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Washington, DC Super Lawyers Recognizes 65 Steptoe Attorneys

(April 24, 2017, Washington, DC) — Sixty-five Steptoe attorneys have been selected to the 2017 Washington, DC Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list. The annual list selects only five percent of the total lawyers in the region based on peer review and the publication’s independent research.

For the third year in a row, Paul Ondrasik has been placed among the “Top 10” lawyers in Washington for receiving the highest point totals in the nomination, research, and review process.

Steve Brose and Reid Weingarten have been selected among the “Top 100” attorneys in Washington. Mr. Weingarten has been selected to the list of “Top 100” lawyers every year since 2007. 

The following Steptoe attorneys were named to the 2017 Washington, DC Super Lawyers list:

  • Fil Agusti – Bankruptcy: Business
  • Robert Ayers – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Brigida Benitez – Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Bruce Bishop – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Steve Brose – Energy & Natural Resources (Top 100)
  • Joe Caldwell – Business Litigation
  • John Caracappa – Intellectual Property
  • Betty Jo Christian – Transportation: Maritime
  • Dick Cunningham – International
  • Steve Davidson – International
  • Eric Emerson – International
  • Markham Erickson – Communications
  • Susan Esserman – International
  • Ken Ewing – Antitrust Litigation
  • Doug Green – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Bill Hassler – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Brian Heberlig – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Jim Hibey – Antitrust Litigation
  • Toni Ianniello – Insurance Coverage
  • Scott Katzman – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Phil Khinda – Securities Litigation
  • Ed Krauland – International
  • Sharon Larkin – Government Contracts
  • Tony LaRocca – Transportation: Maritime
  • Harry Lee – Insurance Coverage
  • Patrick Linehan – Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Lucinda Low – International
  • Ed Mackiewicz – Employee Benefits
  • Alfred Mamlet – Communications/Intellectual Property
  • Suzanne McDowell – Nonprofit Organizations
  • Pantelis Michalopoulos – Communications
  • Paul Mickey – Employment & Labor
  • Charles Mills – Administrative Law/Energy & Natural Resources
  • Mark Moran – International
  • Melanie Nussdorf – Employee Benefits
  • Paul Ondrasik – Employee Benefits (Top 10)
  • Dave Raskin – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Steve Reed – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Rick Roberts – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Jim Rocap – Insurance Coverage
  • Steven Ross – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Charles Schill – Intellectual Property/International
  • Ed Schwartz – Antitrust Litigation
  • Eric Serron – Employee Benefits
  • Mark Silverman – Tax
  • Sam Sipe – Transportation: Maritime
  • Marc Spitzer – Energy & Natural Resources
  • Roger Warin – Professional Liability: Defense
  • Reid Weingarten – Criminal Defense: White Collar (Top 100)
  • Jason Weinstein – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Phil West – Tax
  • Frank Winston – Insurance Coverage
  • Lisa Zarlenga – Tax 

The following Steptoe attorneys were named to the 2017 Washington, DC Rising Stars list:

  • Linda Bailey – Litigation
  • Shawn Davisson – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Will Drake – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Molly Bruder Fox – Business Litigation
  • Sarah Gordon – Insurance Coverage
  • Andrew Guhr – Communications
  • Li Guo – Intellectual Property
  • Jamie Hertz – Class Action/Mass Torts
  • Tremayne Norris – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patty Palacios – Business Litigation
  • Stephanie Roberts – Intellectual Property
  • Stephanie Roy – Intellectual Property 

For more information on Steptoe's presence in the professional community, see the Honors and Rankings page.

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.