Boston, MA. Nixon Peabody LLP is pleased to congratulate three firm attorneys who were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective offices and practice areas by Best Lawyers for 2012. Best Lawyers is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.
The attorneys honored as “Lawyers of the Year” received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers’ comprehensive peer-review surveys for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. The Nixon Peabody honorees are:
- Leader of the firm’s Life Sciences practice Susan S. Robfogel was named “New York Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year”
- Leader of the firm’s Franchise & Distribution practice Craig R. Tractenberg was named “New York Franchise Law Lawyer of the Year”
- Rochester senior counsel John D. Witmeyer was named “Rochester Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year”
The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America® (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Nixon Peabody had 83 attorneys from across the country and various practice groups selected for inclusion in 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.