20 Aug James R. Lance Wins 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in San Diego for Real Estate Litigation – Construction
Multiple Noonan Lance Boyer & Banach Partners Named to 2021 Best Lawyers in America® List
Noonan Lance Boyer & Banach LLP (NoonanLance) announced today that partner James R. Lance has received the 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” in San Diego for Real Estate Litigation – Construction from Best Lawyers, the legal profession’s most respected peer-review publication. Lance, David J. Noonan, Ethan T. Boyer and Genevieve M. Ruch have all received “Best Lawyers” honors. Since it was founded in 2016, Best Lawyers has recognized NoonanLance every year as one of the nation’s leading law firms.
Best Lawyers has published its list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Best Lawyers CEO Phillip Greer said, “Best Lawyers was founded in 1981 with the purpose of highlighting the extraordinary accomplishments of those in the legal profession. After three decades, we are proud to continue to serve as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals worldwide.”
James R. Lance’s recognition as “Lawyer of the Year” for Real Estate Litigation – Construction is based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments. First recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2013, Lance has continuously been honored in the Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Litigation categories. He also has received the Best Lawyers distinction for Legal Malpractice Law. In addition to his Best Lawyers’ recognitions, Lance recently was selected to America’s Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators® for 2020.
David J. Noonan was first recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in 1995 and has been continuously recognized every year since then. He holds four “Lawyer of the Year” awards. This year he was recognized for outstanding work in: Antitrust Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Legal Malpractice Law.
Ethan T. Boyer, NoonanLance’s managing partner, first acquired the Best Lawyers in America qualification in 2015 and has been continually recognized in the Commercial Litigation category.
Genevieve M. Ruch was honored by Best Lawyers for the first time on the “Ones to Watch” list for Commercial Litigation. This peer-review award is given to attorneys who are earlier in their careers in recognition of outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.