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    Bricker attorneys listed by Super Lawyers for 2021

    The 2021 Super Lawyers list of outstanding lawyers includes 29 Bricker attorneys, representing five of the firm’s office locations and 15 areas of practice. Notably, this year’s list includes five newly-listed attorneys, and two attorneys were named to “Top Lists” for Ohio. 

    Super Lawyers is an annual, state-by-state ranking of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Attorneys are selected using a rigorous, multiphase rating process that combines peer nominations and evaluations with independent research. Twelve indicators are used to highlight the elite performers in each practice area. The Super Lawyers designation was established to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys and is used as a resource for both attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.

    Bricker's 2021 Super Lawyers honorees include:

    Ohio Super Lawyers – Cleveland
    Glenn S. Krassen (Energy & Natural Resources; Utilities; Government Finance)
    Matthew D. Gurbach (Business Litigation; Personal Injury - Products: Defense; General Litigation)

    Ohio Super Lawyers – Columbus
    Brad E. Bennett (Employment & Labor: Employer; Employment Litigation: Defense)
    Drew H. Campbell (Business Litigation; Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense)
    James F. Flynn (Health Care)
    Marie-Joëlle C. Khouzam (Employment & Labor: Employer; State, Local & Municipal; Workers' Compensation: Employer/Insurance; Employment Litigation Defense; Nonprofit Organizations)
    Stephen R. Kleinman (Health Care)
    Quintin F. Lindsmith (Business Litigation)
    Charles H. McCreary, III (Real Estate: Business)
    Jennifer Nelson Carney (Health Care)
    James G. Petrie (Employment & Labor: Employer)
    Jack R. Rosati, Jr. (Construction Litigation: Business)
    Anne Marie Sferra (Appellate; General Litigation; Insurance Coverage)
    Sommer L. Sheely (Business Litigation; Estate & Trust Litigation; Environmental Litigation)
    Douglas L. Shevelow (Construction Litigation: Business; Environmental)

    Ohio Super Lawyers – Dayton
    Beverly A. Meyer (Schools & Education)*

    Super Lawyers also recognizes Rising Stars, top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for 10 years or less. Bricker’s 2021 Rising Star honorees include:

    Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars – Barnesville
    Aaron M. Bruggeman (Energy & Natural Resources)

    Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars – Cincinnati
    Jason R. Stuckey (Schools & Education)*

    Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars – Cleveland
    Christopher J. Bondra (Government Finance)*
    Matthew W. Warnock (Energy & Natural Resources; Utilities)

    Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars – Columbus
    Elyse H. Akhbari (Environmental)
    John Caleb Bell (Government Finance)
    Dylan F. Borchers (Energy & Natural Resources)
    Laura J. Bowman (Construction Litigation)
    Melissa M. Carleton (Schools & Education)
    Justin D. Cook (Tax: Business)*
    Kara H. Herrnstein (Business Litigation)
    Avery Schumacher (Health Care)*
    Rachel Lusk Stine (Real Estate: Business)

    *denotes newly-listed attorneys

    Attorneys who receive the highest point totals during this selection process are further recognized in Super Lawyers “Top Lists.” The following Bricker & Eckler attorneys have been named to 2021 Top Lists for Ohio:

    Ohio Super Lawyers – Top 25: Women Columbus
    Marie-Joëlle C. Khouzam
    Anne Marie Sferra

    Ohio Super Lawyers – Top 50: Columbus
    Marie-Joëlle C. Khouzam
    Anne Marie Sferra

    Ohio Super Lawyers – Top 50: Women
    Marie-Joëlle C. Khouzam
    Anne Marie Sferra