Rudman Winchell Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in America for 2017

By Rudman Winchell Attorney

Rudman Winchell has received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2017 The Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Law Firms.”

Rudman Winchell attorneys David C. King, Frank T. McGuire, Edmond J. Bearor, Hans S. Peterson, Anne-Marie L. Storey, and Jennifer L. Eastman, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 Edition. As a firm, Rudman Winchell receives Top Tier rankings in Employment Law-Management, Labor Law- Management, Elder Law, Litigation-Insurance , Litigation-Municipal, Medical Malpractice Law- Defendants, Land Use and Zoning, Business Organizations including LLC’s and Partnerships, Municipal Law, and Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants.

For the second time in his career, Edmond Bearor is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for Land Use and Zoning Law. Attorney Bearor is the Chair of the Municipal and Government Law Group and is the Managing Partner of the firm.

Tier 1 rankings are determined through a firm’s overall evaluation, which is derived from a combination of clients’ impressive feedback, the high regard that lawyers in other firms have for the firm, in addition to the information provided to Best Lawyers through the Law Firm Survey.  Best Lawyers uses more than 3.1 million confidential evaluations nationwide to decide who will receive the annual recognition. More information can be found at

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 83,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and we have received more than 13 million votes to date on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2017 Edition of the Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 55,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

The Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.

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