DENVER, August 30, 2022 (Newswire.com) - Best Lawyers®, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession has updated its listings and now names 42 Owners' Counsel of America members in its 2023 publication in recognition of their Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law expertise and practices. The updated list now includes George Autry (North Carolina), Stephanie Autry (North Carolina), Keith Babcock (South Carolina), Joshua Baker (Virginia), Michael Berger (California), Dana Berliner (Washington D.C.), William Blake (Nebraska), Amy Brigham Boulris (Florida), Andrew Prince Brigham (Florida), Ed Burg (California), James Burling (California), Brandee Caswell (Colorado), Anthony DellaPelle (New Jersey), Robert Denlow (Missouri), Darius Dynkowski (Michigan), John Hamilton (Kansas), Paul Henry (Missouri), Warren Herlong (Alabama), Daniel Manning (Iowa), Alan Marcuvitz (Wisconsin), James Masterman (Massachusetts), Charles McFarland (Texas), Dwight Merriam (Connecticut), Anthony Misseldine (Arizona), Mark Murakami (Hawaii), Tom Olson (New Jersey), Casey Pipes (Alabama), Michael Rikon (New York), Howard Roston (Minnesota), Charles Ruffin (Georgia), William Ryan (Illinois), Mark Savin (Minnesota), Paul Scott (Mississippi), Jack Sperber (Colorado), Brad Stout (Kansas), Joseph Suntum (Maryland), Robert Thomas (Hawaii), Jim Thompson (Maryland), Joseph Waldo (Virginia), Kevin Walsh (Tennessee), Kermitt Waters (Nevada) and Joe Willis (Oregon).
Seven OCA members were also named "Lawyer of the Year" for 2023. They include: Amy Brigham Boulris (Florida), James Masterman (Massachusetts), Tom Olson (New Jersey), Casey Pipes (Alabama), Howard Roston (Minnesota), Joseph Suntum (Maryland), and Robert Thomas (Hawaii). The "Lawyer of the Year" honor is unique, as only one lawyer in each legal specialty and in each designated metropolitan market is recognized for this honor.
Finally, two additional OCA members, Marie Harlan (Texas) and David Paalova (South Carolina), made the "Ones to Watch" list.
Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© is considered a singular honor.
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."
Owners' Counsel of America is a nationwide network of attorneys dedicated to representing private owners in eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property valuation and property rights matters.
Source: Owners' Counsel of America