Nine attorneys from the Law Firm of Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry, S.C. were recognized on the annual Best Lawyers in America© list, with two attorneys honored as Lawyer of the Year and two attorneys honored as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.
R. George Burnett was honored as a Lawyer of the Year for his work in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Frederick L. Schmidt was recognized as a Lawyer of the Year for his work in Trusts and Estates. This is Burnett’s third time receiving the honor and Schmidt’s second. Lawyer of the Year recognitions are awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as Lawyer of the Year for each specialty and location.
Matthew M. Van Nuland was recognized as a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Corporate Law. Kurt A. Goehre was recognized as a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Labor and Employment Law – Management. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States. Like traditional Best Lawyers® awards, a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition is based entirely on peer review.
A total of seven attorneys from the Law Firm of Conway, Olejniczak & Jerry are listed on the 2021 Best Lawyers in America© list overall. Jodi Arndt Labs was honored for Environmental Law, Brick N. Murphy was recognized for Corporate Law and Mergers as well as Acquisitions Law, Gregory A. Grobe was honored for Labor Law – Management, Robert R. Gagan was honored for Municipal Law, Thomas M. Olejniczak was recognized for Corporate Law, Frederick L. Schmidt was honored for Trusts and Estates, and R. George Burnett was honored for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs.
About Best Lawyers in America©:
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers® lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 108,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and they have received over 13 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 67,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor.