Washington, DC Super Lawyers Recognizes 55 Steptoe Attorneys

April 21, 2016

Forty-two Steptoe & Johnson LLP attorneys have been recognized in the 2016 Washington, DC Super Lawyers and 13 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.

For the second year in a row, Paul Ondrasik has been placed among the “Top 10” lawyers in Washington.  Mr. Ondrasik has been named to the list of “Top 100”  lawyers every year since 2007. 

Steptoe partner Reid Weingarten has also been selected 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 2016 Washington, DC Super Lawyers:

  • Robert Ayers – Criminal Defense:  White Collar
  • Brigida Benitez – Civil Litigation:  Defense
  • Bruce Bishop – Criminal Defense:  White Collar
  • Steve Brose – Energy and Resources
  • John Caracappa – Intellectual Property
  • Betty Jo Christian – Transportation:  Maritime
  • Dick Cunningham – International
  • Susan Esserman – International
  • Ken Ewing – Antitrust Litigation
  • Doug Green – Energy and Resources
  • William Hassler – Criminal Defense:  White Collar
  • Brian Heberlig – Criminal Defense:  White Collar
  • Jim Hibey – Antitrust Litigation
  • Toni Ianniello – Insurance
  • Scott Katzman – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Phil Khinda – Securities Litigation
  • Ed Krauland – International
  • Sharon Larkin – Government Contracts
  • 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
  • Charles Mills – Administrative Law, Energy and Resources
  • Mark Moran – International
  • Melanie Nussdorf – Employee Benefits
  • Paul Ondrasik – Employee Benefits (Top 10)
  • Dave Raskin – Energy and Resources
  • Steve Reed – Energy and Resources
  • Rick Roberts – Energy and Resources
  • Jim Rocap – Insurance
  • Charles Schill – Intellectual Property
  • Eric Serron – Employee Benefits
  • Mark Silverman – Tax
  • Sam Sipe – Transportation:  Maritime
  • 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

The following Steptoe lawyers were selected as 2016 Washington, DC Rising Stars:

  • 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
  • Jamie Hertz – Class Action/Mass Torts
  • Heather Horne – Energy and Resources
  • Tremayne Norris – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patricia Palacios – Business Litigation
  • Glenna Riley – Energy and Resources
  • Jeff Theodore – Business Litigation
  • Jessica Urban – Criminal Defense:  White Collar

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