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AUGUST 15, 2017 – Twelve Davis Wright Tremaine partners have been named 2018 “Lawyers of The Year” based on surveys conducted by the respected peer-review publication Best Lawyers.

The current, 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America is compiled from detailed, confidential evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Based on those surveys, Best Lawyers designates a single “Lawyer of the Year” in each of several high-profile specialties in major legal markets. One attorney is given the honor in each practice, in each market.

The full list of DWT “Lawyers of the Year” is below:

Name Practice Area City 
Jon S. Dawson Real Estate Litigation Anchorage
John A. DiLorenzo, Jr. Government Relations Portland
Patrick J. Green Trusts & Estates Litigation Portland
Robert G. Homchick Health Care Law Seattle
Kevin H. Kono First Amendment Litigation Portland
Elizabeth A. McNamara Media Law New York
Joseph L. Reece Corporate Law Anchorage
Joseph L. Reece M&A Litigation Anchorage
Warren J. Rheaume Trade Secrets Law Seattle
Douglas C. Ross Health Care Law Seattle
Kelli L. Sager First Amendment Law Los Angeles
Joseph D. Weinstein Closely Held Companies/Family Business Law Seattle
Alonzo Wickers IV First Amendment Litigation Los Angeles

This is the third straight year in which McNamara and Weinstein have received Lawyer of the Year recognition. Green, Ross, Sager, and Wickers have previously received the honor multiple times.

Firmwide, 156 Davis Wright Tremaine lawyers across eight offices were included in the 2018 Best Lawyers list.

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