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Hinkle Attorneys Named to the Best Lawyers in America for 2022

Aug 19, 2021 - Firm News by

Hinkle Law Firm has twenty-two attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 Publication. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a peer-review survey of 1.8 million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. They are reviewed on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.
The following Attorneys were named to this year’s list:

  • Eric W. Barth – Litigation – Labor and Employment, Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Management
  • Peter G. Collins – Litigation – Insurance
  • Philip Davidson – Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Insurance Law, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Insurance, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Ryan D. Farley – Trusts and Estates
  • Hugh W. Gill – Trusts and Estates, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • W. Thomas Gilman – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Michael D. Herd – Real Estate Law, Corporate Law
  • James Scott MacBeth – Tax Law, Litigation and Controversy – Tax
  • Mark R. Maloney – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Health Care
  • Eric S. Namee – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Tax Law, Litigation and Controversy – Tax
  • Dan C. Peare – Trusts and Estates
  • J. Scott Pohl – Real Estate Law
  • David M. Rapp – Appellate Practice, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • John E. Rapp – Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Criminal Defense: General Practice, DUI/DWI Defense, Litigation – Construction
  • P. Jay Skolaut – Insurance Law, Litigation – Insurance, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Steven P. Smith – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • James C. Spencer – Employment Law – Management
  • Michelle R. Stewart – Civil Rights Law, Employment Law – Individuals, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Martin R. Ufford – Real Estate Law
  • Sean Walsh – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Brian L. White – Insurance Law, Appellate Practice, Litigation – Construction, Litigation – Healthcare, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Gregory S. Young – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Litigation – Health Care

Lawyer of the Year

Additionally, five attorneys were selected as 2022 “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments.

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