35 Ice Miller Attorneys and 10 Practice Groups Ranked by Chambers USA

35 Ice Miller Attorneys and 10 Practice Groups Ranked by Chambers USA

INDIANAPOLIS – Ice Miller LLP announced today that its lawyers in Indiana, Ohio and Illinois have again been recognized by Chambers USA. Ice Miller was recognized  as one of the leading law firms in Indiana in the areas of corporate transactions/mergers and acquisitions and real estate. Ice Miller's Indiana-based labor and employment, general commercial litigation groups and environmental groups have also been recognized. In Ohio, Ice Miller's bankruptcy/restructuring, construction, health care, general commercial litigation, natural resources and environment and real estate groups were again recognized by Chambers, while the banking and finance group was added to the list. In Illinois, the construction law practice of Eric Singer was recognized. The rankings appear in Chambers USA 2013, published by Chambers and Partners, headquartered in London, England.

The rankings are determined by in-depth interviews with clients and attorneys. Thousands of interviews are conducted by a team of more than 130 full-time researchers.

“We are pleased that once again we have attorneys in our Indiana, Illinois and Ohio offices highly ranked by Chambers USA,” said Phillip Bayt, chief managing partner of Ice Miller. “The positive comments from our clients and legal peers validates our commitment of providing quality legal service to our clients.”

Eight Ice Miller attorneys were recognized as Band 1 attorneys, which is the highest ranking an individual lawyer can achieve. Attorneys are evaluated on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by the client. Band 1 Ice Miller attorneys include Phillip Bayt, Stephen Hackman, Steven Humke, Victoria Powers, John Thornburgh, Richard Thrapp, Zeff Weiss and Philip Whistler.

Seven Ice Miller attorneys were also newly added to this list, including Richard Barnhart, Terri Czajka, Kris Dawley, Brent Huber, Rob Ouellette, Sue Porter and Hansel Rhee. 

Below are the attorneys who were recognized by practice area.

Banking & Finance 
Richard Barnhart, Ohio
 
Bankruptcy/Restructuring 
Colette Gibbons, Ohio
Victoria Powers, Ohio
Dan Swetnam, Ohio
 
Construction 
Hansel Rhee, Ohio
Eric Singer, Illinois
 
Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions 
Kristine Camron Danz, Indiana
Stephen Hackman, Indiana
Steven Humke, Indiana
Rob Ouellette, Ohio
John Thornburgh, Indiana
Richard Thrapp, Indiana
 
Healthcare 
Kris Dawley, Ohio
 
Intellectual Property
Susan Rector, Ohio
 
Labor & Employment 
Michael Blickman, Indiana
Michael Boldt, Indiana
David Carr, Indiana
Sue Porter, Ohio
Paul Sinclair, Indiana
Michael Tooley, Indiana
 
Litigation: General Commercial 
John Gilligan, Ohio
John McDonald, Ohio
James Petersen, Indiana
Philip Whistler, Indiana
Michael Wukmer, Indiana
 
Natural Resources & Environment 
Terri Czajka, Indiana
Brent Huber, Indiana
Joseph Reidy, Ohio
Stephen Samuels, Ohio
 
Real Estate 
Randall Arndt, Ohio
Phillip Bayt, Indiana
Aaron Dixon, Indiana
Herbert Godby, Ohio
Timothy Ochs, Indiana
Zeff Weiss, Indiana
 
This press release is intended for general information purposes only and does not and is not intended to constitute legal advice.