Two Verrill Dana Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year” By Best Lawyer

Written by admin on December 21st, 2010

PORTLAND, ME (March 5, 2009)- Best Lawyers has named Verrill Dana attorneys Mark Googins and Charles Oestreicher as ???Best Lawyers of the Year.??? Mr. Googins is being honored as ???Best Lawyers??? 2009 Maine Banking Lawyer of the Year,??? and Mr. Oestreicher is being honored as ???Best Lawyers??? 2009 Maine Real Estate Lawyer of the Year.???

After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating ???Lawyers of the Year??? in six high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. These specialties are: Banking Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Corporate Law, Family Law, Personal Injury Litigation, and Real Estate Law and only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the ???Lawyer of the Year.??? Verrill Dana is the only Maine law firm to have two attorneys recognized as ???Lawyers 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, 15th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2009), is based on more than 2.5 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

The lawyers from Verrill Dana being honored as ???Lawyers of the Year??? have received particularly high ratings in the surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

About Verrill Dana:
Verrill Dana, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 100 attorneys conducting a nationwide practice from offices in Portland, and Augusta, Maine; Boston; Hartford; and Washington, D.C. To learn more, visit our website at

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