March 16, 2023 – Ulmer & Berne LLP has once again earned its position as Benchmark Litigation’s “Ohio Firm of the Year” for 2023 in recognition of its formidable litigation practice, strategic counsel, and innovative client advocacy.
These awards recognize the country’s most distinguished litigators and their firms for their exemplary work over the past twelve months. They are a result of months of peer review-based research and submission reviews, after which the Benchmark team set out to uncover the most impactful cases, the lawyers and law firms behind them, and the litigators who have paved the way.
Michael Rafalowich, Managing Editor of Benchmark, noted in his editorial about the firm that Ulmer is highly regarded for its team of experienced litigators, especially in the financial services industry.” From its offices in Cleveland, Columbus, and Cincinnati, along with others in the Midwest and along the East Coast, Ulmer maintains a deep bench of litigators with unmatched trial experience who address sophisticated litigation matters across the state. Clients interviewed by Benchmark agreed, noting Ulmer attorneys are, “extremely knowledgeable,” while another highlights the firm for its “excellent counsel.”
Ulmer received the award at Benchmark’s U.S. East Coast Awards Ceremony on March 15 in New York City where several hundred of the nation’s leading litigators and their firms were celebrated for their work over the last 12 months. Ulmer Partners Gina Saelinger and David Landman were in attendance to receive the award before a distinguished crowd of litigators from across the country.
Twelve Ulmer litigators were also recently recognized with individual awards from Benchmark. Among these notable honors, Michael N. Ungar, Partner and Chair of Ulmer’s Litigation Department, was ranked in the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America,” and Frances Floriano Goins, Partner and Co-Group Leader of Ulmer’s Financial Services & Securities Litigation and Cybersecurity & Privacy Practice Groups, was ranked in the “Top 250 Women in Litigation,” both national standings the pair has earned for nine consecutive years.
With more than 100 highly skilled attorneys, Ulmer’s Litigation Department is comprised of first-chair, courtroom-tested trial attorneys who focus on delivering top-tier service. With multijurisdictional capabilities, the Ulmer team appears in state and federal trial and appellate courts and before governmental and private regulatory bodies nationwide. In addition to class actions, complex commercial, financial, intellectual property, mass torts, and regulatory proceedings, Ulmer regularly represents clients in internal investigations, white collar matters, bankruptcies, and ADR proceedings.