Legal 500 Recognizes Several Thompson Hine Practices, Lawyers

Nine Practices and 39 Lawyers Receive National Acclaim

Date: June 28, 2021

Publication: Thompson Hine LLP

Thompson Hine LLP is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 United States, a directory of client- and peer-recommended firms, practices and lawyers used by clients throughout the country to guide their selection of lawyers and law firms. Published for almost 30 years, The Legal 500 series provides information and opinions about firms and lawyers across the globe based on interviews with lawyers and representatives from client companies. Thompson Hine’s Construction, Corporate Transactions & Securities, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Government Contracts, Investment Management, Real Estate, Sport, Transportation and White-Collar Criminal Practice, Internal Investigations & Government Enforcement practices are recommended, along with 39 of its lawyers, as listed below.

Additionally, Construction practice chair Jeffrey R. Appelbaum and Frank D. Chaiken, chair of the Corporate Transactions & Securities practice, are noted as “Hall of Fame” members, hailed as one of the top 15 lawyers in the Construction category and one of the top 17 in the M&A: Middle-Market category, respectively. Partner Will M. Henry is one of 16 lawyers recognized on the “Leading Lawyers” list for M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m). Also called out for special recognition as “Next Generation Partners” are Erin Luke, one of 11 named for Construction, and Kim Wilcoxon, one of six listed for Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans. Jack Clark, an associate in the firm’s Construction practice, was named one of seven Construction “Rising Stars.”

The guide recommends the following Thompson Hine lawyers by name:

  • Jeffrey R. Appelbaum (Construction, Sport)
  • James B. Aronoff (Real Estate)
  • David E. Benz (Transport: Rail and Road)
  • Joseph R. Berger (Government Contracts)
  • Norman A. Bloch (Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense)
  • Karyn A. Booth (Transport: Aviation and Air Travel, Rail and Road, Shipping)
  • Sandra L. Brown (Transport: Rail and Road)
  • Timothy R. Brown (Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans)
  • Frank D. Chaiken (M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m))
  • Jack Clark (Construction)
  • Thomas J. Coyne (Real Estate)
  • Andrew J. Davalla (Mutual/Registered/Exchange-Traded Funds)
  • Nicholas J. DiMichael (Transport: Rail and Road)
  • Tim Goodman (Transport: Rail and Road)
  • Cathryn E. Greenwald (Real Estate)
  • Daniel M. Haymond (Construction)
  • Will M. Henry (M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m))
  • Stephen M. King (Real Estate)
  • Tony Kuhel (M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m))
  • Julia Ann Love (Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans)
  • Erin Luke (Construction)
  • Tom Mason (Government Contracts)
  • Joan Meyer (Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense)
  • John R. Mitchell (Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense)
  • Jeff Moreno (Transport: Rail and Road)
  • Francis E. Purcell, Jr. (Government Contracts)
  • Alan S. Ritchie (Construction)
  • Laura A. Ryan (Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans)
  • Todd M. Schild (M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m))
  • Robyn Minter Smyers (Real Estate)
  • JoAnn M. Strasser (Mutual/Registered/Exchange-Traded Funds)
  • Bibb Strench (Mutual/Registered/Exchange-Traded Funds)
  • Patrick J. Sweeney (Construction, Sport)
  • Bill Thrush (Construction)
  • Jason D. Tutrone (Transport: Aviation and Air Travel, Rail and Road, Shipping)
  • Stuart Welburn (M&A: Middle-Market (sub-$500m))
  • David Whaley (Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans)
  • Michael V. Wible (Mutual/Registered/Exchange-Traded Funds)
  • Kim Wilcoxon (Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans)