CHICAGO – Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce that 15 of the firm’s Partners have been included in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most respected attorney referral publications.
“We are proud of our partners who are once again highly recommended by the prestigious Best Lawyers guide to the nation’s top attorneys,” said Freeborn Co-Managing Partner William E. Russell. “Our ranked attorneys are among the leaders in their respective practice areas and industries for providing legal counsel and services that impact a significant number of our clients on complex matters and issues that are critical to the success of their businesses.”
Now in its 26th edition, Best Lawyers lists attorneys who are highly recommended for their legal abilities by their peers, as determined through extensive surveys. Lawyers are not permitted to pay a fee to participate or be recognized. The 2020 edition is based on more than 7.8 million evaluations and recognizes more than 60,000 attorneys in 145 practice areas.
The attorneys in Freeborn’s Chicago office (and their recognized practice areas) who were named 2020 Best Lawyers are:
- Roger H. Bickel (Government Relations Practice)
- Philip L. Comella (Environmental Law)
- Kenneth M. Crane (Venture Capital Law)
- Jeffery M. Cross (Antitrust Law)
- Andrew L. Goldstein (Copyright Law, Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television)
- Mark R. Goodman (Insurance Law)
- David C. Gustman (Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust)
- Steven D. Pearson (Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation – Insurance)
- Christopher J. Townsend (Energy Law)
- Eileen B. Trost (Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates)
- Alexander S. Vesselinovitch (Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar)
- Michael D. Whitty (Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Trusts and Estates)
Based in Freeborn’s Richmond, Va., office, Partner Theodore I. Brenner was named a 2020 Best Lawyer for Insurance Law.
The attorneys in the Freeborn’s Tampa, Fla., office (and their recognized practice areas) who were named 2020 Best Lawyers are:
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