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August 17, 2016

Record number of Motley Rice Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2017

Motley Rice is proud to announce that 13 member attorneys have been selected by their peers for 2017 Best Lawyers®. This is the most attorneys selected to Best Lawyers® in the history of the firm.

His 12th year on the list, Motley Rice securities fraud practice group leader Bill Narwold (CT, DC, NY, SC) was named the Litigation – Banking and Finance “Lawyer of the Year” in Hartford, CT for the second time.

Note: read about the general selection process, and read additional details on the Connecticut selection process.

Motley Rice aviation and transportation attorney and CNN analyst Mary Schiavo was selected as the Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year” in Charleston, S.C.

Three Motley Rice attorneys, antitrust attorney Michael Buchman, catastrophic injury attorney Kevin Dean, and asbestos and other toxic diseases attorney Vin Greene, were voted to the list for the first time this year.

Motley Rice attorneys were selected by their peers in the following categories for 2017 Best Lawyers®

In Hartford, Conn.:

  • William H. Narwold (Litigation - Banking and Finance; Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions; Litigation – Securities)

In Mt. Pleasant, S.C.:

In New York, N.Y.:

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 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 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.3 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 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® 2017 (Copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).