On November 1, 2016 U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, announced their “Best Law Firms” rankings for 2017. In the Admiralty and Maritime category, Freehill Hogan & Mahar, for the seventh consecutive year, was again ranked in the top tier both nationally, as one on only 21 firms, and in the New York City Metropolitan area. For 2017, Freehill has 16 individual attorneys listed as “Best Lawyers.”
Patrick Bonner, Thomas Canevari, Michael Fernandez, Peter Gutowski, William Juska, Eric Lenck, Wayne Meehan, Manuel Molina, Mark Muller, Don Murnane, William Pallas, James Ross, Thomas Russo, Michael Unger, Gina Venezia and John Walsh
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Research for the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America had the highest number of participating firms and the highest number of ballots on record. Over 10,000 attorneys provided more than 800,000 law firm assessments and over 10,000 clients provided more than 900,0000 evaluations. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed.