In its 2019 guide, The Legal 500 U.S. ranked Pillsbury as a leader in 30 practices areas nationwide, with 125 individual lawyers earning 146 recognitions.

Of note, 20 Pillsbury lawyers were recognized in two or more areas and seven were honored as “Leading Lawyers,” the top ranking category for individuals. These lawyers were: James Alberg (Outsourcing); Charles Donley (Transportation Aviation Regulatory); John Heisse (Construction); Mark Lessard (Asset Finance & Leasing); Aaron Oser (Outsourcing); Jonathan Russo (Corporate/M&A); and Christopher Wall (International Trade). Additionally, Melissa Jones-Prus (Asset Finance & Leasing); James McPhillips (Outsourcing); Meighan O’Reardon (Outsourcing); and Clark Thiel (Construction) were named “Next Generation Lawyers” and Matthew Rabinowitz (International Trade) was praised as a “Rising Star.”

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The Legal 500 rankings are based on a series of criteria highlighting the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Their research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have deep experience in the legal market.

James L. Alberg, Stephen B. Amdur, Jack S. Barufka, David S. Baxter, Stephan E. Becker, Brian M. Blum, Keith J. Blum, Nora E. Burke, Thomas A. Campbell, Todd J. Canni, Norman F. Carlin, Nathaniel M. Cartmell III, Anthony B. Cavender, James T. Chudy, Benjamin J. Cote, Jorge A. del Calvo, Patrick J. Devine, James V. Dick, Julie A. Divola, David B. Dixon, Charles F. Donley II, Patrick A. Doody, Mario F. Dottori, Mark E. Elliott, Jeremy D. Erickson, Bruce A. Ericson, Richard J. Evans, Brian E. Finch, Nancy A. Fischer, Scott R. Flick, Michael Robert Flynn, Carolina A. Fornos, Maria T. Galeno, Jeffrey R. Gans, Peter M. Gillon, Jason P. Greenberg, John M. Grenfell, Jeffrey B. Grill, Thomas Klaus Gump, William S. Hale, P.E., Amanda G. Halter, Alexander D. Hardiman, Sheila McCafferty Harvey, John R. Heisse, Mark R. Hellerer, Thomas C. Hill, Mike Hird, Rachel B. Horsch, Justin D. Hovey, Peter J. Hunt, Laura C. Hurtado, Aaron R. Hutman, Michael Evan Jaffe, Joseph D. Jean, Laura J. Ochoa, John E. Jensen, Melissa B. Jones-Prus, Steven Kaplan, Colin T. Kemp, Donald G. Kilpatrick, Jeffrey A. Knight, Michael Kosnitzky, Andrew D. Lanphere, Markenzy Lapointe, Anne C. Lefever, Allison M. Leopold Tilley, Melissa C. Lesmes, Mark N. Lessard, Thomas T. Liu, Thomas V. Loran III, James J. Masetti, Miles S. Mason, Michael S. McDonough, Alicia M. McKnight, Michael S. McNamara, Christopher J. McNevin, James W. McPhillips, Catherine D. Meyer, Ivan Mitev, Elizabeth Vella Moeller, Matthew W. Morrison, Vipul N. Nishawala, Jonathan M. Ocker, Meighan E. O'Reardon, Aaron M. Oser, Charlotta Otterbeck, Christopher H. Patay, Christina F. Pearson, Lee G. Petro, Stanley F. Pierson, Roxane A. Polidora, Matthew R. Rabinowitz, Michael T. Reese, Glenn S. Richards, Christine L. Richardson, James M. Rishwain, Jr., Michael R. Rizzo, Robert B. Robbins, Josh Romanow, Margaret Rosegay, Jonathan J. Russo, Christian A. Salaman, Craig J. Saperstein, Edward W. Sauer, Cindy V. Schlaefer, Kevin J. Slattum, Jacob R. Sorensen, William M. Sullivan, Jr., Clark Thiel, Deborah S. Thoren-Peden, Robert B. Thum, Alex D. Tomaszczuk, Christopher R. Wall, Robert L. Wallan, Wayne M. Whitlock, Antitrust & Competition, Litigation, Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense, Consumer Class Actions, Construction, International Trade, Securities Litigation & Enforcement, Government Contracts & Disputes, Executive Compensation & Benefits, Energy, Environmental Litigation, Environmental & Natural Resources, Mergers & Acquisitions, Emerging Growth & Venture Capital, Mass Media, Technology & Media, Media & Entertainment, Technology Transactions, Business Process Outsourcing, Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy, Regulatory, Projects, Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning, Tax, Asset Finance, Aviation, Aerospace & Transportation - Regulatory, Energy