Best Lawyers in AmericaAUGUST 15, 2018 – Icard Merrill is pleased to announce that six of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, the only purely peer-review guide to the legal profession.

Icard Merrill attorneys selected to the list of 2019 Best Lawyers are:

  • Charles J. Bartlett (Recognized since 2009)
    • Commercial Litigation
    • Litigation – Banking and Finance
    • Litigation – Construction
    • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Michael J. Furen (Recognized since 2003)
    • Land Use and Zoning Law
    • Real Estate Law
  • Thomas F. Icard, Jr. (Recognized since 2006)
    • Construction Law
    • Mediation
  • Robert G. Lyons (Recognized since 2010)
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • William W. Merrill III (Recognized since 2007)
    • Administrative/Regulatory Law
    • Land Use and Zoning Law
    • Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
  • Jaime L. Wallace (Recognized since 2013)
    • Family Law

The Best Lawyers selection process is extensive. Nominated attorneys are divided by geographic region and practice areas, and are evaluated by their peers on the basis of professional expertise. Those who receive high peer reviews undergo an authentication process to make sure they are currently practicing and in good standing. Only then can the top attorneys be recognized by Best Lawyers. For the 2019 Edition, 7.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 60,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition.


Six Icard Merrill attorneys have been selected for the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America