Best Lawyers Names Thomas Mason as “Lawyer of the Year” and Recognizes Twelve HWG Attorneys

August 15, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – August 15, 2018 – Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP is pleased to announce that twelve HWG attorneys in all were selected for the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America, and that Thomas Mason has been named Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law “Lawyer of the Year” for the fourth time.

“Our firm is committed to providing every one of our clients the best possible representation, and we are of course gratified that this commitment has once again been publicly recognized,” said Scott Blake Harris, Chairman of HWG.

The following attorneys were selected for the 2019 Best Lawyers in America:

  • Kent Bressie – Communications Law
  • Thomas Connolly – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Mark Grannis – Communications Law
  • Scott Blake Harris – Communications Law
  • Paul Margie – Communications Law
  • Thomas Mason – Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, Legal Malpractice Law: Defendants
  • John Nakahata – Communications Law
  • Michael Nilsson – Communications Law, Copyright Law
  • Patricia Paoletta – Communications Law
  • Brita Strandberg – Communications Law
  • William Wiltshire – Communications Law
  • Christopher Wright – Appellate Practice, Communications Law

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

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