Kegler Brown Attorneys Included in 2020 Best Lawyers in America©

In the 2020 edition of its annual publication, Best Lawyers features 34 Kegler Brown attorneys, 6 of whom have also being selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in Columbus in their practice area.

The Kegler Brown attorneys listed below have been selected as the Columbus area’s “Lawyer of the Year” for 2020 in the following practices:

Being named “Lawyer of the Year” follows a selection process based on outstanding voting averages received from an extensive peer-review assessment the Best Lawyers team conducts with thousands of leading lawyers each year, according to Best Lawyers.

Kegler Brown also continues to expand its recognition, with Eric Travers (Construction Law) being recognized for the first time.

The following Kegler Brown attorneys have been selected to appear in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers. In parentheses is the year they were first listed:


Steve Barsotti (2019)

  • Corporate Law
  • Trademark Law

Ralph Breitfeller (2011)

  • Antitrust Law

John P. Brody (2010)

  • Bankruptcy Litigation

Robert Cohen (2008)

  • Antitrust Litigation

Kenneth Cookson (2009)

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Banking + Finance Litigation
  • Bankruptcy Litigation

Catherine A. Cunningham (2010)

  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Land Use and Zoning Litigation

Scott Doran (2013)

  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law

Lawrence Feheley (2003)

  • Employment Law – Management
  • Labor Law – Management

Loriann E. Fuhrer (2013)

  • Commercial Litigation

Don Gregory (2005)

  • Construction Law
  • Construction Litigation

Allen L. Handlan (2011)

  • Banking + Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

Thomas W. Hill (1993)

  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

Chuck Kegler (1995)

  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Todd M. Kegler (2010)

  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers + Acquisitions Law

Mike Madigan (2014)

  • Construction Law

Vinita Mehra (2018)

  • Corporate Law

Dave McCarty (2010)

  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Larry J. McClatchey (2012)

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bankruptcy Litigation

Randall W. Mikes (2016)

  • Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

S. Michael Miller (2006)

  • Criminal Defense - General Practice
  • Criminal Defense - White-Collar

Mark Reitz (2018)

  • Trusts and Estates

Paul D. Ritter Jr. (1995)

  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Tax Law

Rusty Schuermann (2017)

  • Insurance Law

Robert G. Schuler (2016)

  • Insurance Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation

Tom Sigmund (1995)

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Jeffrey W. Stiltner (2017)

  • Real Estate Law

Roger P. Sugarman (2007)

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Litigation
  • Energy Law

Eric Travers

  • Construction Law

Steve Tugend (2018)

  • Government Relations Practice

Timothy Tullis (2010)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Labor + Employment Litigation

Chris Weber (2007)

  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Melvin D. Weinstein (2006)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Labor + Employment Litigation

Nick Wilkes (2014)

  • Real Estate Law

Michael E. Zatezalo (2007)

  • Gaming Law
  • Real Estate Law

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