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Best Lawyers in America Names 50 Foley Hoag Attorneys in 2023 Rankings

August 18, 2022

Firm sees notable increase in lawyer recognitions

Best Lawyers has listed 50 Foley Hoag lawyers in its 2023 U.S. edition - an increase of 47% over last year.

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 150 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. For 2023, the number of Foley Hoag lawyers recognized as Ones to Watch more than doubled since the 2022 listing.

The following Foley Hoag attorneys and practices are represented in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America:
  • Susan Abelleira: Patent Law
  • Alexander Akhiezer, Patent Law
  • Thomas Barker: Health Care Law
  • Robert L. Birnbaum: Corporate Law; Venture Capital Law
  • Kathleen Brill: Environmental Law; Land Use and Zoning Law
  • James W. Bucking: Employment Law - Management; Labor Law - Management; Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Sarah Burg: Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Stefanie D. Cantor: Litigation - Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates
  • Brian Carey: Health Care Law
  • Christopher Cawley: Tax Law
  • Kevin Conroy: Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Kristyn DeFilipp: Commercial Litigation
  • Thomas Draper: Banking & Finance Law
  • Jonathan M. Ettinger: Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
  • Christopher Feudo: Labor Law - Management
  • Barbara A. Fiacco: Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent
  • David R. Geiger: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Amy Haberman: Immigration Law
  • Mark A. Haddad: Corporate Law
  • David P. Halstead: Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
  • Robert P. Haney: Commercial Litigation
  • Tad Heuer: Land Use and Zoning Law
  • August T. Horvath: Antitrust Law
  • Seth D. Jaffe: Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
  • Adam P. Kahn: Environmental Law; Litigation - Environmental
  • 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
  • Teresa Martland: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Douglas McGarrah: Environmental Law
  • Anthony Mirenda: Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Christopher Mosley: Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law
  • Jeffrey Mullan: Real Estate Law
  • Martin F. Murphy: Bet-the-Company Litigation; Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Lynn Neils: Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Martin C. Pentz: Litigation - Environmental
  • N. Scott Pierce: Patent Law
  • Jeffrey L. Quillen: Venture Capital Law
  • Michael Rosen: Employment Law - Management
  • Peter M. Rosenblum: Corporate Law
  • Andrew Z. Schwartz: Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • DeAnn Smith: Patent Law
  • Donald R. Ware: Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent
  • Lisa C. Wood: Litigation - Antitrust
  • Brooke Yates: Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Litigation - Construction; Litigation - Insurance
  • Stephen P. Younger: Appellate Practice; Arbitration; Mediation
  • Colin J. Zick: Health Care Law; Privacy and Data Security Law
In addition, the 2023 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 2023, Best Lawyers recognized two 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.
  • Thomas Draper: Banking and Finance Law; Boston
  • Jonathan Ettinger: Environmental Law; Boston
Ones to Watch

The 2023 Ones to Watch list highlights attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in America who have been in private practice for between five and nine years. Lawyers recognized were positively recommended by their peers – other lawyers in private practice.
  • Allison Anderson: Labor and Employment Law - Employee; Labor and Employment Law - Management
  • Yoni Bard: Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Stephen Bartlett: Real Estate Law
  • Brendan Burke: Corporate Governance and Compliance Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Rebecca Gerome: Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bryant Godfrey: Health Care Law
  • Laura Gradel: Commercial Litigation
  • James Gross: Appellate Practice
  • Juan Pablo Hugues: Alternative Dispute Resolution; Litigation - Construction
  • Aaron Lang: Administrative / Regulatory Law; Commercial Litigation
  • Andrew London: Health Care Law
  • Jennifer Macarchuk: Intellectual Property Law
  • Sara Mattern: Energy Law; Venture Capital Law
  • Joanna McDonough: Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Jeremy W. Meisinger: Administrative/Regulatory Law
  • Tina Papagiannopoulos: Antitrust Law
  • Mark Potash: Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Venture Capital Law
  • Nicholas Renzler: Commercial Litigation
  • Madeleine Rodriguez: Commercial Litigation
  • Tracy Roosevelt: Government Relations Practice
  • Caroline Samp: Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Anna Snook: Venture Capital Law

Key Contacts

Juan Pablo Hugues

International Associate

Washington, DC

202-394-6572