October 10, 2011 / Press Release

Porter Wright attorneys named 'Lawyer of the Year' by Best Lawyers 2012

Best Lawyers has named nine Porter Wright Partners “Lawyer of the Year” for 2012 in the following areas:

• John C. Beeler – Best Lawyers’ 2012 Columbus Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year.
• John C. Hartranft – Best Lawyers’ 2012 Columbus Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year.
• Mark H. Longenecker – Best Lawyers’ 2012 Cincinnati Corporate Compliance Law Lawyer of the Year.
• Robert A. Meyer, Jr. – Best Lawyers’ 2012 Columbus Land Use and Zoning Law Lawyer of the Year.
• Terrance M. Miller – Best Lawyers’ 2012 Columbus Product Liability Litigation – Defendants Lawyer of the Year.
• Jeffrey W. Morris – Best Lawyers’ 2012 Dayton Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year.
• Christopher R. Schraff – Best Lawyers’ 2012 Columbus Litigation – Environmental Lawyer of the Year.
• Carolyn A. Taggart – Best Lawyers’ 2012 Cincinnati Product Liability Litigation – Defendants Lawyer of the Year.
• William R. Weir – Best Lawyers’ 2012 Cleveland Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year.

Attorneys honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers' surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism and integrity. Only a single attorney in each specialty in each community is being honored as “Lawyer 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, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.