Seyfarth Earns Top Rankings in Legal 500 U.S. 2019


Legal 500 Top Tier Firm 2019

The 2019 edition of The Legal 500 United States recommends 118 Seyfarth Shaw lawyers across the country in 18 different practice areas. Seyfarth was ranked “Top Tier” in the Intellectual Property - Trade Secrets; Labor and Employment - Immigration; Labor and Employment - Labor-Management Relations; and Labor and Employment - Workplace and Employment Counseling categories.

Nationally, Seyfarth practices were also recommended in 14 practice areas including Construction; Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense; Cyber Law; E-discovery; Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans; ERISA Litigation; Government Contracts; Healthcare: Service Providers; Investment Fund Formation and Management; Labor and Employment Disputes; M&A: Middle-Market; Real Estate; Securities Litigation: Defense; and Tax.

Based on specific feedback from corporate counsel, 13 Seyfarth partners were honored among the country’s “Leading Lawyers” this year and they include Michael Wexler (Trade Secrets), James King (Immigration), Angelo Paparelli (Immigration), Russell Swapp (Immigration), Gerald Maatman (Labor and Employment Disputes), Camille Olson (Labor and Employment Disputes), Brad Livingston (Labor-Management Relations), Lawrence Lorber (Workplace and Employment Counseling), Lisa Damon (Workplace and Employment Counseling), William Perkins (Workplace and Employment Counseling), David Baffa (Workplace and Employment Counseling), Suzanne Saxman (M&A: Middle-Market), and Bennett Greenberg (Construction).

Notably, Seyfarth partner Camille Olson (Labor and Employment Disputes) was inducted into the 2019 Legal 500 Hall of Fame. The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.

In addition, six Seyfarth partners were named 2019 Legal 500 “Next Generation Lawyers,” a guide to up-and-coming lawyers nationwide, and they include Alison Ashford (Construction), Richard Lutkus (Cyber Law), John Tomaszewski (Cyber Law), Christine Hendrickson (Workplace and Employment Counseling), Gabriel Mozes (Immigration), and Cynthia Mitchell (Real Estate). Four Seyfarth lawyers were named “Rising Stars” and they include Edward Arnold (Government Contracts), Coby Turner (Labor and Employment Disputes), Karla Sanchez (Labor-Management Relations), and Joshua Seidman (Workplace and Employment Counseling).

The Legal 500 United States is an independent guide providing comprehensive coverage on legal services and is widely referenced for its definitive judgment of law firm capabilities. You can read Seyfarth’s full rankings here.