For 14th Consecutive Year, Van Ness Feldman Attorneys Are Among the Best Lawyers in America

August 15, 2018

Washington, D.C. and Seattle– Van Ness Feldman is pleased to announce that over half of the firm’s partners have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019.  This year’s honorees are ranked in the following practice areas: Energy, Energy-Regulatory, Environmental, Government Relations, Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning, Litigation – Real Estate, Native American, Natural Resources, Oil and Gas, Real Estate, Transportation, Utility and Water Law.   

We are also delighted by the recognition of Brian O'Neill as Energy Regulatory Lawyer of the year for 2019. 

Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 60,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

2019 Van Ness Feldman Professionals listed in Best Lawyers by Practice Area:

Energy

Lawrence Acker
John Buchovecky
Paul Korman
Matthew Love
Malcolm McLellan
Margaret (Peg) Moore                 
Brian O’Neill
Susan Olenchuk
Marlys Palumbo
Doug Smith
Ben Yamagata

Energy Regulatory

Lawrence Acker
Malcolm McLellan
Brian O'Neill
Marlys Palumbo

Environmental

Brent Carson
Kyle Danish
Jay Derr
Adam Gravley
Dale Johnson
Tadas Kisielius  
Molly Lawrence
Matthew Love
Malcolm McLellan
Alan Mintz
Marlys Palumbo
Dick Penna
T.C. Richmond 

Government Relations Law

Bob Szabo

Land Use and Zoning

Brent Carson
Jay Derr
Duncan Greene
Tadas Kisielius
Molly Lawrence
T.C. Richmond

Litigation-Environmental

Brent Carson
Kyle Danish
Jay Derr
Stephen Fotis
Adam Gravley
Tadas Kisielius
Molly Lawrence
Matthew Love
T.C. Richmond

Litigation-Land Use and Zoning                 

Brent Carson
Jay Derr
Molly Lawrence

Litigation-Real Estate

Brent Carson

Native American Law       

Richard Agnew
Edward Gehres
Matthew Love
Dan Press
Jonathan Simon

Natural Resources

Lawrence Acker
Richard Agnew
Matthew Love
Margaret (Peg) Moore

Oil and Gas

Lawrence Acker
Paul Korman
Brian O’Neill

Real Estate

Jay Derr
Joel Gordon
Molly Lawrence
Susan Shyne

Transportation

Michael McBride

Utility Law

Adam Gravley

Water

Adam Gravley   

 


 

 

With over 100 professionals in Washington, DC and Seattle, Van Ness Feldman is known for the enduring relationships we build with clients.  The firm is a nationwide leader in law and government relations pertaining to energy, the environment, natural resources, native affairs, health care, land use, and real estate.