Nixon Peabody attorneys recognized as top litigators by Benchmark Litigation

October 24, 2017

Senior Manager, Media Relations
Nicholas Braude

Boston, MA. Benchmark Litigation, a guide focused on leading litigation firms in the U.S., has recognized Nixon Peabody as the Regional Firm of the Year—Northeast. In addition, eight litigation attorneys were named litigation leaders in its 2018 edition.

Benchmark Litigation researchers conduct extensive interviews with litigators and their clients to determine a list of leading litigators and firms. Researchers review recent casework and solicit feedback from peer attorneys. The resulting research includes a market analysis (by geographic area) as well as an individual attorney analysis. The guide recognizes law firms and attorneys who display the ability to consistently handle high-stakes, complex cases across multiple jurisdictions and who are respected and recommended by their business and legal communities for high-quality trial work and litigation coverage.

Nixon Peabody earned accolades as a top-tier firm in Massachusetts and New Hampshire and as a recommended firm in Rhode Island. The following eight Nixon Peabody attorneys were listed as “Local Litigation Stars:”

  • Armando Batastini, General Commercial Litigation, Rhode Island
  • Jeffrey Brenner, General Commercial Litigation, Rhode Island
  • Kevin Fitzgerald, General Commercial Litigation, New Hampshire
  • Samuel Goldblatt, General Commercial & Securities Litigation, Massachusetts
  • Fredric Nelson, General Commercial Litigation, California
  • W. Scott O'Connell, General Commercial & Securities Litigation, Massachusetts and New Hampshire
  • Deborah Thaxter, General Commercial Litigation & Securities Litigation, Massachusetts
  • David Vicinanzo, Government Investigations & White Collar Crime Litigation, New Hampshire
Back to top