Eleven Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2005 - 2006

Date: October 21, 2004
Baltimore, Md. - Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P., is pleased to announce that Ward B. Coe III (Business Litigation), Robert B. Curran (Corporate Law), Martin T. Fletcher* (Bankruptcy). Albert J. Mezzanotte, Jr.* (Business Litigation), Paul M. Nussbaum (Bankruptcy), Jeanne M. Phelan (Labor and Employment Law), Joseph K. Pokempner (Labor and Employment Law), Herman Rosenthal* (Tax), William F. Ryan, Jr.* (Business Litigation), William B. Whiteford (Medical Malpractice Litigation) and Larry M. Wolf (Labor and Employment Law) have been recognized in 2005-2006 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, published by Woodward/White. This is a 63% increase in the number of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston attorneys recognized from the 2004-2005 edition. (* = first time recipient.) In the last edition (2004 - 2005), the firm had seven attorneys recognized. In addition, Joseph K. Pokempner has been named to The Best Lawyers in America in all ten editions (20 years). Paul M. Nussbaum, William B. Whiteford and Larry M. Wolf have been named in five editions (10 years). In order to be named The Best Lawyers in America, nominees can only be nominated by past honorees. This year over 15,000 leading attorneys throughout the country cast more than half a million votes. Only about 17,000 attorneys nationwide were selected with this honor (less than 3% of all attorneys in the country).