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Barley Snyder Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America

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August 18, 2022

Lancaster, Pa. – Twenty-six Barley Snyder attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® in its 2023 edition. Of the 26 attorneys, four have been named 2023 “Lawyers of the Year” by the publication and one has been named to the “Ones to Watch” list.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers’ peer-nominated lists have been recognized as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals in the country. Eight Barley Snyder attorneys have been recognized for 10 or more years.

“It is fulfilling to see our attorneys’ exceptional level of work held in such high regard by their peers and colleagues,” said Jeff Lobach, Barley Snyder managing partner. “This recognition is a milestone in an attorney’s career as it showcases their diligence and dedication to their clients.”

The prestigious “Lawyer of the Year” award is bestowed on attorneys who earn the highest peer review ranking in a practice area within their geographic area. The four Barley Snyder attorneys named 2023 “Lawyers of the Year” are (practice area in parentheses):

Lauralee B. Baker (Health Care Law)
Michael J. Crocenzi (Employment Law)
Donald R. Geiter (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
George C. Werner (Litigation/Construction)

The Barley Snyder attorney named to the “Ones to Watch” list is (practice area in parentheses):

Luke T. Weber (Health Care Law)

The additional Barley Snyder attorneys appearing on the 2023 Best Lawyers list are (practice area in parentheses):

Lauralee B. Baker (Health Care Law/Health Care Litigation/Medical Malpractice Law)
John M. Coles (Real Estate Law)
Michael J. Crocenzi (Employment Law/Labor Law/Labor & Employment Litigation)
Kimberly J. Decker (Banking and Finance Law)
Timothy G. Dietrich (Banking & Finance Law/Corporate Law)
Sean B. Frederick (Corporate Law)
Thomas A. French (Commercial Litigation)
Donald R. Geiter (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
Charles B. Haws (Energy Law/Environmental Law)
Nancy Mayer Hughes (Trusts and Estates)
Scott F. Landis (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
Melanie Albert Lehman (Corporate Law)
Jeffrey D. Lobach (Commercial Litigation/Corporate Law/Real Estate Law)
Paul G. Mattaini (Banking and Finance Law/Corporate Law/Mergers & Acquisitions Law/Securities, Capital Markets Law)
Christopher W. Mattson (Personal Injury Litigation)
Paul W. Minnich (Real Estate Litigation)
Thomas J. Nehilla (Commercial Finance Law/Construction Law/Real Estate Law)
Drake D. Nicholas (Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law)
John T. Reed (Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law)
Troy B. Rider (Business Organizations)
Martin R. Siegel (Environmental Law)
Stanley A. Smith (Nonprofit & Charities Law/Trusts and Estates)
John J. Sylvanus (Construction Litigation)
Robert J. Tribeck (Intellectual Property Litigation)
George C. Werner (Commercial Litigation/Banking & Finance Litigation/Construction Litigation/First Amendment Litigation) 

About Barley Snyder
Barley Snyder is a law firm based in central Pennsylvania with more than 120 attorneys practicing from offices located in Lancaster, York, Reading, Harrisburg, Malvern, Hanover, Gettysburg, Wyomissing and Schuylkill Haven, Pa., and Hunt Valley and Columbia, Md. The firm serves businesses, individuals and organizations in all major areas of civil law including: business, employment, immigration, employee benefits, finance & creditors’ rights, intellectual property, litigation, estate planning and administration, real estate, tax, construction, environment and energy, health care, education, municipal authority, hospitality, senior living, cybersecurity and food and agribusiness. | @BarleySnyder

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