Best Lawyers Names Top Lawyers in America
AUGUSTA, Ga., Aug. 15, 2019
Maria Nutile was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for her work in Health Care Law.
Best Lawyers®, the only purely peer-review™ guide to the legal profession, announced the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America on
August 15, 2019. Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in America© publication were recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence in 146 practice areas. For the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 8.3 million votes were analyzed, which
resulted in the inclusion of more than 62,000 lawyers, or approximately 5% of lawyers in private practice in the United States.
“Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of recognizing extraordinary lawyers in private practice through an exhaustive peer-review process. Almost 40 years later, we are proud to continue to serve as the most reliable, unbiased guide to legal talent worldwide,” says Phil Greer, CEO of Best Lawyers.
The process begins when lawyers are nominated for consideration. They are divided by geographic region and practice area, and are evaluated by their peers on the basis of professional expertise. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo an additional verification process to make sure they are currently practicing and in good standing. Only then can these top lawyers be recognized by Best Lawyers.