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Forty-four Nutter Lawyers Named 2020 Best Lawyers in America©

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Boston, MA – Nutter announced that 44 attorneys spanning the breadth of the firm’s practice groups have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 list. Robert Fishman was named Best Lawyers 2020 “Land Use and Zoning Law Lawyer of the Year” in Boston. The Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” is a prestigious honor named to only one lawyer per practice area within each metropolitan region, based on the highest peer ratings received.

The following Nutter attorneys were ranked in The Best Lawyers in America© listing for 2020:

Banking and Finance Law

  • Thomas J. Curry
  • Kenneth F. Ehrlich
  • Michael K. Krebs

 Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

  • John G. Loughnane

 Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

  • Christopher S. McLoon

 Commercial Litigation

  • Nelson G. Apjohn
  • Kenneth R. Berman
  • Stephen J. Brake

 Corporate Law

  • James E. Dawson
  • Christopher S. McLoon

 Criminal Defense: White Collar

  • Jonathan L. Kotlier 

 Employment Law – Individuals

  • David C. Henderson

 Employment Law – Management

  • David C. Henderson
  • Liam T. O’Connell
  • David S. Rubin

 Environmental Law

  • Michael A. Leon
  • Mary K. Ryan
  • Michael E. Scott

 Equipment Finance Law

  • Philip R. Rosenblatt

 Financial Services Regulation Law

  • Kenneth F. Ehrlich

 Land Use and Zoning Law

  • Robert A. Fishman *Best Lawyers 2020 Lawyer of the Year
  • Mary T. Marshall

 Litigation – Environmental

  • Mary K. Ryan

 Litigation – Labor and Employment

  • David C. Henderson
  • Liam T. O’Connell

 Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

  • Ian D. Roffman

 Mergers and Acquisitions Law

  • Shannon S. Zollo

 Non-Profit / Charities Law

  • Melissa Sampson McMorrow

 Patent Law

  • Ronald E. Cahill
  • Steven G. Saunders
  • Kathleen M. Williams, Ph.D.

 Privacy and Data Security Law

  • Seth P. Berman

 Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

  • Nelson G. Apjohn
  • David L. Ferrera
  • Andrew J. McElaney, Jr. 

 Real Estate Law

  • Marianne Ajemian
  • Paul J. Ayoub
  • Michael F. Burke
  • Robert A. Fishman
  • Beth H. Mitchell
  • Michael E. Scott
  • Timothy M. Smith

 Tax Law

  • Christopher S. McLoon
  • Michael E. Mooney

 Trademark Law

  • Patrick J. Concannon

 Trusts and Estates

  • Peter R. Brown
  • Natalie B. Choate
  • Julia Satti Cosentino
  • Sara Goldman Curley
  • Thomas P. Jalkut
  • William D. Kirchick
  • Deborah J. Manus
  • Kevin M. Meuse
  • Jeffrey W. Roberts

Called “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice,” by Corporate Counsel magazine, Best Lawyers is considered one of the premier and unbiased listings of lawyers in the country. Recipients are selected based on an annual peer-review survey, which Best Lawyers has conducted for over 25 years and is now based on more than 6.7 million votes.

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About Nutter

Nutter is a Boston-based law firm that provides legal counsel to industry-leading companies, early stage entrepreneurs, institutions, foundations, and families, across the country and around the world. The firm’s business and finance, intellectual property, litigation, real estate and land use, labor and employment, tax, and trusts and estates practices are national in scope. The firm was co-founded in 1879 by former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis, before his appointment to the Court. For more information, please visit and follow the firm on LinkedIn.

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