ERIE – Guy C. Fustine, shareholder at Knox Law, has been selected for inclusion on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list for 2017.
Additionally, four shareholders have been selected for inclusion on the 2017 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list: Elliott J. Ehrenreich, Julia M. Herzing, Jeremy T. Toman and Timothy S. Wachter.
According to its website, Super Lawyers is “a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.” Only 5 percent of attorneys in a state are selected for the Super Lawyers® list; only 2.5 percent of attorneys are selected for the Rising Stars list. “Rising Stars” candidates must be 40 years old or younger, or have practiced law for 10 years or less.
Guy C. Fustine
Fustine’s practice is focused on business reorganization, commercial litigation and sports law. He is board certified in business bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification and is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated. He also serves as a mediator and neutral evaluator in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. He has been listed in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® since 2007 and Best Lawyers in America® since 1993.
Elliott J. Ehrenreich
Ehrenreich, who is licensed to practice in both Pennsylvania and New York, concentrates his practice on business acquisitions and financings, health law and other general business transactions. He has successfully represented a diverse range of clients including businesses, franchises, physician practices, a national health-care service provider and several nonprofit entities throughout Western Pennsylvania and Western New York. He has been on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list since 2014 and was selected as a 2015 “Lawyer on the Fast Track” by The Legal Intelligencer.
Julia M. Herzing
New to the list this year, Herzing focuses her practice on a variety of labor & employment matters, including litigation. She works with both private and public employers, counseling and representing clients on compliance with workplace laws, hiring and firing issues, and collective bargaining. Her practice also includes representing employers in defense of discrimination, wage and hour, and other employment-related claims. Ms. Herzing speaks often to a variety of groups and is a Board Member for the ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum.
Jeremy T. Toman
Toman, licensed in Pennsylvania, Ohio and New York, focuses his practice on real estate, business law and environmental law. He has represented commercial clients and individuals in all phases of commercial and residential real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, leases, financing, formation and organization of condominiums, and condemnations. Mr. Toman has negotiated numerous oil and gas leases, earning his clients over $27 million in up-front bonus payments. He has also advised clients on business formation, choice of entity, business structure and organization for publicly and privately held entities, both for-profit and non-profit. He has been on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars since 2015.
Timothy S. Wachter
Wachter focuses his practice on representing governmental entities, municipalities, school districts, authorities and special purpose entities. He also represents private business entities in their interactions with local, state and federal government as part of Knox Law’s Public Strategies service. Prior to joining the firm, he served as an aide to Governor Tom Ridge, a Special Assistant to Governor Mark Schweiker, and a Pennsylvania Site Advance Team Member for the White House. He has been on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list since 2013 and was selected as one of Erie’s 40 Under 40 in 2014 by the Erie Reader.