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Thirty Nutter Attorneys Named 2016 Best Lawyers in America©

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Bob Fishman and Andy McElaneyNutter announced that thirty attorneys spanning the breadth of the firm’s practice groups have been selected for inclusion into The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 list. More than 20 percent of the firm’s 145 attorneys were selected, and eight lawyers were named Best Lawyers for the first time. In addition, product liability and litigation partner, Andrew J. McElaney, Jr., and senior partner in real estate, Robert A. Fishman, were named Best Lawyers 2016 Lawyer of the Year in their respective practice areas in the metropolitan Boston region. 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.

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 6.2 million votes. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed.

The following Nutter attorneys were selected to The Best Lawyers in America© listing for 2016: 

  • Alexander S. Glovsky (Corporate Governance/Law) 
  • Andrew J. McElaney, Jr. (Product Liability Litigation-Defendants) *Best Lawyers 2016 Lawyer of the Year 
  • Beth H. Mitchell (Real Estate Law) 
  • Constantine Alexander (Corporate Law) 
  • David C. Henderson (Employment Law – Management) 
  • David L. Ferrera (Product Liability Litigation-Defendants) 
  • Deborah J. Manus (Trusts and Estates) 
  • James E. Dawson (Corporate Law) 
  • John G. Loughnane (Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights-Insolvency and Reorganization Law) 
  • Jonathan L. Kotlier (Criminal Defense: White Collar) 
  • Kenneth F. Ehrlich (Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law) *Best Lawyers recognition in multiple practice areas 
  • Kenneth R. Berman (Commercial Litigation) 
  • Kevin M. Meuse (Trust and Estates) 
  • Liam T. O’Connell (Employment Law – Management) 
  • Marianne Ajemian (Real Estate Law) 
  • Mary K. Ryan (Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental) 
  • Melissa Sampson McMorrow (Non-Profit/Charities Law) 
  • Michael A. Leon (Environmental Law) 
  • Michael E. Mooney (Tax Law) 
  • Michael E. Scott (Environmental Law) 
  • Michael F. Burke (Real Estate Law) 
  • Natalie B. Choate (Trusts and Estates) 
  • Nelson G. Apjohn (Commercial Litigation) 
  • Paul J. Ayoub (Real Estate Law) 
  • Peter R. Brown (Trusts and Estates) 
  • Philip R. Rosenblatt (Equipment Finance Law) 
  • Robert A. Fishman (Land Use and Zoning Law; Real Estate Law) *Best Lawyers recognition in multiple practice areas; *Best Lawyers 2016 Lawyer of the Year 
  • Thomas P. Jalkut (Trusts and Estates) 
  • Timothy M. Smith (Real Estate Law) 
  • William D. Kirchick (Trusts and Estates)

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Nutter is a top Boston-based law firm providing high level legal counsel to clients who range from well-established companies and institutions to early stage entrepreneurs to foundations and families. Nutter was co-founded by Louis D. Brandeis and has been in continuous practice for 136 years.

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