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Best Lawyers in America Names 32 Foley Hoag Attorneys in 2021 Rankings

August 20, 2020

Best Lawyers has listed 32 Foley Hoag lawyers in its 2021 U.S. edition.

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical region and legal practice area. In the United States, Best Lawyers publishes an annual referral guide, The Best Lawyers in America, which includes attorneys in 140 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The guide also recognized several Foley Hoag attorneys as Lawyers of the Year and Ones to Watch.

The following Foley Hoag attorneys and practices are mentioned in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America:
  • Susan Abelleira: Patent Law
  • Thomas Barker: Health Care Law
  • Joseph J. Basile: Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Robert L. Birnbaum: Corporate Law; Venture Capital Law
  • James W. Bucking: Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Stefanie D. Cantor: Litigation - Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates
  • Thomas Draper: Banking & Finance Law
  • Jonathan M. Ettinger: Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
  • Barbara A. Fiacco: Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent
  • David R. Geiger: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Mark A. Haddad: Corporate Law
  • David P. Halstead: Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
  • August T. Horvath: Antitrust Law
  • Seth D. Jaffe: Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
  • Adam P. Kahn: Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
  • Michael B. Keating: Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Paul T. Kim: FDA Law
  • William R. Kolb: Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Areta L. Kupchyk: Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice; FDA Law
  • Nicola Lemay: Litigation and Controversy - Tax; Tax Law
  • Kenneth S. Leonetti: Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Jeffrey I.D. Lewis: Litigation - Intellectual Property; Patent Law
  • Martin F. Murphy: Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Martin C. Pentz: Litigation - Environmental
  • Jeffrey L. Quillen: Venture Capital Law
  • Peter M. Rosenblum: Corporate Law
  • Daniel Schimmel: Arbitration
  • Andrew Z. Schwartz: Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Nicholas C. Theodorou: Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Donald R. Ware: Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent
  • Lisa C. Wood: Litigation - Antitrust
  • Colin J. Zick: Health Care Law; Privacy and Data Security Law
In addition, the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America made the following distinctions:

Lawyers of the Year
Best Lawyers' Lawyer of the Year recognition is awarded annually to one standout lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. For 2021, Best Lawyers recognized three Foley Hoag partners.Selections are based on voting averages received during peer-review assessments conducted by Best Lawyers with thousands of lawyers throughout the year.
  • Seth D. Jaffe: Environmental Law; Boston
  • Adam P. Kahn: Environmental Litigation; Boston
  • Lisa C. Wood: Antitrust Litigation; Boston

Ones to Watch
This inaugural Ones to Watch list highlights the most promising younger lawyers in the U.S. who have been in private practice for between five and 10 years. Lawyers recognized were positively recommended by their peers – other lawyers in private practice.
  • Julia Amrhein: Commercial Litigation
  • Allison Anderson: Labor and Employment Law - Management
  • Samuel Bauer: Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Brendan Burke: Corporate Governance and Compliance Law
  • Andrew London: Health Care Law
  • Jennifer Macarchuk: Intellectual Property Law
  • Tina Papagiannopoulos: Antitrust Law

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