Seventy-Six Pierce Atwood Attorneys Included in Best Lawyers in America® 2013

10 Attorneys Newly Ranked This Year

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Seventy-six attorneys from Pierce Atwood were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).  The 76 attorneys are ranked in more than 50 practice areas.  With 10 attorneys newly listed this year, Pierce Atwood is proud to have more than half of its attorneys in the firm included in Best Lawyers.

For a full listing of Pierce Atwood’s attorneys who were included in this year’s list, please click here.

According to this nationwide ranking, Pierce Atwood ranks first among Maine law firms for total number of listed attorneys in the state.  The firm also ranked #1 in several practice areas including commercial litigation, energy law, environmental law, banking and finance law, intellectual property law, real estate law, and tax law.

Best Lawyers is considered an honor in the legal profession because inclusion in the guide is based on peer-review surveys in which more than 41,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.9 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.  The guide to legal expertise has been in publication since 1983.  Pierce Atwood’s Ralph Lancaster has been listed in every edition since its founding.