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Forty-one Nutter Lawyers Named 2018 Best Lawyers in America©

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Nutter announced that 41 attorneys spanning the breadth of the firm’s practice groups have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 list. Thirty percent of the firm’s attorneys were selected, and Nutter received recognition for the first time in the categories of Litigation – Intellectual Property; Patent Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; and Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law.

Three Nutter lawyers were named Best Lawyers 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in Boston: Robert Fishman in Real Estate Law, William Kirchick in Trusts and Estates, and Andrew McElaney in Product Liability Litigation – Defendants. The Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” is a prestigious honor named to only one lawyer per practice area within each metropolitan region, based on the highest peer ratings received. In addition, David C. Henderson was selected in three categories: Employment Law – Individuals; Employment Law – Management; and Litigation – Labor and Employment.

The following Nutter attorneys were ranked in The Best Lawyers in America© listing for 2018:

Banking and Finance Law

  • Kenneth F. Ehrlich
  • Michael K. Krebs

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

  • John G. Loughnane

Corporate Law

  • Constantine Alexander
  • James E. Dawson

Corporate Governance Law

  • Alexander S. Glovsky

Commercial Litigation

  • Nelson G. Apjohn
  • Kenneth R. Berman
  • Stephen J. Brake

Criminal Defense: White Collar

  • Jonathan L. Kotlier 

Employment Law – Individuals

  • David C. Henderson

Employment Law – Management

  • David C. Henderson
  • Liam T. O’Connell

Environmental Law

  • Michael A. Leon
  • Mary K. Ryan
  • Michael E. Scott

Equipment Finance Law

  • Philip R. Rosenblatt

Financial Services Regulation Law

  • Kenneth F. Ehrlich

Land Use and Zoning Law

  • Robert A. Fishman
  • Mary T. Marshall

Litigation – Environmental

  • Mary K. Ryan

Litigation – Intellectual Property

  • Paul J. Cronin
  • James C. Hall

Litigation – Labor and Employment

  • David C. Henderson

Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

  • Ian Roffman

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

  • Adam B. Ghander

Non-Profit / Charities Law

  • Melissa Sampson McMorrow

Patent Law

  • Ronald E. Cahill
  • Konstantin M. Linnik

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

  • Adam B. Ghander

Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

  • Nelson G. Apjohn
  • Andrew J. McElaney, Jr. *Best Lawyers 2018 Lawyer of the Year
  • David L. Ferrera

Real Estate Law

  • Marianne Ajemian
  • Paul J. Ayoub
  • Michael F. Burke
  • Robert A. Fishman *Best Lawyers 2018 Lawyer of the Year
  • Beth H. Mitchell
  • Michael E. Scott
  • Timothy M. Smith
  • Michael D. Zabowsky

Tax Law

  • Michael E. Mooney

Trusts and Estates

  • Peter R. Brown
  • Natalie B. Choate
  • Julia Cosentino
  • Thomas P. Jalkut
  • William D. Kirchick *Best Lawyers 2018 Lawyer of the Year
  • Deborah J. Manus
  • Kevin M. Meuse

Called “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice,” by Corporate Counsel magazine, Best Lawyers is considered one of the premier and unbiased listings of lawyers in the country. Recipients are selected based on an annual peer-review survey, which Best Lawyers has conducted for over 25 years and is now based on more than 6.7 million votes. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed.

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About Nutter

Nutter is a top-tier, Boston-based law firm that provides legal counsel to industry-leading companies, early stage entrepreneurs, institutions, foundations, and families, across the country and around the world. The firm’s lawyers are known for their client-centric approach and extensive experience in business and finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and land use, labor and employment, tax, and trusts and estates. Co-founded in 1879 by Louis D. Brandeis, who later became a renowned justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Nutter is dedicated to helping companies prosper in today’s fast-paced business environment. For more information, please visit and follow us on Twitter at @NutterLaw.

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