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Nine attorneys at BNPN have been honored with a selection to the prestigious list of Leading Lawyers in the state of Illinois.  Leading Lawyers are selected by a survey of their peers as attorneys recognized to be among to top lawyers in their areas of practice.  Less than 5% of all lawyers licensed in Illinois have received the distinction of being named a Leading Lawyer. 

The following BNPN attorneys have been selected as Leading Lawyers for 2018: 


Robert J. Noe: recognized in Commercial Litigation; Medical Malpractice Defense; Personal Injury Defense: General; Professional Malpractice Defense: Legal/Technical/Financial; and ADR Law: Personal Injury

John P. Harris: recognized in Personal Injury Defense: General; Products Liability Defense; Workers Compensation Defense

James R. Patton: recongized in Medical Malpractice Defense; Personal Injury Defense: General

Mark R. McLaughlin: recognized in Personal Injury Defense: General; Products Liability Defense

William L. Cleaver: recognized in Closely Held Business Law; Real Estate: Associations & Condominiums; Real Estate: Commercial; Real Estate: Finance

J. Sue Myatt: recognized in Personal Injury Defense: General

William P. Rector: recognized in Insurance, Insurance Coverage, & Reinsurance; Personal Injury Defense: General; Products Liability Defense

Jeffrey D. Martens: recognized in Personal Injury Defense: General; Products Liability Defense

Mark A. Tarnow: recognized in Personal Injury Defense: General; Medical Malpractice Defense 

In addition, two BNPN attorneys have been selected as Emerging Lawyers.  Emerging Lawyers are recognized by their peers as young attorneys who, at an early point in their careers, have distinguished themselves as professional, ethical, and experienced.  Emerging Lawyers are attorneys are under the age of 40 or who practiced less than 10 years.  Less than 2% of lawyers licensed in Illinois have received this honor.  


The following BNPN attorneys have been selected as Emerging Lawyers in 2018: 


Jeffrey D. Jacobs: recognized in Closely & Privately Held Business Law; Commercial Litigation 

Daniel F. Hardin: recognized in Personal Injury Defense: General; Commercial Litigation