August 22, 2023

Twelve Shapiro Sher Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers

The new edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the most respected guides to the U.S. legal industry, cites 12 attorneys from Shapiro Sher, over half the total number of attorneys at the firm. The 2024 edition also names Shapiro Sher President William E. Carlson as Baltimore’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Law and identifies the following attorneys in their respective practice areas: 

  • David B. Applefeld: Commercial Litigation and Construction Litigation 
  • William E. Carlson: Corporate Law 
  • Scott W. Foley: Commercial Litigation 
  • Larry S. Gibson: Civil Rights Law 
  • Richard M. Goldberg: Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Bankruptcy Litigation  
  • Ann Clary Gordon: Real Estate Law 
  • Renée S. Lane-Kunz: Employment Law (Management)   
  • Paul Mark Sandler: Commercial Litigation, White Collar Criminal Defense, and Personal Injury Litigation (Defense and Plaintiff) 
  • Joel I. Sher: Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law 
  • Daniel J. Zeller – Bankruptcy Law  

The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 identifies two additional attorneys from the firm as “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch”: 

  • J. Patrick Gill: Banking and Finance Law  
  • Anastasia McCusker: Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law 

Shapiro Sher was founded in 1972 by Ronald M. Shapiro with the mission of providing outstanding legal counsel for Maryland businesses of all sizes. Based in Baltimore, the Firm is nationally recognized for its practices in business law, litigation, bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights.