Aug 16, 2019

Thirty-three Deutsch Kerrigan Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020; Attorney Douglas Vaughn Receives “Lawyer of the Year” Honor

Deutsch Kerrigan is pleased to announce new attorney and practice area listings in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

Deutsch Kerrigan partner Douglas Vaughn received recognition as a “Lawyer of the Year.” Only one attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year,” and those selected for this honor are based on voting averages received during peer-review assessments for The Best Lawyers in America® for their legal acumen, professionalism, and integrity.

Additionally, thirty-three Deutsch Kerrigan attorneys were listed in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®:

  • Jennifer E. Adams:  Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Francis J. Barry, Jr.: Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Keith J. Bergeron: Construction Law; Litigation – Construction; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Frederick “Fritz” R. Bott: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Terrence L. Brennan: Construction Law; Litigation – Construction; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Judy L. Burnthorn:  Commercial Litigation
  • Bert M. Cass, Jr.: Admiralty and Maritime Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Darrell K. Cherry: Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Jason P. Franco: Insurance Law
  • John Jerry Glas: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • William C. Harrison, Jr.: Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Karen P. Holland: Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Robert E. Kerrigan: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Environmental: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Frederic Theodore “Ted” Le Clercq: Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Charles E. Leche: Admiralty and Maritime Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Melissa M. Lessell: Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Raymond C. Lewis: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Walter P. Maestri: Admiralty and Maritime Law; Energy Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Nancy J. Marshall: Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Litigation – Insurance; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants;
  • Joseph L. McReynolds: Appellate Practice; Litigation – Construction; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Richard B. Montgomery: Commercial Transactions / UCC Law; Real Estate Law
  • Sean P. Mount: Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Insurance
  • Ellis B. Murov: Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Barbara Ormsby: Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Joanne Rinardo: Employment Law – Management
  • Kermit L. “Trey” Roux III: Family Law; Insurance Law
  • Isaac H. Ryan: Appellate Practice; Commercial Litigation; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Charles F. Seeman, Jr.: Construction Law; Litigation – Construction; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • A. Wendel Stout III: Litigation – Environmental; Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
  • Kelly E. Theard: Construction Law; Litigation – Construction
  • R. Douglas Vaughn: Insurance Law; Litigation – Insurance; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • William E. Wright, Jr.: Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Marc J. Yellin: Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

For more than thirty years, Best Lawyers® has published lists of attorneys divided by geographic region and practice areas. Honorees are included in The Best Lawyers in America® following a peer review ranking process in which attorneys are evaluated by their peers on the basis of their professional knowledge. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.