Twenty-One Keating Muething & Klekamp Attorneys Recognized in 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars

A total of 21 attorneys with the law firm Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL (KMK Law®) have been selected for inclusion to the 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers® and Ohio Rising Stars lists. Ohio Super Lawyers is a comprehensive listing of outstanding lawyers in more than 70 areas of practice. Each attorney listed in Ohio Super Lawyers has been chosen by their peers as being among the best in their profession.

The 10 KMK attorneys recognized in the 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers listing are noted below including their area of practice:

James E. Burke, Partner – Litigation

  • Named to the Top 100 Attorneys in Ohio List
  • Named to the Top 50 Attorneys in Cincinnati List

Mark J. Chumley, Partner – Labor & Employment

Steven C. Coffaro, Partner – Litigation

Louis F. Gilligan, Partner – Litigation

Daniel E. Izenson, Partner – Litigation

Kenneth P. Kreider, Partner – Real Estate

William A. Posey, Partner – Litigation

  • Named to the Top 50 Attorneys in Cincinnati List

Adrienne J. Roach, Partner – Family Law

  • Named to the Top 100 Attorneys in Ohio List
  • Named to the Top 10 Attorneys in Ohio List
  • Named to the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Ohio List
  • Named to the Top 50 Attorneys in Cincinnati List
  • Named to the Top 25 Women Attorneys in Cincinnati List

Michael L. Scheier, Partner – Litigation

Thomas M. Tepe, Jr., Partner – Land Use / Zoning

In addition, 11 KMK Law attorneys have been named to the 2024 Ohio Rising Stars list including their primary areas of practice:

Matthew M. Allen, Partner – Litigation 

Ross J. Bextermueller, Partner – Business Representation & Transactions

Sarah Vonderbrink Geiger, Partner – Litigation 

Andrew J. (Andy) Kaminski, Partner – Real Estate

James C. Kezele, Partner – Environmental Law

Shannon D. Lawson, Partner – Corporate Finance

John M. Milligan, Partner – Labor & Employment

Stephanie M. Scott, Associate – Litigation

Nicholas L. (Nick) Simon, Partner – Business Representation & Transactions

Taylor V. Trout, Partner – Litigation

Allison A. Westfall, Partner – Securities Regulation & Compliance

About Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
The selection process for Rising Stars is the same as the Super Lawyers selection process except that to be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. Candidates for Rising Stars do not go through peer evaluation by practice area. While up to 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.

Polling, research, and selection are performed by Law & Politics, a publication of Key Professional Media, Inc. Law & Politics has been publishing Super Lawyers for more than 20 years.

About Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
The law firm of Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL (KMK Law®), based in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a nationally-recognized law firm delivering sophisticated legal solutions to businesses of all sizes—from Fortune 50 corporations to start-up companies. KMK Law has achieved Mansfield Certification Plus status for 2022-2023. KMK Law has been awarded a Top Workplaces honor by The Enquirer Media since 2012. Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers® 2023 recognized KMK as a leading law firm in Ohio in Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy & Restructuring, General Commercial Litigation, and Real Estate and in Ohio: South Central in Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions. KMK Law earned four National Rankings in Corporate Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Project Finance Law and Venture Capital Law and 37 Metropolitan Rankings in the 2024 “Best Law Firms” Report. Founded in 1954, KMK has approximately 135 lawyers and a support staff of 120 employees. Additional information is available at

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