The Best Lawyers in America has named seven partners from Conrad O’Brien for inclusion in its 2023 edition for their practice in thirteen different practice areas. In addition, four Conrad O’Brien attorneys (Meghan Farley, Andrew Garden, Joseph Jesiolowski, and Stacy Orvetz) were recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.
Nick Centrella and Howard Klein were also each recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America; Howard for Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants and Nick for Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants. “Lawyer of the Year” is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the "Lawyer of the Year" for each specialty and location.
Conrad O’Brien was given the “Top-Listed” designation for Commercial Litigation in Philadelphia, which recognizes that the firm has the most recognized lawyers for commercial litigation in Philadelphia.
(Year) – First year listed
Nicholas M. Centrella (2010):
Lorie K. Dakessian (2023):
Robert N. Feltoon (2020):
Nancy J. Gellman (2001):
John (Jack) A. Guernsey (2010):
Patricia M. Hamill (2010):
Kevin Dooley Kent (2016):
Howard M. Klein (2007):
Meghan A. Farley (2021)
Andrew Garden (2022)
Joseph Jesiolowski (2023)
Stacy Orvetz (2021)
The Best Lawyers in America is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication company in the legal profession. As described by Best Lawyers, recognition is “widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by their peers. For more than four decades, our publications have earned the respect of the profession, the media and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.”
Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes attorneys who have been in private practice for 5-9 and is based entirely on peer review and employs the same methodology that has made Best Lawyers the gold standard for legal rankings worldwide.