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August 17, 2015

Ten Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2016

Motley Rice is proud to announce that 10 member attorneys have been recognized by 2016 Best Lawyers in America®, and that member attorney Anne McGinness Kearse is named Best Lawyers® 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in Charleston, S.C., for the Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Plaintiffs. Full details on the general selection process can be found here, and here are additional details on the Connecticut selection process.

The 2016 edition of Best Lawyers® is a milestone for many of our attorneys, with firm co-founder Joe Rice and member attorney Bill Narwold now celebrating a full decade on the list, and members Anne McGinness Kearse, Mary Schiavo, Fidelma Fitzpatrick, Robert McConnell and Don Migliori each achieving their fifth year on the list.

Motley Rice attorneys were selected to the following Best Lawyers in America® 2016 categories:

In Hartford, Conn.:

William Narwold: Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions; Litigation – Securities

In Mount Pleasant, S.C.:

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; “Lawyer of the Year “- Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Marlon E. Kimpson: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Joseph F. Rice: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Mary Schiavo: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

In New York, N.Y.:

Fidelma Fitzpatrick: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

In Providence, R.I.:

Robert J. McConnell: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Donald A. Migliori: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

About Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and Best Lawyers received more than 12 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2016 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 6.7 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 55,000 lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. Read about the methodology process. The Best Lawyers in America® 2016 (Copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).