November 1, 2019

Payne & Fears LLP Recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in 2020 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Payne & Fears LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers 2020 “Best Law Firms” list. Firms included in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. This includes the top 5% of private practicing lawyers in the United States.

Payne & Fears LLP has been ranked in the following practice areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Insurance Law

Additionally, on August 15, 2019, eight of our attorneys were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2020. Collectively bringing decades of experience and dedication to their practice, Jeffrey K. Brown, Daniel F. Fears, Daniel M. Livingston, Benjamin A. Nix, James L. Payne, Eric C. Sohlgren, Kelby Van Patten and Thomas L. Vincent received this respected achievement. Also, Eric C. Sohlgren was voted Lawyer of the Year. This award is a singular honor as only one lawyer per practice area and metropolitan region is awarded this distinction based on the highest peer ratings received. 

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