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7 Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in 2022 Editions


Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. has once again proven its excellence with its performance in the 2022 Editions of The Best Lawyers and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 

The team at Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. would like to congratulate Adam Leitman Bailey on his naming to the The Best Lawyers in America list; this recognition marks a seven-year milestone for Mr. Bailey.  

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Further, Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. would like to congratulate the following attorneys on being named to the 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list: 

Andrew Jorges – Real Estate Law 

Courtney J. Lerias – Litigation – Real Estate 

Joanna C. Peck – Litigation – Real Estate 

Danny Ramrattan – Litigation – Real Estate 

Marianne Sanchez – Litigation – Real Estate 

Rachel Sigmund McGinley – Litigation – Real Estate 

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch lists are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing. For the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, more than 10.8 million evaluations were analyzed, which resulted in recognition of approximately 5% of lawyers in private practice in the United States. Using the same Purely Peer ReviewTM methodology as traditional Best Lawyers recognitions, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch highlights lawyers who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice. 

Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.’s recognitions in the 2022 Edition exhibits the hard work and dedication of its team of attorneys. The firm has prioritized investing in its associates and younger partners – empowering them with the necessary skills and experience to become a leader in their respective practice areas. Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. continues to breed excellence and achieve groundbreaking results in the courtroom, in the boardroom, at the closing table, in the lobbies of legislative bodies, and in every other venue where talented legal advocacy is key to clients’ interests. 

Best Lawyers On Their Selection Process: 

Best Lawyers® is proud to embark on the 28th edition in the United States, marking the landmark 40th year for our esteemed listings. Since 1981, Best Lawyers has produced the most reliable, unbiased source for legal referrals. We highlight the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession with a list of outstanding lawyers compiled by conducting exhaustive peer review surveys. We are honored to announce the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

The first of its kind, Best Lawyers met the need for efficient legal recommendations in a time long before accessibility to the internet and search engines. What began as a small directory of names has grown into an internationally recognized brand. Known for a carefully curated list of attorneys, our sophisticated methodology yields the most accurate, authentic legal referrals for individuals, corporations and clients seeking legal counsel.

We asked Elizabeth Petit, Director of Research & Development and Managing Editor at Best Lawyers about the impacts of Best Lawyers on the legal industry over the last 40 years. “In an ever-crowded landscape, Best Lawyers helps give clients confidence in selecting the best legal talent for their needs as determined by those who know best, other top lawyers. As the only purely peer-review publication, we provide a service to clients by helping identify legal talent at no cost to clients or recognized attorneys. And as the need for legal services increases, we will be there to help highlight lawyers who continue to perform expert work.”

Candidates who are nominated for consideration are voted on by currently recognized lawyers working in the same practice area and located in the same geographic region. Our awards and recognitions are based purely on the feedback we receive from these top lawyers. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo a thorough verification process to ensure they are currently still in private practice. Only then can these top lawyers be recognized by Best Lawyers. So what makes this methodology so unique? According to Elizabeth, “Best Lawyers is singular in our peer review methodology. It is the opinion of our voters on their peers’ expertise that drives our recognitions. Other awards platforms consider resume submissions and financial participations when making their lists. Best Lawyers stands alone as no one can pay to be nominated or recognized and it is solely the feedback of voters that drives our individual awards.”

After receiving more than 10,000,000 peer evaluations, the professional excellence of 66,713 lawyers in 147 practice areas across the United States are recognized for 2022. There are 16,596 law firms across the country represented on this list. Best Lawyers honored approximately 5% of practicing lawyers in the United States, exemplifying the work of the most elite and top-rated lawyers in the country.

We are pleased to celebrate 5,824 “Lawyer of the Year” recipients across the United States. “Lawyer of the Year” honors are awarded annually to only one lawyer per practice area in each region with extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinction.

For 2022, we are also excited to announce our 2nd edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America. Eligibility for Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America includes being in private practice and a tenure of five to nine years. With the same methodology that is used for The Best Lawyers in America, our Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America list uses an advanced process of nominations, peer voting and careful evaluation of results to provide a list of the top legal talent in the industry among newer lawyers. For the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, we recognize 14,501 lawyers in 79 practice areas. Lawyers are listed in 2,866 firms across 187 metropolitan areas.

After so many years, it’s important to ask what prompted Best Lawyers to launch this new list, which currently produces lists in four countries with plans to grow in three more next year. Elizabeth said, “We saw a need in the industry to recognize talented attorneys earlier in their careers. It is not as if one just becomes a great lawyer when they make partner. Attorneys put in years of hard work to reach partner status and we wanted to identify emerging talent. Additionally, many clients will interact with associates on any given case. Thus, it’s important to help clients identify attorneys who have third-party vetting. And lastly, we wanted to give senior associates and other younger attorneys the opportunity to build a digital footprint just as the more senior attorneys have the ability to do.”

This year has undoubtedly had its challenges for so many. For Best Lawyers, we put in substantial work to persevere during a year of uncertainty. Elizabeth’s research team had the daunting task of undergoing the yearly nomination and voting process, many of them from their new-normal work from home set-ups. But not only did they maintain the yearly success, they exceeded it, with bigger lists and top levels of participation. Elizabeth said of her team and the past year, “While we all hoped to be back to business as usual by now, that unfortunately still isn’t the case. But the need for legal services has only increased during this time. Thus, it is our responsibility to continue our work to highlight and award the best in the industry. We pride ourselves on being collaborative partners with firms to ensure the proper candidates are nominated and to encourage voting participation as everything feeds from that process. I have a wonderful, dedicated team of researchers who strive to provide the best experience possible for our attorneys and marketing teams. We are better together and continue to strive to produce the best awards possible.”

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