Nineteen RBE Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers in America (2023 Edition)

RBE is pleased to announce that RBE attorneys Donald Smith & Eric Hylton were recognized by Best Lawyers as 2023 “Lawyers of the Year” in their respective practice areas and locations.

“Lawyer of the Year” recognitions are awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each practice area and location. The lawyers honored as “Lawyer of the Year” received particularly high survey ratings from peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.

Additionally, we are pleased to announce that nineteen of the Firm’s attorneys have been named in multiple practice areas of law to the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Recognition in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by clients and legal professionals as a significant honor conferred on a lawyer by their peers.  The following RBE lawyers have been named to the 2023 Best Lawyers in America and the Best Lawyers in America 2023 lists:

“Lawyer of the Year” (2023 Edition)

  • Donald S. Smith – Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
  • Eric M. Hylton – Education Law

The Best Lawyers in America (2023 Edition)

  • Bryce Bennett – Construction Law, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • John L. Egloff – Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Real Estate Law
  • Donald S. Smith – Litigation – Labor and Employment, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
  • Laura Reed – Insurance Law, Litigation – Insurance
  • Ryan Leitch –  Real Estate Law, Commercial Litigation
  • Raymond Seach – Litigation – Insurance
  • Anthony Jost – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Mark McKinzie – Insurance Law, Litigation – Construction
  • Kevin Tharp – Construction Law
  • Laura Binford – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Jeffrey Fecht – Insurance Law, Litigation – Insurance
  • Eric M. Hylton – Education Law
  • Sarah Marr – Construction Law, Insurance Law, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2023 Edition)

  • Miranda Weiss Bernadac – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
  • Justin O. Sorrell – Labor and Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment
  • Courtney David Mills – Insurance Law, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Katie R. Osborne – Insurance Law, Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Katie S. Riles – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Jaclyn M. Flint – Commercial Litigation
Bryce H. Bennett, Jr

Bryce H. Bennett, Jr

Partner

John L. Egloff

John L. Egloff

Partner

Donald S. Smith

Donald S. Smith

Partner

Laura S. Reed

Laura S. Reed

Partner

Ryan L. Leitch

Ryan L. Leitch

Raymond T. Seach

Raymond T. Seach

Partner

Anthony R. Jost

Anthony R. Jost

Partner

J. Mark McKinzie

J. Mark McKinzie

Kevin N. Tharp

Kevin N. Tharp

Laura K. Binford

Laura K. Binford

Partner

Jeffrey B. Fecht

Jeffrey B. Fecht

Eric M. Hylton

Eric M. Hylton

Partner

Sarah MacGill Marr

Sarah MacGill Marr

Partner

Miranda Weiss Bernadac

Miranda Weiss Bernadac

Partner

Justin O. Sorrell

Justin O. Sorrell

Partner

Courtney David Mills

Courtney David Mills

Associate

Katie R. Osborne

Katie R. Osborne

Associate

Katie S. Riles

Katie S. Riles

Jaclyn M. Flint

Jaclyn M. Flint