18 Aug NoonanLance Attorneys Named 2023 Best Lawyers in America®
Micaela P. Banach, Ethan T. Boyer, James R. Lance, David J. Noonan, Genevieve M. Sauter Receive Prestigious Recognition
Noonan Lance Boyer & Banach LLP (NoonanLance) announced today that Micaela P. Banach, Ethan T. Boyer, James R. Lance, David J. Noonan and Genevieve M. Sauter have received awards from Best Lawyers, the legal profession’s most respected peer-review publication. Since it was founded in 2016, Best Lawyers has recognized NoonanLance every year as one of the nation’s leading law firms.
Micaela P. Banach, founding partner at NoonanLance, has amassed an impressive track record over the course of her career for her experience in Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Litigation. Some of Banach’s recent recognitions include winning the “Women of Influence in Law” Award in 2021 by San Diego Business Journal, overseeing several successful jury and bench trials, receiving a defense arbitration award in favor of a client sued for more than $12 million, successfully writing and arguing an appeal before the 4th District Court of Appeals and many other negotiated settlements.
Ethan T. Boyer, NoonanLance’s managing partner, first acquired the Best Lawyers in America qualification in 2015 and has been continually acknowledged for Commercial Litigation. Boyer has also received an AV Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell International Law Directory, reaching the height of professional excellence by demonstrating the highest level of ethical standards and professional ability.
James R. Lance was named one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2013 and has continuously been honored in the Commercial Litigation and Real Estate Litigation categories for the past decade. In 2021, Lance was awarded “Lawyer of the Year” for Real Estate Litigation, Construction Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Malpractice Law. In addition to his Best Lawyers’ awards, Lance was selected to America’s Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators® for 2020.
David J. Noonan was first esteemed as one of the Best Lawyers in America in 1995 and has been endorsed every year since. He holds five “Lawyer of the Year” awards. This year he was commended for outstanding work in Antitrust Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Legal Malpractice Law. Super Lawyers also listed Noonan as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in San Diego in six editions.
Genevieve M. Sauter was honored by Best Lawyers for the third 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. Sauter works with both plaintiffs and defendants in practice areas including general civil, business, financial services and intellectual property litigation.
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