Thompson Hine Earns First-Tier Rankings in Chambers USA

Eleven Practices and 46 Lawyers Recognized

CLEVELAND--()--Thompson Hine LLP has been recognized for the 15th 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 2017 edition, Thompson Hine is named a top firm in 11 practice areas, three of which – Construction, Transportation: Rail (for Shippers) and Transportation: Road (Carriage/Commercial) – are ranked nationally:


• Banking & Finance

• Intellectual Property

• Bankruptcy/Restructuring

• Litigation: General Commercial

• Construction

• Natural Resources & Environment

• Corporate/M&A

• Real Estate

• Employee Benefits & Executive

• Transportation: Rail (for Shippers)


• Transportation: Road (Carriage/Commercial)


In addition, the following 46 Thompson Hine lawyers are recognized as leading lawyers in their practices:

Banking & Finance Employee Benefits & Litigation: Antitrust Transportation:
Eduardo Kim Executive Thomas J. Collin Aviation: Regulatory
Leslee W. Miraldi Compensation Brent Connor
Adam R. Nazette Timothy R. Brown Litigation: General
Jack F. Fuchs Commercial Transportation: Rail
Bankruptcy/ J. Shane Starkey Scott A. King (for Shippers)
Restructuring 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 Intellectual Property Environment Nicholas J. DiMichael
Louis F. Solimine Louis K. Ebling Steven J. Axtell Jeff Moreno
Curtis L. Tuggle Mark P. Levy Wray Blattner
Beverly A. Lyman, Ph.D. Terrence M. Fay Transportation: Road
Construction Heidi B. Friedman (Carriage/Commercial)
Jeffrey R. Appelbaum Labor & Employment Michael L. Hardy Karyn A. Booth
Thomas J. Kirkwood Tim McDonald Andrew L. Kolesar
Patrick J. Sweeney Keith P. Spiller
Real Estate
Corporate/M&A James B. Aronoff
Thomas A. Aldrich Thomas J. Coyne
Frank D. Chaiken Robert M. Curry
Todd M. Schild Stephen M. King
David J. Willbrand Robyn Minter Smyers
Linda A. Striefsky
Sports Law
Jeffrey R. Appelbaum

About Thompson Hine LLP. Thompson Hine LLP, a full-service business law firm with approximately 400 lawyers in 7 offices, was ranked number 1 in the category “Most innovative North American law firms: New working models” by The Financial Times. For 5 straight years, Thompson Hine has distinguished itself in all areas of Service Delivery Innovation in the BTI Brand Elite, where it has been recognized as one of the top 4 firms for “Value for the Dollar” and “Commitment to Help” and among the top 5 firms “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 15th 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