Press Release

Morgan Lewis Practices, Lawyers Recognized in Benchmark Litigation 2017 Guide

December 02, 2016

PHILADELPHIA, December 2, 2016: Morgan Lewis and its partners have been named among the top litigation law firms and practitioners in multiple practice categories and jurisdictions in Benchmark Litigation 2017, a guide to America’s leading litigation firms and lawyers.

Morgan Lewis earned three national practice rankings, including a top-tier ranking in the Insurance category and rankings in both Antitrust and White Collar Crime. The firm was also “Highly Recommended” in four jurisdictions, the highest recognition offered by the guide at a state level. Additionally, 34 of the firm’s lawyers received individual recognitions.

Benchmark Litigation, now in its tenth year of publication, is the culmination of extensive annual research, including comprehensive interviews with litigators and their clients which examine recent casework and solicit professional and peer reviews to identify leading lawyers and law firms.

Morgan Lewis has an established history of recognition by Benchmark Litigation, including most recently being named the 2016 Pennsylvania Firm of the Year for the second consecutive year.

Benchmark Litigation 2017 Rankings

Practice Rankings

  • Insurance
  • Antitrust
  • White Collar Crime

Jurisdiction Rankings (Highly Recommended)

  • California
  • Pennsylvania
  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia

Individual Rankings

  • Jonathan Albano, Local Litigation Star  
  • David Balabanian, Local Litigation Star  
  • Rollin Chippey, Local Litigation Star, General Commercial 
  • Gordon Cooney, Local Litigation Star, General Commercial & Product Liability 
  • Richard de Bodo, Local Litigation Star, Litigation Star  
  • John Dodds, Local Litigation Star, Litigation Star, Antitrust, Environmental, and White Collar Crime 
  • Lisa Dykstra, Future Star  
  • Merri Jo Gillette, Local Litigation Star, White Collar Crime 
  • John Gisleson, Future Star  
  • Jordan Hershman, Local Litigation Star  
  • Allyson Ho, Local Litigation Star  
  • Michel Horton, Litigation Star, Local Litigation Star, Insurance 
  • Timothy Katsiff, Local Litigation Star, Securities 
  • Stephen Paul Mahinka, Local Litigation Star, Antitrust 
  • Kathleen McDermott, Local Litigation Star, Litigation Star, White Collar Crime 
  • Scott Memmott, Local Litigation Star  
  • Donn Pickett, Local Litigation Star, Litigation Star, Antitrust 
  • Steven Reed, Local Litigation Star, Antitrust, General Commercial, Securities 
  • Melinda Riechert, Local Litigation Star, Labor and Employment 
  • Brian Rocca, Top Litigator Under 40  
  • David Schrader, Local Litigation Star, General Commercial 
  • Sujal Shah, Top Litigator Under 40  
  • Eric Sitarchuk, Local Litigation Star, Litigation Star, White Collar Crime 
  • Marc Sonnenfeld, Local Litigation Star, General Commercial, Securities 
  • Craig Stanfield, Future Star, Top Litigator Under 40  
  • Scott Stempel, Local Litigation Star, Antitrust       
  • Glen Stuart, Local Litigation Star, Environmental, Life Sciences, Product Liability 
  • Alison Tanchyk, Top Litigator Under 40, Future Star  
  • Willard Tom, Litigation Star, Local Litigation Star, Antitrust 
  • Jason White, Top Litigator Under 40  
  • Andrew Whitney, Top Litigator Under 40  
  • Sabin Willett, Local Litigation Star  
  • Howard Young, Local Litigation Star, Litigation Star, White Collar Crime 
  • Paul Zevnik, Litigation Star, Local Litigation Star, Insurance