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Best Lawyers Recognizes 8 Hinckley Allen Partners as “Lawyers of the Year” for 2018

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers has recognized partners Noble F. Allen, Christine K. Bush, William S. Fish, Joel Lewin, Robin L. Main, Thomas S. Marrion, Gerald J. Petros, and David A. Wollin as 2018 Best Lawyers in America “Lawyers of the Year.”


Noble Allen has been named by Best Lawyers’ as 2018 Litigation – Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” in Hartford. Allen’s practice includes civil and business litigation, liability/insurance claims defense and commercial landlord/tenant law, which includes commercial lease litigation and evictions.


Christine Bush has been named by Best Lawyers’ as 2018 Trademark Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Providence. Bush frequently handles complex business matters involving patent, trademark and copyright infringement, and regularly advises clients on issues concerning the protection of intellectual property and proprietary business information.


William Fish has been named by Best Lawyers’ as 2018 Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” in Hartford. Fish’s practice spans across a number of legal disciplines including business services, complex commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, and the First Amendment.


Joel Lewin has been named by Best Lawyers’ as 2018 Construction Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Boston. Lewin’s practice concentrates on heavy civil projects including tunnels, bridges, highways, and wastewater-treatment plants, as well as office buildings, shopping centers, power plants, hospitals, schools, courthouses, airports, and marine projects.


Robin Main, co-chair of the environmental practice group, has been named by Best Lawyers’ as 2018 Environmental Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Providence. Main has almost three decades of experience in advising clients on environmental, regulatory and permitting matters and has handled some of the most complex and significant environmental matters in the region.


Thomas Marrion has been named by Best Lawyers’ as 2018 Corporate Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Hartford. Marrion’s practice extends to many different areas, such as health care, corporate and public finance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial and industrial loans and tax-exempt findings.


Gerald Petros, chair and co-chair of the environmental and litigation practice groups, respectively, has been named by Best Lawyers’ as 2018 Litigation – Environmental “Lawyer of the Year” in Providence. His environmental practice includes representing parties in private cost recovery actions, Superfund litigation, toxic tort litigation, permitting and approval, and insurance coverage cases.


David Wollin has been named by Best Lawyers’ as 2018 Bet-the-Company Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” in Providence. Wollin is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who regularly handles complex and novel commercial and tort cases for publicly traded companies and private clients.


Only one lawyer in each specialty in each region is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2018) is based on more than 7.4 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP has provided a full range of legal services and pragmatic business advice to clients throughout the Northeast for over a century. With offices in Boston, Providence, Concord, Hartford, and Albany, our team of over 140 lawyers provides legal counsel and in-depth industry knowledge in such specialties as bankruptcy and insolvency, commercial and real estate finance, venture capital, intellectual property, state and federal taxation, securities law, health care law, construction law, corporate law, gaming law, municipal restructuring, real estate law, government investigations and white collar criminal defense, labor and employment law and commercial litigation.