The Best Lawyers in America® has recognized six Shook, Hardy & Bacon attorneys as a 2019 “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area earns the “Lawyer of the Year” recognition.
The peer-reviewed directory is regarded as the “definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.” Lawyers are selected by earning a high level of respect among peers for their abilities and professionalism.
“Lawyers of the Year” include the following:
- David Erickson (Litigation – Environmental)
- James Muehlberger (Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants)
- John Simpson (Litigation and Controversy – Tax)
- William Martucci (Employment Law – Management)
- William Sampson (Litigation – Banking and Finance)
- John Barkett (Arbitration, Environmental Law)