|November 15, 2010
Stradley Ronon senior counsel Bennett G. Picker was named the Best Lawyers’ 2011 Philadelphia Area Alternative Dispute Resolution “Lawyer of the Year.” The 2011 Best Lawyers in America is based on an exhaustive peer-review of legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as “Lawyer of the Year.”
The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
“We continue to believe – as we have believed for more than 25 years – that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession,” said Steven Naifeh, managing editor of Best Lawyers. “We would like to congratulate Bennett G. Picker on being selected as the ‘Philadelphia Area Best Lawyers Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year’ for 2011.”
Twenty-one Stradley Ronon attorneys were named to the recently released 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.
As senior counsel at Stradley Ronon’s Philadelphia office, Picker is a full-time mediator and arbitrator. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators and a Fellow of the American College of Civil Trial Mediators. Picker serves on the panels of the American Arbitration Association and the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution. He is also the author of (Mediation Practice Guide: A Handbook For Resolving Business Disputes (Second Edition), published by the ABA Section on Dispute Resolution.