Six MD Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023

Congratulations to the six McMahon DeGulis LLP attorneys recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2023! Each attorney listed below was selected by his or her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers 2023 in the indicated fields:

  • Greg DeGulis: Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental.
  • Wendy Lavey: Environmental Law.
  • Lou McMahon: Environmental Law, Litigation-Environmental, and Water Law.
  • Mike McMahon: Environmental Law and Litigation-Environmental.
  • Dave Nash: Environmental Law, Litigation-Environmental, and Energy Regulatory Law.
  • Steve Daniels: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.

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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Lee Slone Joins as Senior Attorney

McMahon DeGulis LLP is pleased to announce that Lee A. Slone has joined the firm as a Senior Attorney. Mr. Slone will continue his practice advising clients in environmental and energy transactions and regulatory compliance, as well as representing clients in complex litigation. Mr. Slone will be based in the firm’s Columbus and Cincinnati offices.

With over 15 years in the legal field, Mr. Slone provides well-rounded, practical environmental counsel to his clients. He primarily advises clients on issues related to federal, state and local environmental regulation, pre-purchase environmental due diligence in real estate, land development, land use, permit review, and enforcement defense. Mr. Slone has litigated complex matters in the areas of surface water, drinking and groundwater, and wastewater. Prior to his recent work in private practice, Mr. Slone served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio, where he litigated matters in courts throughout the state and worked directly with Ohio EPA’s Division of Surface Water and Division of Drinking and Groundwater.

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MD Recognized by Chambers USA

MD is pleased to be recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2022 Edition) as a Band One law firm in Ohio for Natural Resources and Environment. MD is one of only four firms in the state with this distinction in our practice area. The legal market values Chambers rankings because Chambers spends a significant amount of time speaking directly with our clients and the other members of the environmental bar in Ohio to gather a truly objective sense of our work. Learn more about the research process here:

Chambers USA distinguishes MD as a “Highly regarded boutique with expertise covering the full range of environmental law” and notes a source that says Wendy Lavey “has an amazing attention to detail and is very practical in her application of the law.”

Attorneys Gregory DeGulis, Wendlene Lavey, Louis McMahon, and Michael 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.

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