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Seventeen Lane Powell Lawyers Named The Best Lawyers In America®

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Seventeen lawyers from Lane Powell were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2005-2006 (Copyright 2004 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.D.). The lawyers and their practice areas include: Stanton Phillip Beck, construction law; Michael D. Dwyer, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law; Charles R. Ekberg, bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law; John Folawn, legal malpractice law; Anne W. Glazer, intellectual property law; D. Wayne Gittinger, antitrust law, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law; Lewis M. Horowitz, tax law; George L. Kirklin, business litigation and personal injury litigation; James Markham Marshall, labor and employment law; Michael E. Morgan, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law; Charles W. Riley, Jr., trusts and estates; James L. Robart, business litigation, (appointed U.S. District Judge of the Western District of Washington); Joan E. Robinson, financial institutions and transactions law; Mark Rossi, financial institutions and transactions law; Leigh D. Stephenson-Kuhn, employee benefits law; Gary P. Tober, tax law; and Steven B. Ungar, criminal defense.

The 2005-2006 edition is the eleventh edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which 16,000 leading attorneys throughout the country cast more than a half million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, 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.”