Three Barton Gilman attorneys named to Best Lawyers in America 2015

BOSTON/PROVIDENCE – Three Barton Gilman attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015.

Pamela S. Gilman and Francis A. Connor III were selected for a fourth consecutive year, and Andrew R. Weiner was selected for a third consecutive year.

Best Lawyers is based solely on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed in Best Lawyers, which has been published since 1983.

Gilman has tried and won over 60 cases in her distinguished career, including medical malpractice, personal injury, premises liability, and products liability. Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly named Gilman a Top Woman of Law 2011, an honor given to only 36 Massachusetts attorneys in 2011. She has been recognized as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer (2011-13) and a 2014 Women Leader in the Law, and since 1999 has maintained an AV Preeminent rating from the Martindale-Hubbell National Law Directory, the highest rating available for legal ability and ethical standards.  In addition to her busy trial practice, Gilman maintains a consulting practice assisting other lawyers in preparing witnesses to present most effectively at depositions and trial.

Connor is an experienced trial and appellate attorney whose expertise includes cases involving professional liability defense, business disputes, insurance and reinsurance issues. An increasing number of health care clients are calling upon Frank to defend them in disputes with state and federal authorities, as well as private health insurers, concerning licensure, regulatory matters and allegations of improper or fraudulent billing, in particular Medicare and Medicaid billing. Mr. Connor also regularly serves as a mediator and arbitrator. He was named to the 2013 Rhode Island Super Lawyers directory.

Weiner is an experienced civil litigator with a focus on product liability, insurance coverage disputes and insurer bad faith claims, medical malpractice, and professional liability matters. He provides legal commentary, advice, and analysis to insurance carriers, medical professionals, and small businesses through speaking engagements and in publications with a national circulation.

About Barton Gilman

Barton Gilman is one of New England’s leading civil litigation law firms with offices in Boston and Providence. Its experienced trial attorneys appear regularly in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The Providence Business News has named the firm as one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work in 2014.

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