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Three Morris James Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®

August 20, 2015


Morris James LLP is pleased to announce that three of its partners were named Best Lawyers® 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practices. The attorneys recognized include Richard Galperin for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Gretchen S. Knight for Family Law, and Mark D. Olson for Tax Law.

Richard Galperin, who was named Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year in 2011/12, has four decades of experience, specializing in representing physicians and other providers of healthcare. He also represents all levels of medical professionals in administrative hearings on licensing, credentialing, and other medical-legal issues. Gretchen S. Knight has focused her practice in Family Law for more than twenty years. She represents individuals in a variety of domestic relations proceedings, including divorce, division of marital property, alimony/spousal support, child custody and visitation, child support, guardianship of children, and step-parent adoptions. Mark Olson has more than 35 years of experience in the areas of federal, state and local taxation, and estate planning and administration. He assists clients in developing estate plans, including strategies utilizing Delaware trusts and limited liability companies for lifetime gifting and other wealth transfers, life insurance planning, and valuation techniques.

Best Lawyers® is a highly respected worldwide peer-review guide to the legal profession. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” Attorneys being honored are selected based on impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect an attorney has earned among peers in the same region and practice area for his or her professional abilities and integrity.