Benchmark Litigation


Since its inception in 2008, Benchmark Litigation has featured Zuckerman Spaeder LLP and its attorneys in its annual ranking of U.S. litigation firms and lawyers. Currently, 21 of the firm’s attorneys are recognized in the 2016 edition of Benchmark Litigation, with the firm receiving national recognition in the White Collar Crime category. In addition, the firm’s Washington and Baltimore offices are designated “highly recommended” and the Tampa office is designated “recommended.”

In addition to being named "Local Litigation Stars," partner Paula M. Junghans was named one of the “Top 250 Women in Litigation”—a recognition that honors the accomplishments of leading female trial lawyers in the United States— and partner William W. Taylor, III was nationally recognized as a “Litigation Star” in the White Collar Crime category. Sixteen other attorneys are designated “Local Litigation Stars” and three are named “Future Stars” in their respective jurisdictions. The following Zuckerman Spaeder attorneys have been recognized in Benchmark Litigation:

Washington, DC

New York



To determine the rankings, Benchmark Litigation conducts hundreds of face-to-face and telephone interviews with the nation’s leading private practice lawyers and in-house counsel, selecting firms and attorneys for recognition based on client and peer recommendations. For more information about Benchmark Litigation and its selection process, please visit