September 06, 2011

Ninety Faegre & Benson Lawyers Listed in The Best Lawyers in America

The 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes the names of 91 Faegre & Benson LLP lawyers in Colorado, Iowa and Minnesota.

Best Lawyers® compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

Attorney recognitions appearing in this year's The Best Lawyers in America are provided below. 

Colorado

  • David Arkell—Construction Law; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Environmental 
  • Jeffrey Brimer—Franchise Law
  • William Callison—Corporate Law; Non-Profit/Charities Law; Tax Law
  • Charles Calvin—Real Estate Law
  • James Carroll—Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Venture Capital Law
  • Darrell M. Daley—Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Diane Davies, Litigation – Real Estate; Real Estate Law
  • Leslie Fields—Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law; Litigation – Real Estate
  • Leslie Kramer—Trademark Law
  • Natalie Hanlon-Leh—Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Kevin P. Hein—Franchise Law
  • James Leonard—Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television, Music; Sports Law
  • Michael McCarthy—Bet-the-Company Litigation; Insurance Law; Litigation – Environmental; Litigation – Securities
  • Linda Rockwood—Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental 
  • John Shively—Antitrust Law
  • James Spaanstra—Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental 
  • John Sperber—Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • David Stark—Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Russell O. Stewart *—Mass Tort Litigation; Product Liability Litigation
  • Douglas Wright—Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law


Iowa

  • Michael Abbott—Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Michael Giudicessi—Litigation – First Amendment

Minnesota

  • Scott A. Anderegg—Real Estate Law
  • Peter J. Berrie—Real Estate Law
  • John P. Borger (20)—Appellate Practice; Litigation – First Amendment; Mass Tort Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants 
  • Kerry L. Bundy—Franchise Law
  • William R. Busch (10)—Corporate Law
  • Jay D. Christiansen (20)—Health Care Law
  • Angela M. Christy—Real Estate Law
  • Richard A. Duncan (10)—Antitrust Law; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Environmental; Native American Law; Timber Law
  • Delmar R. Ehrich—Litigation – Environmental
  • Bruce M. Engler—Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Charles S. Ferrell (25)—Real Estate Law
  • Richard Forschler—Government Relations Practice
  • Jack M. Fribley—Mass Tort Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Gary L. Gandrud—Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Philip S. Garon (20)—Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation
  • John B. Gordon—Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Trusts & Estates; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • J. Hazen Graves—Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • David J. F. Gross—Litigation – Patent  
  • Peter C. Halls—Construction Law; Litigation -- Construction
  • Douglas J. Heffernan (10)—Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • John H. Herman— (20) Environmental Law; Land Use & Zoning Law
  • John H. Hinderaker—Antitrust Law; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Construction   
  • Andrew G. Humphrey—Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Bruce Jones—Appellate Practice; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • William Joyce*—Litigation – Construction
  • Randall E. Kahnke—Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Steven C. Kennedy—Corporate Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation; Venture Capital Law
  • Denise M. Kettelberger—Litigation – Patent; Patent Law  
  • William L. Killion—Franchise Law
  • Charles F. Knapp—Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Kenneth Levinson—Litigation & Controversy – Tax; Tax Law
  • Kenneth A. Liebman—Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent  
  • Calvin L. Litsey—Copyright Law; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent
  • Thomas M. Mayerle (25)—Real Estate Law
  • David B. Miller—Corporate Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation
  • Paul S. Moe—Real Estate Law
  • Thomas G. Morgan (10)—Corporate Law
  • Timothy M. O'Brien—Litigation – Construction  
  • Patrick John O'Connor, Jr.—Litigation – Construction  
  • James A. O'Neal—Mass Tort Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Brian B. O'Neill (10)—Antitrust Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Environmental; Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); Native American Law; Oil & Gas Law;
  • Charles T. Parks, Jr. (10)—Trusts and Estates
  • James M. Pfau—Banking and Finance Law; Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Walter A. Pickhardt (10)—Tax Law
  • Joseph M. Price—Mass Tort Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation
  • Kent E. Richey—Gaming Law; Native American Law
  • Winthrop A. Rockwell— Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Stephen C. Rosholt—Public Finance Law
  • Mark D. Savin—Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Brian B. Schnell—Franchise Law
  • Robert L. Schnell, Jr.—Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking & Finance; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Securities  
  • Thomas S. Schroeder—Health Care Law
  • David J. Shannon (10)—Trusts and Estates
  • Donald C. Shepard—Banking and Finance Law
  • Michael A. Stanchfield—Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • James P. Stephenson (10)—Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Michael R. Stewart (10)—Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Aaron D. Van Oort—Appellate Practice
  • David M. Vander Haar—Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • James Volling—Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Securities   
  • Edward T. Wahl—Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking & Finance
  • Lyle G. Ward—Banking and Finance Law
  • Charles F. Webber—Appellate Practice; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Environmental; Litigation – Securities   
  • John R. Wheaton (20)—Real Estate Law
  • Daniel G. Wilczek (10)—Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Wendy J. Wildung—Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Real Estate; Litigation – Securities
  • Peter J. Withoff—Tax Law
  • Scott W. Wright—Immigration Law

(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers
(10) Lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for at least 10 years
(20) Lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for at least 20 years
(25) Lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for at least 25 years



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