Peddicord Wharton Attorneys Recognized in Practice Areas by “The Best Lawyers in America©” 2023 Edition

  • Aug 23, 2022

Eight attorneys from Peddicord Wharton were recently selected by their peers to be recognized in respective practice areas by The Best Lawyers in America© 2023 edition for Des Moines. Three attorneys were recognized as Ones to Watch.

Best Lawyers in America (2023 Edition)

  • Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
    • Lee Hook (2010-2023)
    • Timothy Wegman (2020-2023)
    • Alison Stewart (2020-2023)
    • Stephen Spencer (2021-2023)
    • Steven Durick (2022-2023)
    • Michael Roling (2023)
  • Commercial Litigation
    • Randy Wilharber (2023)

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
    • Randy Wilharber (2023)

  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
    • Steve Durick (2023)
    • Randy Wilharber (2023)

  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    • Adam Bates (2023)
    • Steven Durick (2023)

Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch (2023 Edition)

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch awards recognize extraordinary lawyers who have been in private practice for less than 10 years in the United States. Like traditional Best Lawyers awards, a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition is based entirely on peer review.

  • Clarissa A. Bierstedt
    • Commercial Litigation (2021-2023)
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2023)
  • Tyler Smith
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2023)
    • Workers’ Compensation Law - Employers (2023)
  • Marshall Tuttle
    • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2023)
    • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers (2023)

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. More than 116,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received more than 17 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, more than 12.2 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 71,000 leading lawyers honored in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

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