Best Lawyers Names 91 Lawyers to 2011 Edition of Rankings

August 16, 2010

New York, NY (August 16, 2010) - Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, a leading global law firm, announced today that Best Lawyers has named 91 Paul Hastings lawyers to its 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers In America.

Paul Hastings lawyers were ranked in the following categories:


Banking Law
Kevin Conboy
Luc A. Despins
Kevin B. Fisher
John F. Hilson
Chris D. Molen
Jennifer St. John Yount


Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Jesse H. Austin III
Luc A. Despins
Paul E. Harner


Bet-the-Company Litigation
Donald L. Morrow


Commercial Litigation
Glenn D. Dassoff
J. Allen Maines
Christopher H. McGrath
Donald L. Morrow
Ronald M. Oster
John G. Parker
William F. Sullivan


Communications Law
Carl W. Northrop


Construction Law
Timothy P. Callahan


Corporate Law
Kenneth R. Bender
Robert R. Carlson
Walter E. Jospin
Homer Frank Layson III
Chris D. Molen
Reinaldo Pascual
Carl R. Sanchez
William J. Simpson


Criminal Defense: White-Collar
E. Lawrence Barcella, Jr.


Derivatives Law
William F. Sullivan


Employee Benefits Law
Lawrence J. Hass
Ethan Lipsig


Environmental Law
Deborah J. Schmall


Franchise Law
Michael K. Lindsey
John G. Parker
William K. Whitner


Health Care Law
Gayl A. Westendorf


Insurance Law
Grace A. Carter
Eve M. Coddon
Ronald M. Oster


Intellectual Property Law
Victoria A. Cundiff
Stephen S. Korniczky


International Trade and Finance Law
G. Hamilton Loeb


Labor and Employment Law
Leslie L. Abbott
George W. Abele
Nancy L. Abell
Elena R. Baca
Stephen L. Berry
Allan S. Bloom
Barbara B. Brown
Paul W. Cane, Jr.
James P. Carter
Erika C. Collins
Leslie A. Dent
Zachary D. Fasman
John Gallagher
Paul Grossman
E. Jeffrey Grube
Michael A. Hood
Weyman T. Johnson, Jr.
Eric H. Joss
Robert P. Kristoff
J. Al Latham, Jr.
Ethan Lipsig
Donna D. Melby
Neal D. Mollen
Patrick W. Shea
Stephen P. Sonnenberg
C. Geoffrey Weirich
Kirby C. Wilcox
Jeffrey D. Wohl
John F. Wymer III
James A. Zapp


Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Peter J. Tennyson


Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Homer Frank Layson III
Reinaldo Pascual
Carl R. Sanchez
Deyan P. Spiridonov


Mutual Funds Law
Robert R. Carlson


Real Estate Law
Marty Edelman
Robert M. Keane, Jr.
Mitchell B. Menzer
Daniel J. Perlman
Patrick A. Ramsey
John F. Simonis
Charles V. Thornton
Robert J. Wertheimer


Securities Law
Robert R. Carlson


Tax Law
Robert E. Culbertson
Nancy L. Iredale
Philip J. Marzetti
Thomas S. Wisialowski

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