Ten attorneys from Gray, Ritter & Graham, P.C. have been named to the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. They are Robert F. Ritter, Maurice B. Graham, Stephen R. Woodley, Patrick J. Hagerty, Don M. Downing, Joan M. Lockwood, Morry S. Cole, Gretchen Garrison, Thomas K. Neill, and Kaitlin Bridges. In addition, Graham was named the Best Lawyers’ 2018 St. Louis Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year,” Downing was named the Best Lawyers’ 2018 St. Louis Litigation- Banking and Finance “Lawyer of the Year,” Lockwood was named the Best Lawyers’ 2018 St. Louis Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year,” and Bridges was named the Best Lawyers’ 2018 St. Louis Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as a Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year.” Lawyers so honored are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review assessments Best Lawyers conducts with thousands of leading lawyers each year.
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