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Barnes & Thornburg Attorneys, Practice Groups Recognized in Chambers USA 2022 Rankings

INDIANAPOLIS – Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers in Business has recognized 57 Barnes & Thornburg attorneys and 18 practice areas in its 2022 edition. The firm’s Environmental, Labor and Employment, and Product Liability and Mass Torts practices each received a nationwide ranking. 

In addition, James F. Murdica and Sarah E. Johnston each earned a nationwide ranking in Chambers’ Product Liability & Mass Torts category and the firm was ranked in Chambers 2022 Global Guide for Labour & Employment.

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 these categories: 

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

Barnes & Thornburg’s recognized and ranked attorneys are: 


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


Carolyn Hunt (Media & Entertainment: Transactional) 
Jason M. Karlov (Media & Entertainment: Transactional: Mainly Talent) 
Scott J. Witlin (Labor & Employment) 


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


Fredric P. Andes (Environment: Mainly Transactional) 
Michael Elam (Environment: Mainly Transactional) 
Adam K. Hollander (Insurance: Dispute Resolution) 
Christina M. Janice (Labor & Employment) 
Joseph F. Madonia (Environment: Litigation)
Erika K. Powers (Environment: Mainly Transactional)
David B. Ritter (Labor & Employment)
Mark E. Rust (Healthcare)
Tejas Shah (Immigration)
Eric H. Sussman (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
Robert M. Weiss (Technology & Outsourcing)
Bruce White (Environment: Litigation)
Norma Zeitler (Labor & Employment)


Kathleen M. Anderson (Labor & 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)
John R. Maley (Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial)
Kathleen L. Matsoukas (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
Peter A. Morse, Jr. (Labor & Employment)
Deborah Pollack-Milgate (Intellectual Property)
David J. Pryzbylski (Labor & Employment)
Peter J. Rusthoven (Litigation: Appellate)
Michael T. Scanlon (Environment)
Anthony C. Sullivan (Environment)
T. Joseph Wendt (Litigation: General Commercial)
Donald E. Williams (Real Estate)
Kenneth J. Yerkes (Labor & Employment)


Keith J. Brodie (Labor & Employment)
Michael G. Campbell (Banking & Finance)
Donald P. Lawless (Labor & Employment)
Amy J. Zdravecky (Labor & Employment)


Steven R. Katz (Real Estate)

New York

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


William A. Nolan (Labor & Employment)


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

Washington, D.C.

Scott N. Godes (Insurance: Policyholder)
John Kelly (Healthcare)
Jeffrey S. Longsworth (Environment)
James E. Van Horn (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)


Ryan L. Marshall (Intellectual Property)

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, Boston, 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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