Barack Ferrazzano congratulates the 14 partners named to the 24th edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® in America in Chicago for 2018.  The Best Lawyers® list includes a "Lawyer of the Year" recognition and two attorneys (*) who are new selections to the list, in addition to others who have been recognized for more than a decade (in bold).

We congratulate the following partners on being recognised by their peers:

Lawyer of the Year - Chicago

  • Dennis A. Ferrazzano - Real Estate Law

(Previously received this honor in 2015)

Banking and Finance Law

  • John E. Freechack
  • Dennis R. Wendte

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law

  • William J. Barrett

Commercial Litigation

  • Edward F. Malone*

Corporate Law

  • Peter J. Barack

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

  • Donald L. Norman

Financial Services Regulation Law

  • John E. Freechack

Franchise Law

  • Sarah M. Bernstein
  • Randall L. Oyler

Litigation - Real Estate

  • Howard J. Kirschbaum

Real Estate Law

  • Mark J. Beaubien
  • Suzanne Bessette-Smith
  • Jeremy T. Bunnow*
  • Dennis A. Ferrazzano
  • Howard J. Kirschbaum
  • Howard A. Nagelberg

About U.S. News - Best Lawyers®

First published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  The annual list is a guide to the country's top attorneys and represents those most nominated and voted on by their peers in 79 specialty areas of law.  Rankings are rated on a vigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

For more information and to learn about the methodology used by U.S. News - Best Lawyers® in America click here.

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