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August 17, 2018

Motley Rice attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers®

We are proud to announce that 16 Motley Rice member attorneys are included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019. 

Motley Rice securities and consumer fraud practice leader William Narwold was named the Best Lawyers® 2019 Litigation – Banking and Finance “Lawyer of the Year” in Hartford, Conn. Bill has nearly 40 years of experience representing consumers, governmental entities, unions and institutional investors in complex securities fraud, shareholder rights, and consumer fraud lawsuits. This marks Bill’s fourth time receiving the honor of “Lawyer of the Year,” including previous years: 2017, 2015, and 2013.

Motley Rice attorneys recognized by Best Lawyers® for 2019 include:

In Hartford, Conn.:

William Narwold: Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions; Litigation – Securities; "Lawyer of the Year" in Hartford, Conn.

In Mount Pleasant, S.C.:

Kevin Dean: Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

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

John Herrick: Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs

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

In Washington, D.C.:

Linda Singer: 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 nearly 10 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 60,000 lawyers being includes in the new edition. Per the latest survey by the American Bar Association, there are just over 1.3 million practicing attorneys in the U.S. Using that statistic, less than 5 percent of practicing attorneys in the U. S. are recognized by Best Lawyers. Read about the methodology.

According to Best Lawyers, the “Lawyer of the Year” Award is allocated annually to the lawyer who has the highest overall peer-review feedback in a certain practice area for a particular geographic region. Note: Not every practice area and/or state is a large enough to warrant a “Lawyer of the Year” accolade (but most areas are eligible for these awards).

Learn more about the Connecticut-specific methodology.