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Chambers USA Ranks 11 Neal Gerber Eisenberg Practice Groups and 20 Attorneys in the 2016 Edition

Chambers USA today announced their annual rankings for 2016, which include 11 Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP practice groups and 20 attorneys.

Neal Gerber Eisenberg is also proud to announce its Energy: Mining & Metals (Transactional) practice group has received a national ranking for the first time, reflecting the firm’s vast experience in representing some of the largest mining and precious metals companies in the world.

Chambers & Partners, one of the world’s leading legal directories, conducts independent research that relies on feedback from industry leaders and clients to identify the top attorneys and law firms from around the world. 

In addition to the national recognition for Mining & Metals, Neal Gerber Eisenberg has been ranked among the best in Illinois in the following practices areas:

  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
  • Insurance: Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Technology & Outsourcing

The following 20 Neal Gerber Eisenberg attorneys were named as leaders in their field:

  • Jeffrey J. Bakker – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • Peter H. Barrow – Banking & Finance
  • H. Nicholas Berberian – Litigation: General Commercial
  • Jill B. Berkeley – Insurance: Dispute Resolution
  • Mark A. Berkoff – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Howard L. Bernstein – Labor & Employment
  • John A. Biek – Tax: Controversy
  • Patricia S. Cain – Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • Angela R. Elbert – Insurance: Dispute Resolution
  • Scott J. Fisher – Litigation: General Commercial
  • Gerald A. Golden – Labor & Employment
  • Michael B. Gray – Corporate/M&A: Private Equity
  • Douglas J. Lubelchek – Real Estate
  • Antony J. McShane – Intellectual Property
  • Nicholas M. Miller – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Lawrence I. Richman – Wealth Management
  • Michael D. Sher – Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • David S. Stone – Corporate/M&A
  • Robert M. Weiss – Technology & Outsourcing
  • Lisa S. Zebovitz – Environment: Litigation

As part of its research process, Chambers solicits feedback from firm clients. Comments received about Neal Gerber Eisenberg include:

  • “The firm is at the top of the list when it comes to creative solutions and the ability to grasp complicated fact patterns quickly and accurately.”
  • “They’re very knowledgeable, highly approachable and very organized. They’re nice folks all-around, and their client service is strong. They’re very responsive, very knowledgeable, and I have very high regard for the team.”
  • “They’re my go-to firm. I’m absolutely getting the best value from them. In terms of the issues that I’m confronted with, Neal Gerber Eisenberg really hits the sweet spot.”
  • “They’re easy to work with, are approachable and communicative, and they manage expectations well. They’ve done everything flawlessly.”
  • “I would say they’re a top firm – they get good results. They’re also a very fair and reasonable firm. They go to the mat for clients but in a reasonable way, and are willing to listen and find a reasonable result at the end of day.”

Neal Gerber Eisenberg also authors Chambers Illinois Overview. The piece, which appears in both the printed and online editions of Chambers, provides an overview of the Illinois business landscape.