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Potter Anderson Attorneys Named Lawyers of The Year by Best Lawyers

October 10, 2011

Potter Anderson & Corroon is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers has named two of the firm’s partners as among Wilmington’s Best Lawyers for 2012.  John E. James has been recognized as Insurance Lawyer of the Year and Kathleen Furey McDonough has been recognized as Employment Law – Management Lawyer of the Year. They are among the firm's 26 lawyers named to Best Lawyers 2012.

John James focuses his practice in the area of  insurance coverage litigation, in which he has represented Fortune 500 and other corporate policyholders in litigation against their insurance companies with respect to coverage for environmental, asbestos, other products, employment, D&O, property, fidelity, business interruption, and other liabilities.

Kathleen McDonough provides clients with advice regarding all aspects of personnel policies and practices, with a strong emphasis on litigation avoidance.  She represents employers before federal and state administrative agencies and courts, and represents public and private employers in union negotiations and labor arbitration. She also provides training for clients on employment-related topics such as union avoidance, employee supervision, discipline and discharge, sexual harassment, reductions-in-force, and employment discrimination.

After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” The current  edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.