Press Release

Chambers USA Recognizes 118 Morgan Lewis Practices, 268 Lawyers in 2022 Edition

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

NEW YORK, June 1, 2022: Morgan Lewis has been recognized by Chambers and Partners with 118 of the firm’s practices and 268 of its lawyers earning rankings in the 2022 edition of Chambers USA. Additionally, 48 lawyers and 34 practices received Band 1 rankings.

Individuals who received Chambers’ ranking of Eminent Practitioner—the top individual lawyer recognition given by the guide—include Firm Chair Jami McKeon and Managing Partner of Practice Steven R. Wall. J. Gordon Cooney Jr., leader of the firm’s global litigation practice, was again recognized as a Star Individual. Of the 48 lawyers who achieved Band 1 rankings, 16 were for nationwide sections. Twelve of the 34 Band 1 practice rankings were in nationwide tables.

The rankings are the result of Chambers and Partners’ research and interviews with clients and members of the legal community.


Jami McKeon: Litigation: General Commercial – Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds
Steven R. Wall: Labor & Employment – Pennsylvania


J. Gordon Cooney Jr.: Litigation: General Commercial – Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds


Reed Auerbach: Capital Markets: Securitization: ABS
Tess Blair: E-Discovery & Information Governance
Jeremy P. Blumenfeld: ERISA Litigation
Thomas Giblin Jr.: Energy: Electricity (Finance)
Elizabeth Hanigan: Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional
John Klauberg: Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
John McGuire: Registered Funds
Jason Mills: Occupational Safety and Health
Barbara Murphy Melby: Outsourcing
Brian Ortelere: ERISA Litigation
Eleanor Pelta: Immigration
Kimberly Reisler: Energy: Electricity (Finance)
Louis Singer: Investment Funds: Investor Representation
Jonathan Snare: Occupational Safety and Health
Steven Stone: Financial Services Regulation: Broker-Dealer (Compliance)
Paul Zevnik: Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder

James Dragna: Environment
William Kissinger: Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation
James Vázquez-Azpiri: Immigration
Nancy Yamaguchi: Corporate/M&A: Deals in Asia

District of Columbia
Rosina Barker: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Bill McKee: Tax
Eleanor Pelta: Immigration
Grace Speights: Labor & Employment
Howard Young: Healthcare
Paul Zevnik: Insurance: Policyholder

Sari Alamuddin: Labor & Employment

Jonathan Albano: Litigation: General Commercial
Richard Goldman: Hedge & Mutual Funds
Roger Joseph: Hedge & Mutual Funds
Daniel Savrin: Antitrust

New Jersey
Steven Cohen: Corporate/M&A
John McGahren: Environment
Richard Rosenblatt: Labor & Employment

New York
Gary Rothstein: Executive Compensation: Mainly Executive Representation
Samuel Shaulson: Labor & Employment

Michael Banks: Labor & Employment
John Dodds: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Michael Kichline: Litigation: Securities
Mims Maynard Zabriskie: Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
James McKenzie Jr.: Corporate/M&A: Securities
Amy Pocino Kelly: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Steven Reed: Antitrust
Eric Sitarchuk: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Joanne Soslow: Corporate/M&A: Securities

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds
Richard Aldridge: Corporate/M&A: Private Equity

Scott McBride: Healthcare
Robert Sheeder: Labor & Employment


Capital Markets: Securitization: ABS
Corporate Crime & Investigations: Highly Regarded
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)
ERISA Litigation
International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions: Highly Regarded
Investment Funds: Investor Representation
Labor & Employment
Occupational Safety and Health
Tax: Controversy


District of Columbia
Labor & Employment

Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded

Employee Benefits & Compensation

Hedge & Mutual Funds

New Jersey
Labor & Employment
Life Sciences

New York
Bankruptcy/Restructuring: Highly Regarded
Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Labor & Employment
Litigation: Securities
Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Litigation: General Commercial

Labor & Employment


Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy/Restructuring: Highly Regarded
Capital Markets: Securitization: RMBS
E-Discovery & Information Governance
Energy: Electricity (Finance)
Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
False Claims Act
Financial Services Regulation: Broker-Dealer (Compliance & Enforcement)
Healthcare: The Elite
Hedge Funds
Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder
Intellectual Property
International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
Investment Funds: Regulatory & Compliance
Life Sciences: Regulatory/Compliance
Private Equity: Buyouts: Mid-Market 
Product Liability & Mass Torts: Highly Regarded
Projects: Power
Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional
Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
Registered Funds
Retail: Corporate & Transactional
Securities: Litigation
Sports Law
Startups & Emerging Companies
Tax: Corporate & Finance

Banking & Finance
Corporate/M&A: Private Equity: The Elite
Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation
Insurance: Policyholder
Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets
Labor & Employment: The Elite
Life Sciences
Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded
Litigation: Securities

