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August 10, 2016

Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Over 100 King & Spalding Lawyers in 2017 Rankings

NEW YORK, Aug. 10, 2016 —Best Lawyers in America has selected 119 King & Spalding lawyers from more than 50 practice areas for inclusion in its 2017 list recognizing leading practitioners from across the country.

Best Lawyers also recognized the following seven attorneys as Lawyers of the Year:


  • Jon R. Harris Jr. - Health Care Law
  • Paul K. Ferdinands - Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Peter J. Genz - Tax Law
  • Robert D. Hays - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants


  • Stephen L. Goff - Bet-the-Company Litigation and Health Care Law

San Francisco

  • Gennaro A. Filice III - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions: Defendants

Washington, D.C.

  • Dixie L. Johnson - Securities Regulation

These individuals received particularly positive peer reviews for their abilities, professionalism and integrity. Best Lawyers chooses only a single lawyer within each specialty and region for this distinction. To view the complete list of King & Spalding lawyers ranked in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America, click here.

The Best Lawyers in America guide has been called “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice” by Corporate Counsel magazine.

About King & Spalding
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