Washington, DC Super Lawyers Recognizes 59 Steptoe Attorneys

April 25, 2014

(April 25, 2014, Washington, DC)— Forty Steptoe & Johnson LLP attorneys have been recognized in the 2014 Washington, DC Super Lawyers and 19 attorneys have been named as “Rising Stars.”  The annual list selects only five percent of the total lawyers in the region based on peer review and the publication’s independent research. 

In addition to being named to the 2014 Washington, DC Super Lawyers list, Steptoe partners Brian Heberlig, Paul Ondrasik, Roger Warin and Reid Weingarten have been placed among the  Top 100 attorneys in Washington for receiving the highest point totals in the nomination, research, and review process.

The following Steptoe attorneys were selected as 2014 Washington, DC Super Lawyers: 

  • Robert Ayers – Criminal Defense:  White Collar
  • Arthur Bailey – Tax
  • Brigida Benitez – Civil Litigation:  Defense
  • Bruce Bishop – Criminal Defense:  White Collar
  • Steve Brose – Energy and Resources
  • Betty Jo Christian – Transportation:  Maritime
  • David Coburn – Transportation:  Maritime
  • Ron Cooper – Employment and Labor
  • Dick Cunningham – International
  • Susan Esserman – International
  • Ken Ewing – Antitrust Litigation
  • Doug Green – Energy and Resources
  • Brian Heberlig – Criminal Defense:  White Collar (Top 100)
  • Jim Hibey – Antitrust Litigation
  • Antonia Ianniello -- Insurance
  • Scott Katzman  - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Alice Kipel – International
  • Ed Krauland – International
  • Anthony LaRocca – Transportation:  Maritime
  • Harry Lee – Insurance
  • Lucinda Low – International
  • Ed Mackiewicz – Employee Benefits
  • Alfred Mamlet – Communications
  • Suzanne McDowell – Nonprofit Organizations
  • Paul Mickey – Employment & Labor
  • Mark Moran - International
  • Melanie Nussdorf – Employee Benefits
  • Paul Ondrasik, Jr. – Employee Benefits (Top 100)
  • Dave Raskin – Energy and Resources
  • Steve Reed – Energy and Resources
  • Rick Roberts – Energy and Resources
  • Jim Rocap – Insurance
  • Steve Ross – Energy and Resources
  • Ed Schwartz – Antitrust Litigation
  • Mark Silverman – Tax
  • Sam Sipe – Transportation:  Maritime
  • Roger Warin – Professional Liability:  Defense (Top 100)
  • Reid Weingarten – Criminal Defense:  White Collar (Top 100)
  • Phil West – Tax
  • Frank Winston – Insurance Coverage

The following Steptoe lawyers were selected as 2014 Washington, DC Rising Stars:

  • Laura Ardito – International
  • Linda Bailey – Litigation
  • William Barrow – Intellectual Property
  • Anthony Cavanaugh – Business Litigation
  • Shawn Davisson – Criminal Defense:  White Collar
  • Will Drake – Criminal Defense:  White Collar
  • Jack Hayes – International
  • Joseph Hicks – Energy and Resources
  • Rachel Hofstatter – Intellectual Property
  • Heather Horne – Energy and Resources
  • Jill Maguire – Business Litigation
  • Gretchen Miller – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Houda Morad – Intellectual Property
  • Emily Nestler – Intellectual Property
  • Tremayne Norris – Intellectual Property
  • Patricia Palacios – Business Litigation
  • Baldine Paul – Intellectual Property
  • Meredith Rathbone – International
  • Jeff Theodore – Business Litigation

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, Century City, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, Phoenix and Washington.  For more information, visit www.steptoe.com.