On May 30, 2018 The Legal 500 released its 2018 U.S. rankings. As in 2017, Freehill is placed in the top tier of law firms practicing shipping law nationwide, along with only two other firms. One Freehill partner, William Juska, was named one of the two Leading Lawyers in shipping law nationwide and nine others, more than from any other firm, are recommended in the Legal 500’s editorial comments on the firm. Those nine partners are: Tom Canevari, Jan Gisholt, John Karpousis, Eric Matheson, Wayne Meehan, Mark Muller, William Pallas, Mike Unger and Jack Walsh . The Legal 500‘s profile of the firm describes Freehill as “among the most recognizable names in the US maritime space.” To read the complete The Legal 500 2018 profile of the firm, click HERE.
The Legal 500 has been analyzing law firms worldwide for 30 years and this is the eleventh edition of its U.S. report. The Legal 500 rankings are based on a series of criteria and their research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers with deep experience in the legal market.