36 Motley Rice attorneys listed by Best Lawyers® for 2022

The Best Lawyers in America® included 36 Motley Rice attorneys in its 28th edition. Medical attorneys Carmen Scott and Fred Thompson are listed as “Lawyer of the Year” for Charleston, S.C. Twenty-one Motley Rice attorneys are listed in Best Lawyers®, and fifteen Motley Rice attorneys are also listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America for 2022.
 
Included in the 2022 Best Lawyers® guide are: 

Best Lawyers®: “Lawyer of the Year” 

Charleston, S.C. 

Carmen S. Scott: Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Fred Thompson III:  Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

The Best Lawyers in America®  

Hartford, Conn.

William H. Narwold: Antitrust Law; Litigation - Banking and Finance; Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions; Litigation – Securities

Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Kimberly Barone Baden: Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Frederick C. Baker: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Kevin R. Dean: Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Jodi Westbrook Flowers: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
John E. Herrick: Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Anne McGinness Kearse: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Marlon E. Kimpson: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
James W. Ledlie: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Donald A. Migliori: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Joseph F. Rice: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Mary F. Schiavo: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Carmen S. Scott: Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Fred Thompson III: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

New York, N.Y.

Michael M. Buchman: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Rebecca M. Katz: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Providence, R.I.

Fidelma L. Fitzpatrick: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Vincent L. Greene IV: Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Robert J. McConnell: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Washington, D.C.

Nathan D. Finch: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Linda Singer: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America

Morgantown, W.Va.

Jacob R. Stout: Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Andrew P. Arnold: Litigation - Securities
Meredith Kay Clark: Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Sara O. Couch: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Natalie Deyneka: Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Jade Haileselassie: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Temitope O. Leyimu: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
P. Graham Maiden: Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
John David O'Neill: Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Ann E. Rice Ervin: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Meredith B. Weatherby: Litigation – Securities

New York, N.Y.

Michelle C. Clerkin: Antitrust Law; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Providence, R.I.

Dennis A. Costigan: Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
Ashley J. Hornstein: Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs
Kate E. Menard: Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs

About Best Lawyers®

Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on peer-review evaluations. Best Lawyers received nearly 10 million peer evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas and 66,713 lawyers in 147 practice areas the U.S. are featured in the 2022 guide. Lawyers included in the guide come from 16,596 law firms across the country and represent approximately 5% of practicing lawyers, according to Best Lawyers. Read about the methodology.
 
The 5,824 “Lawyers of the Year” featured in the 2022 guide are “individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region,” according to Best Lawyers. “Only one lawyer is recognized as the ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for each specialty and location.” Read more about the methodology
 
According to Best Lawyers, the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list recognizes attorneys who have been in private practice for five to nine years and have shown “outstanding professional excellence” in their careers. Read more about the methodology

Learn more about Connecticut-specific methodology.