On June 1, 2012, The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers announced that FHM partners Patrick Bonner, George Freehill, Peter Gutowski, Bill Juska, Eric Lenck, Wayne Meehan and Don Murnane are listed in The International Who’s Who of Shipping and Maritime Lawyers as being among 90 of the leading shipping and maritime lawyers in the United States. The research conducted by Who’s Who Legal is based on independent nominations of attorneys by both private practitioners and corporate counsel, which are then canvassed using questionnaires, with the final list reached by research in the legal and financial media, followed by interviews with corporate counsel and peer attorneys.