Eckert Seamans Lawyers Named among The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 and as Ones to Watch

August 18, 2022

Eckert Seamans today announced more than 70  attorneys from its firm have been named to the 2023 Best Lawyers list in the 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America© and 14 attorneys have been named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

Eric M. Page of the firm’s Richmond office and Scott D. Cessar of the Pittsburgh office were named as “Lawyers of the Year.” Additionally, 37 attorneys were recognized in their first year across the Best Lawyers rankings.

Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer after exhaustive peer review. 

“We are once again proud to announce that Eckert Seamans attorneys are generously represented on 2023 Best Lawyers lists,” said Timothy Q. Hudak, chief executive officer of the firm.  “This honor recognizes the expertise, hard work and peer respect these exceptional attorneys bring to their clients and our firm.”

The complete list of Eckert Seamans attorneys recognized across our multidisciplinary practices for which they were honored, follows below:

LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Richmond

  • Eric M. Page – Information Technology Law -Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Pittsburgh

 

BEST LAWYERS

Boston

Harrisburg, PA

Newark, NJ

Philadelphia, PA

Pittsburgh, PA

Princeton, NJ

Richmond, VA

  • David W. Clarke (2008) [15] Administrative/ Regulatory Law Communications Law -Energy Law -Government Relations Practice
  • Karen S. Elliott (2013) [10 Employment Law – Management Labor Law – Management
  • William H. Hurd (2007) [15 Appellate Practice Education Law
  • Matthew B. Kirsner (2011) [10] Commercial Litigation
  • Michael A. Montgomery (2007) [15] -Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Eric M. Page (2007) [15] Administrative/ Regulatory Law Communications Law -Energy Law -Information Technology Law Insurance Law -Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Municipal Law
  • Christopher L. Perkins (2013) [10] -Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/ Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Washington, D.C.

White Plains, NY

Wilmington, DE

  • Patrick M. Brannigan (*) – Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants
  • Joel M. Doner (*) – Litigation – Insurance -Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Mark L. Reardon (*) Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants – Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Colleen D. Shields (*) -Commercial Litigation

(Year) First year the lawyer was listed in the published practice area.

(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers.

[#] Milestone of years recognized by Best Lawyers.

 

BEST LAWYERS: ONES TO WATCH

Boston

Harrisburg, PA

Newark, NJ

  • Ezra H. Alter (2022) -Litigation – Labor and Employment, Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants
  • Misha Shah (2022) -Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants

Philadelphia, PA

  • Samuel M. Franklin (2021) -Real Estate Law
  • Eli Granek (2021) -Commercial Litigation -Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions – Defendants
  • Jenna P. Torres (*) -Intellectual Property Law Litigation – Intellectual Property

Pittsburgh, PA

Washington, D.C.

  • Jeffrey P. Brundage (2021) Commercial Litigation
  • Jessica A. Glajch (2021) -Commercial Litigation

Wilmington, DE

(Year) First year the lawyer was listed in the published practice area.

(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers : Ones to Watch.

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