Joan Hennessy

Articles written by Joan Hennessy


Published in 2016 Maryland Super Lawyers — January 2016
Forget a sports car—Heather Hostetter and Amy Strent made the most of a “mid-life crisis” when they struck out on their own

Masters of the Insurance Universe

Masters of the Insurance Universe
Published in 2015 Washington DC Super Lawyers — May 2015
Lorelie S. Masters is an insurance lawyer by day, social activist by night—and in 2014, the overachieving moonlighter added political candidate, too

Not The Secretary, The Assistant, The Typist, The Helpmate

Not The Secretary, The Assistant, The Typist, The Helpmate
Published in 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers — January 2015
Even though lawyering is in her blood, in the male-dominated legal world of the 1970s, M. Natalie McSherry had to prove all the things she wasn’t before she could prove what she was

The Culture Changer

The Culture Changer
Published in 2014 Washington DC Super Lawyers — April 2014
Personal injury attorney Salvatore Zambri remembers the most important thing about clients

The Humanizer

The Humanizer
Published in 2014 Maryland Super Lawyers — January 2014
Criminal defense attorney Rene Sandler has one job: defend

The Quiet Man

The Quiet Man
Published in 2013 Maryland Super Lawyers — January 2013
A family law case with Michael G. Hendler means intelligent dialogue and client resolution


Published in 2012 Maryland Super Lawyers — January 2012
Employment lawyer Kathleen Cahill shakes things up locally and nationally

Compassion for the Client
Published in 2011 Southern California Super Lawyers — February 2011
Amy Fisch Solomon takes on Bayer, Disney and the ‘learned intermediary defense’

The Devil and Paul Mark Sandler
Published in 2011 Maryland Super Lawyers — January 2011
For the noted trial attorney, argument, in its scholarly sense, is central to his life

Speak Softly, Shatter a Glass Ceiling
Published in 2009 Virginia Super Lawyers — July 2009
Anne Marie Whittemore and the charisma of quiet competence

Bright Knight
Published in 2009 Georgia Super Lawyers — March 2009
Why Stephen Bright makes sure no one stands alone

The Lawyer Who Cleaned Up Baseball
Published in 2009 Maryland Super Lawyers — January 2009
Charles Scheeler on The Wire, WorldCom and the worst middle seat ever

Grace Under Fire
Published in 2008 Virginia Super Lawyers — July 2008
Family law attorney Betty Moore Sandler's goal is to bring people to consensus ... and to cheer on Kentucky basketball  

Roberts' Rules of Order
Published in 2008 Washington DC Super Lawyers — March 2008
As a child, Michele Roberts was fascinated with trial lawyers. Now she’s one of the best

The Gentleman
Published in 2008 Maryland Super Lawyers — January 2008
Paul Bekman puts people at ease—which works well with allies and even better on opponents

Truth, Justice and the Cendali Way
Published in 2007 New York Metro Super Lawyers — September 2007
Who protects Harry Potter? IP lawyer Dale Cendali

The Meat Cutter's Daughter
Published in 2007 Virginia Super Lawyers — July 2007
Lisa A. Bertini on delis, Fabio and the terror of hanging your own shingle

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