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Six SOM&S Attorneys Make the 2023 Best Lawyers in America® List


AUGUST 2022

Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears is pleased to announce that six members of the firm have been included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. David Schertler, Danny Onorato, Chris Mead, Bob Trout, and Amy Conway-Hatcher have all been recognized by Best Lawyers in the field of white-collar criminal defense. Mr. Mead and Mr. Trout received additional recognition in the fields of “Bet-the-Company” and commercial litigation. Mr. Trout was recognized in securities litigation as well. Completing the firm’s roster, Mr. Schertler, Mr. Onorato, and Stuart Sears were recognized in the field of general practice criminal defense. The Best Lawyers lists are compiled annually based on exhaustive peer-review evaluations. For the 2023 edition, more than 12.2 million votes were analyzed. Because lawyers are not required or permitted to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. The Best Lawyers in America listings are available at: Best Lawyers in America | Best Lawyers.

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  • AUGUST 2022
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  • JULY 2022
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  • JULY 2022
  • David Schertler Secures Post-Indictment Deferred Prosecution Agreement in Federal Program Bribery and Conspiracy Case

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