Five Attorneys Recognized in Practice Areas by “The Best Lawyers in America©”

  • Aug 20, 2020

Four attorneys from Peddicord Wharton were recently selected by their peers to be recognized in respective practice areas by The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 edition for Des Moines, and one attorney was recognized as Ones to Watch, a new category this year. 

Best Lawyers in America (2021 Edition)

  • Lee P. Hook (2010-2021) - Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
  • Stephen W. Spencer (2021) - Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
  • Alison E. Stewart (2020-2021) - Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
  • Timothy Wegman (2020-2021) - Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch (2021 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 (2021) - Commercial 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. Almost 108,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received over 13 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 9.4 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 67,000 leading lawyers being included 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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