19 Groom lawyers across all practice areas were recognized in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, including the publicationâ€™s first edition of â€śOnes to Watch,â€ť an award for lawyers who are in the earlier stages of their private practice careers. Groom lawyers were honored for their work in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Litigation â€“ ERISA, Tax Law, Government Relations and Employment Law â€“ Management. Best Lawyers rankings are based on collective peer review and feedback from colleagues and are published annually to highlight top lawyers in their respective practices. The following Groom lawyers were named to Best Lawyers 2021: Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Jon W. Breyfogle* Lisa Campbell Douglas W. Ell* Jennifer E. Eller Gary M. Ford* Lars C. Golumbic Theodore R. Groom* Daniel L. Hogans David C. Kaleda Christine Keller Ian D. Lanoff* David N. Levine Louis T. Mazawey* Seth Perretta David W. Powell* Stephen M. Saxon* AndrĂ©e M. St. Martin* Brigen Winters Litigation â€“ ERISA Gary M. Ford* Lars C. Golumbic Michael J. Prame Tax Law Theodore R. Groom* Louis T. Mazawey* Government Relations Theodore R. Groom* Employment Law – Management Ian D. Lanoff* *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.Â 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 45 years.Â 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.