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Legal 500 Recognizes Several Thompson Hine Practices, Lawyers


Six Practices and 31 Lawyers Receive National Acclaim

Hine LLP
is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2018 edition of The
Legal 500 United States,
a directory of client- and peer-recommended
firms, practices and lawyers used by clients throughout the country to
guide their selection of lawyers and law firms. Published for almost 30
years, The Legal 500 series provides information and
opinions about firms and lawyers across the globe based on interviews
with lawyers and representatives from client companies. The firm's
Construction, Corporate Transactions & Securities, Employee Benefits &
Executive Compensation, Investment Management, Real Estate and
Transportation practices are recommended, along with 31 of its lawyers,
as listed below.

Additionally, the publication's elite "Leading Lawyers" listings, which
recognize outstanding lawyers nationwide in each practice category, hail
Construction practice chair Jeffrey Appelbaum as one of the country's
top 22 construction lawyers and Frank Chaiken, chair of the Corporate
Transactions & Securities practice, as one of the top 21 lawyers for
middle-market M&A work. Also called out for special recognition as "Next
Generation" lawyers are partner Erin Luke, one of five named for
construction, and partner Kim Wilcoxon, one of six listed for employee

The guide recommends the following Thompson Hine lawyers by name:

About Thompson Hine LLP. Thompson Hine LLP, a full-service
business law firm with approximately 400 lawyers in 7 offices, was
ranked number 1 in the category "Most innovative North American law
firms: New working models" by The Financial Times. For 6 straight
years, Thompson Hine has distinguished itself in all areas of Service
Delivery Innovation in the BTI Brand Elite, where it has been
recognized as one of the top 4 firms for "Value for the Dollar" and
"Commitment to Help" and among the top 5 firms "making changes to
improve the client experience." The firm's commitment to innovation is
embodied in Thompson Hine SmartPaTH® – a smarter way to work
– predictable, efficient and aligned with client goals. For more
information, please visit

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