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Thompson Hine Again Recognized by Legal 500

Construction, Employee Benefits, Real Estate Practices Receive National Recognition

CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thompson Hine LLP is pleased to announce its inclusion in the 2012 edition of The Legal 500 United States, a directory of client- and peer-recommended firms, practices and lawyers used by clients throughout the country to guide their selection of lawyers and law firms. Published for more than 20 years, the Legal 500 series provides information and opinions about firms and lawyers across the globe based on interviews with lawyers and representatives from client companies.

The firm’s construction practice, including construction litigation, ranks nationally, earning acclaim for its transactional and advocacy work. Of special note, the guide rates practice leader Jeffrey R. Appelbaum a leading lawyer in national construction law, making him one of only 12 lawyers in the country to receive this recognition. Also ranked nationally is the firm’s real estate practice, cited for its successful completion of a wide variety of transactions in 2011, including property acquisitions and development deals. Citing the group’s national footprint, the practice is “praised for its ability to ‘leverage lawyers with tremendous experience in relevant subject areas’ and ‘works closely with its clients to achieve great results.’” The firm’s employee benefits practice is “praised for its ‘excellent team approach and strong project management skills.’”

Below is a list of the 10 Thompson Hine lawyers who were recommended by name:

About Thompson Hine LLP. Established in 1911, Thompson Hine is a business law firm dedicated to providing superior client service. The firm has been recognized for ten consecutive years as a top law firm in the country for client service excellence in The BTI Client Service A-Team: Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance. With offices in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, New York and Washington, D.C., Thompson Hine serves premier businesses worldwide. For more information, please visit

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