News// August 2021

Six Attorneys at Freund, Freeze & Arnold Receive Honor as Best Lawyers in America

Six shareholders at Freund, Freeze & Arnold have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2022. “The Best Lawyers in America” recognizes less than 5% of attorneys across the United States. Rankings are based on peer-reviews in which attorneys rank the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice area. First published in 1983, "Best Lawyers" has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

Susan Blasik-Miller is a 2022 Best Lawyer in the areas of medical malpractice defense and personal injury litigation.  She has been named a Best Lawyer for each of the last fifteen (15) years. As a trial lawyer for more than 30 years, she has extensive experience defending physicians, hospitals, long term care providers, businesses and employers in a wide variety of cases.  She advises business and health care professionals on ways to minimize risk.

Lindsay M. Johnson was named the 2022 Lawyer of the Year in Dayton for medical malpractice defense litigation.  This honor is given to only a single lawyer in each practice area and community by Best Lawyers, a peer review publication and worldwide attorney ranking service.  Lawyer of the Year honorees receive this award based on their extremely high overall peer feedback within specific practice areas.  Lindsay has extensive experience defending health care providers, hospitals, physician groups, and nursing facilities in all types of litigation.

Sandy R. McIntosh is a Best Lawyer for the fifth consecutive year in the area of education law.  Throughout her career, Sandy has successfully defended public and private schools, business, professionals and other individuals throughout Ohio in cases involving civil rights, education issues, employment issues, personal injury, and medical malpractice.


Gordon Arnold

Gordon Arnold is recognized as a 2022 Best Lawyer in the area of personal injury defense litigation.  Mr. Arnold has over 40 years of experience in insurance coverage and business litigation, with an emphasis in construction cases, bad faith litigation against insurance companies, and insurance coverage for trucking companies.


Robert Snyder

Robert Snyder is a 2022 Best Lawyer in the area of medical malpractice defense.  Mr. Snyder specializes in civil trial practice and has defended cases in multiple areas of the law including medical malpractice, nursing home liability, professional liability, personal injury, and wrongful death.  He has successfully defended doctors and hospitals in multiple jury trials.


Shannon K. Bockelman was named as 2022 Best Lawyer in the area of medical malpractice defense and commercial litigation .  Ms. Bockelman represents clients in medical malpractice cases including emergency, obstetrical, gynecology and surgical care, wrongful death, and traumatic birth injury, as well as long term care facilities.


About Freund, Freeze & Arnold

Freund, Freeze & Arnold, a full-service and leading defense litigation firm, serves its clients with more than 30 attorneys in three Ohio offices: Dayton, Columbus, and Cincinnati.  Founded in 1984, it ranks among the Best Law Firms as identified by Best Lawyers and U.S. News.  Freund, Freeze & Arnold serves a growing, loyal base of clients with innovative thinking and in-depth understanding of complex legal issues.