LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America®, one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, has named seven attorneys from Stites & Harbison, PLLC, as Lawyers of the Year for 2014. Only one lawyer in each high-profile legal specialty in each large legal community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” The honored attorneys named include:
Bethany A. Breetz – Louisville Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year
Carol Dan Browning – Louisville Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants Lawyer of the Year
Charles J. Cronan IV – Louisville Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year
Anne E. Gorham – Lexington Construction Law Lawyer of the Year
Alfred S. Joseph III – Louisville Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year
William L. Penny – Nashville Litigation - Environmental Lawyer of the Year
Bruce M. Reynolds – Lexington Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year
Of special note, three of Stites & Harbison’s honored attorneys for 2014 have received the “Lawyer of the Year” honor two or more times — Charles J. Cronan IV, Jr., Alfred S. Joseph III, and Bruce M. Reynolds.
The lawyers honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers’ surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity. Best Lawyers designates “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities.
“We are extremely pleased with our results,” said Ken Sagan, chairman of Stites & Harbison. “We are delighted to see both new and repeat Stites & Harbison honorees on the Lawyers of the Year list. This honor reflects our firm’s continuing commitment to provide the highest quality of legal services to our clients.”
The Best Lawyers in America® is a nationally recognized referral guide to the legal profession that has been published since 1983. Attorneys selected for the publication are reviewed by professional peers through an extensive survey.