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Best Lawyers in America 2021 Includes 42 Wilson Elser Attorneys Representing 19 Offices

August 20, 2020

The Best Lawyers in America© has named 42 Wilson Elser attorneys representing 19 of the firm’s U.S. offices to its 2021 edition published on August 20, 2020.

Wilson Elser Best Lawyers in America 2021:

Baltimore, MD

  • Angela W. Russell, Partner: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Robert E. Scott Jr., Of Counsel: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants 
  • Marisa A. Trasatti, Partner: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants 
Birmingham, AL

  • David B. Hall, Partner: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Transportation Law
  • William L. Waudby, Partner: Litigation – Environmental; Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – 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

Denver, CO

  • Jane Bendle Lucero, Partner: Litigation – Insurance

Florham Park, NJ

  • Maxwell L. Billek, Partner: Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Anne M. Dalena, Of Counsel: Insurance Law; Litigation – Insurance
  • Roger R. Gottilla, Senior Counsel: Banking and Finance Law
  • William D. Lipkind, Partner: Trusts and Estates
  • Carolyn F. O'Connor, Partner: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Thomas F. Quinn, Partner: Insurance Law; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants 
  • Katherine E. Tammaro, Partner: Insurance Law 
  • Michael P. Turner, Partner: Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law
  • Mark R. Vespole, Partner: Insurance Law; Litigation – Insurance
  • Brian J. Whiteman, Partner: Insurance Law

Houston, TX

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

Jackson, MS

  • Jon Stephen Kennedy, Partner: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Robert F. Walker, Partner: Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants 

Livonia, MI

  • John T. Eads III, Partner: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants 

Los Angeles, CA

  • David S. Eisen, Partner: Commercial Litigation
  • William Tolin Gay, Of Counsel: Corporate Compliance Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • David Simantob, Partner: Insurance Law 

Louisville, KY

  • James M. Burd, Partner: Litigation – Insurance; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants 
  • Marcia L. Pearson, Partner: Litigation – Health Care; Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

McLean, VA

  • Kathryn Anne Grace, Partner: Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

New Orleans, LA

  • Alanson T. Chenault IV, Of Counsel: Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Michael Harowski, Partner: Admiralty and Maritime Law 
  • Antonio J. Rodriguez, Partner: Admiralty and Maritime Law; Commercial Litigation

New York, NY

  • Robin N. Gregory, Partner: Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Lois K. Ottombrino, Senior Counsel: Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Debra A. 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, Senior Counsel: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Stamford, CT

  • Stephen P. Brown, Partner: Insurance Law; 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 

Best Lawyers in America is universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 90,000 industry-leading lawyers (from around the world) are eligible to vote, totaling some 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.

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