MD named a Tier 1 Cleveland “Best Law Firm” in two practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2020

McMahon DeGulis LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been named a Tier 1 firm in Cleveland for Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental in 2020 by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. In addition, the firm received a Tier 3 National ranking in Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the Tenth Edition of “Best Law Firms.”

Firms included in the 2020 Edition of “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

MD is honored by this national and metropolitan recognition by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. Across Ohio and beyond, we strive to match our clients with the attorney best-suited to serve their particular need resulting in the flexible, efficient and focused practice of law to the benefit of our clients.

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Environmental Law Network Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America

The Environmental Law Network (ELN) is pleased to announce that attorneys at twenty-one member law firms were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2020. Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in America© publication were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 146 practice areas. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in the inclusion of more than 62,000 lawyers, or approximately 5% of lawyers in private practice in the United States.

ELN is the first environmental law firm network that makes local representation available nationwide. Through ELN, more than 250 environmental attorneys share ideas, information, experiences, and contacts to increase the value of legal representation for their respective clients.

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Gregory DeGulis Named 2020 Environmental Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland by Best Lawyers™

Congratulations to Gregory J. DeGulis, who has been honored by Best Lawyers™ as the 2020 Environmental Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland! Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award. Greg was previously recognized as the 2014 Litigation-Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland.

This is the 8th time in recent years that a McMahon DeGulis attorney has received a “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland distinction. Mike McMahon was recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year” in both 2019, 2016 and 2011 for his work in Environmental law in Cleveland. Louis McMahon was recognized in both 2018 and 2015 as the Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland, as well as in 2017 with the Litigation-Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” distinction. David Nash was recognized as the 2013 Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” in Cleveland.

Greg has significant experience in environmental cost recovery matters, environmental insurance litigation, construction litigation and natural resource damage cases. He also has significant experience in Clean Water Act wetland matters.

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Six MD Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020

Congratulations to the six McMahon DeGulis LLP attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020! Each attorney listed below was selected by his or her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2020 in the indicated fields:

  • Mike McMahon: Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental.
  • Greg DeGulis: Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental.
  • Dave Nash: Environmental Law, Litigation-Environmental, and Energy Regulatory Law.
  • Lou McMahon: Environmental Law, Litigation-Environmental, and Water Law.
  • Wendy Lavey: Environmental Law.
  • Keely O’Bryan: Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

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MD Recognized by Chambers USA

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2019 Edition) recognized McMahon DeGulis LLP as a Band One firm in Natural Resources and Environmental law in Ohio.

Chambers USA distinguishes MD as a “highly regarded boutique with expertise covering the full range of environmental law” and notes that “peers say: ‘They’ve got a good reputation and clients like working with them.”

Partners Michael McMahon, Gregory DeGulis and Louis McMahon were also recognized for their individual representation of clients. David Nash was named a Senior Statesman. To see what the Chambers USA editorial team says about these accomplished attorneys, view the full rankings. Spoiler alert: an interviewee observed that Gregory DeGulis is “a great lawyer and a super guy.”

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