(Reno, Nev.) – Three outstanding attorneys from Woodburn & Wedge, a Nevada-based independent law firm, have earned honors in the 2017 Thomson Reuters’ Mountain States Super Lawyers list. They are Gregg Barnard in business and corporate law, Shawn Meador in family law and John Murtha in business bankruptcy law. Murtha has been included in the Super Lawyers list every year for the last 11 years running.
Mountain states also lists Rising Stars who are on their way to becoming Super Lawyers. Seth Adams in business bankruptcy law and Jason Morris in estate planning and probate received this special recognition on the list of Rising Stars for 2017.
Super Lawyers is a prestigious honor reserved for attorneys who have demonstrated superb professional achievement and recognizes no more than five percent of attorneys in each state. This rating service identifies lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional success. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The Mountain States include Nevada, Utah, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.
“The ongoing recognition we’ve received from Thomson Reuters is an honor and a testament to the core values of our law firm,” said John Murtha, Managing Shareholder at Woodburn & Wedge. “All of our attorneys are responsive, trustworthy, proactive and most importantly, have a people-first approach to our business.”
About Woodburn and Wedge:
Established in 1918, Woodburn and Wedge is one of Nevada's largest independent and general practice law firms. Its attorneys concentrate on litigation, corporate law, commercial law, real estate law, mining law, water law, environmental law, bankruptcy, utility law, and public and private land use law. The firm also has broad experience in estate planning, probate, trust administration, probate and trust litigation and tax law. Several of the firm’s attorneys devote a substantial portion of their practices to family law, including divorce, prenuptial agreements, child custody, spousal support and family mediation.