49 Lewis Rice Attorneys Named in Best Lawyers in America® 2018

Lewis Rice is pleased to announce that 49 attorneys have been named to the 2018 Best Lawyers in America® annual list. We would also like to recognize John M. Hessel, Barry A. Short, Richard B. Walsh, Jr., and Tom W. Zook for being honored as Best Lawyers' “Lawyers of the Year” for 2018. 

Best Lawyers in America® compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which the nation's leading lawyers evaluate their professional peers.

St. Louis, MO

Thomas P. Berra, Jr. - Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

John C. Bodnar - Corporate, Securities/Capital Markets

Brian D. Bouquet - Mergers & Acquisitions

Curtis C. Calloway - Litigation - Labor & Employment

Thomas L. Caradonna - Litigation - Real Estate

Steven C. Drapekin - Banking & Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions

Thomas C. Erb - Banking & Finance, Corporate, Financial Services Regulation, Mergers & Acquisitions

Leonard J. Essig - Corporate

Robert J. Golterman - Labor & Employment - Management

John B. Greenberg - Commercial Litigation, Trade Secrets

John M. Hessel - Commercial Litigation, First Amendment, Municipal Litigation, Municipal, Zoning & Finance

Lynn A. Hinrichs - Health Care

Bridget G. Hoy - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property

Frank B. Janoski - Copyright, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Patent, Trademark

Rosemarie M. Karcher - Banking & Finance

David B. Lemkemeier - Real Estate

Benjamin A. Lipman - First Amendment, Litigation - First Amendment, Media & Communications

Matthew J. Madsen - Trust & Estate Litigation, Taxation, Estate Planning & Probate

Joseph E. Martineau - Litigation - First Amendment, Media & Communications

Tracy Mathis - Health Care

Marian V. Mehan - Estate Planning & Probate

Jaime R. Mendez - Estate Planning & Probate

Michael D. Mulligan - Estate Planning & Probate

Larry E. Parres - Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization, Litigation - Bankruptcy

Neal F. Perryman - Commercial Litigation, Labor & Employment - Management

Catherine R. Phillips - Real Estate

Jacob W. Reby - Real Estate

John J. Riffle - Corporate, Health Care

Albert S. Rose - Corporate, Taxation, Estate Planning & Probate

Andrew Rothschild - Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation

Barry A. Short - Criminal Defense: White Collar Crime, Litigation - Antitrust

Gary M. Smith - Labor & Employment - Management

Joseph J. Trad - Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights/Insolvency Reorganization, Litigation - Bankruptcy

Richard B. Walsh, Jr. - Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Antitrust, Litigation - Intellectual Property

Joel L. Weeks - Estate Planning & Probate

Lawrence H. Weltman - Taxation

Joseph H. Weyhrich - Banking & Finance, Corporate

Mark C. Winings - Banking & Finance

Tom W. Zook - Banking & Finance, Corporate, Securities

Kansas City, MO

Ralph E. Bellar, Jr. - Real Estate

William E. Carr - Real Estate

John E. Cruz - Real Estate

Peter M. DiGiovanni - Real Estate

John C. Hickey - Real Estate

Michele M. McCue - Real Estate

Charles F. Miller - Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate

Douglas S. Stone - Land Use and Zoning, Real Estate

Paul B. Torline - Real Estate

Lisa A. Veselich - Estate Planning & Probate