Blankingship & Keith, PC is pleased to announce that 16 of its attorneys, all principals with the firm, have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© and that six attorneys have been selected in the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list.
Richard Colten, John A. C. Keith, Peter S. Everett, Robert E. Sculley, Jr. and Robert J. Stoney, all principals with the firm, have each been named to the list for 15 or more years.
The full list of the 16 attorneys from Blankingship & Keith who were selected for inclusion in the 2021 Best Lawyers in America with their cited practice areas are:
John F. Cafferky Education Law
William H. Casterline, Jr. Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
David Rust Clarke Family Law; Family Law Mediation
Richard J. Colten Family Law
Thomas M. Cusick Family Law
Peter S. Everett Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
David J. Gogal Commercial Litigation; Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Chidi I. James Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
John A. C. Keith Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Legal Malpractice Law – Defendants; Litigation - Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates
Elizabeth C. Morrogh Trusts and Estates
William B. Porter Commercial Litigation; Employment Law - Management
Wm. Quinton Robinson Business Organizations; Corporate Compliance Law
Brian R. Sanderson Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Robert E. Scully, Jr. Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Real Estate; Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Robert J. Stoney Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs; Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
Paul B. Terpak Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
The six Blankingship & Keith attorneys included in the inaugural Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list are:
Laurie L. Kirkland Commercial Litigation
Patrick B. Piccolo Commercial Litigation
Michael K. Kim Education Law
Olivia M. F. Bean Family Law
Lauren F. Randall Litigation - Labor and Employment
Libbey Van Pelt Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 79,000 leading attorneys cast more than 12 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas around the world. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.
Based in Fairfax, Virginia, Blankingship & Keith, PC is a regional law firm, with 41 lawyers, serving clients throughout Northern Virginia and the Commonwealth.