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Thirty Hinshaw Lawyers Named to 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®

August 15, 2016

Thirty Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP lawyers — across a wide range of practice areas and jurisdictions throughout the United States — were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Two Hinshaw lawyers garnered "Lawyer of the Year" designations: (1) James M. Lestikow in the Trusts and Estates Practice category in Springfield, Illinois; and (2) Michael P. Malone in the Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants category in Milwaukee.

The full list of Hinshaw lawyers included in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America follows.

California

Forrest Booth

Mr. Booth was included in the Admiralty and Maritime Law category for San Francisco. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2006 edition.

Kent R. Keller

Mr. Keller was included in the Insurance Law category for Los Angeles. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2006 edition and was named "Lawyer of the Year" in the Insurance Law category for Los Angeles in the 2016 edition.

Ronald E. Mallen

Mr. Mallen was included in the following categories for San Francisco: (1) Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law and (2) Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 1995 edition.

Royal F. Oakes

Mr. Oakes was included in the following categories for Los Angeles: (1) Insurance Law and (2) Litigation – Insurance. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2006 edition.

Florida

Ronald L. Kammer

Mr. Kammer was included in the following categories for Miami: (1) Commercial Litigation, (2) Insurance Law and (3) Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2006 edition.

Neil S. Rollnick

Mr. Rollnick was included in the Real Estate Law category for Miami. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2008 edition.

Illinois

Joel D. Bertocchi

Mr. Bertocchi was included in the following categories for Chicago: (1) Appellate Practice and (2) Criminal Defense: White-Collar. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2008 edition and was named "Lawyer of the Year" in the Appellate Practice category for Chicago in the 2013 edition.

Dan L. Boho

Mr. Boho was included in the Commercial Litigation category for Chicago. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2016 edition.

Roy M. Bossen

Mr. Bossen was included in the Health Care Law category for Chicago. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2016 edition.

Peggy L. Crane

Ms. Crane was included in the following categories for Peoria, Illinois: (1) Environmental Law and (2) Litigation – Environmental. She was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2013 edition.

James M. Lestikow

Mr. Lestikow was named "Lawyer of the Year" in the Trusts and Estates category for Springfield, Illinois. He also was included in the Litigation – Trusts and Estates category for Springfield. Mr. Lestikow was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2007 edition.

Michael M. Marick

Mr. Marick was included in the Insurance Law category for Chicago. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2009 edition and was named "Lawyer of the Year" in the Insurance Law category for Chicago in the 2015 edition.

Daniel W. McGrath

Mr. McGrath was included in the Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants category for Chicago. This is his first listing in The Best Lawyers in America.

Thomas R. Mulroy III

Mr. Mulroy was included in the Commercial Litigation category for Chicago. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2008 edition.

J. William Roberts

Mr. Roberts was included in the following categories for Chicago: (1) Criminal Defense: White-Collar and (2) Gaming Law. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2006 edition and was named "Lawyer of the Year" in the Gaming Law category for Chicago in the 2016 edition.

Scott M. Seaman

Mr. Seaman was included in the Insurance Law category for Chicago. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2010 edition.

Kevin Sido

Mr. Sido was included in the Construction Law category for Chicago. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2016 edition.

Peter D. Sullivan

Mr. Sullivan was included in the Commercial Litigation category for Chicago. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2016 edition.

Stephen R. Swofford

Mr. Swofford was included in the Appellate Practice category for Chicago. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2007 edition and was named "Lawyer of the Year" in the Appellate Practice category for Chicago in the 2016 edition.

Joshua G. Vincent

Mr. Vincent was included in the Appellate Practice category for Chicago. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2014 edition.

Indiana

Renee J. Mortimer

Ms. Mortimer was included in the following categories for Schererville, Indiana: (1) Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, (2) Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and (3) Product Liability Litigation – Defendants. She was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2016 edition.

Massachusetts

Bradford R. Carver

Mr. Carver was included in the following categories for Boston: (1) Commercial Litigation, (2) Construction Law and (3) Litigation – Construction. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2015 edition.

Minnesota

Russell S. Ponessa

Mr. Ponessa was included in the Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants category for Minneapolis. This is his first listing in The Best Lawyers in America.

Lewis J. Rotman

Mr. Rotman was included in the Real Estate Law category for Minneapolis. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2010 edition.

Missouri

Terese A. Drew

Ms. Drew was included in the Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants category for St. Louis. She was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2015 edition.

New York

Anthony E. Davis

Mr. Davis was included in the Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law category for New York. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2011 edition and was named "Lawyer of the Year" in the Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law category for New York in the 2013 edition.

J. Richard Supple

Mr. Supple was included in the Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law category for New York. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2011 edition.

Wisconsin

Jeffrey S. Fertl

Mr. Fertl was included in the Product Liability Litigation – Defendants category for Milwaukee. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2013 edition.

Michael P. Malone

Mr. Malone was named "Lawyer of the Year" in the Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants category for Milwaukee. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2007 edition.

Thomas R. Schrimpf

Mr. Schrimpf was included in the Product Liability Litigation – Defendants category for Milwaukee. He was first listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the 2007 edition.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a national law firm with approximately 500 attorneys providing coordinated legal services across the United States and in London. Hinshaw lawyers partner with businesses, governmental entities and individuals to help them effectively address legal challenges and seize opportunities. Founded in 1934, the firm represents clients in complex litigation and in regulatory and transactional matters.