June 12, 2024

Venable LLP Practice Areas Ranked Top Tier in Legal 500 United States

72 Attorneys Recommended in 2024 Edition

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Venable LLP announced today that it has been recognized in the Legal 500 United States – 2024 edition. The firm is recommended in 11 practice areas and named a Top Tier firm in three practice areas, including:

  • M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m)
  • Media, Technology, and Telecoms - Cyber Law (including data privacy and data protection) and
  • Tax - Not-for-Profit (Fortune 1000 private foundations, national trade associations, and charities)

Additionally, 72 attorneys are ranked this year, four of whom are named to the Hall of Fame, seven are listed as Leading Lawyers, and three are named among its Next Generation group.

The following is the full list of ranked practices and attorneys.

Top Tier Practice Areas

M&A/Corporate and Commercial - M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m)
  • Robert Bolger
  • Frank Ciatto
  • Nicholas Collevecchio (Next Generation Partners)
  • Karen Hermann
  • Charles Morton Jr. (Hall of Fame)
  • Anthony Rosso
  • Michael Schiffer
  • Mark Vecchio
  • Thomas Washburne
Media, Technology, and Telecoms - Cyber Law (including data privacy and data protection)
  • Kelly DeMarchis Bastide
  • Emilio Cividanes
  • Stuart Ingis (Hall of Fame)
  • Tara Sugiyama Potashnik
  • Michael Signorelli (Leading Lawyers)
  • Julia Tama
Tax - Not-for-Profit (Fortune 1000 private foundations, national trade associations, and charities)
  • George E Constantine
  • Ronald M. Jacobs
  • Meredith McCoy
  • Lindsay Nathan
  • Janice Ryan
  • Andrew Steinberg
  • Robert L Waldman
  • Yosef Ziffer

Ranked Practice Areas

Dispute Resolution - Product Liability, Mass Tort and Class Action - Defense: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices
  • Shannon Beamer
  • Sally Bryan
  • Christopher Conoscenti
  • Karen Firstenberg
  • Christina Gaarder
  • David Gray
  • Kathleen Hardway
  • Michael Hecht
  • JaMar Mancano
  • Steve Marshall
  • Erin Maus
  • Bruce Parker
  • John Roberts
  • Michaela Roberts
  • Jason Rose
  • Dino Sangiamo
  • Craig Thompson
Media, Technology, and Telecoms - Advertising and Marketing: Litigation
  • Marcella Ballard
  • Roger Colaizzi (Hall of Fame)
  • Ari Rothman
  • Daniel S. Silverman
Media, Technology, and Telecoms - Technology Transactions
  • Christopher Kim
  • James E. Nelson
  • William Russell (Hall of Fame)
  • Ryan Sweigard
  • Armand Zottola
Real Estate - Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs)
  • Carmen Fonda (Next Generation Partners)
  • James Hanks (Leading Lawyers)
  • Jeffrey Keehn
  • Patricia McGowan (Leading Lawyers)
  • Christopher Pate (Leading Lawyers)
  • Michael Schiffer
Energy - Energy Litigation: Oil and Gas
  • Steven Adducci (Leading Lawyers)
  • Matthew Field
  • Richard Powers
  • Gregory Wagner
Finance - Financial Services Regulation
  • Ellen Berge
  • Andrew Bigart
  • Max Bonici
  • Christopher Boone
  • Michael Bresnick
  • Leonard Gordon
  • Jonathan Pompan
Intellectual Property - Patents: Litigation (full coverage)
  • Marcella Ballard
  • Dominick Conde
  • Michele Frank
  • Frank Gasparo
  • Justin Pierce
  • Scott Reed
  • Michael Sandonato
  • William Solander
  • Megan Woodworth
Media, Technology, and Telecoms - Advertising and Marketing: Transactional and Regulatory
  • Leonard Gordon
  • Stuart Ingis
  • Melissa Steinman (Leading Lawyers)
Real Estate - Construction (including construction litigation)
  • Amanda Schermer MacVey
  • Virgil Montgomery
  • Katherine Peluso
  • Kenneth Roberts
  • Heidi Rowe (Leading Lawyers)
Transport - Rail and Road: Litigation and Regulation
  • David Bonelli
  • Tara Sugiyama Potashnik
  • Kathryn Marshall Timmons
  • Arlyn Upshaw
  • Ian Williams
  • Ariel Wolf (Next Generation Partners)
Government - Government Contracts
  • James Boland
  • Paul Debolt
  • Michael Francel
  • Christopher Griesedieck
  • Scott Hommer
  • Dismas Locaria
  • Caleb McCallum
  • Rebecca Pearson
  • Lindsay Reed


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 900 professionals across the country, in California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, 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/.