Two attorneys recognized as "Thought Leaders" in their field

Washington, DC (October 4, 2017) – Sixteen Venable attorneys were recognized in the 2017 edition of Who's Who Legal, an annual ranking of the foremost legal practitioners in private practice in multiple areas of business law who were chosen based on peer and client surveys. In addition, two attorneys were recognized as "Thought Leaders" for advising on some of the most significant and cutting-edge legal matters, and for their ability to innovate, inspire, and go above and beyond to deliver for their clients.

Thought Leaders

Bruce R. Parker – Product Liability Defense; Life Sciences: Product Liability
Kevin L. Shepherd – Real Estate

The following Venable attorneys were also recognized:

Emilio W. Cividanes – Telecommunications Media & Technology: Information Technology 
Nora E. Garrote – Telecommunications Media & Technology: Information Technology 
Robert G. Gottlieb – Real Estate 
James J. Hanks, Jr. – Corporate: Corporate Governance 
Philip M. Horowitz – Real Estate 
Stuart P. Ingis – Telecommunications Media & Technology: Information Technology 
Stephen E. Marshall – Product Liability Defense 
Jason C. Rose – Life Sciences: Product Liability 
Jeffrey S. Sabin – Restructuring & Insolvency 
Dino S. Sangiamo – Product Liability Defense 
Michael A. Sartori – Patents: Agents 
Paul F. Strain – Life Sciences: Product Liability; Product Liability Defense 
Craig A. Thompson – Life Sciences: Product Liability; Product Liability Defense; Litigation 
Stefan F. Tucker – Corporate Tax: Advisory; Corporate Tax: Controversy


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