Eckert Seamans Recognized in Chambers USA 2022

June 9, 2022

Chambers USA 2022 ranked Eckert Seamans as a leading law firm in several practice areas on a national and state level. Chambers & Partners is a prominent UK-based publishing organization that ranks lawyers and law firms based on robust editorial research and direct conversations with lawyers and clients.

Notably, Eckert Seamans’ Aviation practice was ranked nationally in Transportation: Aviation Regulatory and the firm’s Hospitality practice was ranked nationally in Leisure & Hospitality.

In Pennsylvania, the firm’s Bankruptcy & RestructuringConstructionand Commercial Litigation groups were recognized among the Commonwealth’s top practices.

In addition, the firm’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring group was recognized among the top practices in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Additionally, clients and peers recognized 10 of our lawyers as “Ranked Lawyers” in America’s Leading Business Lawyers by Chambers USA:

BANKING & FINANCE (PENNSYLVANIA): Joan N. Stern from the firm’s Philadelphia office.

BANKRUPTCY/RESTRUCTURING (VIRGINIA and PENNSYLVANIA): Christopher L. Perkins of the firm’s Richmond office and Karen Lee “Kitt” Turner from the firm’s Philadelphia office.


CONSTRUCTION (PENNSYLVANIA): Scott D. Cessar and Christopher R. Opalinski, both from the firm’s Pittsburgh office.

LEISURE & HOSPITALITY (NATIONWIDE): Timothy Q. Hudak, CEO and a member in the firm’s Pittsburgh office and Patricia S. Mahlstedt, also from the firm’s Pittsburgh office.

TRANSPORTATION: AVIATION: REGULATORY (NATIONWIDE): Evelyn D. Sahr and Drew M. Derco, both from the firm’s Washington D.C. office.

Chambers’ rankings are compiled through assessment of firms’ work and opinions from external market sources, with an emphasis on client feedback. Firms and lawyers must demonstrate sustained excellence to be ranked in the guide.

View the full 2022 Chambers USA rankings here.

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