CLEVELAND, OH – September 17, 2012 – One hundred twenty-seven lawyers from BakerHostetler were recently selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.), and 11 of them were named “Lawyer of the Year.” Twenty were named to the list for the first time.
New to the list are Jonathan R. Barr, Alfred C. Chidester, Hurlie H. Collier, Todd A. Dawson, Denis L. Durkin, Tracey Ellerson, Lee T. Ellis, David Grant, Ellen Halfon, Mark A. Johnson, R. Steven Kestner, Kevin W. Kirsch, J. Joseph Korpics, Michael R. Levin, John Melicharek, Jr., Henry P. Montgomery, Irving H. Picard, Robert W. Thielhelm, Jr., Robert J. Webb and Robert M. Wolin. Nineteen of the firm’s attorneys have been listed for at least 10 years, and eight attorneys have been listed for at least 20 years.
The Best Lawyers list, representing more than 128 practice areas in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., is compiled through an extensive peer-review survey in which the top attorneys in the country confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current edition is based on approximately 4.3 million evaluations by these attorneys on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.
Lawyers being honored as “Lawyer of the Year” are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments conducted by Best Lawyers® each year. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
BakerHostetler attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers® 2013 as “Lawyer of the Year” are:
BakerHostetler attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers in America® 2013 are:
(Year) First year the lawyer was listed(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers
About BakerHostetlerBakerHostetler is among the nation's 100 largest law firms with more than 800 attorneys coast to coast, delivering the highest quality legal counsel on the most complex and critical issues facing clients today. The firm has offices in Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Costa Mesa, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando and Washington, D.C. Its five primary practice groups are Business, Employment, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Tax. For more information, visit www.bakerlaw.com