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August 15, 2017

Record number of Motley Rice attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers®

We are honored to announce that 15 Motley Rice member attorneys are included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018. This year marks a record number of Motley Rice attorneys included since the founding of the firm.

Motley Rice asbestos lawyer John Herrick was named the Best Lawyers® 2018 Product Liability Litigation - Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year” in Charleston, S.C. As co-lead of the firm’s occupational disease practice, John has more than 20 years of experience representing people harmed by toxic asbestos exposure. Previous Motley Rice attorneys recognized as “Lawyer of the Year”, include:

Motley Rice attorneys selected include:

In Hartford, Conn.:

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

In Mount Pleasant, S.C.:

Kevin Dean: Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Jodi Westbrook Flowers: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

John Herrick: Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs; "Lawyer of the Year" in Charleston, S.C.

Anne McGinness Kearse: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Marlon Kimpson: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Don Migliori: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Joe Rice: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Mary Schiavo: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Carmen Scott: Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Fred Thompson: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

In New York, N.Y.:

Michael Buchman: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Fidelma Fitzpatrick: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

In Providence, R.I.:

Vin Greene: Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

Bob McConnell: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions– Plaintiffs

About Best Lawyers®

Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on peer-review evaluations. More than 83,000 attorneys globally are eligible to vote, and Best Lawyers received nearly10 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 58,000lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 (Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Read about the methodology process.

Full details on the general selection process and methodology can be found here, and here are additional details on the Connecticut selection process.