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KWGD Attorneys Selected as 2012 Best Lawyers in America

12.12.11 written by

Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that 21 attorneys from the firm have been named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 (Copyright 2011 Woodward/White, Inc. of Aiken, S.C.). Published since 1983, Best Lawyers in America® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Corporate Counsel Magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

The Best Lawyers listing is based on an exhaustive, year-long survey, in which attorneys nationwide are asked to rate the top practitioners in their areas of practice, in their jurisdictions, based on 2.8 million evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

The KWGD attorneys who were named to 2012 Best Lawyers in America® are:

Edward V. Buehrle (Real Estate Law)
David J. Lewis (Tax Law; Trusts and Estates)
Dianne Blocker Braun (Trusts and Estates)
John Bogniard (Labor Law Management)
David E. Butz (Family Law)
Jacqueline Bollas Caldwell (Environmental Law)

James F. Contini II (Elder Law, Trusts & Estates and Litigation Law Trusts & Estates)
Richard E. Davis (Elder Law and Trusts & Estates)
David P. Dureska (Litigation-Patent, Patent Law and Trademark Law)
Fred J. Haupt (Corporate Law)
Randall C. Hunt (Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
Leslie Iams Kuntz (Labor Law – Management)
Paul H. Malesick II (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
Karen Soehnlen McQueen (Litigation – Labor and Employment)
Terry A. Moore (Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
Edward D. Murray (Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers)
Sam O. Simmerman (Banking Law)
John M. Tucker (Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
William G. Williams (Oil & Gas Law)
Scott M. Zurakowski (Employment Law – Management)

Founded in 1958, Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A., provides representation across various practice areas of the law: Corporate and Business Law, Real Estate and Construction, Labor and Employment, Employee Benefits, Workers’ Compensation, Commercial Lending and Finance, Taxation, Health Care, Environmental Law, OSHA, Oil & Gas, Intellectual Property, Trusts and Estates, and Litigation in all areas. The firm has 51 attorneys with offices throughout Northeast Ohio serving Canton, Akron, Alliance, New Philadelphia, Sugarcreek. For more information visit