In the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 15 Groom lawyers were recognized in five categories – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation – ERISA, Tax, Government Relations, and Employment Law – Management. The list is released annually and highlights top lawyers in their respective fields who are selected based solely on collective peer review and feedback from colleagues. The following lawyers were named: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Jon W. Breyfogle* Douglas W. Ell* Jennifer E. Eller Gary M. Ford* Lars C. Golumbic Theodore R. Groom* Daniel L. Hogans David C. Kaleda Ian D. Lanoff* David N. Levine Louis T. Mazawey* David W. Powell* Stephen M. Saxon* Andrée M. St. Martin* Litigation – ERISA Gary M. Ford* Lars C. Golumbic Michael J. Prame Tax Law Theodore R. Groom* Louis T. Mazawey* *Indicates at least 10 years of inclusion in the Best Lawyers publication. Groom Law Group, Chartered is the premier benefits law firm in the United States with over 80 attorneys dedicated solely to the practice of benefits, health and retirement law. From its one office strategically located in Washington, D.C., Groom has maintained a national ERISA and benefits practice with a focus on cutting edge solutions for its clients for nearly 45 years. Groom handles a broad variety of sophisticated health benefits, governance, legislative, litigation, and tax matters for its clients, including specializations such as health and welfare, fiduciary issues, privacy and security, and executive compensation.