We are extremely honored and humbled to have been named a US News and World Report Best Law Firm for many years. As stated on its website: “Firms included in the Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must first have a lawyer recognized in The Best Lawyers in America©, which recognizes the top 5% of private practicing lawyers in the United States. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.”

Seven attorneys in the firm: Steven Lupin, Edmund Mullin, Carl Weiner, Douglas Zeiders, Merle Ochrach, Christen Pionzio, and Joseph McGrory, Jr. have been recognized in the 2022 edition of U.S. News and World Report Best Lawyers. As stated on its website: “Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers® lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.”


Members of our firm have been named to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists for many years. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

As stated on its website : “Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.”

Attorneys named to the 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list:

  • Steven B. Barrett in the areas of Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff and Business Education
  • Edmund Mullin in the area of Land Use/Zoning
  • Steven H. Lupin in the areas of Business Litigation, General Litigation, Personal Injury – General: Plaintiff
  • Mark F. Himsworth in the area of Business Litigation
  • Joseph J. McGrory, Jr. in the area of Land Use/Zoning
  • Bernadette A. Kearney in the area of Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate: Business
  • Carl N. Weiner in the areas of Real Estate, Land Use/Zoning, Eminent Domain
  • John J. Iannozzi in the areas of State/Local/Municipal, Land Use/Zoning, Family Law

Attorneys named to the 2021 Rising Stars list:

  • William G. Roark in the areas of Administrative Law, Environmental Litigation, Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff

Specific attorneys in the firm have also been recognized for their leadership and excellence in their fields by such organizations and publications as the Montgomery Bar Association — Trial Lawyer of the Year (Steven Lupin), the Pennsylvania Municipal Authorities Association, (Steven Hann), the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (Steven Lupin), The Pennsylvania Bar Association (Edmund Mullin-50 Year member)., Philadelphia Trial Lawyers James J. Manderino Award for Trial Excellence (Nathan Murawsky), Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society (Christen Pionzio), “Lawyers on the Fast Track”, Legal Intelligencer (William Roark), Best Of Montco for Criminal Defense, Personal Injury and Wills & Estates, Times Herald, Community Associations Institute’s Robert H. Wise President’s Award (Carl Weiner).