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Richard F. Richard F. Smith Named 2018 Mediation “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers®

Smith Pachter McWhorter PLC is proud to announce that Richard F. Smith was named 2018 Mediation “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® in Washington, D.C.  Mr. Smith was also selected for recognition in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 Edition for his work in Arbitration, Mediation and Construction Law.

Mr. Smith’s practice involves dispute resolution as a mediator, arbitrator, project neutral and Disputes Review Board member in construction related issues. He represents contractors, owners, subcontractors and design professionals in public and private projects. His practice has been prominently recognized for many years by Best Lawyers and other leading ranking publications such as Chambers and Partners, Super Lawyers and Who's Who Legal.

The “Lawyer of the Year” designation reflects the high level of peer recognition an attorney has earned among other leading lawyers in the same region for their professionalism, integrity and abilities. Best Lawyers highlights only one attorney in each practice area and metropolitan area as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this recognition especially noteworthy.  

In total, six Smith Pachter McWhorter attorneys were recognized in 2018 in Virginia and Washington, D.C. by The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 Edition.

About Best Lawyers®

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation by metropolitan area.