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Woodburn and Wedge attorneys recognized as ‘Best Lawyers of America’

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Five attorneys from Woodburn and Wedge, a Nevada-based independent law firm, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in America 2011. Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence, based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast more than 3.1.million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.

The five Woodburn and Wedge attorneys selected were:

  • Gregg Barnard in the categories of Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law.
  • Gordon DePaoli in the categories of Natural Resource Law and Water Law.
  • John Fowler in the category of Corporate Law
  • Shawn Meador in the category of Family Law Mediation
  • John Murtha in the categories of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law.

Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be included in the report, and therefore being named to this list is widely regarded within the legal profession as a honor conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than 25 years, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

For more information on the selection process and rankings of The Best Lawyers in America visit www.bestlawyers.com.

About Woodburn and Wedge:

Established in 1918, Woodburn and Wedge is one of Nevada’s largest independent and general practice law firms. Its attorneys concentrate on litigation, corporate law, commercial law, real estate law, mining law, water law, environmental law, bankruptcy, utility law, and public and private land use law. The firm also has broad experience in estate planning, probate, trust administration, probate and trust litigation and tax law. Several of the firm’s attorneys devote a substantial portion of their practices to family law, including divorce, prenuptial agreements, child custody, spousal support and family mediation.

Five attorneys from Woodburn and Wedge, a Nevada-based independent law firm, were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in the 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in America 2011. Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence, based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast more than 3.1.million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.

The five Woodburn and Wedge attorneys selected were:

  • Gregg Barnard in the categories of Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law.

  • Gordon DePaoli in the categories of Natural Resource Law and Water Law.

  • John Fowler in the category of Corporate Law

  • Shawn Meador in the category of Family Law Mediation

  • John Murtha in the categories of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights, Insolvency and Reorganization Law.

Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be included in the report, and therefore being named to this list is widely regarded within the legal profession as a honor conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than 25 years, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

For more information on the selection process and rankings of The Best Lawyers in America visit www.bestlawyers.com.

About Woodburn and Wedge:

Established in 1918, Woodburn and Wedge is one of Nevada’s largest independent and general practice law firms. Its attorneys concentrate on litigation, corporate law, commercial law, real estate law, mining law, water law, environmental law, bankruptcy, utility law, and public and private land use law. The firm also has broad experience in estate planning, probate, trust administration, probate and trust litigation and tax law. Several of the firm’s attorneys devote a substantial portion of their practices to family law, including divorce, prenuptial agreements, child custody, spousal support and family mediation.

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