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Sixty Tucker Ellis Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® and Ones to Watch Lists for 2022

August 2021

Tucker Ellis LLP is proud to announce that 60 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® or Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for 2022.

The Tucker Ellis attorneys selected for The Best Lawyers in America and the practice areas in which they are recognized are:

  • Thomas Baker—Commercial Litigation
  • Karl Bekeny—Insurance Law
  • Mollie Benedict—Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • William Beseth—Trusts and Estates
  • Nicholas Clifford—Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Jonathan Cooper—Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Corine Corpora—Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Elizabeth Cummings—Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Richard Dean—Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Anna Gecht—Commercial Litigation
  • Keith Grady—Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent
  • Robert Hanna—Commercial Litigation
  • Michael Harris—Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Christopher Hewitt—Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Evelyn Holmer—Corporate Law
  • Laura Kingsley Hong—Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Peter Igel—Tax Law
  • Irene Keyse-Walker—Appellate Practice; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation
  • Eugene Killeen—Public Finance Law; Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Joseph Koncelik—Environmental Law
  • John Lewis—Commercial Litigation
  • Rita Maimbourg—Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • John McCaffrey—Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Erica McGregor—Trusts and Estates
  • Jennifer Mesko—Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law
  • Daniel Messeloff—Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Joseph Morford—Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Matthew Moriarty—Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Glenn Morrical—Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Carl Muller—Employment Law – Individuals; Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Brian O’Neill—Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Real Estate Law
  • Thomas Ostrowski—Banking and Finance Law
  • Anthony Petruzzi—Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Susan Racey—Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates
  • Keith Raker—Real Estate Law
  • Peter Rome—Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Jennifer Roth—Public Finance Law
  • Thomas Simmons—Employment Law – Management
  • John Slagter—Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation – Real Estate; Real Estate Law
  • Ronald Stansbury—Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • William Stavole—Commercial Litigation
  • Scott Stitt—Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Employment Law – Individuals
  • Edward Taber—Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Robert Tucker—Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Anthony Vacanti—Real Estate Law
  • Victoria Vance—Health Care Law
  • Peter Voudouris—Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Sandra Wunderlich—Litigation – Intellectual Property; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Michael Zellers—Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

The Tucker Ellis attorneys selected as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for 2022 are:

  • Zachary Adams—Commercial Litigation
  • David Bernstein—Litigation – Intellectual Property; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Madeline Fogel—Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Ashley Gault—Real Estate Law
  • Smita Gautam—Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law
  • Maxwell Huber—Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Zachary Kasnetz—Commercial Litigation
  • Drew Kemp—Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Chelsea Mikula—Commercial Litigation; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Carrie Thiem—Commercial Litigation; Energy Law
  • Ryan Winkler—Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. Recognition in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, its publications have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere. Its lists of outstanding lawyers are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Lawyers are not permitted to pay any fee to participate in or be recognized by Best Lawyers. Learn more at

About Tucker Ellis LLP

Tucker Ellis LLP is a full-service law firm of more than 220 attorneys with offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and St. Louis. The firm is proud to service a Fortune 250 list of national litigation clients and intellectual property clients, as well as sophisticated business clients, for whom we individually tailor our client service teams. For more information, please visit

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