AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell for over 28 years.
2006-2018 – Selected for inclusion in the 2006-2018 editions of The Best Lawyers in America©. Listed in the current edition for Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White- Collar; Litigation-Construction; Litigation-Environmental.
2018 – Named the Best Lawyers® 2018 Litigation-Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland.
2004-2018 – Selected to Ohio Super Lawyers list. Areas of practice: Criminal Defense: White Collar; Environmental Litigation; Commercial Litigation.
2018 – Named by Ohio Super Lawyers to its 2018 “Top 100” Ohio attorneys list and its 2018 “Top 50 Cleveland Area” attorneys list. These lists include those lawyers who ranked highest in the 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.
2005-2018 – Selected for inclusion in Chambers USA 2018. Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (Ohio).
2016 – Received Lifetime Achievement Membership among “America’s Top 100 Attorneys®.”
2016 – Named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Litigation-Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland.
2015 – Named by Super Lawyers to its 2015 “Top 100 Ohio Attorneys” list and its 2015 “Top 50 Cleveland Attorneys” list.
2015 – Named the Best Lawyers® 2015 Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland. 2015 – Named a member of The National Association of Distinguished Counsel.
2013 – Selected for inclusion in the London-based publication, “The International Who’s Who of Business Crime Defence Lawyers 2013.”
2013 – Named the Best Lawyers® 2013 Litigation-Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland.
Fellow, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
American and Ohio Bar Associations
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
Master Bencher, The Judge John M. Manos Inn of Court
Life Member, Conference of the Eighth Judicial District of Ohio
Member, Judicial Advisory Committee to the U.S. District Court (Northern District of Ohio)
Member of Panel of Mediators for Commercial Disputes – Cuyahoga County, Ohio Common Pleas Court