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9 Essex Richards Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers in America

Essex Richards, P.A. is pleased to announce that The Best Lawyers© in America has named 9 of its attorneys to the 2019 list in the publication’s newly released 25th edition – Norris Adams, Rob Blair, Jon Buchan, Woody Connette, Heather Culp, John Daniel, Rick Elkins, Lauren Lewis, and Steve Morris.  Rick Elkins and Lauren Lewis were both included for the first time in this edition.

Best Lawyers© is based on a peer-review survey of over 50,000 attorneys in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and more than 7.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers’ legal abilities by other lawyers in their practice areas. Attorneys are not permitted to pay any fee to participate or be included on the lists.

The complete list of the 2019 Essex Richards Best Lawyers© is as follows:

 Norris A. Adams II (2018)

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Litigation – ERISA

Robert S. Blair, Jr. (2011)

  • Family Law
  • Family Law Mediation

Jonathan Edward Buchan (1991)

  • Litigation – First Amendment

Edward G. Connette III (2007)

  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

Heather W. Culp (2017)

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy

John T. Daniel (2010)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation – Construction

Rick Elkins (*)

  • Family Law

Lauren V. Lewis (*)

  • Family Law

Stephen H. Morris (2016)

  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

 (Year) First year the lawyer was listed in any practice area.
(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers.