August 12, 2021 -Crain Caton & James is pleased to announce that 14 lawyers have been included in The Best Lawyers in America (2022 Edition). Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals

“Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession. After three decades, we are proud to continue to serve as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals worldwide,” says CEO Phillip Greer.

Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers based on professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Crain Caton & James would like to congratulate the following lawyers named to 2022 The Best Lawyers in America list:

Kathleen Tanner Beduze  Litigation  Trusts and Estates
Kelly D. Brown  Environmental Law and Litigation  Environmental
C. Vance Christopher  Commercial Litigation, Litigation  Trusts and Estates, and Personal Injury Litigation  Defendants
H. Miles Cohn  Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Larry D. George  Tax Law and Trusts and Estates
Jeffrey I. Horowitz  Real Estate Law
James E. Hudson  Litigation – Patent
C. Henry Kollenberg – Construction onstruction
Charles D. Maynard, Jr.  Real Estate Law
Robert (Robin) E. Morse  Environmental Law and Litigation  Environmental
Sarah Patel Pacheco  Litigation  Trusts and Estates and Trusts and Estates
Jill Panagos  Employment Law  Management and Litigation  Labor and Employment
James E. Smith  Environmental Law
Robert R. Wisner  Banking and Finance Law

“We are pleased, but not surprised, that 14 of our lawyers were recognized as being among The Best Lawyers in America (2022 edition). The Firm is committed to attracting and retaining top legal talent and the continuation of our lawyers appearing on this list is confirmation of success in our recruitment efforts and the collaborative culture of the firm. We are proud of their accomplishments and what that means for the firm,” said Jeffrey I. Horowitz, Chairman of the Firm’s Executive Committee and President of the Firm.