Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie Attorneys Recognized as The Best Lawyers in America© 2019
08/15/2018

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP announced that 12 partners have been named “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America 2019 and 77 of the firm’s attorneys were recognized in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America 2019.

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year”:

Albuquerque

  • Ross L. Crown – Construction Law
  • Dennis E. Jontz – Litigation – Real Estate

Denver

  • Gregory B. Kanan – Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • James R. Walker – Litigation – Trusts and Estates

Las Vegas

  • Michael J. McCue – Copyright Law
  • Daniel F. Polsenberg – Appellate Practice
  • Dan R. Waite – Litigation – Banking and Finance

Phoenix

  • Gregory Y. Harris – Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Stephen M. Hart – Gaming Law
  • Steven J. Hulsman – Insurance Law
  • Randall S. Papetti – Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Craig W. Phillips – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers 2019:

Albuquerque

  • Jeffrey H. Albright –  Administrative/Regulatory Law, Communications Law, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
  • Ross L. Crown – Construction Law, Government Contracts
  • Dennis E. Jontz – Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law

Colorado Springs

  • Edward A. Gleason – Commercial Litigation
  • Eric V. Hall – First Amendment Law
  • H. William Mahaffey – Tax Law
  • L. Martin Nussbaum – Non-Profit/Charities Law

Denver

  • Frederick J. Baumann – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation –Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Litigation – Securities
  • Thomas J. Dougherty II – Administrative/Regulatory Law, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Charles Goldberg – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – First Amendment
  • Tennyson W. Grebenar  –  Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law
  • William P. Johnson – Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Gregory B. Kanan – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance
  • Kevin M. Kelly – Banking and Finance Law
  • James M. Lyons – Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White – Collar, Mediation
  • Ben M. Ochoa – Litigation – Real Estate
  • Franklin D. O'Loughlin – Insurance Law
  • Michael D. Plachy – Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • James R. Walker – Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Nonprofit/Charities Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

Las Vegas

  • Howard E. Cole – Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Joel D. Henriod – Appellate Practice
  • Glenn J. Light – Gaming Law
  • Scott Y. MacTaggart – Corporate Law
  • Donald G. Martin – Real Estate Law
  • Michael J. McCue – Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Trademark Law
  • Daniel F. Polsenberg – Appellate Practice, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
  • Karl F. Rutledge – Gaming Law
  • Dan R. Waite – Litigation – Banking and Finance

Los Angeles

  • John Carson – Trademark Law

Phoenix

  • Amy E. Altshuler – Real Estate Law
  • Bryant D. Barber – Municipal Law, Public Finance Law
  • Edwin A. Barkel – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Securities
  • Emily A. Bayton – Copyright Law
  • Stephen M. Bressler – Insurance Law, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Scott K. Brown – Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Flavia Campbell – Trademark Law
  • Thomas H. Campbell – Administrative/Regulatory Law, Energy Law
  • Carla A. Consoli – Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental
  • Dale A. Danneman – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Litigation – Securities
  • Scott D. DeWald – Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Susan M. Freeman – Appellate Practice, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Richard N. Goldsmith – Arbitration, Mediation
  • Joshua Grabel – Construction Law, Litigation – Construction
  • Michael T. Hallam – Administrative /Regulatory Law, Communications Law
  • Gregory Y. Harris – Administrative /Regulatory Law, Government Relations Practice, Healthcare Law
  • Stephen M. Hart – Gaming Law, Native American Law
  • Frances J. Haynes – Construction Law, Litigation – Construction
  • Steven J. Hulsman – Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Lawrence A. Kasten – Appellate Practice
  • Peter A. Larson – Native American Law
  • Laura A. Lo Bianco – Corporate Law, Nonprofit/Charities Law
  • Robert H. McKirgan – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Real Estate
  • Linda M. Mitchell –  Real Estate Law
  • Randy S. Papetti – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation – Real Estate, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Melanie V. Pate – Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Michael J. Phalen – Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
  • Craig W. Phillips – Commercial Litigation, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Foster Robberson – Product Liability Litigation -– Defendants
  • Robert F. Roos – Construction Law, Litigation – Construction
  • Bruce E. Samuels – Commercial Litigation, Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Real Estate, Trade Secrets Law, Trademark Law
  • Robert G. Schaffer – Antitrust Law, Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust
  • Heidi K. Short – Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law
  • Mary Ellen Simonson – Education Law
  • Jennifer A. Van Kirk – Copyright Law, Trademark Law
  • Kenneth Van Winkle, Jr. – Real Estate Law
  • Jon Weiss – Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Real Estate
  • John C. West – Commercial Litigation, Healthcare Law

Reno

  • E. Leif Reid – Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Real Estate

Tucson

  • Anne E. Aikman-Scalise – Trademark Law
  • Rob Charles – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Linda C. McNulty – Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law
  • Mark D. Patton – Real Estate Law
  • Andrew D. Schorr – Real Estate Law
  • Lewis D. Schorr – Real Estate Law
  • S.L. Schorr – Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Litigation – Real Estate, Real Estate Law
  • Matthew C. Sweger – Corporate Law
  • Pilar M. Thomas – Native American Law

Best Lawyers® is compiled annually by conducting peer-review surveys in which leading attorneys confidentially evaluate their professional peers. “Lawyer of the Year” awards are presented to a single outstanding attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area.

About Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP is an Am Law 200 commercial law firm handling complex matters in litigation, intellectual property, business transactions, gaming, government relations and other practice areas. Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie offices are located in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Irvine, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley and Tucson. For more information, visit lrrc.com.

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