California: Northern

California: San Francisco, Silicon Valley & Surrounds
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

District of Columbia
Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory
Insurance: Policyholder
Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite

Labor & Employment

Intellectual Property
Labor & Employment: The Elite

Banking & Finance
Intellectual Property
Litigation: General Commercial
Litigation: Securities
Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment

New Jersey

New York
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Labor & Employment: The Elite
Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded

Intellectual Property

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded
Intellectual Property

Texas: Houston & Surrounds
Litigation: General Commercial


Jonathan Albano: First Amendment Litigation
Neeraj Arora: Projects; Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
Douglas Baruch: False Claims Act
Steven Becker: Capital Markets: Securitization: RMBS
Eric Bord: Immigration
Giovanna Cinelli: International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
Lea Anne Copenhefer: Registered Funds
Deborah Davidson: ERISA Litigation
Sheri Dillon: Tax: Controversy
Christopher Dlutowski: Investment Funds: Investor Representation
Michael Espinoza: Energy: Electricity (Transactional)
Brad Fagg: Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)
Richard Filosa: Projects
Laura Flores: Registered Funds
Kirstin Gibbs: Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
Richard Goldman: Hedge Funds
Sean Graber: Registered Funds
Andrew Hamilton: Startups & Emerging Companies
Thomas Harman: Registered Funds
Asa (Geordie) Herald: Capital Markets: Securitization: RMBS
Reece Hirsch: Privacy & Data Security: Healthcare
Charles Horn: Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Compliance)
Ben Indek: Financial Services Regulation: Broker-Dealer (Enforcement); Securities: Regulation: Enforcement
Jeffrey Johnson: Capital Markets: Securitization: RMBS
Zeke Johnson: Hedge Funds
Matthew Joseph: Capital Markets: Securitization: ABS
Roger Joseph: Registered Funds
Timothy Levin: Registered Funds
Steve Levitan: Capital Markets: Securitization: ABS
Thomas Linguanti: Tax: Controversy
Christine Lombardo: Investment Funds: Regulatory & Compliance
Joseph Lowell: Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
Amy Maloney: Projects
Timothy Matthews: Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)
Chris Menconi: Registered Funds
Scott Milner: E-Discovery & Information Governance
Sandra Moser: FCPA
Michael Müller: Projects
Eric Namrow: International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
Amy Natterson Kroll: Financial Services Regulation: Broker-Dealer (Compliance)
Sarah Nelson: Capital Markets: Securitization: Tax
William Nelson: Tax: Controversy
Courtney Nowell: Investment Funds: Investor Representation
Kenneth Nunnenkamp: International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
Vito Petretti: Outsourcing
Michael Philipp: Derivatives
Michael Pillion: Outsourcing
Alex Polonsky: Energy: Nuclear (Regulatory & Litigation)
Carrie Rief: Investment Funds: Investor Representation
Stephanie Roberts: International Trade: Intellectual Property (Section 337)
Paul St. Lawrence: Capital Markets: Securitization: CLOs
David Salmons: Appellate Law
Kathleen Sanzo: Life Sciences: Regulatory/Compliance
Eric Sitarchuk: False Claims Act
Daniel Skees: Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
Wayne Song: Projects; Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
Stephen Spina: Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
Alison Tanchyk: FCPA
Pam Tsang Wu: Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
James Tynion: Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
Jedd Wider: Hedge Funds
Joseph Zargari: Hedge Funds

Nicole Buffalano: Labor & Employment
David Cox: Insurance: Policyholder
Chris Exberger: Banking & Finance
Debra Fischer: Labor & Employment
Ella Foley Gannon: Environment
Reece Hirsch: Healthcare
Harry Johnson: Labor & Employment
Rahul Kapoor: Technology: Transactions
William Kissinger: Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation
Molly Moriarty Lane: Healthcare
James Loss: Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
Jeffry Mann: Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
Barbara Miller: Labor & Employment
Steven Miller: Banking & Finance
Jeffrey Raskin: Insurance: Policyholder
Susan Resley: Litigation: Securities
Melinda Riechert: Labor & Employment
Brian Rocca: Antitrust
Rick Rothman: Environment
Charlene Shimada: Litigation: Securities
Jackson Stoddard: Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation
Marshall Stoddard: Banking & Finance
Gary Williams: Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution

California: Northern
Barton Bassett: Tax
Rod Donnelly: Tax
Beth Williams: Tax

California: San Francisco, Silicon Valley & Surrounds
Zaitun Poonja: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Nancy Yamaguchi: Corporate/M&A

