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20 Morris James Attorneys in 23 Practices Selected for Inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2013

August 30, 2012

Twenty Morris James attorneys in twenty-three practice areas were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers® 2013.  Attorneys new to the list are partners Stephen M. Miller and Carl N. Kunz, III from the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Group, and partner Peter B. Ladig from the firm’s Corporate Litigation Practice.  Practice areas new to the list are Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Corporate Governance Law, Intellectual Property Litigation, Land Use and Zoning, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Medical Malpractice Law.

David H. Williams, Morris James’ Managing Partner, said The significant increase in attorneys and practice areas recognized this year by Best Lawyers® is the result of our quest for excellence and our goal to exceed client expectations.

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 2013 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 2013 edition and the areas of law in which they are recognized include:

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Carl N. Kunz III (2013) 

Stephen M. Miller (2013) 

Commercial Litigation

P. Clarkson Collins, Jr. (2005)

Lewis H. Lazarus (2006)

Edward M. McNally (2005)

Corporate Governance Law

Lewis H. Lazarus (2006)

Corporate Law

P. Clarkson Collins, Jr. (2005)

Peter B. Ladig (2013)

Lewis H. Lazarus (2006)

Edward M. McNally (2005)

Education Law

David H. Williams (2007)

Elder Law

Mary M. Culley (2008)

Employment Law – Management

David H. Williams (2007)

Family Law

Gretchen S. Knight (2007)

Information Technology Law

Richard K. Herrmann (2003)

Insurance Law

Mary B. Matterer (2009)

Labor Law – Management

David H. Williams (2007)

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Mary B. Matterer (2009)

Litigation - Labor & Employment

David H. Williams (2007)

Litigation - Land Use & Zoning

Richard P. Beck (1983)

Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions

P. Clarkson Collins, Jr. (2005)

Lewis H. Lazarus (2006)

Edward M. McNally (2005)

Litigation - Real Estate

Richard P. Beck (1983)

Edward M. McNally (2005)

Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Dennis D. Ferri (2007)

Richard Galperin (2005)

Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs

Dennis D. Ferri (2007)

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Dennis D. Ferri (2007)

Richard Galperin (2005)

Francis J. Jones, Jr. (2008)

Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Keith E. Donovan (2009)

Francis J. Jones, Jr. (2008)

Real Estate Law

Richard P. Beck (1983)

John Bloxom IV (2010)

Tax Law

Mark Olson (2011)

Bruce Tigani (2011)

Technology Law

Richard K. Herrmann (2003)