The 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© names 121 Seyfarth Shaw LLP attorneys as leaders in their fields. Best Lawyers© bases its listings solely on a peer review process, in which researchers ask leading attorneys from specific practice areas and geographic regions about the professional abilities of their colleagues. Seyfarth attorneys from ten U.S. offices and more than 30 practice areas represent the firm in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018.
Additionally, Seyfarth partners William Berkowitz (Boston), Mark Casciari (Chicago), David Kadue (Los Angeles), Ward Kallstrom (San Francisco), Gregory Markel (New York) and Ellen McLaughlin (Chicago) were also awarded "Lawyer of the Year” status, the top honor available from Best Lawyers®.
Published annually since 1983, Best Lawyers® is a guide to legal excellence based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. For the 2018 edition, leading attorneys cast 7.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers® “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”