Fifty Frantz Ward Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America

The 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America survey recognizes 50 Frantz Ward attorneys in 34 practice areas, including 12 attorneys who were recognized on the “Ones to Watch” list. In addition, seven of our partners are named “Lawyers of the Year” in Cleveland: Ian Frank (Construction Law); Carl Gluek (Labor Law-Management); Craig Haran (Health Care Law); Kevin Hinkel (Tax Law); Matthew Kadish (Litigation and Controversy-Tax); Mark Rodio (Litigation-Real Estate) and James Rownd (Business Organizations).

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process.

The following Frantz Ward attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America:
Kaitlyn Arthurs
Brett Bacon
Klevis Bakiaj (Ones to Watch)
Megan Bennett (Ones to Watch)
Todd Broski
Merritt Bumpass
Thomas Cardone (Ones to Watch)
Michael Chesney
Andrew Cleves (Ones to Watch)
Alan Dailide (Ones to Watch)
William Duncan
Gregory Farkas
Ian Frank
Michael Frantz
Carl Gluek
Patrick Haggerty
Andrew Hanna (Ones to Watch)
Craig Haran
Thomas Haren 
Ralph Higgins
Daniel Hinkel
Kevin Hinkel
Joel Hlavaty
Matthew Kadish
Stephen Kadish
Christopher Keim
Brian Kelly
Christopher Koehler
John Kostelnik
Hans Larsen
Nora Loftus
Angela Lydon (Ones to Watch)
Karl May
James Niehaus
Christina Niro
Jenifer Novak
Kalynne Proctor (Ones to Watch)
Bradley Reed (Ones to Watch)
Mark Rodio
Dean Rooney
James Rownd
Marc Sanchez
Jonathan Scandling (Ones to Watch)
Douglas Schnee
Michael Smith
Ryan Smith (Ones to Watch)
Mark Stockman
Travis Teare (Ones to Watch)
Daniel Ward
David Weibel
 
Frantz Ward attorneys were recognized in the following practice areas:
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Cannabis Law
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law
Education Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law – Management
Family Law
Family Law Mediation
Health Care Law
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Construction
Litigation – Health Care
Litigation – Insurance
Litigation – Intellectual Property
Litigation – Labor and Employment
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation - Securities
Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Litigation and Controversy – Tax
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Product Liability Litigation-Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law– Defendants
Real Estate Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Trade Secrets Law
Trusts and Estates

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