Lawdragon’s Guide to The Most Powerful Corporate Employment Lawyers also features 20 top practitioners in the area of Employee Benefits and ERISA, presented below.

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Name Law Firm City
Steven G. Eckhaus McDermott New York
Stephen W. Fackler Gibson Dunn Palo Alto
Gary M. Ford Groom Law Group, Chartered Washington, D.C.
Nancy Gerrie Winston Chicago
Paul M. Hamburger Proskauer Washington
Eric W. Hilfers Cravath New York
D. Ward Kallstrom Seyfarth Shaw San Francisco
David N. Levine Groom Law Group, Chartered Washington, D.C.
Robert Newman Covington & Burling Washington, D.C.
Melanie Nussdorf Steptoe Washington, D.C.
Kevin O’Brien Ivins Phillips Washington, D.C.
Paul J. Ondrasik Jr. Steptoe Washington, D.C.
Nicholas J. Pappas Weil New York
Andrea S. Rattner Proskauer New York
David Rogers Winston Washington, D.C.
Myron D. Rumeld Proskauer New York
Howard Shapiro Proskauer New Orleans
Richard C. Shea Covington & Burling Washington, D.C.
Charles R. Smith K&L Gates Pittsburgh
René E. Thorne Jackson Lewis New Orleans