Eleven Thompson Hine Partners Named Lawyers of the Year

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Among the 114 lawyers from Thompson Hine LLP selected for
inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017
are 11 partners who have been named Best Lawyers 2017 Lawyers of
the Year, an honor reserved for only one lawyer per practice area
from each geographic location. These lawyers received the highest
overall peer feedback for their practice areas and locations,
demonstrating the high level of respect they have earned among their
peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

The Thompson Hine partners named Lawyers of the Year for 2017 are:

  • Karyn A. Booth (Washington, D.C.) – Transportation Law
  • Thomas J. Callahan (Cleveland) – Tax Law
  • Francesco A. Ferrante (Dayton) – Litigation and Controversy – Tax
  • Thomas J. Kirkwood (Cincinnati) – Construction Law
  • Andrew L. Kolesar (Cincinnati) – Litigation – Environmental
  • Donald H. Messinger (Cleveland) – Securities/Capital Markets Law
  • Patrick J. Saccogna (Cleveland) – Closely Held Companies and Family
    Businesses Law
  • J. Shane Starkey (Cincinnati) – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Anthony C. White (Columbus) – Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions –
  • David J. Willbrand (Cincinnati) – Venture Capital Law
  • Elizabeth B. Wright (Cleveland) – Product Liability Litigation –

©2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

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 ThompsonHine.com
and ThompsonHine.com/about/SmartPaTH.


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Sheila Turner, Media Relations Manager