Hall & Evans is delighted to announce that twenty-two of our attorneys are recognized in the 2023 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® and The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™. Benton Barton, Joseph Cavasinni, Lance Eberhart, Jared Ellis, Robert Ferm, William Floyd, David Gelman, Jill Gerdrum, Michael Helland, Kenneth Lyman, Matthew Ninneman, Cash Parker, Andrew Reitman, Gina Rossi, Thomas Singer, and Paul Yarbrough were selected by their peers for inclusion in this year’s Best Lawyers in America list. Best Lawyers® has earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. For the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America, more than 12.2 million votes were analyzed to identify the top legal talent as identified by their peers.

David Belsheim, Ryan Browne, Kendra Garstka, Jaclyn Laferriere, Vicki Pace Cirbo, and Curtiss Schreiber were selected by their peers for inclusion in this year’s The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™ list.  Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognizes associates and other lawyers who are earlier in their careers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

Additionally, William R. Floyd was recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2023 “Lawyer of the Year” for Railroad Law in Denver, Colorado. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

Best Lawyers® 2023 “Lawyer of the Year”:

William R. Floyd – Railroad Law in Denver

The Best Lawyers in America®:

Benton Barton – Arbitration, Construction Law, and Litigation – Construction
Joseph Cavasinni – Construction Law and Litigation – Construction
Lance Eberhart – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Jared Ellis – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
Robert Ferm – Government Relations Practice
William Floyd – Railroad Law
David Gelman – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Jill Gerdrum – Commercial Litigation and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Michael Helland – Family Law
Kenneth Lyman – Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Matthew Ninneman – Construction Law, Litigation – Construction, and Litigation – Insurance
Cash Parker – Railroad Law
Andrew Reitman – Railroad Law
Gina Rossi – Railroad Law
T. Thomas Singer – Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment, and Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
Paul Yarbrough – Insurance Law and Transportation Law

Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™:

David Belsheim – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Professional Malpractice Law
Ryan Browne – Construction Law, Litigation – Real Estate, and Transportation Law
Kendra Garstka – Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers
Jaclyn Laferriere – Transportation Law – Liability Litigation – Defendants
Vicki Pace Cirbo – Construction Law and Insurance Law
Curtiss Schreiber – Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants