Press Release: Nine Rackemann Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers 2019 List
Boston law firm Rackemann, Sawyer & Brewster announces that nine of its attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019. Published by Woodward/White, Inc., Best Lawyers is considered by many as the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession.
The following attorneys were named to the Best Lawyers list:
- Francesco A. De Vito (Real Estate Law)
- David M. Friedman (Family Law)
- Richard J. Gallogly (Land Use and Zoning Law)
- Ellen M. Harrington (Trusts and Estates Law)
- Brian M. Hurley (Litigation – Real Estate)
- Michael P. Last (Environmental Law)
- J. David Leslie (Insurance Law)
- Michael F. O’Connell (Tax Law)
- Daniel J. Ossoff (Real Estate Law)
Brian M. Hurley was also noted as “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Real Estate in Boston. This additional recognition is awarded by Best Lawyers to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one attorney is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.
Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture, as accurately as possible, the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice area. For the 2019 edition, over 87,000 leading attorneys were eligible to vote, and more than 10 million votes were tallied for attorneys in their various practice areas. Selections will be featured in the recent edition of The Best Lawyers in America and will be excerpted in the Boston Globe and The Wall Street Journal in 2019.
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