The 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, has ranked Conrad O’Brien as one of the best in class in Pennsylvania for Commercial Litigation. Additionally, five Conrad O’Brien Shareholders were individually ranked as top leaders in the industry.
Chambers USA lists Conrad O’Brien as one of the top five law firms (Band 2) in Pennsylvania for Commercial Litigation. Chambers USA describes the Firm as “the litigation boutique for significant cases in the Philadelphia area,” also noting that the Firm has “a star reputation with the judges.” Conrad O’Brien is recognized as “highly regarded” in offering trial and appellate services in commercial litigation, as well as advising on constitutional challenges and white-collar crime.
Several Conrad O’Brien attorneys were also ranked in Chambers USA:
Nicholas M. Centrella, Managing Partner, is considered to be a "high-quality lawyer" and "very knowledgeable of the facts" in handling both commercial litigation and government investigations
Nancy J. Gellman is recognized as “extremely strong in handling commercial litigation”
John A. Guernsey is well recognized for his expertise in trade secrets and restrictive covenant hearings and impresses with his know-how in multidistrict litigation in relation to contract, insurance and construction disputes
Howard M. Klein is held by peers in high regard for his expertise in professional and products liability class actions. He also advises on construction disputes and medical malpractice cases.
James J. Rohn, Chairman, is described as a “brilliant strategist on investigative matters”
For 25 years, Chambers and Partners has published the world’s leading guides to the legal profession and has built a reputation for in-depth, objective research. The company has 150 full-time editors and researchers who conduct thousands of in-depth interviews with lawyers and their clients worldwide, which establish the Chambers USA rankings. The qualities on which the rankings are assessed include firm-wide strengths, areas of expertise, and reputation in the legal market.