Chicago, August 21, 2023 — Harrison, LLP is thrilled to announce that the firm and 17 of its lawyers have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
The firm is also delighted to share that Partners Kim Civins and Stephen Daiker received the prestigious honor of being selected as a 2024 Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America®. Civins was recognized for her work in Trusts and Estates in Atlanta, and Daiker was recognized for his work with Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law in St. Louis. Best Lawyers awards only one lawyer in each practice area and community for the honor of “Lawyer of the Year.”
Additionally, the following twelve Harrison lawyers were included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®:
- Lawrence Brody – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates
- Kimberly E. Civins – Litigation – Trusts and Estates and Trusts and Estates
- Michael C. Craven – Family Law
- Stephen B. Daiker – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law and Trusts and Estates
- Brian M. Deutsch – Litigation – Trusts and Estates
- Louis S. Harrison – Trusts and Estates
- Frances H. Krasnow – Family Law
- James M. Lestikow – Litigation – Trusts and Estates and Trusts and Estates
- Matthew J. Madsen – Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Tax Law, and Trusts and Estates
- Lorna A. McGeorge – Trusts and Estates
- Jason S. Ornduff – Trusts and Estates
- Thomas B. Shapira – Health Care Law
The following five Harrison lawyers were recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, which recognizes associates, and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers, for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States:
- Sarah M. Barnes – Trusts and Estates
- Linsey A. Glosier – Real Estate Law
- Jarriot L. Rook – Tax Law and Trusts and Estates
- Kevin Salzstein – Family Law
- Jennifer J. Thurswell – Trusts and Estates
Finally, Harrison LLP was recognized in Best Lawyers’ 2024 edition of Best Law Firms® in the following areas:
- Trusts & Estates Law
- Tax Law
- Litigation – Trusts & Estates
- Family Law
- Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
- Health Care Law
Firms included in the 2024 Best Law Firms® list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be considered for this achievement, at least one lawyer in the law firm must be recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.
Lawyers and firm included in The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. Attorneys and firms are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and further undergo an authentication process.
“The unparalleled methodology of Best Lawyers ensures the value and esteem of our legal rankings through both our traditional awards and our expanded ‘Ones to Watch’ accolades,” said Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer. “Clients trust Best Lawyers as a credible and reliable way to identify the most elite lawyers, and it is with great pride that we continue to provide this valued service in the country.”
About Harrison LLP: Harrison LLP is a national law firm focused on providing sophisticated legal advice, exceptional client service, and innovative solutions. Harrison LLP provides holistic legal representation on the full range of personal and business legal matters. The firm’s cornerstone estate and trust planning practice advises fiduciaries, families, and family offices on all aspects of tax matters, asset structuring and succession planning, both in the U.S. and internationally. Visit our website at https://www.harrisonllp.com.