August 31, 2011 10:08 AM
Thirty-eight lawyers from Shutts & Bowen were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 (Copyright 2011 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).
Bowman Brown was named in five separate categories. Joining the Best Lawyers list for the first time this year was Jack C. McElroy in the area of Litigation – Banking & Finance.
Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers listed in Best Lawyers have no say in deciding in which practice areas they are included. They are voted into practice areas as a result of the votes they receive from their peers. The subspecialties listed are based on information from a variety of sources.
Following is a list of the attorneys named and the areas in which they are recognized:
Administrative Law – Joseph M. Goldstein,
Banking & Finance Law – Bowman Brown, Arthur J. Furia, Rod Jones, William G. McCullough
Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law – Andrew M. Brumby, Robert G. Fracasso, Lynn Welter Sherman
Commercial Litigation – Alfred LaSorte, Jr., John F. Mariani
Corporate Governance and Compliance Law – Robert Alan Higbee
Corporate Law – Bowman Brown, Luis A. de Armas, Robert Alan Higbee
Employee Benefits Law – Steven K. Barber
Environmental/Litigation – E. Lee Worsham
Health Law – James A. Farrell
Insurance Law – Bowman Brown, John E. Meagher
International Trade and Finance Law – Bowman Brown, Luis A. de Armas
Labor and Employment Law – Sheila M. Cesarano, Charles Robinson Fawsett, Mary Ruth Houston, Paul J. Scheck
Litigation, Antitrust and Securities – Stephen B. Gillman
Litigation, Banking & Finance – Stephen B. Gillman, Jack C. McElroy
Litigation, Construction – John H. Dannecker
Litigation, Real Estate – Donald J. Curotto, Michael J. Grindstaff, Alfred LaSorte, Jr.
Mergers & Acquisitions Law – Bowman Brown, Luis A. de Armas, Robert Alan Higbee
Real Estate Law – Joseph D. Bolton, Kevin D. Cowan, Donald J. Curotto, Marshall J. Emas, Michael J. Grindstaff, Arthur J. Menor, Daniel T. O’Keefe, Steven R. Parson, Margaret A. Rolando, Joseph Donald Wasil, James G. Willard
Tax Law – Gary J. Cohen, Louis Nostro
Trusts & Estates – David A. Gart, Louis Nostro, Robert H. Waltuch