For 9th Consecutive Year, Van Ness Feldman Professionals Are Among the Best Lawyers in America

September 9, 2013

Washington, D.C. and Seattle, WA– Van Ness Feldman is pleased to announce that this year thirty-one lawyers from the firm have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014(Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.) in the practice areas of Energy, 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, and Water Law.  In addition, firm Chairman, Richard Agnewhas been named “Lawyer of the Year” for 2014 in the Washington, DC Natural Resources Law category.    

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 41,000 leading attorneys cast over 3.9 million votes on the legal abilities of their peers.  Inclusion inBest Lawyers is viewed as a singular honor within the legal industry. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” 

2014 Van Ness Feldman Professionals listed in Best Lawyers by Practice Area

Energy

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

Environmental

Mitch Bernstein
Brent Carson
Kyle Danish
Jay Derr
Adam Gravley
Molly Lawrence
Matthew Love
Malcolm McLellan
Alan Mintz
Keith Moxon
Marlys Palumbo
Dick Penna
T.C. Richmond 

Government Relations Law

Bob Szabo

Land Use and Zoning

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

Litigation-Environmental

Mitch Bernstein
Brent Carson
Kyle Danish
Jay Derr
Stephen Fotis
Adam Gravley
Tadas Kisielius
Molly Lawrence
Keith Moxon
T.C. Richmond

Litigation-Land Use and Zoning                 

Brent Carson
Jay Derr

Litigation-Real Estate

Brent Carson

Native American Law       

Richard Agnew
Matthew Love

Natural Resources

Lawrence Acker
Richard Agnew*
Matthew Love
Margaret (Peg) Moore

Oil and Gas

Brian O’Neill

Real Estate

Jay Derr
Joel Gordon
Seth Gustafson
Molly Lawrence
Susan Shyne

Water

Adam Gravley   

 

*Named Lawyer of the Year in this category.

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With over 115 professionals in Washington, DC and Seattle, WA, Van Ness Feldman is a nationally recognized law firm focused on law and policy relating to energy, the environment, natural resources, land use, and real estate. The firm helps a broad, national range of clients successfully navigate the complexities of developing, maintaining, and operating natural resource, energy, infrastructure, and sustainable real estate projects. In 2012, Van Ness Feldman expanded its capabilities by combining practices with the Seattle law firm of GordonDerr LLP, a preeminent real estate, land use, water law, and civil litigation firm in the Pacific Northwest. Learn more at www.vnf.com.