Four attorneys from Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. (Robert L. Gegios, Matthew P. Gerdisch, Christopher C. Kailas, and Samuel C. Wisotzkey) were recognized today in the most recent edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the only purely peer-review guide to the legal profession.
Matthew P. Gerdisch, Christopher C. Kailas, and Samuel C. Wisotzkey were all recognized for their work in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Matthew P. Gerdisch and Samuel C. Wisotzkey were additionally recognized in the practice areas of Litigation – Bankruptcy and Commercial Litigation, respectively. Robert L. Gegios was recognized for his work in three practice areas: Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation, and Litigation – Antitrust.
Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America 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 more than 62,000 leading lawyers being included in this new edition, which represents just 5% of lawyers in private practice in the U.S.
“Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the 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 Best Lawyers CEO Phil Greer.
The process begins when attorneys are nominated for consideration. They are divided by geographic region and practice areas and are evaluated by their peers on the basis of professional expertise. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo an authentication process to make sure they are currently practicing and in good standing. Only then can these top attorneys be recognized by Best Lawyers.
Founded in 1937, Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. (KMK) is a leading law firm with a global reputation for success and a rich tradition of results, providing legal expertise in business and financial services, business litigation, and commercial collections. Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s Best Law Firms, KMK is headquartered in Milwaukee, WI. For more information, visit www.kmksc.com.
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