Cowan, Ellis, O'Toole recognized as Best Lawyers litigators of the year
Nov 16, 2009 | Raleigh, NC
Best Lawyers has named three Ellis & Winters attorneys as Lawyers of the Year for 2010:
- J. Donald Cowan, Jr. is Greensboro Product Liability Litigator of the Year.
- Richard W. Ellis is the Raleigh Area Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year.
- Leslie C. Packer is the Raleigh Area Product Liability Litigator of the Year.
Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, designates Lawyers of the Year in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the Lawyer of the Year.
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2010), is based on more than 2.8 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.
The lawyers being honored as Lawyers of the Year have received particularly high ratings in the surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.