June 08, 2022

Venable Attorneys and Practices Recognized in 2022 Edition of Legal 500

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Washington, DC (June 8, 2022) – In the 2022 edition of Legal 500 for the United States, Venable LLP was ranked in 15 practice areas, including Tier 1 in the following two categories: Tax - Not-for-Profit (nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations), and M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m). In addition, 72 attorneys were ranked, 3 attorneys were named “Leading Lawyers,” and 5 attorneys were named to the “Hall of Fame.”

The following is the full list of ranked practices and recognized attorneys:

Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Actions - Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

  • Bruce Parker
  • Craig Thompson
  • Dino Sangiamo
  • JaMar Mancano
  • Jason Rose
  • John McCauley
  • Kathleen Hardway
  • Michaela Roberts
  • Steve Marshall

Finance - Financial Services Regulation

  • Ellen Berge
  • Jonathan Pompan
  • Michael Bresnick

Government - Government Contracts

  • Dismas Locaria
  • Doug Proxmire
  • Paul Debolt
  • Rebecca Pearson
  • Scott Hommer

Industry Focus - Energy Regulation: Oil and Gas

  • Gregory Wagner
  • Matthew Field
  • Richard Powers
  • Steve Adducci

Industry Focus - Environment: Regulatory

  • Doug Green
  • Kathryn Floyd
  • William Sloan

Intellectual Property - Patents: Litigation (Full Coverage)

  • Dominick Conde
  • Frank Cimino
  • Frank Gasparo
  • Justin Pierce
  • Megan Woodworth
  • Michael Sandonato

Labor and Employment - Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Design

M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m)

  • Anthony Rosso
  • Bryan Rakes
  • Charles Morton, Jr. (Hall of Fame)
  • Michael Schiffer
  • Patricia McGowan
  • Robert Bolger, Jr.
  • Sharon Kroupa
  • Tom Washburn

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Advertising and Marketing: Litigation

  • Angel Garganta
  • Daniel Silverman
  • Roger Colaizzi (Hall of Fame)

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Advertising and Marketing: Transactional and Regulatory

  • Alex Megaris
  • Len Gordon
  • Melissa Steinman

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Cyber Law (including data privacy and data protection)

  • Emilio Cividanes
  • Grant Schneider
  • Julia Tama
  • Kelly Bastide
  • Michael Signorelli
  • Reed Freeman (Hall of Fame)
  • Robert Hartwell
  • Stuart Ingis (Hall of Fame)
  • Tara Potashnik

Media, Technology and Telecoms - Technology Transactions

  • A.J. Zottola
  • Anthony Rosso
  • James Nelson
  • Nora Garrote
  • Rebecca Liebowitz
  • William Russell (Hall of Fame)

Real Estate - Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)

  • Brian Field
  • Carmen Fonda (Next Generation Partner)
  • Christopher Pate
  • James Hanks, Jr. (Leading Lawyer)
  • Patricia McGowan (Leading Lawyer)
  • Sharon Kroupa (Leading Lawyer)

Real Estate: Construction (including Construction Litigation)

  • Amanda MacVey
  • Heidi Rowe
  • Jonathan Freilich
  • Ken Roberts

Tax - Not-For-Profit (nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations)

  • Eric Berman
  • George Constantine
  • Lindsay Nathan
  • Robert Waldman
  • Ron Jacobs
  • Yosef Ziffer


Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC that serves as primary counsel to a worldwide clientele of large and mid-sized organizations, nonprofits, high-net-worth entrepreneurs, and other individuals. With more than 850 professionals across the country, including in California, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, New York, Virginia, and Washington, DC, the firm strategically advances its clients' objectives in the United States and around the globe. Venable advises clients on a broad range of business and regulatory law, legislative affairs, complex litigation, and the full range of intellectual property disciplines. For more information, please visit https://www.venable.com/.