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Keller and Heckman LLP Attorneys Included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023

Keller and Heckman LLP attorneys uphold their status in The Best Lawyers in America®. Nine attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2023 edition, including one attorney who was also selected for the prestigious "Lawyer of the Year" award. 

Keller and Heckman congratulates the following attorneys for their inclusion in this edition and outstanding achievements in their respective practice areas:

Advertising Law

  • Sheila A. Millar, Partner 

Cannabis Law

  • Azim Chowdhury, Partner 
  • Frederick A. Stearns, Partner

Employment Law – Management

  • Manesh K. Rath, Partner

Litigation – Labor and Employment

  • Manesh K. Rath, Partner


  • David J. Ettinger, Partner
  • Devon Wm. Hill, Partner
  • George G. Misko, Partner
  • Melvin S. Drozen, Senior Counsel

Lawyer of the Year

Congratulations to Partner Manesh Rath for receiving The Best Lawyers in America® “Lawyer of the Year” award for his contributions to Employment Law – Management in Washington, DC. This award is presented to only one individual in each geographical region for their area of practice. It further establishes Manesh as a leader in employment law.

About Keller and Heckman

Celebrating 60 years of excellence, Keller and Heckman is an internationally renowned law firm with a broad practice in the areas of regulatory law, public policy, and litigation. From offices around the world, they represent global companies and trade associations servicing a range of industries, including food and food additives, plastics, pesticides, industrial and specialty chemicals, consumer products, drugs and medical devices, transportation, and telecommunications. Keller and Heckman is a pioneer in the use of interdisciplinary approaches to problem-solving with an in-house scientific staff that works closely with the attorneys on matters of technical complexity.