Whether you need help growing a business, planning your estate or you just want to ensure you get a fair shake in court, this is the list for you — 346 of the valley’s top lawyers.
What makes them the top lawyers in their specialty? Professionalism, expertise, experience and a host of other factors. How did we determine who made the cut? This year, we turned to Avvo, a Seattle-based company that rates and profiles attorneys nationwide. Avvo’s proprietary algorithm rates all attorneys on a 10-point scale, factoring in peer endorsements as well as experience, education, training, speaking, publishing and awards. These dynamic ratings are continuously refreshed based on new information gleaned from attorneys, as well as from licensing and disciplinary authorities.
While the list in the pages that follow is wide-ranging and carefully researched, many good attorneys don’t appear on the list. This reference is best used as just one step in the careful journey toward finding the attorney who is right for you.