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The Best Lawyers in America©, the oldest lawyer-rating publication in the U.S., has selected 115 Bryan Cave lawyers for inclusion in the 2010 edition. Selection is based on a peer-review survey in which leading attorneys cast more than 2.8 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties.

Bryan Cave lawyers listed in the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers, and the practice area or areas for which each is recognized, are:

Atlanta

Richard L. Arenburg (2010) - Employee Benefits Law
Gerald L. Blanchard (2007) - Banking Law
Armin G. Brecher (2007) - Employee Benefits Law
Paul Concannon (2010) - Employee Benefits Law
Frank A. Crisafi (2008) - Tax Law
William V. Custer (2007) - Commercial Litigation
C. Scott Greene (2010) - Commercial Litigation
Wendy L. Hagenau (2010) - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Kathryn L. Knudson (1995) (10) - Banking Law
Jay J. Levin (2007) - Real Estate Law
William Linkous (2008) (25) - Trusts and Estates
John T. Marshall (2008) (25) - Alternative Dispute Resolution; Appellate Law;
   Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law;
   Personal Injury Litigation; Product Liability Litigation; Professional Malpractice Law
James J. McAlpin, Jr. (2010) - Banking Law
Frank S. McGaughey (1995) (10) - Trusts and Estates
Thomas R. McNeill (2007) - Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities Law
Rick Miller (2006) - Corporate Law
Walter G. Moeling (1995) (10) - Banking Law; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
F. Donald Nelms, Jr. (2005) - Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
E. Penn Nicholson (1995) (10) - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Thomas S. Richey (2009) - Commercial Litigation
Joan B. Sasine (2010) - Environmental Law
Steven G. Schaffer (2007) - Employee Benefits Law
William Brown Shearer, Jr. (2009) - Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
William J. Thompson (2008) (25) - Real Estate Law
Robert Moore Travis (2003) - Commercial Litigation
G. Patrick Watson (2009) - Antitrust Law

Charlotte

Brian T. Atkinson (2010) - Securities Law

Chicago

Jules I. Crystal (2007) - Labor and Employment Law

Dallas

Keith Miles Aurzada (2009) - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Bruce F. Howell (2006) - Health Care Law

Jefferson City

Ann K. Covington (2006) - Appellate Law; Commercial Litigation

Kansas City

Robert M. Barnes (2007) - Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Irvin V. Belzer (2009) - Commercial Litigation
William Perry Brandt (1995) (10) - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation
Laurence M. Frazen (1995) (10) - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Karen L. Garrett (2008) - Banking Law
Gregory G. Johnson (2007) - Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities Law
Herbert M. Kohn (2008) - Technology Law
Steven E. Mauer (2007) - Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Craig S. O'Dear (2008) - Commercial Litigation; Product Liability Litigation
James P. Pryde (2007) - Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law;
   Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Stephen S. Sparks (2010) - Public Finance Law
Mark G. Stingley (2007) - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Robert M. Thompson (2007) - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation
Thomas W. Van Dyke (2009) (20) - Corporate Law

New York

Austin V. Campriello (2003) - Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar; Criminal
   Defense: White-Collar
Robert S. Davis (2006) - Environmental Law; Land Use & Zoning Law
James R. DeVita (2010) - Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Zachary A. Hummel (2010) - Labor and Employment Law
Steven Monteforte (2010) - Real Estate Law
Robert J. Rawn (2005) - Corporate Law
Barry C. Ross (2006) - Real Estate Law

Phoenix

Steven A. Hirsch (2008) - Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
R. Neil Irwin (2007) - Real Estate Law
Robert J. Miller (2010) - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Lucas J. Narducci (2007) - Environmental Law
Lawrence G. Scarborough (2008) - Antitrust Law
Jay A. Zweig (2010) - Labor and Employment Law

Santa Monica

Kenneth R. Costello (2007) - Franchise Law
Lawrence H. Heller (2007) - Trusts and Estates
Jonathan C. Solish (2007) - Franchise Law

