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20 Attorneys in 23 Practices Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2014

August 15, 2013
Best Lawyers® 2014

Twenty Morris James attorneys in twenty-three practice areas were selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2014.  In addition to individual attorney recognitions, Morris James LLP has been named in the 2014 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers' “Best Law Firms” and Corporate Litigation Chair, Edward M. McNally has been named a “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation - Real Estate.  Previous “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions include Richard P. Beck in 2013 for Real Estate Litigation and Richard Galperin in 2011/12 for Personal Injury Litigation.

For 30 years, Best Lawyers® has come to be regarded by both the legal profession and the public as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the U.S. The 2014 Best Lawyers® list is based on a rigorous national survey involving more than 4 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

The Morris James attorneys listed in the 2014 edition and the areas of law in which they are recognized include:

Richard P. Beck

  • Real Estate Law
  • Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation – Real Estate

John M. Bloxom IV

  • Real Estate Law

P. Clarkson Collins, Jr.

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions

Mary M. Culley

  • Elder Law

Keith E. Donovan

  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Dennis D. Ferri

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Richard Galperin  -  Lawyer of the Year 2011/12

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Richard K. Herrmann

  • Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Technology Law

Francis J. Jones, Jr.

  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Gretchen S. Knight

  • Family Law

Carl N. Kunz III

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Peter B. Ladig

  • Corporate Law

Lewis H. Lazarus

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Mary B. Matterer           

  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property

Edward M. McNally   -  Lawyer of the Year 2014

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Real Estate

Stephen M. Miller

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Mark D. Olson

  • Tax Law

Bruce Tigani

  • Tax Law

David H. Williams

  • Education Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment