Whiteford, Taylor & Preston and 29 Lawyers Honored by Chambers and Partners

Date: May 30, 2017

Baltimore - Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is pleased to announce that Chambers and Partners has once again ranked the firm highly in its 2017 list of leading firms and business lawyers. This year's recognition includes a record 29 attorneys in 4 states, the District of Columbia and Afghanistan. 

Recognized in these practices:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring (DE, DC, MD, PA, VA)

Corporate/M&A (MD)

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (MD)

General Business Law (Afghanistan)

Healthcare (MD)

Intellectual Property (MD)

Labor & Employment (MD)

Litigation: General Commercial (MD)

Private Wealth Law (MD)

Real Estate (MD)

Real Estate: Land Use (MD)

Individual lawyers listed in Chambers USA and their areas of recognition are below (*newly recognized in 2017):
Thomas C. Barbuti, Real Estate, MD - Senior Statesman
G. Scott Barhight, Real Estate: Land Use, MD
Mary Claire Chesshire, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, MD
Nelson C. Cohen, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, MD
Robert B. Curran, Corporate/M&A, MD
Deborah H. Diehl, Corporate/M&A, MD
Bradford F. Englander, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, VA
Martin T. Fletcher, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, MD - Eminent Practitioner
John B. Gontrum, Real Estate: Land Use, MD
L. Katherine Good, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, DE - Up and Coming
Peter D. Guattery, Labor & Employment, MD
Sigrid C. Haines, Healthcare, MD
Michael E. Hastings, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, VA
Kevin G. Hroblak, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, MD
Christopher A. Jones, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, VA
Frank S. Jones, Jr.*, Corporate/M&A, MD - Recognized Practitioner
David R. Kuney, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, DC - Senior Statesman
Paul W. Madden, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, MD
Rose M. Matricciani, Healthcare, MD
Kevin C. McCormick, Labor & Employment, MD
Joseph J. Mezzanotte, Real Estate, MD
Paul M. Nussbaum, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, MD
Michael J. Roeschenthaler*, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, PA
William F. Ryan, Jr.*, Litigation: General Commercial, MD - Recognized Practitioner
Christopher M. Samis, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, DE
Gregory M. Stone*, Intellectual Property, MD
Steven E. Tiller, Intellectual Property, MD

Individual lawyers listed in Chambers Global and their areas of recognition are below:
Enayat Qasimi, General Business Law-Afghanistan (Expert Based Abroad)

Individual lawyers listed in Chambers HNW (High Net Worth) and their areas of recognition are below:
Edwin G. Fee, Jr., Private Wealth Law, MD

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