St. Louis

Dan H. Ball (2003) - Personal Injury Litigation; Product Liability Litigation
Frederick W. Bartelsmeyer (2005) - International Trade and Finance Law
Brian W. Berglund (1991) (10) - Employee Benefits Law
Lawrence Brody (2008) (25) - Tax Law; Trusts and Estates
James G. Buell (2010) - Real Estate Law
Michael P. Burke (2007) - Labor and Employment Law
Harold R. Burroughs (2009) - Banking Law; Real Estate Law
Elizabeth C. Carver (2010) - Appellate Law
J. Bennett Clark (2006) - Intellectual Property Law
John Michael Clear (2008) (25) - Antitrust Law; Commercial Litigation; Securities Law
Dennis C. Donnelly (2009) (20) - Labor and Employment Law
Victoria I. Goldson (2009) - Real Estate Law
Mark H. Goran (2003) - Health Care Law
Dale A. Guariglia (2008) - Environmental Law
John W. Hoffman (2008) - Real Estate Law
Jerry M. Hunter (2005) - Labor and Employment Law
E. Perry Johnson (2007) - Antitrust Law
Michael Kahn (2001) - Entertainment Law; First Amendment Law; Intellectual
   Property Law; Media Law
J. Mark Klamer (2009) - Securities Law
Ned O. Lemkemeier (2009) (20) - Labor and Employment Law
Don G. Lents (1993) (10) - Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Corporate Law;
   International Trade and Finance Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities Law
Denis P. McCusker (1995) (10) - Corporate Law; International Trade and Finance Law
Walter L. Metcalfe, Jr. (2009) (20) - Corporate Law
George E. Murray (1993) (10) - Real Estate Law
Michael N. Newmark (2008) (25) - Tax Law
James L. Nouss, Jr. (1995) (10) - Corporate Governance and Compliance Law;
   Corporate Law; Securities Law
Gerald R. Ortbals (2007) - First Amendment Law
Lloyd A. Palans (2009) (20) - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Steven J. Poplawski (2009) - Environmental Law
David A. Roodman (2003) - Intellectual Property Law
William F. Seabaugh (2007) - Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Corporate Law;
   Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities Law
Kathleen R. Sherby (2009) (20) - Trusts and Estates
Sarah Roe Sise (2007) - Employee Benefits Law
Peter D. Van Cleve (2007) - Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Lisa A. Van Fleet (1999) (10) - Employee Benefits Law
Thomas E. Wack (1993) (10) - Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation;
   Commercial Litigation
Franklin F. Wallis (2009) (20) - Trusts and Estates
Brian C. Walsh (2010) - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Thomas C. Walsh (1993) (10) - Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial
   Litigation; Intellectual Property Law; Personal Injury Litigation; Securities Law
R. Randall Wang (2001) - Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities Law
Charles A. Weiss (1999) (10) - Commercial Litigation
Gregory D. Willard (2009) (20) - Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Law
Frank P. Wolff, Jr. (2008) - Not for Profit Organization Law
Philip B. Wright (2001) - Tax Law

Washington

John P. Barrie (1991) (10) - Tax Law
William F. Bavinger III (2010) - Corporate Law
James M. Cole (2007) - Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Mary Ann Mancini (2006) - Trusts and Estates
Stanley J. Marcuss (2008) (25) - Corporate Law; International Trade and Finance Law
Rodney F. Page (2008) - Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation
Therese D. Pritchard (2008) - Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Securities Law
Daniel C. Schwartz (2009) - Antitrust Law

(Year) First year the lawyer was listed.
(10) Lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for at least 10 years.
(20) Lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for at least 20 years.
(25) Lawyers who have been listed in Best Lawyers for at least 25 years.

California

Franchise Law

Georgia

Appellate Law*; Banking Law; Employee Benefits Law*; Professional Malpractice Law

Missouri

Antitrust Law*; Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Corporate Governance and Compliance Law*;Entertainment Law*; First Amendment Law*; International Trade and Finance Law; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law*; Media Law*; Mergers & Acquisitions Law*; Securities Law; Technology Law*

Jefferson City

Appellate Law; Commercial Litigation

Kansas City

Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law*; Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law*

Santa Monica

Franchise Law; Trusts and Estates

St. Louis

Antitrust Law*; Appellate Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation*; Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Corporate Law; Entertainment Law*; First Amendment Law*; International Trade and Finance Law; Media Law*; Securities Law; Tax Law*; Technology Law


(*)  Denotes tie with 1 or more other firm(s).

This document provides a general summary and is for information/educational purposes only. It is not intended to be comprehensive, nor does it constitute legal advice. Specific legal advice should always be sought before taking or refraining from taking any action.