Posts tagged "Super Lawyers Digital Edition"

How Ron Meshbesher Led Me to Family Law

In the latest issue of Minnesota Super Lawyers Magazine, Minneapolis ADR specialist Marty Swaden discusses his sidelight as a singer and theatrical performer for, among others, Minnesota Opera Company. Another interesting aspect of Swaden's story involves Ron Meshbesher, the legendary Minnesota attorney who died last month at the age of 85. Here's what Swaden recalls about meeting the Minnesota legal giant, and how it changed his life.

From the Vault -- "Power Player"

In the 2012 edition of Washington Super Lawyers Magazine, we asked Perkins Coie business litigator David J. Burman to discuss one of the most famous cases in his career. In 2005, election officers and political scientists converged on Chelan County Courthouse to debate which candidate prevailed in the 2004 gubernatorial election.

From the Vault -- "Inside Man"

In the 2007 edition of Washington D.C. Super Lawyers Magazine, Robert Barnett, the master negotiator and dealmaker of Williams & Connolly, talked about how he closed some of the biggest book deals in publishing and served candidates in seven presidential campaigns.

From the Vault -- "Help Me"

In the 2008 edition of New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine, Joseph Hayden of Pashman Stein Walder Hayden took us inside his incredible life and career. From participating in the famous civil rights marches in Selma, Alabama, as a college student to serving as a prosecutor to building one of New Jersey's most celebrated criminal defense practices, Hayden brings all his life experience to bear for his clients.

From the Vault -- "King of the Mountain"

Ski season eventually has to come to an end each year, but Jim Chalat (Chalat Hatten & Banker PC) is busy year-round. In the 2006 edition of Colorado Super Lawyers Magazine, the man behind skilaw.com took us through the ups and downs of his nationally recognized winter sports personal injury practice.

From the Vault -- "Prosecuting Terrorism"

In the 2005 edition of Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine, we got to know Larry A. Mackey of Barnes & Thornburg in Indianapolis. Before his career in private practice, Mackey made a name for himself as an assistant U.S. attorney. Among the many cases he prosecuted, perhaps the biggest was that of Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols--the Oklahoma City bombers.

From the Vault -- "You Gotta Work Too"

In the 2008 edition of Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine, we got to know W. James Singleton of the Singleton Law Firm in Shreveport. Before Singleton became a high-powered personal injury attorney; before he played a role in the landmark 1990s class action case against Big Tobacco; before he spent eight years in the Louisiana State Legislature, he was a teenager trying to find his purpose in life.

From the Vault -- Murderous Spouses, Media Frenzies and a Client Named Snake

The 2008 edition of Mid-South Super Lawyers magazine featured a deep dive into the world of criminal law, as we took a close look at Leslie Ballin's intense, high-stakes, high-profile and sometimes even hilarious defense practice at Ballin, Ballin & Fishman in Memphis. When we spoke with him, Ballin had already handled more than 150 murder cases, involving everything from abused spouses to tough guys named Snake. An excerpt:

From the Vault -- Ted Wells in the Courtroom

Ted Wells is no stranger to headlines. Those come with the territory when the NFL has you on speed dial as their must-trusted investigator into the football world's top scandals. But long before Wells was preparing reports on Tom Brady's deflated footballs or the culture of bullying in NFL locker rooms, the Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison partner appeared on the cover of the inaugural issue of New York Metro Super Lawyers in 2006. In a wide-ranging profile, we took an in-depth look at some of Wells' biggest courtroom victories on behalf of clients connected to, among others, Presidents Reagan and Clinton. An excerpt: