Carmody’s Litigation and Labor & Employment practices earned ‘Highly Recommended’ honors from Benchmark Litigation, the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers announced today.

Benchmark Litigation further calls out Carmody’s Labor & Employment practice for ‘maintaining a robust practice’ with lawyers in the practice having a ‘strong reputation in the state’.

Additionally, 19 lawyers have achieved individual rankings in the 16th edition of the market-leading publication.

40 & Under List:

Douglas A. Balko

Damian K. Gunningsmith

Local Litigation Stars:

Maureen Danehy-Cox

David T. Grudberg

Jason R. Gagnon

John R. Horvack Jr.

Marc J. Kurzman

Todd Michaelis

Peter M. Nolin

James K. Robertson Jr.

Ann H. Rubin

Richard L. Street

Litigation Stars:

Fatima Lahnin

Sherwin M. Yoder

Thomas J. Sansone

Labor & Employment Stars:

Sarah S. Healey

Howard K. Levine 

Future Stars:

David S. Hardy

Giovanna Tiberii Weller


Carmody’s Litigation Practice

Carmody’s Labor & Employment Practice

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