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Nine Practice Areas, 26 Attorneys Achieve Recognition in 2018

Press Release

Vedder Price is pleased to announce that a number of our attorneys and practice groups have been ranked by Chambers USA in 2018, including a nationwide Band 1 firm ranking for Transportation: Aviation Finance, the guide’s highest honor for the eighth year in a row. In addition, Vedder Price has earned five new *first time rankings.

Practice Group Rankings

Band 1

  • Transportation: Aviation: Finance (Nationwide)

Band 2

  • Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Illinois)
  • Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance (Nationwide)

Band 3

  • Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois)

Band 4

  • Banking & Finance (Illinois)
  • 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)
  • Ronald Scheinberg - Transportation: Aviation: Finance (Nationwide)

Band 2

  • Thomas P. Desmond – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Illinois)
  • Douglas J. Lipke – Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Illinois)
  • Dean N. Gerber – Banking & Finance (Illinois)
  • Blaine C. Kimrey – Media & Entertainment: Litigation (Illinois)
  • Francis X. Nolan III – Transportation: Shipping/Maritime: Finance (Nationwide)
  • Cathy Gonzales O’Kelly – Investment Funds: Registered Funds (Nationwide)
  • Richard W. Pearse (Retired) – Construction (Illinois)
  • Robert J. Stucker – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Illinois)
  • Jeffrey T. Veber – Transportation: Aviation: Finance (Nationwide)
  • Junaid A. Zubairi – Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Illinois)

Band 3

  • Bradley C. Crawford – Banking & Finance (California)
  • Michael M. Eidelman – Bankruptcy/ Restructuring (Illinois)
  • *Cameron A. Gee – Transportation: Aviation: Finance (Nationwide)
  • 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)
  • Kenneth F. Sparks – Labor & Employment (Illinois)
  • Kelly A. Starr – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Illinois)

Band 4

  • David A. Sturms – Investment Funds: Registered Funds (Nationwide)

Associates to Watch

  • Bryan Clark – Media & Entertainment: Litigation (Illinois)

Recognized Practitioner

  • *Adam R. Beringer – Transportation: Aviation: Finance (Nationwide)
  • Gabrielle M. Buckley – Immigration (Nationwide)
  • *Kevin P. Connelly – Government: Government Contracts (Nationwide)
  • *Thomas G. Hancuch – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation (Illinois)

Other Noted Firm

  • *Media & Entertainment: Litigation (Illinois)

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. Click here for the firm’s full Chambers & Partners profile.



Professionals



Adam R. Beringer

Shareholder



Gabrielle M. Buckley

Shareholder



Bryan Clark

Associate



Kevin P. Connelly

Shareholder



Bradley C. Crawford

Shareholder



Thomas P. Desmond

Shareholder



Michael M. Eidelman

Shareholder



Cameron A. Gee

Shareholder



Dean N. Gerber

Shareholder



Thomas G. Hancuch

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



Cathy Gonzales O'Kelly

Shareholder



Ronald Scheinberg

Shareholder



Robert J. Stucker

Chairman Emeritus



David A. Sturms

Shareholder



Kenneth F. Sparks

Shareholder



Kelly A. Starr

Shareholder



Jeffrey T. Veber

Shareholder



Junaid A. Zubairi

Shareholder