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August 15, 2017 (San Diego) – Twenty Procopio attorneys representing 22 areas of law in two metropolitan areas were named by their peers today to the 2018 Best Lawyers in America® list. The list is compiled annually through exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers provide confidential nominations and feedback.

Nineteen San Diego-based Procopio partners were recognized for their legal expertise and accomplishments in various practice areas:

John D. Alessio, Litigation-Intellectual Property and Litigation-Real Estate
Richard D. Barton, Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants
David C. Boatwright, Tax Law
Michele B. Brown, Family Law
Anthony J. Dain, Appellate Practice and Litigation-Patent
Susan L. Daly, Real Estate Law
Richard A. Heller, Litigation-Trusts and Estates
Lionel P. Hernholm, Jr., Family Law
Phillip L. Kossy, Employment Law-Management and Litigation-Labor and Management
John C. Lemmo, Environmental Law
Robert A. Levy, Employment Law-Management and Labor Law-Management
Eli W. Mansour, Equipment Finance Law
Patrick W. Martin, Tax Law
S. Todd Neal, Criminal Defense-White Collar and Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs
Craig A. Ramseyer, Construction Law and Litigation-Construction
George “Jody” L. Root, Jr., Health Care Law
Timothy E. Salter, Construction Law
Wendy L. Tucker, Labor Law-Management
Thomas W. Turner, Jr., Real Estate Law

In addition, Scottsdale-based Partner Paul E. Burns was recognized in the fields of copyright law, litigation-intellectual property, litigation-patent, and patent law.

Procopio attorneys routinely are named to various lists of top attorneys, including Martindale-Hubbell®, Super Lawyers®, and other national and regional lists. Ranked as the largest law firm in San Diego by the San Diego Business Journal, Procopio has more than 160 attorneys providing award-winning counsel in more than 40 legal practice areas.

About Procopio

Procopio is an AmLaw 200 full-service business and litigation law firm committed to thoughtful problem solving and improving your bottom line.  With more than 160 attorneys based in San Diego, Silicon Valley, Phoenix, Austin and Los Angeles–we’re passionate about knowing your business and helping you grow and protect it for the long term.  Procopio has the flexible infrastructure to support both small to mid-sized companies and large multinationals at every stage of the business life cycle.  Our global reach across Asia and Latin America further expands our international partnerships and cross border capabilities.  At Procopio, we are focused on what is important to you–providing smart, innovative and practical solutions in a cost-effective manner to help your business thrive.  Learn more at

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