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Four Schwabe Attorneys Named 2012 Lawyers of the Year

October 28, 2011


The Best Lawyers in America list for 2012 has been announced and four lawyers in the Portland office of regional law firm Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt were designated as "Lawyers of the Year" for the Portland, Oregon, region in their respective practice areas. The four lawyers are:

Peter E. Heuser – Copyright Law

Daniel F. Knox – Admiralty & Maritime Law

Mark A. Manulik – Real Estate Law

Marc K. Sellers – Tax Litigation & Controversy

Those honored as Lawyers of the Year received particularly high ratings among peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community receives the distinction of Lawyer of the Year. These distinctions are in addition to the 39 Schwabe attorneys who were named to the overall Best Lawyers in America list for 2012.

Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding lawyers by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. In the U.S., Best Lawyers publishes an annual referral guide, The Best Lawyers in America, which includes 41,149 attorneys in 126 practice areas, covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia.