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8 Practice Areas, 21 Attorneys Achieve Rankings in 2015

Press Release

Vedder Price is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys and practice groups have been ranked by Chambers USA in 2015, including a nationwide Band 1 ranking in Transportation: Aviation: Finance—the guide’s highest honor.

Practice Group Rankings

Band 1

  • Transportation: Aviation: Finance (Nationwide)
  • Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Illinois)

Band 3

  • Banking & Finance (Illinois)
  • Transportation: Shipping: Finance (New York) (Nationwide)

Band 4

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)
  • Labor & Employment (Illinois)
  • Investment Funds: Registered Funds (Nationwide)

Band 5

  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity (Illinois)

Attorney Rankings

Band 1

  • Dean N. Gerber—Transportation: Aviation: Finance (Nationwide)
  • Douglas J. Lipke—Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)
  • Ronald Scheinberg—Transportation: Aviation: Finance (Nationwide)
  • Robert J. Stucker—Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Illinois)

Band 2

  • Thomas P. Desmond—Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Illinois)
  • Joshua D. Gentner—Transportation: Aviation: Finance (Nationwide)
  • Dean N. Gerber—Banking & Finance (Illinois)
  • Cathy Gonzales O’Kelly—Investment Funds: Registered Funds (Nationwide)
  • Blaine C. Kimrey—Media & Entertainment: Litigation (Illinois)
  • Francis X. Nolan, III—Transportation: Shipping: Finance (New York) (Nationwide)

Band 3

  • Michael G. Cleveland—Labor & Employment (Illinois)
  • Bradley C. Crawford—Banking & Finance (California)
  • Michael M. Eidelman—Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)
  • Edward C. Jepson, Jr.—Labor & Employment (Illinois)
  • Geoffrey R. Kass—Transportation: Aviation: Finance (Nationwide)
  • John T. McEnroe—Banking & Finance (Illinois)
  • Michael A. Nemeroff—Corporate/M&A (Illinois)
  • Richard W. Pearse—Construction (Illinois)
  • Kenneth F. Sparks—Labor & Employment (Illinois)
  • Kelly A. Starr—Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Illinois)
  • Jeffrey T. Veber—Transportation: Aviation: Finance (Nationwide)
  • Charles B. Wolf—Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Illinois)

Also, in the category of Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois), Vedder Price is listed as Other Noted Firm and Junaid A. Zubairi is listed as Other Noted Practitioner.

Chambers & Partners is a notable resource for the legal profession and has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research. Chambers conducts thousands of interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide to identify and rank the world’s best lawyers according to the criteria most valued by clients—such as technical knowledge, business acumen, prompt delivery and value. On the basis of this research, Chambers ranks both firms and individual attorneys around the world.



Professionals



Bradley C. Crawford

Shareholder



Thomas P. Desmond

Shareholder



Michael M. Eidelman

Shareholder



Joshua D. Gentner

Shareholder



Dean N. Gerber

Shareholder



Cathy Gonzales O'Kelly

Shareholder



Edward C. Jepson, Jr.

Shareholder



Geoffrey R. Kass

Shareholder



Blaine C. Kimrey

Shareholder



Douglas J. Lipke

Shareholder



John T. McEnroe

Shareholder



Michael A. Nemeroff

Shareholder



Francis X. Nolan, III

Shareholder



Richard W. Pearse

Shareholder



Ronald Scheinberg

Shareholder



Kenneth F. Sparks

Shareholder



Kelly A. Starr

Shareholder



Robert J. Stucker

Chairman Emeritus



Jeffrey T. Veber

Shareholder



Junaid A. Zubairi

Shareholder