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The Best Lawyers in America™ 2024 names 21 Jones Day lawyers across 20 practice areas in Pittsburgh

The 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America™ has recognized 21 Jones Day lawyers across 20 different areas of practice in the Pittsburgh Office. Two lawyers were named as Lawyers of the Year, and seven lawyers across nine different practice areas were named "Ones To Watch." The lawyers named to the list are as follows:

Best Lawyers:

  • Tarek F. Abdalla | Construction Law; Litigation-Construction
  • Scott W. Brady (New to the list in 2024) | Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Kimberly A. Brown | Commercial Litigation
  • Matthew R. Divelbiss | Insurance Law
  • Laura E. Ellsworth | Commercial Litigation; Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law
  • Michael H. Ginsberg | Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; and Litigation-Insurance
  • John D. Goetz | Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants; and Product Liability Litigation-Defendants
  • David A. Grubman | Corporate Law
  • Rebekah Byers Kcehowski | Commercial Litigation
  • James T. Kitchen (Jimmy) | Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Fran Muracca | Litigation and Controversy-Tax; Tax Law; and Trusts and Estates
  • Paul "Mickey" Pohl | Bet-the Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; and Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants
  • Roy A. Powell | Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; and Litigation-Construction
  • James S. Urban | Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management; and Litigation-Labor and Employment

Lawyers of the Year:

  • Laura E. Ellsworth | Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants
  • Paul "Mickey" Pohl | Product Liability Litigation-Defendants

Ones to Watch:

  • Ryan T. Drzemiecki (New to the list in 2024) | Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; and Technology Law
  • Peter M. McCall | Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; and Litigation-Construction
  • Katherine J. McLay | Litigation-Labor and Employment
  • Ryan T. Nelson | Commercial Litigation
  • Joseph N. Parsons | Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law
  • John Paul Putney | Commercial Litigation
  • Brian W. Sullivan | Banking and Finance Law

Best Lawyers® compiles its listings at the conclusion of a months-long peer-review process, during which their researchers ask leading attorneys from specific practice areas and geographic regions about the professional abilities of their colleagues.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 40 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.