Benchmark Litigation, a litigation-focused legal guide that publishes evaluations of leading law firms and attorneys throughout the country, recently released its 2020 rankings and Nyemaster Goode was well recognized. The respected national ranking publication named 13 Nyemaster Goode attorneys as 2020 Benchmark Litigation “Stars.”
Benchmark Litigation’s list of “Local Litigation Stars” for each state recognizes those individual attorneys who were recommended consistently as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers. Attorneys Kevin Collins, Hayward Draper, Frank Harty, Jeffrey Harty, Debra Hulett, Glenn Johnson, Ben Roach, Richard Sapp, Michael Thrall and Angel West were recognized as “Local Litigation Stars” in Iowa. Nyemaster Goode itself was ranked as one of only three “Highly Recommended” law firms in Iowa for litigation.
As part of its rankings, Benchmark Litigation also breaks out a litigation subset for recognition of excellence in labor and employment law. Nyemaster Goode attorneys Katie Graham, Frances Haas, Frank Harty, Debra Hulett and Glenn Johnson were named “Labor & Employment Stars” in Iowa. The firm also was designated as “Highly Recommended” for labor and employment litigation in Iowa.
In addition, Katie Graham, Frances Haas and Kristina Stanger were named “Future Stars” in Iowa. The list of future stars in each state includes those attorneys who were consistently referenced by peers and clients as litigators who are likely to be included as “Local Litigation Stars” in coming editions of the guide.
Angel West also was named one of Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” for the eighth consecutive year. Benchmark Litigation noted in particular her work in general commercial, product liability and securities litigation.