Meunier Carlin & Curfman LLC announced today that three of the firm’s top litigators, Tony Askew, John Harbin and Steve Schaetzel, have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017. Renowned for their work in the field of intellectual property litigation, the recognitions of Tony, John and Steve cover all aspects of IP litigation. Tony was selected in the areas of Intellectual Property Litigation and Trademark Law.  John was recognized in Intellectual Property Litigation, Patent Litigation, Copyright Law and Patent Law. Lastly, Steve’s nomination was in Copyright Law.

John Harbin was additionally selected as “Lawyer of the Year” in Atlanta for Copyright Law. Only a single lawyer in each practice in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

“These recognitions speak to the strength of our IP litigation team,” said managing partner, John Harbin.  “With a cumulative total of 180 years of experience, our group is able to tackle the most challenging IP litigation matters.”

Since its first publication in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”