Chicago Law Firm Butler Rubin Receives National Ranking As a Best Law Firm in 2017 Annual U.S. News – Best Lawyers Rankings

Four Practice Areas – Antitrust, Arbitration, Commercial Litigation and Insurance Law – and Ten Individual Attorneys Cited for Excellence 

Jim Rubin Named Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year in Chicago

CHICAGO, November 1, 2016 – The Chicago-based law firm Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP received national recognition among the “Best Law Firms” in the 2017 U.S. News – Best Lawyers law firm rankings.  In addition, ten of the firm’s attorneys were cited as leaders in their fields.  “As a firm of just 34 lawyers, we are pleased that four of our practice groups and ten of our lawyers received special citation,” said Jim Rubin, a founding partner of the firm. Butler Rubin’s Insurance Law practice group was ranked among the top firms in the country.

The firm also was cited as a top law firm in Metropolitan Chicago for its practices in Antitrust, Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, and Insurance Law.  Led by Mike Hassan, Bob Hermes, Jim Morsch, Jim Rubin and Gerry Saltarelli, these practice groups and their attorneys have earned repeated praise by clients and colleagues, as well as by a variety of other law firm and lawyer ranking services.

Jim Rubin has been named the Best Lawyers® 2017 Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year in Chicago. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award.

And, Best Lawyers named ten Butler Rubin attorneys as leaders in their fields:  Lou Aurichio (Insurance Law), Ira Belcove (Insurance Law), Randi Ellias (Insurance Law), Al Fowerbaugh (Commercial Litigation), Mike Hassan (Insurance Law), Bob Hermes (Insurance Law), Jim Morsch (Antitrust Law), Jim Rubin (Commercial Litigation and Insurance Law), Gerry Saltarelli (Arbitration and Commercial Litigation) and Teresa Snider (Insurance Law).

Firms included in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

Formed in 1980, Chicago-based Butler Rubin assists clients nationally and internationally in complex business disputes, including antitrust law, class actions, defense of corporate directors and officers, labor and employment law, reinsurance, insurance, healthcare litigation, and insolvency.