Five MacDonald Illig Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America® 2013
MacDonald Illig is pleased to announce that attorneys James D. Cullen, Roger H. Taft, W. Patrick Delaney, Mark J. Shaw and Craig Murphey, partners at the firm, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).
Attorney Cullen, former Chair of MacDonald Illig's Trusts & Estates Practice Group, is recognized for his work in the area of trusts and estates planning and administration. He is among a very distinguished group of attorneys who have been listed in Best Lawyers for twenty consecutive years. Mr. Cullen concentrates his practice primarily in the areas of estate and tax planning, charitable gifting techniques, estate and trust administration and elder law.
Attorney Taft, Co-Chair of MacDonald Illig's Labor & Employment Practice Group, is recognized for his work in the area of commercial litigation. A principal trial lawyer at MacDonald Illig, he concentrates his practice on commercial litigation and employment litigation including employment discrimination and wrongful discharge cases. Mr. Taft is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio and represents clients in federal and state courts in those states as well as in federal courts throughout the country.
Attorney Delaney, Chair of MacDonald Illig's Litigation Practice Group, is recognized for his work in the areas of commercial litigation and construction litigation. He has spent his entire legal career litigating disputes in state and federal courts as well as arbitration tribunals. His practice is concentrated in the area of commercial litigation, including such matters as contract claims, shareholder or partner disputes, construction claims, property damage claims, business torts and Uniform Commercial Code disputes. Mr. Delaney is a regular author on issues relating to business disputes and is frequently asked by other counsel to mediate or arbitrate those types of claims.
Attorney Shaw, Chair of MacDonald Illig's Environmental Law Practice Group, is recognized for his work in that area of the law including environmental litigation, compliance and permitting matters. Attorney Shaw also handles complex commercial litigation cases in the federal and state courts. He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and Ohio.
Attorney Murphey, Chair of MacDonald Illig's Insurance Practice Group, is recognized for his work in the areas of personal injury litigation and insurance law. He is a civil litigator who concentrates his practice in the areas of insurance coverage, insured defense, arbitrations, trials and appeals. He has successfully represented insurers in many cases that have resulted in reported decisions that have shaped Pennsylvania insurance law, particularly in the area of uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage. Mr. Murphey is the former President of the Pennsylvania Defense Institute.About Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America is a referral guide to the top attorneys in America and is published by Woodard/White, Inc. Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprised of thousands of confidential evaluations by top attorneys in the country. Since its inception in 1983, the publication has used a peer-review survey process to select lawyers in a variety of practice specialties. For more information, visit www.bestlawyers.com.