08.20.2020

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SEATTLE (August 20, 2020) – Perkins Coie is proud to announce that 28 of its attorneys from 11 metropolitan areas have been named 2021 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers®.

The Best Lawyers in America list is based on exhaustive peer-review assessments conducted with thousands of leading lawyers each year. Lawyers being honored as “Lawyer of the Year” are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages and high ratings received during the process for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

The Perkins Coie attorneys named 2021 Lawyers of the Year are:

Attorney

Practicing in

Metropolitan Area

Michael E. Kreger

Construction Law

Anchorage

Thomas M. Daniel

Labor Law - Management

Anchorage

Robert A. Maynard

Natural Resources Law

Boise

Stephen C. Hardesty

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Boise

Alexandra R. Cole

Construction Law

Chicago

David M. Neff

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Chicago

Jason Day

Corporate Governance Law

Denver

Michael L. Bender

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Denver

Peter J. Kinsella

Technology Law

Denver

Brian H. Potts

Environmental Law

Madison

Chad S. Campbell

Litigation - Patent

Phoenix

Christopher D. Thomas

Litigation - Environmental

Phoenix

H. Michael Clyde

Antitrust Law

Phoenix

Joel W. Nomkin

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Phoenix

Shane R. Swindle

Environmental Law

Phoenix

Neil Nathanson

Venture Capital Law

Portland

Stephen F. English

Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions

Portland

Bing Ai

Patent Law

San Diego

Barbara J. Schussman

Land Use and Zoning Law

San Francisco

Cecily Talbert Barclay

Energy Law

San Francisco

Meredith Jones-McKeown

Construction Law

San Francisco

James G. Snell

Technology Law

San Jose

David B. Robbins

Litigation - Health Care

Seattle

J. Thomas Cristy

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Seattle

L. John Iani

Mining Law

Seattle

Pamela J. Anderson

Energy Regulatory Law

Seattle

Philip A. Thompson

Education Law

Seattle

V. L. Woolston

Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants

Seattle

Michael P. House

Trade and Finance Law (2020 China: Global Firms)

Beijing

Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that is known for providing high value, strategic solutions and extraordinary client service on matters vital to our clients’ success. With more than 1,100 lawyers in offices across the United States and Asia, we provide a full array of corporate, commercial litigation, intellectual property and regulatory legal advice to a broad range of clients, including many of the world’s most innovative companies and industry leaders as well as public and not-for-profit organizations.

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