: Cyber law; Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory; Media, technology and telecoms: Telecoms and broadcast: transactional
  • Carolyn Walsh – Government: Government relations
  • Roger Warin – Leading Lawyer, Industry focus: Insurance: advice to insurers
  • Reid Weingarten – Leading Trial Lawyers; Leading Lawyer, Dispute resolution: White-collar criminal defense
  • Jason Weinstein – Dispute resolution: White-collar criminal defense
  • Don Wellington – Labor and employment: Employee benefits and executive compensation
  • Phil West – Tax: International tax
  • Catherine Wilkinson – Finance: Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)
  • Matthew Yeo – Dispute resolution: International trade
  • Lisa Zarlenga – Finance: Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations); Government: Government relations; Tax: International tax; Tax: US taxes: contentious; Tax: US taxes: non-contentious
  • Lynda Zengerle – Labor and employment: Immigration

Read more on the recommendations in The Legal 500 United States.

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About Steptoe

Steptoe & Johnson LLP is an international law firm widely recognized for vigorous advocacy in complex litigation and arbitration, successful representation of clients before governmental agencies, and creative and practical advice in guiding business transactions.  The firm has more than 500 lawyers and other professionals in offices in Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, Phoenix and Washington.  For more information, visit www.steptoe.com.