Jeffrey MacDonald: Corporate/M&A

District of Columbia
Eric Bord: Immigration
Jennifer Breen: Tax
Daniel Chefitz: Insurance: Policyholder
Peter Daub: Tax
Althea Day: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Sheri Dillon: Tax
Shannon Donnelly: Immigration
Scott Farmer: Tax
Jonathan Fritts: Labor & Employment
Dennis Gucciardo: Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory
Jacob Harper: Healthcare
Gerald Konkel: Insurance: Policyholder
Andrew Lipman: Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite
Thomas Lotterman: Environment
Duke McCall: Environment
Kathleen McDermott: Healthcare
Gregory Needles: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
William Nelson: Tax
Ulises Pin: Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite
Michael Richman: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Celia Roady: Tax
Jon Roellke: Antitrust: Litigation Specialists
Alex Sadler: Tax
Kathleen Sanzo: Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory
Albert Shay: Healthcare
Willard Tom: Antitrust
Catherine Wang: Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite
Jonathan Zimmerman: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Robert Brochin: Litigation: General Commercial
Anne Marie Estevez: Labor & Employment
Alison Tanchyk: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Michael Abernathy: Intellectual Property
Deborah Davidson: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Tinos Diamantatos: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Elizabeth Herrington: Litigation: General Commercial
Mark Kirsons: Banking & Finance
Marla Kreindler: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Thomas Linguanti: Tax: Controversy
Daniel Salemi: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Julie Stapel: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Jason White: Intellectual Property
Ami Wynne: Labor & Employment

Stephen Altieri: Intellectual Property
Ariane Baczynski: Insurance
Steven Browne: Corporate/M&A
Laurie Cerveny: Corporate/M&A
Michael Conza: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment
Lea Anne Copenhefer: Hedge & Mutual Funds
Steven Frank: Intellectual Property
Joshua Dalton: Intellectual Property
Rachelle Dubow: Intellectual Property
Julia Frost-Davies: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Matthew Furlong: Banking & Finance
Andrew Gallo: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Daniel Goldberg: Antitrust; Litigation: General Commercial 
Jordan Hershman: Litigation: Securities
Barry Hurwitz: Hedge & Mutual Funds
Noah Kaufman: Antitrust
Gerald Kehoe: Private Equity: Fund Formation
Jeffrey Moss: Insurance
Daniel Nelson: Tax
Toby Serkin: Hedge & Mutual Funds
Doneld Shelkey: Technology
Edwin Smith: Banking & Finance; Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Charles Solomont: Litigation: General Commercial
Julio Vega: Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment
Sabin Willett: Bankruptcy/Restructuring

New Jersey
Stephanie Feingold: Environment
David Glazer: Corporate/M&A
Alan Leeds: Corporate/M&A
Christopher McAuliffe: Environment
Benjamin David Novak: Corporate/M&A
David Schwartz: Corporate/M&A

New York
Craig Bitman: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Alec Dawson: Corporate/M&A
Susan DiCicco: Litigation: Securities
Brian Herman: Litigation: General Commercial
Mary Hevener: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; Tax
Michael Kraut: Litigation: General Commercial
Gina Lauriero: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Stacey Anne Mahoney: Antitrust
David McManus: Labor & Employment
Kelly Moore: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Christopher Parlo: Labor & Employment
Vito Petretti: Outsourcing
Harry Robins: Antitrust
Edwin Smith: Banking & Finance
Richard Taffet: Antitrust
Kenneth Turnbull: Labor & Employment
Richard Zarin: Tax

Bob Abramowitz: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Casey August: Tax
Meredith Auten: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Louis Beardell Jr.: Intellectual Property
Sarah Bouchard: Labor & Employment
Michael Burkhardt: Labor & Employment
Justin Chairman: Corporate/M&A: Securities
Brendan Fee: Antitrust
John Ferreira: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Zachary Johns: Antitrust
Eric Kraeutler: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Bob Lichtenstein: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Zane Memeger: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
John Pease: Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Michael Puma: Labor & Employment
Erin Randolph-Williams: Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Eric Stern: Real Estate
Glen Stuart: Environment

Pennsylvania: Philadelphia & Surrounds
Troy Brown: Litigation: General Commercial
J. Gordon Cooney Jr.: Litigation: General Commercial
John Goodchild: Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Michael Kichline: Litigation: General Commercial
Eric Kraeutler: Litigation: General Commercial
John Lavelle: Litigation: General Commercial
Michael Pedrick: Banking & Finance

Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh & Surrounds
Marlee Myers: Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Winn Carter: Litigation: General Commercial
Erik Hawes: Intellectual Property
Ethel Johnson: Labor & Employment
David Levy: Intellectual Property
Stefanie Moll: Labor & Employment
Nancy Patterson: Labor & Employment
William Peterson: Litigation: Appellate
Rick Rambo: Intellectual Property

Texas: Houston & Surrounds
Winn Carter: Litigation: General Commercial
Michelle Pector: Litigation: General Commercial