Five Greenebaum Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers® Lawyer of the Year for 2011
LOUISVILLE, KY: Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Jack C. Bender as the Best Lawyers Lexington Administrative Lawyer of the Year; Bruce E. Cryder as the Best Lawyers Lexington Natural Resources Lawyer of the Year; Bradley E. Dillon as the Best Lawyers Louisville Environmental Lawyer of the Year; June N. King as the Best Lawyers Louisville Securities Lawyer of the Year; and Phillip D. Scott as the Best Lawyers Lexington Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year for 2011.
After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (2011), is based on more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.
Steven Naifeh, Managing Editor of Best Lawyers, says, “We continue to believe–as we have believed for more than 25 years–that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession. We would like to congratulate Jack C. Bender, Bruce E. Cryder, Bradley E. Dillon, June N. King and Phillip D. Scott on being selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for 2011 in their respective fields of practice.”
Mr. Bender resides in Greenebaum’s Lexington office and is a member of the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group. His practice involves consulting and representing the firm's clients in litigation with respect to air, solid and hazardous waste, and wastewater compliance and permitting issues. He is a frequent speaker at business and trade group meetings on environmental issues. Mr. Bender also serves as Assistant Editor of the firm's quarterly newsletter on Kentucky air regulations – Greenebaum Air Quality Letter. Mr. Bender received his bachelor’s degree in mining engineering from Pennsylvania State University in 1978 and his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1987.
Mr. Cryder resides in Greenebaum’s Lexington office and is a member of the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group, and is the Energy and Natural Resources Team Co-Chair. His practice focuses on mineral, energy and natural resources law, with a particular emphasis on the coal industry. He represents coal producers, utilities, investors, lenders and others in connection with acquisitions and dispositions, mineral leasing, and commercial transactions of every nature. He also represents his clients in commercial litigation matters. Mr. Cryder received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and his J.D. from Ohio State University Moritz College of Law.
Mr. Dillon resides in Greenebaum’s Louisville office and is a member of the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group. Mr. Dillon represents businesses in dealing with state, local and federal agencies in securing permits and maintaining compliance with those permits, in the areas of air emissions, hazardous waste and water, including developments associated with wetlands and flood plain areas. Mr. Dillon has been active in assisting clients in the redevelopment of Brownfield properties, particularly in advising clients on the development of risk management strategies, including the use of environmental insurance, to aid in redevelopment and protect a company's assets. Mr. Dillon received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville and his J.D. from the University of Louisville School of Law.
Ms. King resides in Greenebaum’s Louisville office and is a member of the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group, and is the Banking and Financial Companies Team Co-Chair. Her practice focuses on U.S. and state securities laws compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley Act and corporate governance issues, and financial institution regulatory matters. She advises clients with respect to private and public securities offerings, compliance with securities laws and regulations, preparation of securities law reports and filings, corporate governance compliance programs and issues, document retention programs, financial institution regulatory issues, and financial institution mergers and acquisitions. Ms. King received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
Mr. Scott resides in Greenebaum’s Lexington office and serves as Chairman of the firm. He is a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group and is the Equine Team Co-Chair. Mr. Scott is a trial lawyer. He represents business clients in federal and state courts and in administrative proceedings. He has significant experience in equine and healthcare matters. Mr. Scott received his bachelor’s degree from Hanover College and his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
About Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC
Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC is a widely respected business law firm with approximately 170 professionals in five offices, serving local, national annternational clients in virtually every industry. A forward-thinking business law firm, Greenebaum is committed to the practice of Breakthrough Law®.