[October 5, 2011. Portland, ME.] Best Lawyers in America has just named the 2012 Lawyers of the Year for Portland, Maine. We are pleased to announced that four Drummond Woodsum attorneys have been selected for this honor:
Amy K. Tchao, 2012 Education Law Lawyer of the Year Daniel J. Rose, 2012 Labor Law/Management Lawyer of the Year Melissa A. Hewey, 2012 Employment Law/Management Lawyer of the Year Michael E. High, 2012 Mergers & Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year
These attorneys join other Drummond Woodsum members who were similiarly honored in years past:
Harry Pringle, 2011 Education Lawyer of the Year Jerry Crouter, 2010 Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year Ben Marcus, 2010 Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year Michael High, 2009 and 2010 Corporate Lawyer of the Year.
After 25 years in publication, Best Lawyers is designating "Lawyers of the Year" in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the "Lawyer of the Year."
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current edition of Best Lawyers in America 2012 is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations by other lawyers.
The lawyers being honored as "Lawyers of the Year" have received particularly high ratings in these surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.