The Legal 500 Recommends 29 Attorneys, 11 Practice Groups for 2019 List

The 2019 edition of US Legal 500, which ranks law firms and attorneys considered leaders in their fields, recognized Kelley Drye’s outstanding reputation for another year by recommending 29 attorneys and 11 practice groups to its annual list.

Kelley Drye was recommended in 11 practice areas - Intellectual Property: Trademarks Litigation; Intellectual Property: Trademarks Non-Contentious; International Trade; Marketing & Advertising; Cyber Law – Data Protection & Privacy; Cyber Law – Data Protection & Data Breach Response; Environment: Litigation; Outsourcing; Product Liability, Mass Tort & Class Action: Consumer Products; Telecoms & Broadcast – Regulatory; and M&A: Middle-Market.

The list also recognized 29 attorneys in their specific practice areas:

  • Steven A. Augustino – Telecoms & Broadcast – Regulatory
  • Andrea L. Calvaruso – IP – Trademarks Litigation and IP – Trademarks Non-Contentious: Full Coverage
  • Kathleen W. Cannon – International Trade
  • Thomas W. Cohen – Telecoms & Broadcast – Regulatory
  • Jonathan K. Cooperman - Product Liability, Mass Tort & Class Action: Consumer Products
  • John D.S. Gilmour - Environment Litigation
  • John J. Heitmann – Telecoms & Broadcast – Regulatory
  • John M. Herrmann - International Trade
  • Alysa Z. Hutnik – Cyber Law
  • William J. Jackson – Environment: Litigation
  • Courtney L. Kleshinski - M & A Middle-Market
  • Timothy R. Lavender – M&A: Middle-Market
  • R. Alan Luberda – International Trade
  • Michael C. Lynch – Product Liability, Mass Tort & Class Action: Consumer Products
  • Lauri A. Mazzuchetti – Product Liability, Mass Tort & Class Action: Consumer Products and Marketing & Advertising
  • Deepak Nambiar – Technology – Outsourcing
  • Jennifer L. Norkus - M & A Middle-Market
  • William C. Petit - Environment Litigation
  • Andrew P. Pillsbury – M&A: Middle-Market
  • Dana B. Rosenfeld – Cyber Law
  • Paul C. Rosenthal – International Trade
  • W. Michael Ryan – Technology – Outsourcing
  • Denise Smith - Telecoms & Broadcast – Regulatory
  • Christie Grymes Thompson – Marketing & Advertising
  • John E. Villafranco – Marketing & Advertising
  • John F. Ward – IP – Trademarks Litigation
  • Kristi L. Wolff – Marketing & Advertising
  • Chip Yorkgitis – Telecoms & Broadcast – Regulatory
  • Michael J. Zinna – IP – Trademarks Litigation

The Legal 500 noted that Kelley Drye’s International Trade practice “provides a very skillful and strategic service to petitioners in trade remedies cases,” and specifically pointed to the firm’s representation of the Aluminum Association before the ITC, where attorneys successfully proved that aluminum producers have been materially injured by Chinese imports. Also of considerable mention was the media and telecom practice, which described its attorneys as “a trusted partner that understands the client’s needs.”

Kelley Drye and its attorneys have regularly been featured in The Legal 500 United States. The Legal 500 makes recommendations based on information provided by Kelley Drye, as well as from feedback from peers and clients to assess overall visibility and reputation. For more information and to view the full list, please visit http://www.legal500.com/.