26 Zuckerman Spaeder LLP Attorneys Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP is pleased to announce that 26 of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Firm-wide, 15 attorneys are listed in the white collar criminal defense category—more than any other firm in the country, making Zuckerman Spaeder Best Lawyers ’“Top-Listed” firm in the U.S. for white collar criminal defense. Zuckerman Spaeder attorneys are recognized in 23 other categories, including 14 attorneys in commercial litigation and seven for bet-the-company litigation.

Zuckerman Spaeder’s Baltimore and Tampa offices are also top-listed for white collar criminal defense in their respective cities. In addition, the Baltimore office is top-listed in white collar legal defense, legal malpractice law and ERISA litigation for the state of Maryland.

The following Zuckerman Spaeder attorneys are listed in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America:

Washington DC

New York

  • Paul Shechtman: Appellate Practice, White Collar Criminal Defense
  • James Sottile: Insurance Law



  • Herbert Better: Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Mediation, White Collar Criminal Defense
  • John J. Connolly: Appellate Practice
  • Martin S. Himeles, Jr.: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Securities Litigation, White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Daniel P. Moylan: Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law—Defendants
  • William J. Murphy: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Robert T. Shaffer: Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation, Labor and Employment Litigation, Real Estate Litigation
  • Cy Smith: Commercial Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Health Care Law, Legal Malpractice Law—Plaintiffs

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