As a result of client and peer interviews and recent case assessments, Best & Flanagan attorneys Timothy Sullivan and Mary Shearen have been assessed the highest possible rankings as individuals in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA and Chambers High Net Worth, respectively. Katherine Barrett Wiik was also recognized as a Chambers USA Up-and-Coming attorney in Minnesota’s Appellate Litigation.
Individual lawyers are ranked in their practice areas on the basis of their legal knowledge and experience, client service and responsiveness, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence and effectiveness, and the strength and depth of the practice group as a whole.
As a Band 1 attorney, the highest possible ranking, Tim Sullivan is recognized in Minnesota for his Construction Law practice where sources name him a “very experienced and capable trial lawyer.” Tim represents commercial and industrial contractors, owners and subcontractors in high-value construction disputes.
Mary Shearen is also ranked as a Band 1 attorney for her Private Wealth practice where she advises clients on estate planning, trusts and wealth transfer matters, as well as probates. Sources report, “She’s very well-known and well respected in the Bar.” One client stated, “She’s an outstanding attorney, very personable and I enjoy working with her.”
The additional Up-and-Coming band lists attorneys who are establishing their reputations for driving their firm’s growth, and individuals who are at the forefront of their generation. As such, Katie Barrett Wiik is recognized for her handling of appellate litigation before state and federal courts.
To view Best & Flanagan’s full Chambers USA and Chambers High Net Worth rankings, please visit: 2019 Chambers USA.
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