Sixty-Seven Ulmer Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021, 16 Named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, and Four Partners Named “Lawyer of the Year”

August 20, 2020 – Ulmer & Berne LLP is pleased to share that 67 Ulmer attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. In addition, 16 Ulmer associates were recognized in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, and four Ulmer partners received the distinction of Best Lawyers 2021 “Lawyer of the Year.”

“I truly believe that all of our honorees are incredibly deserving of this recognition,” said Scott P. Kadish, Managing Partner. “Their hard work and dedication is reflective of what we at Ulmer strive to consistently deliver to our clients day in and day out. We are honored that our peers have shown that they hold so many of our attorneys in such high regard.”

Since its first publication in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become regarded as the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice. Based on exhaustive peer-review evaluation, its methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional capabilities of their colleagues in the same geographical and legal practice areas.

The new Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, is also based entirely on peer review and recognizes extraordinary attorneys who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States.

“Lawyer of the Year” is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer- feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region, and only one lawyer is recognized as such for each specialty and location. Four Ulmer attorneys are named Best Lawyers 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” including:

The following Ulmer attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2021:

John M. AltenAlexander M. Andrews
Kristin W. BooseAlvin E. Mathews Jr.
Inajo Davis ChappellAndrew W. Owen
Timothy J. DowningJeffrey J. Patter
Jeffrey S. Dunlap
William D. EdwardsChicago
John C. GoheenAlan M. Wolper
Frances Floriano Goins
James A. GoldsmithCincinnati
Daniel A. GottesmanJohn F. Bennett
Howard M. GroedelJason P. Conte
Manju GuptaPaul J. (PJ) Cosgrove
Lori A. Pittman HaasFrederick M. Erny
Richard T. Hamilton, Jr.Jeffrey D. Geoppinger
Richard G. HardyK.C. Green
Stephanie E. HarleyJohn M. Hands
Paul R. HarrisAlan J. Hartman
John R. HarrisonJohn R. Ipsaro
Steven S. KaufmanScott P. Kadish
Joshua A. KlarfeldClayton L. Kuhnell
Marie C. KubanJesse R. Lipcius
David A. LandmanMichael A. Marrero
David W. LeopoldRobin D. Miller
Mary Forbes LovettStephen G. Nesbitt
Amanda MartinsekJeffrey F. Peck
Christopher C. McCrackenEric M. Robbins
Lawrence D. PollackGina M. Saelinger
Harold H. ReaderFrederic X. (Fritz) Shadley
Jodi B. RichMichael J. Suffern
Alan W. ScheuflerStuart R. Susskind
David E. SchweighoeferJoseph P. Thomas
Douglas K. SesnowitzVance V. VanDrake III
Patricia A. Shlonsky
Linda DelaCourt Summers
Michael S. Tucker
Michael N. Ungar
Frederick N. Widen
Robin M. Wilson
David D. Yeagley


The following 16 Ulmer attorneys are named to the 2021 inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch:

Brett AltierAlyson Terrell
Gregory C. Djordjevic
Trevor J. HardyCincinnati
Georgia HatzisErica N. Carducci
Jonathan R. KingElizabeth A. Conklin
Steven P. LarsonAlexander S. Conn
Daniela PaezLisa Marlo Kuhnell
Shipra K. RegeElaine M. Stoll
Ethan Lee Rosenfeld
Ashtyn N. Saltz