Moffatt Thomas Attorneys Named By Best Lawyers® 2015

Boise – Pocatello – Idaho Falls, Idaho, September, 2014 – Moffatt Thomas attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America© 2015 (copyright by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC), for their accomplishments in the fields of commercial banking and finance law and litigation, environmental law, bankruptcy and creditor rights, construction litigation, corporate governance law, employment law-management, insurance defense, medical malpractice law, professional malpractice defense, personal injury defense, mergers and acquisitions law, mining law, and real estate law.

The Moffatt Thomas attorneys selected by Best Lawyers® for 2015 are:

 hunter_larry_7242 Larry C. Hunter (listed since 2006) for Commercial Litigation, Environmental Law, Litigation – Construction, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.
 husch_gerry_7598 Gerald T. Husch (listed since 2007) for Employee Benefits (ERISA) LawInsurance Law, and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.
 martin_jim_7412 James L. Martin (listed since 2008) for Insurance Law and Litigation – Banking and Finance.
Patricia Olsson Patricia M. Olsson (listed since 1999) for Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants.
 peterman_randy_7271 Randall A. Peterman (listed since 1995) for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy.
 prusynski_mark_7528 Mark S. Prusynski (listed since 2005) for Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, and Professional Malpractice – Defendants.
 john_simko_websize John S. Simko (listed since 2007) for Corporate Law and Mining Law.
 thomas_steve_7230 Stephen R. Thomas (listed since 2010) for Commercial Litigation and Insurance Defense.
 ward_john_7483 John C. Ward (listed since 2005) for Corporate Law and Litigation – Banking and Finance.
 nicholas_christine_7384 Named  by Best Lawyers for the first time this year is Christine E. Nicholas for Corporate Governance Law.  Ms. Nicholas is a seasoned business, real estate, and finance attorney whose experience includes domestic and international transactions for large and small clients.


Moffatt Thomas has been providing legal services to the Pacific Northwest and Intermountain West since 1954. With offices in Boise, Idaho Falls, and Pocatello, Idaho, the firm is strategically situated for direct contact with the governor’s office, the legislature, federal and state administrative agencies, area businesses, and international and national corporations engaged in business throughout the region.

Moffatt Thomas has nearly 40 attorneys serving clients in the full-spectrum of business, litigation, and regulatory areas. Moffatt Thomas attorneys focus on the realities of their clients’ continually evolving business needs. Like their clients, Moffatt Thomas uses innovative technology as an efficient and productive tool, allowing more time to understand their clients’ needs and envision where those businesses will be tomorrow. Whether working with a small start-up company or an international corporation, Moffatt Thomas attorneys take a teamwork approach in responding to these issues with practical, strategic, and innovative legal solutions.

Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of leading lawyers in the U.S. evaluate their professional peers. Because of this rigorous and transparent methodology, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.


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