The Firm is pleased to announce that Chambers USA has once again recognized Halloran & Sage’s practice areas and individual attorneys with its 2018 edition. An international publisher of legal profession guides, Chambers is esteemed worldwide for its detailed research and review process. Law firms and individual lawyers are ranked and assessed on the quality of technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
Halloran & Sage’s Environmental and Real Estate practice areas were ranked, and the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions practice area was selected as a “Noted Practitioner.” According to Chambers, the Environmental team’s areas of excellence include matters related to regulation, brownfields redevelopment and insurance defense, and it is exceptional in litigation involving environmental contamination and cleanup. Chambers also noted that the Real Estate team is experienced in handling all aspects of major real estate developments, and offers notable skill in financing and leasing. Sources say the firm is "extremely professional, customer-centric and very knowledgeable about the law."
Partners ranked within Chambers are as follows:
Ann Catino was ranked as a “Notable Practitioner” in the Environment category, and "She's very strong in the area of solid waste management," according to a quoted client. She also receives praise for her "strong experience in remediation and redevelopment projects." Her practice additionally involves permitting and regulatory disputes, and her clients include municipalities and private developers. Clients value that she is "very knowledgeable about her work" and "knows the law in and out.”
James Maher, ranked in Chambers’ Real Estate category, is considered by one interviewee to be an "a trusted adviser and excellent lawyer." According to Chambers, Maher handles a wide array of real estate transactions, including financing, leasing and developments. He advises lenders, developers, property owners and tenants.
Henry Beck and Suzanne Scibilia were ranked in the Corporate M&A field. About Henry, one interviewee reported, "He knows my business inside and out and is a key third party resource for my business. He's smart, articulate, great at contracts and has an excellent support network around him." He is noted for his skilled handling of domestic and international M&A matters. Suzanne was named a “Recognised Practitioner.”
Arnold Menchel was ranked in the Healthcare field as a “Recognised Practictioner”.
Joseph Fortner was ranked as a “Recognised Practitioner” in the General Commercial Litigation field.
Chambers employs a team of 170 full-time editors and researchers to conduct interviews, identify, and rank the world’s best lawyers who exceed client expectations by delivering the highest level of technical capability, business acumen, service and value. Visit Chambers USA’s website for more information on the selection process.
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