Benchmark Litigation, which calls itself the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys, recognized 11 Venable attorneys from Maryland and Washington, DC in its 2012 edition.

In Maryland, Geoff Garinther, Jim Gray, Warren Hamel, Chris Mellott, Mike Schatzow, Jim Shea and Stewart Webb were recognized as “local litigation stars” and Christina Gaarder and Kathleen Hardway were recognized as “future stars.” Additionally, Benchmark Litigation also cited Venable among its “highly recommended firms.”

In Washington, DC, Geoff Garinther received a second ranking as a “local litigation star” and Caroline Gately and Treazure Johnson were recognized as “future stars.”