Wilkinson Barker Knauer Proudly Announces 28 Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers Lists for 2023

WASHINGTON AND DENVER — Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP (WBK) is proud to announce that 28 attorneys have been named to Best Lawyers® lists in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in America™. Twenty-one attorneys were named Best Lawyers in their respective practice areas while seven 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. In Washington, DC, Doc BodensteinerTim CooneyChristine CroweCraig Gilmore, Chuck Keller (5)Adam KrinskyJ. Wade Lindsay, Phil Marchesiello (5)Karen Milne, Brian Murray (5)Natalie Roisman, Ken Satten (10)John Scott III, Anne Swanson (10), and Suzanne Tetreault were named “Best Lawyers” in communications law. Howard Liberman 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, Brett Johnson (corporate law), Caitlin Shields (communications law and energy law) and Mark Wiranowski (communications law and energy law) represent WBK’s Denver office. In Washington, DC, Sean ConwayEmilie de Lozier, Lynne Montgomery and Rachel Wolkowitz were named to the list for communications law.

“It is terrific to see 28 of WBK’s lawyers recognized by their peers and our clients for their extraordinary work,” said Managing Partner Bryan Tramont. “It is a source of particular pride that seven leaders 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.


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