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JD Supra’s annual Readers' Choice awards recognize firms and authors who achieved the highest visibility and engagement for their written analysis and commentary on our site during 2016:

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Download and browse the official booklet to meet top firms and authors in 25 different categories recognized for the excellent response they attained 1) with readers in a specific industry (12 represented in these awards, including construction, financial services, aviation, defense, energy, and others) or 2) among readers across numerous industries interested in key topics of the day (13 represented, including cybersecurity, compliance, patents, product liability, class actions, and others). We also recognized ten authors for their readership in ten topics which emerged or saw significant increased interest in 2016.

These awards recognize 24 firms and over 200 authors (from among more than 40,000) who published their excellent thought leadership on JD Supra in 2016. In each category, we honor ten authors and one firm. Download the booklet to see all recipients - and, in the meantime, meet the top authors in each category right here:

#1 in Energy

Todd Griset


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#1 in Pharmaceutical

Sherri Oslick

McDonnell Boehnen
Hulbert & Berghoff

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#1 in Medical Device

Alan Minsk

Arnall Golden Gregory

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#1 in Retail

Deirdre McEvoy

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler (formerly)

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#1 in Food & Beverage
#1 in Insurance
#1 in Banking/Financial Services

Ary Rosenbaum

The Rosenbaum Law Firm

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#1 in Investment Management

Thomas Gorman

Dorsey & Whitney

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#1 in Healthcare
#1 in Construction

David Smith

Brooks, Smith & Prophete

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#1 in Defense & Space
#1 in Aviation
#1 in Cybersecurity
#1 in Compliance

Thomas Fox

Compliance Evangelist

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#1 in Affordable Care Act
#1 in Employer Liability Issues
#1 in Dodd-Frank
#1 in Patents

Bryan Wheelock

Harness, Dickey & Pierce

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#1 in Trademarks

Monica Riva Talley

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox

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#1 in Estate Planning

E. Hans Lundsten

Adler Pollock & Sheehan

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#1 in Class Action
#1 Product Liability
#1 in eDIscovery
#1 in Immigration

Ronald Shapiro

The Shapiro Law Group

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#1 in Antitrust & Trade Regulation
Top Firms

Seyfarth Shaw

Employer Liability Issues

Mintz Levin


Ballard Spahr

Banking/Financial Services

King & Spalding


Robinson & Cole


DLA Piper


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Emerging Categories


Joseph Guagliardo

Pepper Hamilton

Obrea O. Poindexter

Morrison & Foerster
Internet of Things

Michael O'Brien

Wilson Elser

Benjamin Naftalis

Latham & Watkins

Kathryn Rattigan

Robinson & Cole
Driverless Cars

Jeffrey Soble

Foley & Lardner

Jeff Neuburger

Proskauer Rose
EU-US Privacy Shield

David Zetoony

Bryan Cave
Gig Economy

Richard Meneghello

Fisher Phillips

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