Brown and Gauer Named SD Lawyers of the Year 2017

October 25, 2016 | dehs

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Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP in Sioux Falls, SD is pleased to announce that two Davenport Evans lawyers were voted Best Lawyers ® 2017 Lawyers of the Year for South Dakota.

Jonathan P. Brown – Named by Best Lawyers in the areas of Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; and Real Estate Law.

Keith A. Gauer – Named by Best Lawyers in the area of Corporate Law.

 

In August 2016, Davenport Evans announced that 15 Davenport Evans lawyers were listed in Best Lawyers ® 2017, in 23 different practice areas.

Jean H. Bender – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law;  Employment Law – Management

Jonathan P. Brown – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Real Estate Law

P. Daniel Donohue – Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Real Estate Law; Trusts and Estates

Thomas M. Frankman – Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

Keith A. Gauer – Corporate Law

Charles D. Gullickson – Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law

Douglas J. Hajek – Banking and Finance Law; Corporate Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Government Regulations Practice; Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Sandra Hoglund Hanson – Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment

Robert E. Hayes – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Litigation – Bankruptcy

Dixie K. Hieb – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Law

Kristi Geisler Holm – Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Sarah Richardson Larson – Elder Law; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Trusts and Estates

Rick W. Orr – Arbitration; Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

Mitchell A. Peterson – Litigation – Insurance

Catherine A. Tanck – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Litigation and Controversy – Tax; Tax Law

Celebrating Decades on the Best Lawyers® List

In addition, several Davenport Evans lawyers have achieved milestone status for the number of years in which they have achieved inclusion in the Best Lawyers® list. Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.

25 years or moreRobert E. Hayes;  

20 years or more: P. Daniel Donohue; Charles D. Gullickson; and Sarah Richardson Larson;

10 years or more: Douglas J. Hajek and Rick W. Orr.

Davenport, Evans, Hurwitz & Smith, LLP, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is one of the state’s largest law firms. The firm’s attorneys provide business and litigation counsel to individuals and corporate clients in a variety of practice areas. For more information about Davenport Evans, visit www.dehs.com.