BENCHMARK LITIGATION TOP 100 TRIAL LAWYERS 2017


The following individuals have been ranked as the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America for the Benchmark Litigation 2017 research cycle. The winners were chosen on a geographically diverse and intensive peer-and-client review-driven study over the six months of the research as being the elite trial strategists in their respective fields. Congratulations to all the winners of this high honor.

Elkan Abramowitz Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello
Floyd Abrams Cahill Gordon & Reindel
Peter Bicks Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
David Boies Boies Schiller & Flexner
Michael Carlinsky Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
William Carmody Susman Godfrey
Evan Chesler Cravath Swaine & Moore
Robert Giuffra Sullivan & Cromwell
Sandra Goldstein Cravath Swaine & Moore
Nicholas Gravante Boies Schiller & Flexner
Salvatore Graziano Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann
Helen Gredd Lankler Siffert & Wohl
Richard Heimann Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
Gregory Joseph Joseph Hage Aronson
Marc Kasowitz Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman
Jeffrey Kessler Winston & Strawn
Jay Lefkowitz Kirkland & Ellis
Andrew Levander Dechert
Richard Marooney King & Spalding
Randy Mastro Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
Steven Molo MoloLamken
Sean Murphy Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy
Gary Naftalis Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel
Michael Paskin Cravath Swaine & Moore
James Quinn Weil Gotshal & Manges
Phllippe Selendy Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Gerald Shargel Winston & Strawn
Orin Snyder Gibson Dunn & Crutcher
Louis Solomon Greenberg Traurig
Stephen Susman Susman Godfrey
Ted Wells Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
David Woll Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
Mike Brock Kirkland & Ellis
William Burck Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Dane Butswinkas Williams & Connolly
Michael Hausfeld Hausfeld
Heidi Hubbard Williams & Connolly
Tara Lee Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Richard Parker O'Melveny & Myers
Laura Shores Kaye Scholer
Robert Van Kirk Williams & Connolly
Reid Weingarten Steptoe & Johnson
Beth Wilkinson Wilkinson Walsh + Eskovitz
Cristina Arguedas Arguedas Cassman & Headley
Elizabeth Cabraser Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein
Morgan Chu Irell & Manella
Thomas Girardi Girardi & Keese
Patricia Glaser Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro
John Hueston Hueston Hennigan
John Keker Keker & Van Nest
Ronald Olson Munger Tolles & Olson
Debra Pole Sidley Austin
John Quinn Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Daralyn Durie Durie Tangri
Edward Reines Weil Gotshal & Manges
Robert Van Nest Keker & Van Nest
Charles Verhoeven Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
Ervin Gonzalez Colson Hicks Eidson
Eugene Stearns Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson
Samuel Baxter McKool Smith
David Beck Beck Redden
Douglas Cawley McKool Smith
Mark Lanier The Lanier Law Firm
Robin Gibbs Gibbs & Bruns
Mike Lynn Lynn Pinker Cox & Hurst
Mike McKool McKool Smith
Kathy Patrick Gibbs & Bruns
Barrett Reasoner Gibbs & Bruns
Harry Reasoner Vinson & Elkins
Anna Rotman Kirkland & Ellis
Philip Beck Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott
Maja Eaton Sidley Austin
George Lombardi Winston & Strawn
Emily Nicklin Kirkland & Ellis
John Treece Sidley Austin
Dan Webb Winston & Strawn
Fred Bartlit, Jr. Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott
Michael Ciresi Ciresi Conlin
Jan Conlin Ciresi Conlin
Stuart Grant Grant & Eisenhofer
Lori Cohen Greenberg Traurig
Ray Persons King & Spalding
Chilton Varner King & Spalding
Charles Faruki Faruki Ireland & Cox
Theodore Grossman Jones Day
Michael Ungar Ulmer & Berne
Elizabeth Wright Thompson Hine
John Zeiger Zeiger Tigges & Little
Joseph "Buddy" Brown Cunningham Bounds
Robert Cunningham Cunningham Bounds
Samuel Franklin Lightfoot Franklin & White
Christy Jones Butler Snow O'Mara Stevens & Cannada
James Campbell Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy
William Lee WilmerHale
Joan Lukey Choate Hall & Stewart
Joan McPhee Ropes & Gray
Brien O'Connor Ropes & Gray
Nina Gussack Pepper Hamilton
William Hangley Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller
Robert Adams Shook Hardy & Bacon