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Best Lawyers in America© Names 30 Wilson Elser Attorneys Representing 15 Offices to its 2018 List

August 15, 2017

Best Lawyers in America© has named 31 Wilson Elser attorneys representing 15 of the firm’s U.S. offices to its 2018 edition published on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Three attorneys – Thomas Quinn, Michael Turner and Robert Harrison – were named Lawyer of the Year in their respective practices (in bold). For the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.

The following Wilson Elser attorneys were selected for inclusion:

Baltimore, MD

  • Angela Russell, Partner: Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Boston, MA

  • William T. Bogaert, Partner: Insurance Law
  • Christopher P. Flanagan, Partner: Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

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, Of Counsel: 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

Livonia, MI

  • John T. Eads III, Partner: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Los Angeles, CA

  • David S. Eisen, Partner: Commercial Litigation
  • William Tolin Gay, Partner: Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Compliance Law
  • Patrick M. Kelly, Partner: Commercial Litigation, Arbitration

Louisville, KY

  • James M. Burd, Partner: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law – 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
  • Debra Tama, Partner: Insurance Law

San Diego, CA

  • Robert W. Harrison, Partner, Labor Law – Management;  Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Patrick J. Kearns, Partner: Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

San Francisco, CA

  • William M. Hake, Partner, Product Liability Litigation - 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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