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Seventeen Kramon & Graham attorneys selected for Best Lawyers in America 2020 edition

Natalie McSherry named Baltimore Mediation "Lawyer of the Year"

August 21, 2019

Baltimore, Maryland

Kramon & Graham, a leading law firm providing litigation, real estate, and transactional services, announced today that seventeen firm attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America legal ranking guide. The attorneys represent Kramon & Graham's full range of practices from litigation to transactional services.

In addition, firm principal Natalie McSherry has been named 2020 Baltimore Mediation "Lawyer of the Year." Natalie leads the firm's Alternative Dispute practice group and is a member of ADR Maryland, a nonprofit service that offers an alternative process for the resolution of complex civil cases. The "Lawyer of the Year" distinction is presented to individuals who have received outstanding peer ratings from Best Lawyers surveys. 

As the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession, Best Lawyers listings signal not only top quality legal services, but also adherence to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice." The Kramon & Graham attorneys and practices appearing in this year's guide are:

Philip M. Andrews (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2008)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Government Relations Practice
"Lawyer of the Year" Baltimore: 2019 and 2016 Government Relations

Amy E. Askew (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2018)
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Railroad Law

Cynthia A. Berman (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2015)
Real Estate Law

John A. Bourgeois (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2019)
Commercial Litigation

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

George E. Brown (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2018)
Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Labor and Employment

Geoffrey H. Genth (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2012)
Commercial Litigation

Ezra S. Gollogly (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2018)
Commercial Litigation

Andrew Jay Graham (recognized in Best Lawyers since 1993)
Arbitration
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
"Lawyer of the Year" Baltimore: 2019 Bet-the-Company Litigation; 2017 Litigation - Securities; 2014 Arbitration; 2013 Bet-the-Company Litigation and Intellectual Property; 2012 Arbitration; 2010 Alternative Dispute Resolution and Bet-the-Company Litigation
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Litigation - Real Estate
Litigation - Securities
Mediation

Erin R. Guiffre (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2019)
Real Estate Law

Steven Klepper (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2019)
Appellate Practice

Insurance Law

Jean E. Lewis (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2019)
Commercial Litigation

Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants

M. Natalie McSherry (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2006)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Health Care Law
"Lawyer of the Year" Baltimore: 2020 Mediation; 2019 and 2017 Medical Malpractice; 2018 Health Care Law; 2015 Health Care Law and Mediation
Mediation
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Lee H. Ogburn (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2008)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Insurance Law
"Lawyer of the Year" Baltimore: 2019 and 2013 Insurance Law

Jeffrey H. Scherr (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2003)
Litigation - Real Estate
Real Estate Law

David J. Shuster (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2018)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Construction

Brian S. Southard (recognized in Best Lawyers since 2018)
Real Estate Law

James P. Ulwick (recognized in Best Lawyers since 1993)
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
"Lawyer of the Year" Baltimore: 2019 and 2011 Criminal Defense: White-Collar; 2016 Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation; 2011 Criminal Defense: White-Collar

With their exceptional track record, Kramon & Graham attorneys are regularly recognized by legal ranking sources, including Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, Martindale Hubbell, and Super Lawyers.

To view the complete methodology used by Best Lawyers to compile the 2020 guide rankings, click here.

About Kramon & Graham

Consistently recognized as one of Maryland's leading law firms, Kramon & Graham has more than thirty-five attorneys providing litigation, real estate, and transactional services to clients across the country. The firm's practices include commercial litigation, white collar and criminal defense, class actions, government contracts, professional liability defense, personal injury and wrongful death claims, state and federal appeals, asset recovery, real estate, transactions, and insurance coverage. For more information about Kramon & Graham, visit www.kramonandgraham.com.

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