Awards & Recognition

Legal 500 US 2019 Recognizes Sheppard Mullin Partners and Practice Groups Among the Best in the Country

Legal 500 US
June 21, 2019

The Legal 500 US has recommended Sheppard Mullin in the following 25 practice areas:

Antitrust – Cartel
Antitrust - Civil litigation/class actions: defense
Dispute resolution - Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense
Finance : Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal
Government - Government contracts
Industry focus - Energy: renewable/alternative power
Industry focus - Environment: regulatory
Industry focus - Healthcare: health insurers
Industry focus - Healthcare: service providers
Intellectual property – Copyright
Intellectual property - Trademarks: litigation
Labor and employment - Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
M&A/corporate and commercial - M&A: middle-market (sub-$500m)
Media, technology and telecoms - Advertising and marketing: litigation
Media, technology and telecoms - Advertising and marketing: transactional
Media, technology and telecoms - Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)
Media, technology and telecoms - Media and entertainment: litigation
Media, technology and telecoms - Media and entertainment: transactional
Media, technology and telecoms - Technology transactions
Media, technology and telecoms - Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory
Media, technology and telecoms - Telecoms and broadcast: transactional
Real estate - Construction (including construction litigation)
Real estate - Land use/zoning
Real estate
Tax - Not-for-profit (Fortune 1000 private foundations, and national trade associations and charities)

4 Partners are listed in elite "Leading Lawyers" list:

Jeryl Bowers - M&A: Middle-market (sub-$500m) 
John Chierichella - Government Contracts
Liisa Thomas - Media, technology and telecoms: Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection) 
Lawrence Larose - Restructuring (including Bankruptcy): Municipal

4 lawyers are listed in "Next Generation Lawyers" list. The Legal 500 United States 2019's guide to junior/new/younger partners who make a material difference to the practice:

Dylan Ballard - Antitrust: Cartel
Leo Caseria - Antitrust: Cartel
Kari Rollins - Media, technology and telecoms: Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)
Tamar Rosenberg - Tax: Not-for-profit (Fortune 1000 private foundations, and national trade associations and charities)

The directory individually recommends the following 97 lawyers in their respective areas:

Antitrust - Cartel
Dylan Ballard
Leo Caseria
Michael Cohen
David Garcia
Gary Halling
James McGinnis
Michael Scarborough 

Antitrust - Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense
Dylan Ballard
Leo Caseria
Michael Cohen
David Garcia
James McGinnis
Michael Scarborough 

Dispute Resolution - Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense
Bryan Daly
Raymond Marshall
Charles Kreindler

Government - Government Contracts
Jonathan Aronie
John Chierichella
Bryan Daly
Anne Perry
Keith Szeliga 

Industry Focus - Energy: Renewable/Alternative
Matthew Bonovich
Katherine Gillespie
Paul Kaufman
Joseph LoBue
Laurette Petersen
Andrew Ratts
Mark Sundback
Tony Toranto
Kenneth Wiseman 

Industry Focus - Environment: Regulatory
Nicholas van Aelstyn
Jeffrey Parker
Whitney Roy

Industry Focus - Healthcare: Health Insurers
Christine Clements
Eric Klein
Lynsey Mitchel
Eric Newsom

Industry Focus - Healthcare: Service Providers
Jeralin Cardoso
Jay Gerzog
Eric Klein

Intellectual Property - Copyright
James Curry
Martin Katz

Intellectual Property - Trademarks: Litigation
Laura Chapman
Michelle Kahn
Ted Max

Labor and Employment - Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense

Travis Anderson
Paul Cowie
Stephen Fox
Denise Giraudo
Derek Havel
Kelly Hensley
Thomas Kaufman
Tracey Kennedy
Greg Labate
Daniel McQueen
Robert Mussig
Justine Phillips
Richard Simmons
Jonathan Stoler

M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500m)
John Booher
Jeryl Bowers
Lawrence Braun
Will Chuchawat 
Jordan Hamburger
Linda Michaelson
Eric Newsom
Lucantonio Salvi
Ariel Yehezkel

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Advertising and Marketing: Litigation
Brian Anderson
Paul Garrity
Robert Guite
Sascha Henry

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Advertising and Marketing: Transactional and Regulatory
Brian Anderson
Shaun Clark
Sidney Fohrman
David Sands

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Cyber Law (Including Data Privacy and Data Protection)
Christine Clements
Craig Cardon
Dr. Shannon Petersen
Kari Rollins
Liisa Thomas

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Media and Entertainment: Litigation
James Curry
Martin Katz
Ted Max

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Media and Entertainment: Transactional
Robert Darwell
Robb Klein
Linda Michaelson
David Sands
Daniel Schnapp

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Technology Transactions
Brian Anderson
Sidney Fohrman
Michael Orlando 
Daniel E. Schnapp

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory
Ray Rutngamlug
Drew Svor
Dave Thomas 
Brian Weimer
Paul Werner

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Telecoms and Broadcast: TransactionalRay Rutngamlug
Ray Rutngamlug
Drew Svor
Brian Weimer
Paul Werner

Real Estate
Alfred Fraijo
Keith Garner
Peter Koffler
Thomas Masenga
Scott Morehouse
James Pugh
Nancy Scull
Pamela Westhoff

Real Estate - Construction (Including Construction Litigation)
Harold Hamersmith
Hwan Kim
Candace Matson
Marisa Miller
Neil Popovic 
Robert Sturgeon
John Yacovelle

Real Estate - Land Use/Zoning
Nancy Scull

Tax - Not-For-Profit (Fortune 1000 Private Foundations, and National Trade Associations and Charities)
David Ulich
Jay Gerzog
Tamar Rosenberg