14 Knox Law Attorneys Included on 2024 Best Lawyers in America® List


ERIE — Fourteen Knox Law attorneys have been included on the 2024 Best Lawyers in America® List: Mark G. Claypool, Mark A. Denlinger, Neal R. Devlin, Guy C. Fustine, Jennifer E. Gornall, Julia M. Herzing, Thomas C. Hoffman, Frances A. McCormick, Jeffrey D. Scibetta, Timothy M. Sennett, Jeremy T. Toman, Thomas A. Tupitza, Robert D. Zaruta, andTimothy M. Zieziula. Also,Aurora L. Hardin and William B. Helbling were both selected for the 2024 “Ones to Watch” list.

The practice areas for which each attorney was selected is as follows:

Mark G. Claypool: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Mark A. Denlinger: Health Care Law

Neal R. Devlin: Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Healthcare

Guy C. Fustine: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law andLitigation – Bankruptcy

Jennfer E. Gornall: Government Relations Practice

Julia M. Herzing: Employment Law – Management andLitigation – Labor and Employment

Thomas C. Hoffman: Trusts and Estates

Frances A. McCormick: Real Estate Law

Jeffrey D. Scibetta: Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Timothy M. Sennett: Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law andGovernment Relations Practice

Jeremy T. Toman: Real Estate Law

Thomas A. Tupitza: Health Care Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Public Finance Law andReal Estate Law

Tom was also selected as a “Lawyer of the Year” for Public Finance Law in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan region. Only one lawyer is selected for each practice area in each region.

Robert D. Zaruta: Employment Law – Management andLitigation – Labor and Employment

Timothy M. Zieziula: Real Estate Law

Finally, Aurora L. Hardin (Commercial Litigation andLitigation – Labor and Employment) and William B. Helbling (Business Organizations, Corporate Law, andMergers and Acquisitions Law) were both selected for the related “Ones to Watch” list.

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