Clark Hill Attorneys Named 2021 “Leaders in Their Field” by Chambers USA
Chambers USA has named 14 Clark Hill attorneys “Leaders in their Field” in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Chambers, a world-renowned organization, identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers based on peer and client reviews. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked in bands from 1-6, with 1 being the best. The qualities on which rankings are assessed include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client. Congratulations to the following attorneys:
Daniel J. Bretz – Bretz is ranked as Senior Statespeople for Labor & Employment (Michigan). He represents major private employers in all aspects of labor and employment law.
Molly DiBianca – DiBianca is ranked in Band 3 for Labor & Employment (Delaware). She represents employers in a variety of industries in employment rights claims, discrimination matters, and equal employment disputes at the state and federal court level.
Edward C. Hammond – Hammond is ranked in Band 3 for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Michigan). He assists clients with all aspects of their qualified and non-qualified retirement plans. He works in tandem with many of the firm practice groups in order to help their clients navigate the many hazards that accompany benefits offered through the workplace.
P. Michael Jung– Jung is ranked in Band 2 for Litigation: Appellate (Texas). He represents clients in all industries in appellate matters in state and federal courts. He also handles zoning, land use, and election law matters on behalf of governmental and private clients.
David L. Lansky – Lansky is ranked in Band 1 for Real Estate (Arizona). He represents buyers, sellers, investors, and lenders in a wide variety of complex commercial transactions.
Patrick J. Larkin – Larkin is ranked in Band 4 for Environment (Texas). He helps clients to monetize, mitigate, and manage environmental liabilities and obligations.
Daniel H. Minkus – Minkus is ranked in Band 2 for Corporate/M&A (Michigan). He counsels commercial clients on significant business matters. He advises clients with mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, as well as business planning, joint ventures, governance, supply chain agreements, and various other contracts.
Mark F. Nowak – Nowak is ranked in Band 2 for Construction (Pennsylvania). He is a civil trial lawyer who concentrates on construction litigation, arbitration, and litigation, representing owners, contractors, architects and engineers, public agencies, and insurers in public, private, commercial, industrial, and institutional construction projects.
Michael P. Nowlan – Nowlan is ranked in Band 1 for Immigration (Michigan), Band 3 for Immigration (Nationwide), and is recognized for Immigration: Business (Global). He represents companies and individuals as they navigate the complex U.S. immigration system from the initial transfer/move to the U.S. to U.S. citizenship.
Thomas K. Ragland – Ragland is ranked in Band 3 for Immigration (District of Columbia) and Band 3 for Immigration (Nationwide). He supports individual and corporate clients in a broad range of immigration matters, including federal court litigation, defense against removal, complex asylum claims, naturalization and citizenship matters, consular processing, challenges to INTERPOL Red Notices, and contesting terrorism- and security-related bars to admission.
Kirk F. Sniff – Sniff is ranked in Band 4 for Environment (Texas). His practice involves various areas of environmental law, with emphasis on environmental and toxic tort litigation.
Christopher M. Trebilcock – Trebilcock is ranked in Band 4 for Labor & Employment (Michigan). He litigates labor and employment disputes in federal and state courts and administrative agencies across the country on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, medium and small employers, including governmental agencies.
Robert M. Vercruysse – Vercruysse is ranked as Senior Statespeople for Labor & Employment (Michigan). He is nationally recognized as a leading counselor, negotiator, and litigator in all facets of employment, labor, civil rights, and ERISA litigation.
Anne-Marie V. Welch – Welch is ranked in Band 4 for Labor & Employment (Michigan). She defends employers in lawsuits and administrative proceedings against wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and related statutory and tort claims.
In addition, Clark Hill’s Corporate M&A (Michigan), Environment (Texas), Labor & Employment (Michigan) practices have all been recognized by Chambers USA.
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