Partners Lee Roberts and Tony Smith Named 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America ©
ATLANTA (August 15, 2017) --- Two WWHGD attorneys have garnered the prestigious Best Lawyers® 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” recognition for their stellar work and “go-to” reputation in the construction industry . Each year this selective honor is bestowed on only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. Partner Tony Smith was honored for Construction Law in Atlanta and Lee Roberts was recognized for Litigation – Construction in Las Vegas.
This is Lee’s second Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” award for the same category. Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010 for his work in Litigation – Construction, Lee’s practice focuses on construction litigation, tort litigation and contract litigation. He has litigated cases in 37 states and internationally. Law360 and Nevada Business Magazine recently featured articles authored by Lee, a frequently sought authority on contract and construction matters. In addition to Best Lawyers, Lee continues to be recognized in rankings publications throughout the US and for his success in the courtroom for his clients.
This is a second “Lawyer of the Year” award for Tony who was named for Litigation – Construction 2016 in Atlanta. As a key player in his field, Tony was selected by his peers in Best Lawyers for the twelfth consecutive year for his practice in Litigation – Construction. Tony focuses his practice on construction litigation throughout the world. His vigorous client advocacy has garnered successful results for his clients both in trial and through settlements. In addition, Tony continues to arbitrate on high-profile construction cases both within the US and internationally.
Those selected have received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. The Best Lawyers in America© is based on more than 6.2 million evaluation of attorneys.
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WWHGD is a national trial firm and winner of ALM’s “Litigation Department of the Year” award in 2017, 2016 and 2014 for its outstanding representation of clients and the results achieved on their behalf. The firm has tried over 400 cases throughout the U.S. and handled cases in all 50 states and 22 countries. Clients range from Fortune 500 to mid-size and local companies. WWHGD and its lawyers are consistently ranked in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers and other prestigious ranking directories.