Lawyer of the Year 2011 by Best Lawyers

Lewis and Roca is pleased to announce that Bruce E. Samuels, Andrew D. Schorr, S.L. Schorr, and Gerald K. Smith have been named “Lawyer of the Year 2011” by Best Lawyers. Samuels was named Phoenix Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year, A. Schorr was named Tucson Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, S. L. Schorr was named Tucson Land Use & Zoning Lawyer of the Year, and Smith was named Phoenix Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights Lawyer of the Year.

Samuels is a partner in Lewis and Roca’s Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property groups. He practices primarily in the areas of intellectual property litigation and business litigation, including trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and unfair competition.

A. Schorr is a partner in Lewis and Roca’s Real Estate group, practicing in the Tucson office. He concentrates his practice primarily in the real estate and general business areas, representing sellers and buyers, lenders and borrowers, landlords and tenants, and others in a wide variety of real estate and business transactions.

S. L. Schorr is a partner in Lewis and Roca’s Tucson office, practicing in the areas of real estate, corporate and general business law. He is certified by the Arizona State Bar Board of Legal Specialization as a specialist in real estate law. Mr. Schorr has been involved in many major land use cases in Arizona.

Smith is of counsel in Lewis and Roca’s Finance and Bankruptcy group. He has extensive experience in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial litigation and secured transactions.

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