Shook New Faces, Lawyers of the Year Selected for “Best Lawyers” for 2022

Shook is honored to have 77 attorneys selected as Best Lawyers® for 2022. This includes three “Lawyers of the Year” and 30 “Ones to Watch” for early-career attorneys. The attorneys selected serve Shook’s health, science and technology clients in a variety of core areas including product liability litigation, environmental law, commercial litigation, intellectual property and mass tort and class action, among other areas. Shook Chair Madeleine McDonough is ranked as a Best Lawyer for FDA Law for the seventh year.

Shook attorneys selected as a “Lawyer of the Year” including the following partners: 

  • John Barkett (Environmental Law);
  • Dave Erickson (Litigation – Environmental), who co-chairs Shook’s Environmental and Toxic Tort Litigation Practice; and
  • Sean Wajert (Mass Tort Litigation and Class Actions – Defendants), who leads the firm’s Philadelphia office.

“Best Lawyers,” “Lawyer of the Year” and “Ones to Watch” distinctions are based on independent peer evaluations. The following Shook attorneys were selected for their high level of client service and professionalism.

Joshua Becker (Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Anna Sumner Pieschel (Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendant, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)*

Richard L. Campbell (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)

Hugh A. Abrams (Litigation – Intellectual Property, Patent Law)
Gary M. Elden (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Litigation – Securities)
Gary M. Miller (Commercial Litigation)
Lynn H. Murray (Insurance Law)
David Schoenfeld (Insurance Law)

Sharon A. Israel (Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law)
Robert H. Reckers (Litigation – Intellectual Property)*

Irvine (Orange County)
Michelle M. Fujimoto (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)

Kansas City
Robert T. Adams (Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Mark D. Anstoetter (Litigation – Environmental, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants)
Jennifer Artman (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)*
David R. Erickson (Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants)
Thomas J. Grever (Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental)
Michael J. Gross (Patent Law)*
Sandra T. Hawley (Real Estate Law)
Justin J. Johl (Litigation – Labor and Employment)
Matthew D. Keenan (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Patrick A. Lujin (Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent)
James P. Muehlberger (Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants)
Joseph M. Rebein (Commercial Litigation)
William R. Sampson (Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Terry J. Satterlee (Litigation – Environmental)
Scott W. Sayler (Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants)
James F. Thompson (Litigation – Environmental)
David B. Thorne (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Gene E. Voigts (Commercial Litigation)
Trent Webb (Litigation – Intellectual Property)

John M. Barkett (Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Mediation)
Carlos F. Concepción (International Arbitration – Commercial)
William P. Geraghty (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Kenneth J. Reilly (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Daniel B. Rogers (Appellate Practice)
Alfred Saikali (Privacy and Data Security Law)*

Eben S. Flaster (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Thomas M. Goutman (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Robert A. Limbacher (Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Sean P. Wajert (Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)

San Francisco
Alicia J. Donahue (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Michael F. Healy (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)
Tammy B. Webb (Product Liability Litigation – Defendants)

Bart Eppenauer (Litigation – Patent, Patent Law) 

Daniel F. Molony (Product Liability Litigation - Defendants)
Laura Whitmore (Appellate Practice)

Washington, D.C.
William C. Martucci (Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment)
Madeleine M. McDonough (FDA Law)


*Denotes new in 2022