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Four BatesCarey Attorneys Selected As 2019 Best Lawyers in America©


BatesCarey is pleased to announce that partners Robert J. Bates, Jr.David M. AltAdam H. Fleischer and Mark G. Sheridan have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for Insurance Law. 

International peer review publication Best Lawyers is one of the most respected rankings as each year only seasoned attorneys in the insurance industry are invited to vote on its final elite list. While Bates, Fleischer and Sheridan have been previous honorees of this distinction, Alt joins the distinguished list for the first time this year. BatesCarey Founding Partner Robert J. Bates, Jr. has received this award every year since 2006.

For the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, over 10 million votes were evaluated.

Earlier this year BatesCarey earned the prestigious Band 1 ranking by Chambers USA in Illinois in the category of Insurance Dispute Resolution: Insurer for the 14th consecutive year. BatesCarey was selected as one of only three firms in Illinois to receive this esteemed award. Chambers is the premier rankings list with a team of over 170 full-time researchers who identify the world’s best attorneys and law firms based on in-depth objective research.

In the 2018 Chambers guide, Bates was once again individually named in Band 1 by Chambers in Insurance Dispute Resolution: Insurer and a leader in Reinsurance. Fleischer was also individually ranked as one of the top coverage attorneys in the state for Insurance Dispute Resolution.