ATLANTA, HOUSTON and WASHINGTON (Friday, October 21, 2011) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP announces that four partners have been named Best Lawyers’ “2012 Lawyers of the Year.” Best Lawyers designates "Lawyers of the Year" in high-profile legal practice areas in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each practice in each community is being honored as the "Lawyer of the Year."
The following Sutherland partners were recognized:
Jerome B. Libin: Best Lawyers’ 2012 Litigation and Controversy – Tax Lawyer of the Year in Washington, D.C.
B. Knox Dobbins: Best Lawyers’ 2012 Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year in Atlanta
Scott M. Hobby: Best Lawyers’ 2012 Information Technology Law Lawyer of the Year in Atlanta
Paul B. Turner: Best Lawyers’ 2012 Derivatives and Futures Law Lawyer of the Year in Houston
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
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Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is a law firm with global reach known for solving challenging business problems and resolving sophisticated legal issues for many of the world’s largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm handles matters throughout the United States and worldwide. Seven major practice areas—corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas, allowing Sutherland attorneys to serve a diverse client base that ranges from small and medium-sized start-up businesses to a significant number of Fortune 100 companies.