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Best Lawyers® 2015 Recognizes 20 Morris James Attorneys in 23 Practices

August 18, 2014

Twenty Morris James attorneys in twenty-three practice areas were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 edition. Additionally, four of those attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” for their respective practices, including, Richard K. Herrmann for Information Technology Law, David H. Williams for Labor Law – Management, Francis (Pete) J. Jones, Jr. for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Eugene Bayard for Land Use and Zoning Law. Previous “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions include Edward M. McNally in 2014 for Real Estate Litigation, Richard P. Beck in 2013 for Real Estate Litigation and Richard Galperin in 2012 for Personal Injury Litigation.

For over 30 years, Best Lawyers® has been regarded by both the legal profession and the public as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. The 2015 Best Lawyers® list is based on a rigorous national survey involving over 5.5 million detailed evaluations of attorneys by their peers.

The Morris James attorneys listed in the 2015 edition and the areas of law in which they are recognized include:

Richard P. Beck - Lawyer of the Year 2013

  • 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
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Richard Galperin - Lawyer of the Year 2012

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

Richard K. Herrmann - Lawyer of the Year 2015

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

Francis J. Jones, Jr. - Lawyer of the Year 2015

  • 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 W. Tigani

  • Tax Law

David H. Williams - Lawyer of the Year 2015

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