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Five Smith Duggan Partners Recognized in the 2020 Edition of "The Best Lawyers® in America"

Best Lawyers®, the highly regarded peer-review guide for the legal profession, has just released the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers® in America. Once again numerous Smith Duggan Buell & Rufo partners were included in these significant rankings.

For the seventh year, founding partner Christopher A. Duggan was recognized for his professional excellence in three key areas of trial practice: commercial litigation, insurance litigation, and product liability litigation defense.

Paul Alan Rufo was cited for his outstanding capabilities within the area of real estate law. For the fifth year, Andrew P. Stempler was also selected for his skill in the this area of the law as well.

Mathew J. Walko was recognized by Best Lawyers® for his professional accomplishments in insurance litigation while Kenneth M. Wright was acknowledged for his expertise in the area of family law.

Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service in the world.  Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers® in America are recognized by their peers for their professional skill in numerous practice areas. For the current edition, only five percent of lawyers in private practice were selected as Best Lawyers®.