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Best Lawyers® 2016 Recognizes 21 Morris James Attorneys

August 18, 2015

Twenty-one Morris James attorneys in twenty-six practice areas were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 edition. Additionally, three of those attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” for their respective practices, including Richard Galperin for Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Gretchen S. Knight for Family Law, and Mark D. Olson for Tax Law. 

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 2016 Best Lawyers® list is based on an extensive national survey involving over 5.5 million detailed evaluations of leading lawyers by their peers. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers® "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice." 

The Morris James attorneys listed in the 2016 edition and the areas of law in which they are recognized include:

Eugene H. Bayard

  • Land Use and Zoning Law

Richard P. Beck

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

John M. Bloxom, IV

  • Real Estate Law

P. Clarkson Collins, Jr.

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance law
  • 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

  • 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 – 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

  • 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 *

Joseph R. Slights, III

  • Commercial Litigation

Bruce W. Tigani

  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

David H. Williams

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

* indicates "Lawyer of the Year" recognition