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Barnes & Thornburg Attorneys, Practice Groups Recognized in Chambers USA 2021 Rankings

INDIANAPOLIS – Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers in Business has recognized 51 Barnes & Thornburg attorneys and 18 practice areas in its 2021 edition. The firm’s Environmental, Labor and Employment, and Product Liability and Mass Torts practices each received a nationwide ranking. 

Barnes & Thornburg’s Chambers rankings and client commentary about individuals and practices can be viewed on the Chambers website. The directory, a publication produced annually by London-based Chambers & Partners, gave high ratings to the following Barnes & Thornburg practices in: 

  • Corporate/M&A (Indiana)
  • Environment (Illinois, Indiana, Nationwide)
  • Healthcare  (Illinois)
  • Insurance (Georgia)
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder  (Illinois)
  • Intellectual Property  (Illinois, Indiana)
  • Labor and Employment (Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Nationwide)
  • Labor and Employment: Highly Regarded (Illinois)
  • Litigation: General Commercial (Indiana)
  • Media and Entertainment: Transactional (California)
  • Product Liability and Mass Torts: Highly Regarded (Nationwide)
  • Real Estate (Indiana)

Barnes & Thornburg’s recognized and ranked attorneys are: 


Carolyn Hunt (Media and Entertainment: Transactional)
L. Rachel Lerman (Litigation: Appellate)
Scott J. Witlin (Labor and Employment)


Sarah J. Hawk (Immigration)
John T.L. Koenig (Labor and Employment)
James J. Leonard (Insurance)


Fredric P. Andes (Environment: Mainly Transactional)
Michael Elam (Environment: Mainly Transactional)
Adam K. Hollander (Insurance: Dispute Resolution)
Joseph F. Madonia (Environment: Litigation)
David B. Ritter (Labor and Employment)
Mark E. Rust (Healthcare)
Tejas Shah (Immigration)
Robert M. Weiss (Technology and Outsourcing)
Bruce White (Environment: Litigation)
Norma Zeitler (Labor and Employment)


Kathleen M. Anderson (Labor and Employment)
Joseph D. Calderon (Real Estate)
Andrew J. Detherage (Litigation: General Commercial)
Joseph G. Eaton (Litigation: General Commercial)
David R. Gillay (Environment)
E. Sean Griggs (Environment)
Curt W. Hidde (Corporate/M&A)
Joshua P. Hollingsworth (Corporate/M&A)
Dennis A. Johnson (Real Estate)
John M. Kyle, III (Environment)
Larry A. Mackey (Litigation: White Collar Crime and Government Investigations)
John R. Maley (Labor and Employment; Litigation: General Commercial Labor and Employment)
Peter A. Morse, Jr. (Labor and Employment)
Peter J. Rusthoven (Litigation: Appellate)
Michael T. Scanlon (Environment)
Anthony C. Sullivan (Environment)
T. Joseph Wendt (Litigation: General Commercial)
Keith E. White (Labor and Employment)
Donald E. Williams (Real Estate)
Kenneth J. Yerkes (Labor and Employment)


Keith J. Brodie (Labor and Employment)
Michael G. Campbell (Banking and Finance)
Donald P. Lawless (Labor and Employment)
Robert W. Sikkel (Labor and Employment)
Amy J. Zdravecky (Labor and Employment)


Steven R. Katz (Real Estate)

New York

Lawrence Gerschwer (Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations)


William A. Nolan (Labor and Employment)


Mark C. Nelson (Intellectual Property)
Victor Vital (Litigation: General Commercial)

Washington, D.C.

Scott N. Godes (Insurance: Policyholder) 
James E. Van Horn (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)


Ryan L. Marshall (Intellectual Property)


James F. Murdica (Product Liability and Mass Torts)
Sarah Johnston (Product Liability and Mass Torts)

With more than 700 attorneys and other legal professionals, Barnes & Thornburg is one of the largest law firms in the country. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Atlanta, California, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, New York, Ohio, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, Texas and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit us online at www.btlaw.com or on Twitter @BTLawNews.


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