Press Release

Burns & Levinson Announces 32 Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America 2020

August 15, 2019


Burns & Levinson announced today that 32 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America. We proudly congratulate the firm’s recognized attorneys for 2020:

Ronald P. Barriere (Family Law)

Brian D. Bixby (Family Law, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Trusts and Estates)

Laura L. Carroll (Litigation – Intellectual Property)

Cornelius J. Chapman (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)

Richard Coen (Municipal Law)

Sean O. Coffey (Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental)

Clifford R. Cohen (Trusts and Estates)

Jerry Cohen (Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law, Trademark Law)

Elizabeth G. Crowley (Family Law)

Lisa M. Cukier (Family Law, Trusts and Estates)

Robert D. Friedman (Commercial Litigation)

Francine Gardikas (Family Law)

Mary Katherine Geraghty (Employment Law – Individuals)

Steven C. Goodwin (Trusts and Estates)

Lawrence G. Green (Commercial Litigation)

Evelyn A. Haralampu (Employee Benefits [ERISA] Law)

Eric G. Kaviar (Litigation – Intellectual Property)

Dennis J. Kelly (Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar)

Michael D. MacClary (Real Estate Law)

Joseph M. Maraia (Copyright Law)

Paul R. Mastrocola (Litigation – Labor and Employment)

Andrew J. Merken (Corporate Law)

Ronda P. Moore (Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice, Patent Law)

Deborah J. Peckham (Litigation- Intellectual Property)

David P. Rosenblatt  (Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental)

Paul M.­ Sanford (Litigation – Trusts and Estates)

Mark Schonfeld (Litigation – Intellectual Property)

Laura R. Studen (Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Individuals, Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment)

George N. Tobia, Jr. (Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television, Entertainment Law – Music)

Donald E. Vaughan (Real Estate Law)

Josef B. Volman (Business Organizations [including LLCs and Partnerships])

Ellen J. Zucker (Commercial Litigation)

About Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. Best Lawyers employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services.

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