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Stradley Ronon Senior Counsel Named 2023 Best Lawyers ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for Philadelphia Mediation

August 18, 2022
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon is proud to announce Best Lawyers selected Senior Counsel Bennett G. Picker as a 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for mediation in Philadelphia. Best Lawyers names a single lawyer in each specialty and community as “Lawyer of the Year.” Those honored have received outstanding ratings in the surveys due to their peers’ and clients’ respect for their abilities, professionalism and integrity.

Picker is senior counsel of Stradley Ronon’s alternate dispute resolution group and has earned this prestigious honor over ten times since 2005. Picker, a full-time mediator and arbitrator, has dedicated his career to promoting and improving the field of ADR across the nation and worldwide. For over three decades, Picker has successfully resolved many hundreds of domestic and international disputes with a cumulative value of several billion dollars. He authored one of the first books on mediation published by the ABA in the 1990s, as well as numerous other books, several dozen articles and course material for more than 50 presentations. Picker has held leadership positions in organizations such as the American Arbitration Association, the CPR Institute and the American Bar Association. Picker is a Distinguished Fellow of the International Academy of Mediators and is certified by the International Mediation Institute. He also led a national task force dedicated to promoting diversity in ADR.

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Counseling clients since 1926, Stradley Ronon has helped private and public companies – from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations – achieve their goals by providing pragmatic, value-driven legal counsel. With offices in seven strategic locations, our responsive team of more than 200 attorneys seamlessly addresses the full spectrum of our clients’ needs, ranging from sophisticated corporate transactions to complex commercial litigation.

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