The 2006 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business has ranked Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP a leader in seven practice areas, while recognizing 17 individual attorneys in their fields.
Young Conaway ranked first in Delaware for its Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Employment, Real Estate and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use practices. The Chancery, Corporate/M&A and Intellectual Property practice areas were ranked among the top firms in the state.
According to the Chambers reviews, the bankruptcy practice is, 'A top-flight Delaware firm,' with 'depth of talent available at every level.' The employment section is, 'Universally acknowledged as Delaware's preeminent employment practice.'
Partner David C. McBride is honored in both the Chancery and Corporate/ M&A categories. Firm Chairman and Partner James L. Patton, Jr., along with partners David C. McBride, Sheldon N. Sandler, Larry J. Tarabicos and Lisa B. Goodman were ranked first in their respective practice areas.
The following Young Conaway attorneys were recognized as leading practitioners in their field: Bankruptcy/ Restructuring, Robert S. Brady, Pauline K. Morgan, Michael R. Nestor, James L. Patton Jr. and Brendan Linehan Shannon. (Mr. Shannon was sworn in as a member of the Judiciary for the United State Bankruptcy Court on March 13); Chancery, David C. McBride and Bruce L. Silverstein; Corporate/M&A, David C. McBride; Corporate/M&A: Alternative Entities, Norman M. Powell; Employment, William W. Bowser, Scott A. Holt, Sheldon N. Sandler and Barry M. Willoughby; Intellectual Property, Josy W. Ingersol and John W. Shaw; Real Estate, Eugene A. DiPrinzio, and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use, Lisa B. Goodman and Larry J. Tarabicos.