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Best Lawyers 2015 Recognizes Four Partners as Lawyer of the Year

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August 18, 2014

Morris James LLP is pleased to announce that three of its partners were named Best Lawyers 2015 “Lawyer of the Year.” The attorneys recognized include Richard K. Herrmann for Information Technology Law, David H. Williams for Labor Law – Management, and Eugene Bayard for Land Use and Zoning Law.

Veteran Richard K. Herrmann has over 40 years of experience as a Delaware attorney and focuses his practice on complex litigation of intellectual property, commercial litigation, technology litigation and patent litigation. Richard is the Co-chair of the Delaware Supreme Court Commission on Law and Technology and on the Executive Committee of the Richard K. Herrmann Technology Inn of Court.

Dave Williams has over 35 years of experience in the areas of Employment and Educational Law. Mr. Williams represents a wide variety of clients in litigation matters, administrative proceedings, and arbitration and collective bargaining issues.

Gene Bayard has maintained a general civil practice in Sussex County focusing on business litigation, real estate, land use and zoning.

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 their peers in the same region and practice area for their professional abilities and integrity.

Since it was first published over 30 years ago, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is well-regarded because it is based on a comprehensive peer-review survey in which prominent attorneys cast more than 5.5 million evaluations of fellow attorneys in their practice areas. 

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