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 more: Robert 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 (retired 2018).
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.