Honors and Recognitions

13 Goodell DeVries Partners Recognized by Best Lawyers 2016

November 2015

Goodell DeVries is pleased to announce that 13 lawyers have been named to the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. This marks the first time Partner K. Nichole Nesbitt has been recognized by Best Lawyers for her work in Commercial Litigation. We are also pleased to announce that Linda S. Woolf has been named 2016 Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Baltimore.

Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 65 countries.

Best Lawyers is the most effective tool in identifying critical legal expertise,” said President and Co-Founder Steven Naifeh. “Inclusion on this list shows that an attorney is respected by his or her peers for professional success.”

Lawyers on the Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Goodell, DeVries, Leech & Dann LLP would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to the 2016 Best Lawyers in America list:

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Linda S. Woolf

Commercial Litigation

Sidney G. Leech
K. Nichole Nesbitt
Linda S. Woolf

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

Jeffrey J. Hines

Litigation - Construction

Sidney G. Leech

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Richard M. Barnes
Thomas J. Cullen, Jr.
Charles P. Goodell, Jr.
Jeffrey J. Hines
Robert A. Limbacher
Linda S. Woolf

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Donald L. DeVries, Jr.
Amy B. Heinrich
Craig B. Merkle
Thomas V. Monahan, Jr.
Susan T. Preston

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

Thomas J. Cullen, Jr.
Donald L. DeVries, Jr.
Sidney G. Leech
Craig B. Merkle

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Richard M. Barnes
Thomas J. Cullen, Jr.
Charles P. Goodell, Jr.
Jeffrey J. Hines
Robert A. Limbacher
Linda S. Woolf