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Florham Park, NJ (Aug 2023)Bressler, Amery & Ross is pleased to announce that 52 of its attorneys have been included in the 2024 edition of the Best Lawyers in America, one of the oldest and most respected legal profession peer-review publications. 12 Bressler attorneys are new to the 2024 list. Since it was first published in 1983, The Best Lawyers in America has become widely regarded as a respected reference guide to legal excellence. Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America are chosen as a result of peer review surveys in which lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers based on more than three million detailed evaluations of lawyers in the same and related specialties.

In addition to these rankings, Best Lawyers recognized Principal MaryJane (MJ) Dobbs as a “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation – Labor & Employment; and Principal David P. Schneider as a “Lawyer of the Year” in Environmental. Lawyer of the Year recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Best Lawyers selects only one attorney in each practice category and designated metropolitan area as its "Lawyer of the Year," making this recognition especially noteworthy.

16 Bressler attorneys were named as Best Lawyers – “Ones to Watch,” which recognizes lawyers who are earlier in their careers. Recipients typically have been in practice for 5-9 years.

Selection for Best Lawyers is a nomination and peer-reviewed process designed to yield only the top 5% of the lawyers in each state. Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as a reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals.

A complete listing of the firm’s attorneys in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers, listed by state, is as follows: 

Birmingham, AL

  • Stephen E. Brown
    Employment Law – Management
    Labor Law – Management
    Litigation – Labor and Employment
    Workers' Compensation Law – Employers
  • David P. Donahue
    Litigation – ERISA
  • Lorrie L. Hargrove
    Litigation – Insurance
    Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants

Florham Park, NJ

Fort, Lauderdale, FL

Miami, FL

New York, NY

Dallas, TX

Houston, TX

This award is conferred by Best Lawyers in America. A description of the selection methodology is available here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

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