Brownstein Sees Increase in 2022 Chambers Rankings
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Brownstein Sees Increase in 2022 Chambers Rankings

June 01, 2022

Publisher Chambers & Partners recognized Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck in its annual Chambers USA Guide. The firm was recognized in 21 practice areas including:

  • Banking & Finance (Colorado)
  • Bankruptcy/Restructuring (Colorado) 
  • Construction (Colorado)
  • Corporate/Commercial (Nevada) 
  • Corporate/M&A (Colorado)
  • Employee Benefits & Compensation (Colorado) 
  • Energy & Natural Resources (Colorado) 
  • Environment (California, Colorado)
  • Gaming & Licensing (Nationwide, Nevada)
  • Government Relations (Nationwide)
  • Intellectual Property (Colorado)
  • Labor & Employment (Colorado) 
  • Litigation - General Commercial (Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico)
  • Real Estate (Colorado, Nevada)
  • Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (California) 
  • Tax (Colorado)

Chambers also recognized 50 Brownstein attorneys as the best in their respective fields with leading individual rankings going to: 

Corporate & Business Department: 

  • Adam J. Agron (Colorado: Corporate/M&A)
  • Robert P. Attai (Colorado: Corporate/M&A) 
  • Gregory W. Berger (Colorado: Tax)
  • Kevin A. Cudney (Colorado: Corporate/M&A) 
  • Andrew C. Elliott (Colorado: Tax)
  • Christopher J. Hand (Colorado: Banking & Finance)
  • Michael W. King (Colorado: Corporate/M&A) 
  • Albert Z. Kovacs (Nevada: Corporate/Commercial) 
  • Gino A. Maurelli (Colorado: Corporate/M&A)
  • Matthew R. Nyberg (Colorado: Corporate/M&A) 
  • Elizabeth D. Paulsen (Colorado: Corporate/M&A) 
  • Ellen Schulhofer (Nevada: Corporate/Commercial)
  • Jay Spader (Colorado: Banking & Finance)

Gaming Group: 

  • Pacifico S. Agnellini (Nationwide: Gaming & Licensing)
  • David R. Arrajj (Nevada: Gaming & Licensing)
  • William J. Downey (Nationwide: Gaming & Licensing)
  • Scott Scherer (Nationwide: Gaming & Licensing and Nevada: Gaming & Licensing)
  • Frank A. Schreck (Nationwide: Gaming & Licensing and Nevada: Gaming & Licensing)
  • Melissa L. Thevenot (Nationwide: Gaming & Licensing)
  • Sonia Church Vermeys (Nevada: Gaming & Licensing)

Government Relations Department: 

  • Marc S. Lampkin (Nationwide: Government Relations)
  • Russell W. Sullivan (District of Columbia: Tax) 

Employment and Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Groups: 

  • Lisa Hogan (Colorado: Labor & Employment) 
  • Bryce C. Loveland (Nevada: Labor & Employment)
  • Christine A. Samsel (Colorado: Labor & Employment) 
  • David M. Spaulding (Colorado: Employee Benefits & Compensation)
  • Nancy A. Strelau (Colorado: Employee Benefits & Compensation) 
  • Martine Tariot Wells (Colorado: Labor & Employment) 

Intellectual Property Department:

  • Benno M. Guggenheimer (Colorado: Intellectual Property)
  • S. Craig Hemenway (Colorado: Intellectual Property)

Litigation Department: 

  • Richard B. Benenson (Colorado: Litigation - General Commercial)
  • Adam K. Bult (Nevada: Litigation - Construction)
  • Eric R. Burris (New Mexico Litigation - General Commercial) 
  • Hubert A. Farbes, Jr. (Colorado: Litigation - General Commercial) 
  • Kirk B. Lenhard (Nevada: Litigation - General Commercial) 
  • Michael J. Pankow (Colorado: Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Jonathan G. Pray (Colorado: Construction)
  • Michael H. Pryor (District of Columbia: Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite)
  • Patrick J. Reilly (Nevada: Litigation - General Commercial) 

Natural Resources Department: 

  • Wayne F. Forman (Colorado: Environment) 
  • Mark J. Mathews (Colorado: Environment and Colorado: Energy & Natural Resources)
  • Ronda L. Sandquist (Colorado: Environment)
  • Scott S. Slater (California: Environment)
  • Eric Waeckerlin (Colorado: Environment) 

Real Estate Department:

  • Beth Collins (California: Real Estate - Zoning/Land Use)
  • Aaron M. Hyatt (Colorado: Real Estate)
  • Bruce A. James (Colorado: Real Estate and Colorado: Real Estate - Hotels & Leisure) 
  • Rebecca L. Miltenberger (Nevada: Real Estate) 
  • Angela Turriciano Otto (Nevada: Real Estate) 
  • Carolynne C. White (Colorado: Real Estate - Zoning/Land Use)

Chambers & Partners has a staff of more than 100 full-time researchers who develop rankings of lawyers and practices based on written submissions provided by law firms, telephone interviews with clients and lawyers, and other resources. Inclusion in the guide is based solely on the research team’s findings.

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