Nixon Peabody attorneys recognized by Chambers USA as leaders in their field

April 28, 2019

Chief Communications Officer
Allison McClain

Boston, MA. Chambers and Partners today announced its 2019 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and named 50 Nixon Peabody attorneys as leaders in their field across a variety of industry practices and regions.

Nixon Peabody’s Franchising practice earned two notable Chambers USA accolades, as both a globally- and nationally-recognized practice. The firm’s Health Care practice also earned nationwide recognition.

19 Nixon Peabody practices earned state recognition


  • Healthcare


  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Environment
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate

New Hampshire

  • Corporate/Commercial
  • Litigation: General Commercial

New York

  • Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market
  • Environment
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate: Mainly Dirt

Rhode Island

  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial

Upstate New York

  • Corporate/M&A
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation: General Commercial
  • Real Estate

Chambers USA recognized 50 Nixon Peabody attorneys as Leaders in their Field

  • Bruce Baker—Real Estate, Upstate New York (Upstate)
  • Anthony Barron—Construction, California
  • John Beals—Investment Funds: Investor Representation, Nationwide; Private Equity: Fund Formation, Massachusetts
  • Paul Bouton—Real Estate, Massachusetts
  • Lori Bowman—Real Estate, New York (Upstate)
  • Jeffrey Brenner—Litigation: General Commercial, Rhode Island
  • William Codinha—Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, Massachusetts
  • Richard Cogen—Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market, New York
  • Stacie Collier—Labor & Employment, Rhode Island
  • Donald Cooper—Environment, Massachusetts
  • Roderick Devlin—Projects: PPP, Nationwide
  • Peter Egan—Healthcare, New York
  • Thomas Fahey—Healthcare, Illinois
  • Steven Feirman—Franchising, Nationwide
  • Kevin Fitzgerald—Litigation: General Commercial, New Hampshire
  • Jeff Gilbreth—Labor & Employment, Massachusetts
  • Jill Gordon—Healthcare, California
  • Lori Green—Corporate/M&A, New York (Upstate)
  • James Hatem—Corporate/Commercial, New Hampshire
  • Charles Jacobs—Investment Funds: Investor Representation, Nationwide
  • Stephen Jones—Labor & Employment, New York (Upstate)
  • Andrew Loewinger—Franchising, Nationwide
  • Jared Lusk—Real Estate, New York (Upstate)
  • David Martland—Antitrust, Massachusetts; Corporate/M&A, Massachusetts; Private Equity: Venture Capital Investment, Massachusetts
  • Michele Masucci—Healthcare, New York
  • Thomas McCord—Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Massachusetts
  • Jean McCreary—Environment, New York
  • Deborah McLean—Corporate/M&A, New York (Upstate)
  • Neal McNamara—Labor & Employment, Rhode Island
  • Victor Milione—Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Massachusetts
  • Peter Millock—Healthcare, New York
  • Carolyn Nussbaum—Litigation: General Commercial, New York (Upstate)
  • Scott O’Connell—Litigation: General Commercial, New Hampshire
  • Gregory O’Shaughnessy—Corporate/M&A, Massachusetts
  • John Partigan—Corporate/M&A & Private Equity, District of Columbia
  • Andrew Prescott—Labor & Employment, Rhode Island
  • Steven Richard—Litigation: General Commercial, Rhode Island
  • Julie Seymour—Healthcare, Illinois
  • Todd Shinaman—Labor & Employment, New York (Upstate)
  • Ruth Silman—Environment, Massachusetts
  • Daniel Sklar—Corporate/Commercial: Bankruptcy, New Hampshire
  • Jeffrey Tanenbaum—Labor & Employment, California
  • Philip Taub—Corporate/Commercial, New Hampshire
  • Christopher Thomas—Litigation: General Commercial, New York (Upstate)
  • Todd Tidgewell—Corporate/M&A, New York (Upstate)
  • Scott Turner—Environment, New York
  • Kendal Tyre—Franchising, Nationwide
  • David Vicinanzo—Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, New Hampshire
  • Stanley Widger—Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market, New York
  • Jeremy Wolk—Corporate/M&A, New York (Upstate)

4 Nixon Peabody attorneys were named Chambers USA’s “Recognised Practitioners”

  • Colette Dafoe—Real Estate, District of Columbia
  • Richard Pedone—Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Massachusetts
  • Tyler Savage—Corporate/M&A, New York (Upstate)
  • Stephen Zubiago—Corporate/Commercial, Rhode Island

2 Nixon Peabody attorneys earned Chambers USA’s “Up & Coming” recognition

  • Ashley Champion—Real Estate, New York (Upstate)
  • Dan Deane—Litigation: General Commercial, New Hampshire

2 Nixon Peabody attorneys earned Chambers USA’s “Senior Statespeople” recognition

  • Thomas Greiner—Real Estate, New York (Upstate)
  • Arthur Pressman—Franchising, Nationwide

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business is a legal benchmark on practitioners’ legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence and commitment. The survey is conducted by Chambers and Partners, a leading global directory in the legal industry.

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