Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
"Best Lawyers was founded with the purpose of recognizing extraordinary lawyers in private practice through an exhaustive peer-review process," said CEO of Best Lawyers Phillip Greer. "More than 40 years later, we are proud to expand our scope, while maintaining the same methodology, to recognize a different demographic of talented and deserving lawyers with ‘Ones to Watch’ recognitions."
Lawyers recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.
“For well over 100 years, our firm’s strategy has been to attract and retain the best lawyers in Cleveland. We have also built a deep bench of talent with 5 attorneys listed in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™. These peer-reviewed distinctions speak volumes of the quality of service our attorneys provide to our clients and community,” says Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell Managing Partner, David Lenz.
Schneider Smeltz Spieth Bell LLP would like to congratulate the following lawyers recognized in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™