For the 26th consecutive year, Managing Partner Mike Slack and Of Counsel Paula Sweeney have been named to Best Lawyers in America©, as well as the 16th consecutive year for Partners Mike Davis and John Jose, and the 11th consecutive year for Partner Ladd Sanger named on the list. Additionally, it is the first year Partner John R. Davis was selected to Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021 for his work in mass tort litigation/class actions – plaintiff. All other attorneys were recognized for their plaintiffs’ work in personal injury, product liability, aviation law and medical malpractice litigation.
For more than three decades, Best Lawyers® has been regarded as the definitive guide to legal professionalism and excellence around the globe. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch is a new initiative that recognizes standout associates or other lawyers who have been in private practice for 5-9 years. Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey where more than 52,000 leading attorneys cast 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in more than 130 practice areas.