Best Lawyers in America Recognizes Nine Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis Attorneys

August 17, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – August 17, 2015 – Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP is pleased to announce that nine of its attorneys have been selected for the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America, with six attorneys marking 10- and 5-year milestones of recognition by Best Lawyers. As the firm continues to expand its practices, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis attorneys earned recognition for the first time in the Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, Legal Malpractice Law, and Appellate Practice categories.

“We are proud that nine of our most outstanding attorneys have received this esteemed recognition from Best Lawyers and our peers,” said managing partner Mark Grannis. “Four of our attorneys were honored by Best Lawyers for the tenth consecutive year and two attorneys for the fifth consecutive year, which reflects our firm’s longstanding commitment to legal excellence. We look forward to preserving and continuing to earn the trust and respect of our peers through high-quality client service and professional collegiality.”

The following attorneys were selected for the 2016 Best Lawyers in America:

  • Kent Bressie – Communications Law
  • Thomas Connolly – Criminal Defense: White Collar (10 years)
  • Scott Blake Harris – Communications Law (10 years)
  • Paul Margie – Communications Law (5 years)
  • Thomas Mason – Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, Legal Malpractice Law: Defendants
  • John Nakahata – Communications Law (10 years)
  • Brita Strandberg – Communications Law
  • William Wiltshire – Communications Law (10 years)
  • Christopher Wright – Appellate Practice, Communications Law (5 years)

Best Lawyers in America is a peer-review publication. A description of the selection methodology can be found at No aspect of this publication has been approved by any court or bar.

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About Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis

Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP is a nationally recognized communications, information technology, international investment/national security, and litigation law firm. The firm’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, investors, trade associations, and non-profit organizations. As former senior government officials, federal prosecutors, Congressional counsel, and experienced litigators, HWG lawyers advise their clients on how government decision makers think, how legal and political institutions work in the real world, and how those institutions can affect a transaction or business plan. For more information, please visit



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