18 Morris James attorneys in 13 practice areas were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2011.  New to the list are Mark D. Olson and Bruce W. Tigani from the firm’s Tax, Estates and Business practice.  The firm’s Real Estate Practice Group Chair, Richard Beck, has been named in this highly regarded publication since its inception in 1983. 

The Best Lawyers in America® 2011 has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.   Their rigorous research is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.  The Morris James attorneys listed in the 2011 edition and the areas of law in which they are recognized include:

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
• P. Clarkson Collins, Jr. (2005)
• Lewis H. Lazarus (2006)
• Edward M. McNally (2005)
• James W. Semple (2009)

CORPORATE LAW
• P. Clarkson Collins, Jr. (2005)
• Lewis H. Lazarus (2006)
• Edward M. McNally (2005)

ELDER LAW
• Mary M. Culley (2008)

EDUCATION LAW
• David H. Williams (2007)

FAMILY LAW
• Gretchen S. Knight (2007)

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY LAW
• Richard K. Herrmann (2003)

INSURANCE LAW
• Mary B. Matterer (2009)

LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW
• David H. Williams (2007)

PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION
• Keith E. Donovan (2009)
• Dennis D. Ferri (2007)
• Richard Galperin (2005)
• Francis J. Jones, Jr. (2008)

REAL ESTATE LAW
• Richard P. Beck (1983)
• John Bloxom IV (2010)

TAX LAW
• Daniel P. McCollom (2007)
• Mark D. Olson (2011) *
• Bruce Tigani (2011) *

TECHNOLOGY LAW
• Richard K. Herrmann (2003)

TRUSTS AND ESTATES
• Mary M. Culley (2008)

* Indicates First Year on List