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Best Lawyers in America© Names 22 Wilson Elser Attorneys Representing 12 Offices to its 2017 List

August 15, 2016

Best Lawyers in America© has named 22 Wilson Elser attorneys representing 12 of the firm’s U.S. offices to its 2017 edition published on Monday, August 15, 2016. For the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.

The following Wilson Elser attorneys were selected for inclusion:

Boston, MA

  • William T. Bogaert, Partner: Insurance Law

Chicago, IL

  • Daniel J. McMahon, Partner: Commercial Litigation

Dallas, TX

  • Lawrence A. Waks, Of Counsel: Media Law

Florham Park, NJ

  • Anne M. Dalena, Of Counsel: Litigation – Insurance, Insurance Law
  • Kevin C. Donovan, Partner: Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Roger R. Gottilla, Partner: Banking and Finance Law
  • Thomas F. Quinn, Partner: Insurance Law; Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Michael P. Turner, Partner, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law,
  • Brian J. Whiteman, Partner: Insurance Law

Houston, TX

  • Ronald L. White, Of Counsel: Admiralty & Maritime Law

Los Angeles, CA

  • William Tolin Gay, Partner: Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Compliance Law
  • Patrick M. Kelly, Partner: Commercial Litigation; Lawyer of the Year in Arbitration

Louisville, KY

  • James M. Burd, Partner: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Litigation – Insurance

McLean, VA

  • Thomas L. Appler, Of Counsel: Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law  Defendants, Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Cynthia L. Santoni, Partner: Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

New York, NY

  • Julie R. Evans, Of Counsel: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Robin N. Gregory, Partner: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Lois K. Ottombrino, Partner: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

San Diego, CA

  • Robert W. Harrison, Partner, Labor Law – Management;  Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Washington, DC

  • Robert W. Goodson, Partner: Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

White Plains, NY

  • Carl J. Pernicone, Partner: Litigation – Insurance
  • Thomas W. Tobin, Partner: Railroad Law

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and Best Lawyers has received more than 12 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.

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