Four Ulmer & Berne partners – Jeffrey F. Peck, Eric M. Robbins, Michael J. Suffern, and Michael N. Ungar – have been recognized by their peers as a 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America®. Best Lawyers designates only one lawyer per practice area as Lawyer of the Year in the nation’s largest legal markets.
The firm’s partners were honored “Lawyer of the Year” as follows:
Jeffrey F. Peck – Cincinnati, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants
Eric M. Robbins – Cincinnati, Patent Law
Michael J. Suffern – Cincinnati, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Michael N. Ungar – Cleveland, Bet-the-Company Litigation
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Over 79,000 leading attorneys globally are eligible to vote. For the 2016 edition, 6.7 million votes were analyzed. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”