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Eighty-Nine Fisher Phillips Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2018


Fisher Phillips announced today that 89 attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018®. The attorneys, who practice in labor and employment law, labor and employment litigation, employee benefits law, or immigration law represent 26 regional offices. All of the attorneys were honored for their labor and/or employment work unless otherwise noted.

In addition, five lawyers from the firm have been named Best Lawyers2018 “Lawyers of the Year” for their practices in their geographic regions. The designation is indicated by each of their names.

Albert Brannen
Burton F. Dodd
Donald B. Harden (10+ years listed)
Howard A. Mavity
Ann Margaret Pointer (10+ years listed)
Roger K. Quillen (10+ years listed)
Thomas P. Rebel
Joseph P. Shelton
Shanon Stevenson, Immigration Law
Douglas R. Sullenberger
John E. Thompson (10+ years listed)
Kim Kiel Thompson, Immigration Law
Joshua H. Viau 

Joseph W. Ambash (10+ years listed)
Jeffrey A. Dretler 

Mason G. Alexander (10+ years listed)
Kevin J. Dalton 

Craig R. Annunziata 

Terry E. Lardakis
Richard A. Millisor
Steven M. Nobil (25 years listed)
Daniel P. O’Brien, Workers’ Compensation Law - Employers
David E. Schreiner
Jeffrey D. Smith, Employee Benefits Law

Columbia, SC
Cheryl L. Behymer
Michael D. Carrouth (10+ years listed)
Daniel Ellzey (10+ years listed)
Fred Manning II
Stephen C. Mitchell
Jonathan P. Pearson (10+ years listed)
Hagood Tighe (10+ years listed) 

Robert M. Robenalt (10+ years listed) 

Michael V. Abcarian

Todd A. Fredrickson
Darin L. Mackender
Susan M. Schaecher
Danielle S. Urban 

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Suzanne K. Bogdan
David A. Buchsbaum
Charles S. Caulkins (10+ years listed), Lawyer of the Year, Labor Law - Management
James C. Polkinghorn
Christopher D. Robinson
Cathy M. Stutin (10+ years listed) 

Gulfport, MS
Steven R. Cupp

Stephen Roppolo
Teresa S. Valderrama (20 years listed)

Irvine, CA
Karl R. Lindegren
James J. McDonald, Jr. (10+ years listed)
Warren L. Nelson
John M. Polson (10+ years listed) 

Kansas City, MO
Randall Coffey, Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Labor and Employment
Brian J. Finucane (10+ years listed)
James R. Holland II 

Las Vegas
Scott M. Mahoney
Mark J. Ricciardi (20 years listed) 

George D. Adams
Thomas J. Birchfield (10+ years listed) Lawyer of the Year, Employment Law - Management
Cynthia Blevins Doll
Raymond C. Haley III (10+ years listed)
Jeffrey A. Savarise (10+ years listed)
Craig P. Siegenthaler
Timothy J. Weatherholt 

Jay W. Kiesewetter (10+ years listed),
Jeff Weintraub (20+ years listed) 

New Jersey
Kathleen McLeod Caminiti
Christopher J. Capone
Rosemary S. Gousman (10+ years listed)
Cynthia M. Jacob, Appellate Practice (20+ years listed)
Christopher H. Mills (10+ years listed 

New Orleans
Sandra Mills Feingerts, Employee Benefits Law (20+ years listed)
Edward F. Harold
Michael S. Mitchell (10 years listed)
Keith M. Pyburn, Jr. (20 years listed)
Scott D. Schneider
Timothy H. Scott 

Jeffrey E. Mandel (15+ years listed), Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Labor and Employment
Benton N. Wood 

Pavneet Singh Uppal 

Todd Alan Ewan
Rick Grimaldi
Freedley Hunsicker, Jr. (20+ years listed) 

Portland, OR
Clarence M. Belnavis (10 years listed)
Richard R. Meneghello 

San Diego
Christopher C. Hoffman
David B. Monks 

San Francisco
Timothy J. Murphy (30 years listed)

Steven M. Bernstein, Lawyer of the Year, Litigation - Labor and Employment
Theresa M. Gallion (10+ years listed)
Christine E. Howard

About Best Lawyers

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. More than 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and Best Lawyers received more than 13 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas around the world, with more than 7 million votes being cast in the United States. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

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