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|Six Baird Holm LLP Attorneys Named “Lawyer of the Year”
For 2018 by Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America has named six Baird Holm LLP attorneys as “Lawyer of the Year” in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 Edition. Jill Robb Ackerman (copyright law), Kirk S. Blecha (labor and employment litigation), Amy L. Erlbacher-Anderson (immigration law), John P. Heil (environmental litigation), Scott S. Moore (labor/management law) and T. Randall Wright (bankruptcy litigation) have all been acknowledged.
The recognition of “Lawyer of the Year” is awarded to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one attorney is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location. This recognition is an additional honor to being listed on the Best Lawyers in America© list that includes 40 Baird Holm attorneys.
Baird Holm LLP Welcomes Benjamin E. BusboomBaird Holm LLP recently welcomed Benjamin E. Busboom to the firm. Busboom is a business attorney with environmental and energy roots who regularly assists his clients through traditional transactional endeavors such as real estate transactions, business organizations, contract disputes, and mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, Busboom draws on his unique tenure as both an environmental consultant and as an environmental attorney to assist clients with environmentally specific matters. His services regularly include proactively guiding his clients through permitting processes or around environmental risks. He also retroactively assists his clients by resolving regulatory compliance issues, penalty proceedings, liability disputes and enforcement actions.
Prior to moving back to his home state of Nebraska and joining Baird Holm, Busboom worked for a Fortune 500 energy company, an international engineering firm and an AmLaw 200 law firm. His legal work within the environmental and energy industry was recently recognized by Super Lawyers who named him a “Rising Star” in 2017.
“Ben brings great energy to the firm,” said Baird Holm Managing Partner Richard E. Putnam. “His relocation to Omaha provides us a strategic opportunity for further growth in key segments of our business while satisfying the needs of our existing clients. We are thrilled to have him.”
For more information regarding Baird Holm LLP, please go to the firm’s website at: www.bairdholm.com.