Thompson Hine Earns First-Tier Rankings in Chambers USA

Twelve Practices and 47 Lawyers Recognized

CLEVELAND--()--Thompson Hine LLP has been recognized for the 14th year in a row as a leading law firm in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, which ranks lawyers according to technical legal ability, professional conduct, customer service, commercial awareness, diligence and commitment, based on interviews with clients and peers.

In the 2016 edition, Thompson Hine is named a top firm in 12 practice areas, four of which – Construction, Transportation: Aviation (Regulatory), Transportation: Rail (for Shippers) and Transportation: Road (Carriage/Commercial) – are ranked nationally:


• Banking & Finance

• Litigation: General Commercial

• Bankruptcy/Restructuring

• Natural Resources & Environment

• Construction

• Real Estate

• Corporate/M&A

• Transportation: Aviation (Regulatory)

• Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

• Transportation: Rail (for Shippers)

• Intellectual Property

• Transportation: Road (Carriage/Commercial)


In addition, the following 47 Thompson Hine lawyers are recognized as leading lawyers in their practices:


Banking & Finance

Employee Benefits &

Litigation: Antitrust


Eduardo Kim


Thomas J. Collin

Aviation: Regulatory

Leslee W. Miraldi


Charles A. Hunnicutt

Adam R. Nazette

Timothy R. Brown

Litigation: General


Jack F. Fuchs




J. Shane Starkey

Scott A. King

Rail (for Shippers)


Kim Wilcoxon

James D. Robenalt

David E. Benz

Jeremy M. Campana

Karen D. Youngstrom

Karyn A. Booth

John F. Isbell


Natural Resources &

Sandra L. Brown

Alan R. Lepene



Nicholas J. DiMichael

Louis F. Solimine

Thomas J. Collin

Stephen J. Axtell

Jeff Moreno

Curtis L. Tuggle


Wray Blattner

Intellectual Property

Terrence M. Fay



Louis K. Ebling

Heidi B. Friedman

Road (Carriage/Commercial)

Jeffrey R. Appelbaum

Mark P. Levy

Michael L. Hardy

Karyn A. Booth

Christian F. Henel

Beverly A. Lyman, Ph.D.

Andrew L. Kolesar

Thomas J. Kirkwood



Patrick J. Sweeney

Labor & Employment

Real Estate

Tim McDonald

James B. Aronoff


Keith P. Spiller

Thomas J. Coyne

Thomas A. Aldrich


Robert M. Curry

Frank D. Chaiken

Stephen M. King

Todd M. Schild

Robyn Minter Smyers

David J. Willbrand

Linda A. Striefsky


About Thompson Hine LLP. Thompson Hine LLP, a full-service business law firm with approximately 400 lawyers in 7 offices, is ranked number 1 in the category “Most innovative North American law firms: New working models” by The Financial Times. For 4 straight years, Thompson Hine has distinguished itself in all areas of Service Delivery Innovation and is one of only 7 firms noted in the BTI Brand Elite for “making changes to improve the client experience.” The firm’s commitment to innovation is embodied in Thompson Hine SmartPaTH® – a smarter way to work – predictable, efficient and aligned with client goals. For more information, please visit and


Thompson Hine LLP
Sheila Turner, 202-263-4132

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Thompson Hine LLP has been recognized for the 14th year in a row as a leading law firm in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.


Thompson Hine LLP
Sheila Turner, 202-263-4132