Five attorneys from Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. (David S. Chartier, Robert L. Gegios, Matthew P. Gerdisch, Christopher C. Kailas, and Samuel C. Wisotzkey) were recognized today in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, the only purely peer-review guide to the legal profession.
David S. Chartier, 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 was additionally recognized in the practice area of Litigation – Bankruptcy, David S. Chartier was recognized in Corporate Law, and Samuel C. Wisotzkey in the area of Commercial Litigation. 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 145 practice areas. For the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 7.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 60,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.
“Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession. After three decades, we are proud to continue to serve as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals 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.
In addition to the individual awards, Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. (KMK) was also recognized as a National Tier 3 firm in Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. In Milwaukee, KMK was recognized as a Metropolitan Tier 1 firm in Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust, and Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law. KMK was recognized as a Metropolitan Tier 2 firm (in Milwaukee) in the areas of Corporate Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy.
Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world. For more than 30 years, Best Lawyers has assisted those in need of legal services to identify the attorneys best qualified to represent them in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties. Best Lawyers lists are published in leading local, regional, and national publications across the globe.
Kohner, Mann & Kailas, S.C. (KMK) is a value-driven law firm with a global reputation for success and a rich tradition of results. When you need unsurpassed legal expertise in business and financial services, business litigation, or commercial collections, let our seasoned attorneys help you achieve your most important objectives. Founded in Milwaukee in 1937, KMK enjoys a local, national, and international reputation, recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s Best Law Firms. For more information, visit www.kmksc.com