Wilkinson Barker Knauer Proudly Announces 26 Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers Lists for 2024

WASHINGTON AND DENVER — Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP (WBK) is proud to announce that 26 attorneys have been named to Best Lawyers® lists in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in America™. Eighteen attorneys were named Best Lawyers in their respective practice areas while eight attorneys were named in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ category — a recognition given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice. Ones to Watch recipients typically have been in practice between five and nine years.

In WBK’s Denver office, Ray Gifford (10-year milestone) and Phil Roselli (5) were named “Best Lawyers” in communications law, with Caitlin Shields recognized for her work in Energy Law. In Washington, DC, Doc Bodensteiner (5)Tim Cooney (5)Christine Crowe (5)Craig Gilmore, Chuck Keller (5)Adam Krinsky (5), Phil Marchesiello (5)Brian Murray (5)John Scott III (5), Anne Swanson (15), and Suzanne Tetreault were named “Best Lawyers” in communications law. Howard Liberman (5) was named “Best Lawyer” in media law, as was Jennifer Tatel in privacy and data security law. Overall, two WBK attorneys were named “Best Lawyers” in multiple practice areas — David Oxenford (10) (communications law and media law) and Bryan Tramont (10) (communications law and media law).

In the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America category, Megan Chavez (real estate law), Amy Fliam (corporate, energy, and merger and acquisitions law), Brett Johnson (corporate law and merger and acquisitions law), and Mark Wiranowski (communications law and energy law) represent WBK’s Denver office. In Washington, DC, Keenan AdamchakEmilie de Lozier, and Lynne Montgomery were named to the list for communications law. Rachel Wolkowitz was recognized in both communications and intellectual property law.

“It’s very energizing for our team to see 26 of WBK’s lawyers recognized by their peers and our clients for their extraordinary leadership and legal skill,” said Managing Partner Bryan Tramont. “It is a source of particular pride that eight lawyers in the Denver and DC offices were each recognized as “Ones to Watch” — we enjoy watching them every day building their clients and the firm’s bright future.”

The Best Lawyers in America is the oldest peer-review directory for attorneys and has been identifying the top attorneys in a region and practice area since 1983. The attorneys included reflect the firm’s strength and depth in the areas of communications, media, energy, and intellectual property law.

Visit Best Lawyers to see the rankings and for information on the methodology of these rankings.