For 11th Consecutive Year, Van Ness Feldman Professionals Are Among the Best Lawyers in America

August 17, 2015

Washington, D.C. and Seattle– Van Ness Feldman is pleased to announce that this year over a third of the firm’s lawyers have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 (Copyright 2015 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.).  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, and Water Law. 

 

Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence utilizing 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.  Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

2016 Van Ness Feldman Professionals listed in Best Lawyers by Practice Area

Energy

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

Energy Regulatory

Marlys Palumbo

Environmental

Brent Carson
Kyle Danish
Jay Derr
Adam Gravley
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
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

Litigation-Real Estate

Brent Carson

Native American Law       

Richard Agnew
Matthew Love
Jonathan Simon

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

Transportation

Michael McBride

Water

Adam Gravley   

 


 

 

With over 100 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.