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May 24, 2013

Faegre Baker Daniels Ranked Nationally in 2013 Chambers USA

Four legal practices at Faegre Baker Daniels LLP have received nationwide rankings in the 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. The firm also received 19 state-level practice rankings, and 77 attorneys were honored with individual recognitions.

Chambers USA is an annual guide ranking attorneys and law firms based on in-depth research and interviews with clients, attorneys and corporate counsel. Chambers considers technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities valued by clients when determining rankings.

Faegre Baker Daniels' 2013 practice rankings in Chambers USA include a first-time ranking for the labor and employment team in Iowa. The firm's ranked practices include:


  • Food & Beverages: Regulatory & Litigation
  • Franchising
  • Native American Law
  • Product Liability & Mass Torts


  • Corporate/M&A
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Natural Resources & Environment
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate: Construction


  • Corporate/M&A
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate


  • Corporate/M&A
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial


  • Construction
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate

Charles Ferrell of Faegre Baker Daniels received a Star Individual designation for garnering exceptional recommendations in his field. Based on strong recommendations from the market, 70 FaegreBD attorneys were named Leaders in Their Field, placing them at the top of their practice areas. First-time Leaders in Their Field from FaegreBD include Sarah Brew and Mary Will. Additionally, Philip Garon and Gregory Utken were named Senior Statesmen, attorneys who no longer work hands-on with the same intensity, but who remain pivotal to the firm's success.

Trevor Belden, Aaron Harkins and Jesse Linebaugh were designated as Up and Coming, junior partners who are already driving the firm's growth. Linebaugh and Belden received the recognition for the first time in 2013. Adam Hertzke received his first recognition as an Associate-to-Watch, a senior associate recognized for his work in the background of major matters.

Faegre Baker Daniels' 2013 Leaders in Their Field are:

  • Scott Alter, Intellectual Property
  • Scott Anderegg, Real Estate
  • Andrew Anderson, Corporate/M&A
  • J. David Arkell, Real Estate: Construction
  • Peter Berrie, Real Estate
  • Daniel Boeglin, Corporate/M&A
  • Ellen Boshkoff, Labor & Employment
  • Sarah Brew, Food & Beverage: Regulatory & Litigation
  • Jeffrey Brimer, Franchising
  • Jeffrey Brown, Indianapolis
  • Kerry Bundy, Franchising
  • Morgan Burns, Corporate/M&A
  • Jacob Bylund, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Charles Calvin, Real Estate
  • James Carroll, Corporate/M&A
  • Angela Christy, Real Estate
  • Terri Combs, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Patrick Cross, Corporate/M&A
  • Gregory Dale, Labor & Employment
  • Diane Davies, Real Estate
  • Bruce Engler, Corporate/M&A
  • Leslie Fields, Real Estate
  • Michael Giudicessi, Labor & Employment
  • David Given, Labor & Employment
  • David Gross, Litigation: Intellectual Property
  • Peter Halls, Construction
  • Natalie Hanlon-Leh, Intellectual Property
  • Steven Hardin, Real Estate
  • James Hartnett, Construction
  • Kevin Hein, Franchising
  • John Herman, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use
  • David Herzog, Litigation, General Commercial
  • Ross Johnson, Litigation, General Commercial
  • Randall Kahnke, Litigation: General Commercial and Litigation: Intellectual Property
  • Steven Kennedy, Corporate/M&A
  • William Killion, Franchising
  • Charles Knapp, Labor & Employment
  • Lynn Kornfeld, Natural Resources & Environment
  • Michael Lapicola, Construction
  • Jon Laramore, Litigation: Appellate
  • Kenneth Liebman, Litigation: Intellectual Property
  • Mary Lisher, Real Estate
  • Elizabeth MacDonald, Labor & Employment
  • Michael McCarthy, Litigation: General Commercial
  • John Neighbours, Labor & Employment
  • Kathlyn Noecker, Labor & Employment
  • Patrick O'Connor, Construction
  • Hudnall Pfeiffer, Labor & Employment
  • Joseph Price, Product Liability & Mass Torts
  • Kent Richey, Gaming & Licensing and Native American Law
  • Linda Rockwood, Nature Resources & Environment
  • Chris Scanlon, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Robert Schnell, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Joseph Scimia, Real Estate
  • Amy Seidel, Corporate/M&A
  • James Spaanstra, Natural Resources & Environment
  • Michael Stanchfield, Corporate/M&A
  • Robert Stanley, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Aaron Van Oort, Litigation: Appellate
  • James Volling, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Kim Walker, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Nina Wang, Intellectual Property
  • Charles Webber, Litigation: Appellate and Litigation, General Commercial
  • John Wheaton, Real Estate
  • Wendy Wildung, Litigation: General Commercial
  • Mary Will, Labor & Employment
  • David Worrell, Corporate/M&A
  • Douglas Wright, Corporate/M&A
  • Robert Wynne, Corporate/M&A
  • Jay Yeager, Litigation: General Commercial

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