Skip to content

Chambers USA has named 24 Clark Hill attorneys “Leaders in their Field” in the 2024 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 Bretz – Bretz is ranked as Senior Statespeople for Labor & Employment (Michigan). He represents major private employers in various aspects of labor and employment law.

Mary Rose Brusewitz – Brusewitz is ranked in Band 2 for Impact Investing (Nationwide). concentrates her practice on international transactions involving Latin America, Africa, Asia, India, Europe and the U.S.

James Cameron – Cameron is ranked in Band 4 for Real Estate (Texas). He supports clients ranging in size from publicly traded companies with international holdings to individual investors and entrepreneurs in corporate and commercial transactional law.

Nicholas Centrella – Centrella is ranked in Band 2 for Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds). He represents AmLaw 100 and small to mid-sized law firms in legal malpractice and other civil actions, organizations in cases involving alleged child abuse, and the defense of major corporations and nonprofit entities in complex commercial, regulatory, civil RICO, personal injury, and products liability disputes.

Jeffrey Conn – Conn is ranked in Band 2 for Banking & Finance (Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh & Surrounds). He counsels lenders, borrowers, private equity groups, corporations, and real estate owners and developers in syndicated and bilateral commercial and real estate credit facilities, mergers and acquisitions, and matters involving general corporate, real estate, and financial advice.

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 levels.

Damon Dunn – Dunn is ranked in Band 2 for Media & Entertainment (Illinois). His practice addresses questions of first impression and his First Amendment and media matters include 100 wins nationwide.

John Guernsey – Guernsey is ranked in Band 5 for Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds). He represents clients in complex commercial litigation and fiduciary litigation, with a strong focus on restrictive covenant and trade secret matters as well as trust and estate matters.

Patricia Hamill – Hamill is ranked in Band 2 for Higher Education (Nationwide) and Band 3 for Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds). She has extensive experience successfully representing clients spanning a breadth of matters, including complex commercial litigation, Title IX litigation, receiverships, insurance, securities, consumer class actions, government investigations, and E-rate compliance.

Edward 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.

Kevin Kent – Kent is ranked in Band 4 for Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds). He guides his clients through litigation, disputes, and regulatory actions while also working closely with them to identify and minimize future risk exposure.

Howard Klein – Klein is ranked in Band 4 for Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds). He has 35 years of experience representing clients in product liability, legal and medical malpractice, class actions, and commercial disputes.

David 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 Larkin – Larkin is ranked in Band 4 for Environment (Texas). He represents industrial, aviation, mining, real estate, and retail clients in air, water, and waste issues.

Christopher McMican – McMican is ranked in Band 2 for Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation (Michigan). He assists employers with retirement plans, health and welfare plans, and compensation packages.

Daniel Minkus – Minkus is ranked in Band 3 for Corporate/M&A (Michigan). Minkus advises commercial clients with mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, as well as business planning, joint ventures, governance, supply chain agreements, and various other contracts.

Michael Moberly – Moberly is ranked in Band 1 for Labor & Employment (Arizona). He assists employers in the technology, banking, mining, and transportation industries in civil rights and employment-related administrative proceedings, arbitrations, and litigation at both the trial and appellate levels.

Nathan Niemuth – Niemuth is ranked in Band 2 for Labor & Employment (Arizona). He advises employers with respect to issues arising under a broad range of federal and state laws, including equal employment opportunity laws, labor relations laws, right to work laws, wage and hour laws, and plant-closing laws.

Mark Nowak – Nowak is ranked in Band 2 for Construction (Pennsylvania). He represents owners, contractors, architects and engineers, public agencies, and insurers in public, private, commercial, industrial, and institutional construction projects.

Michael Nowlan –  Nowlan is ranked in Band 1 for Immigration (Michigan) and Band 2 for Immigration (Nationwide). Nowlan assists corporate clients in securing and extending U.S. work status, typically on a temporary (nonimmigrant) visa, for existing or proposed foreign national employees.

Thomas Ragland – Ragland is ranked in Band 2 for Immigration (District of Columbia) and Band 3 for Immigration (Nationwide). He supports individual and corporate clients in a broad range of immigration matters.

Sheryl Sweeney – Sweeney is ranked in Band 1 for Environment: Water Rights (Arizona). She represents public and private energy interests in environmental, energy, and water law matters.

Christopher 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, and medium and small employers, including governmental agencies.

Anne-Marie Vercruysse Welch – Welch is ranked in Band 3 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 has achieved the following department rankings by Chambers:

  • Banking & Finance (Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh & Surrounds) – Band 1
  • Cannabis Law (Nationwide) – Band 3
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (Michigan) – Band 3
  • Environment (Texas) – Band 4
  • Environment: Water Rights (Arizona) – Band 2
  • Immigration (Michigan) – Band 2
  • Immigration (Nationwide) – Band 4
  • Impact Investing (Nationwide) – Band 3
  • Labor & Employment (Arizona) – Band 3
  • Labor & Employment (Michigan) – Band 2
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds) – Band 2
  • Real Estate (Arizona) – Band 3
  • Real Estate (Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh & Surrounds) – Band 2
  • Real Estate (Texas) – Band 3

Subscribe For The Latest