CHICAGO, June 17, 2020 — The American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division has posted its 2019 On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyers honorees.
The annual On the Rise - Top 40 Young Lawyers provides national recognition for 40 ABA young lawyer members who exemplify a broad range of high achievement, innovation, vision, leadership and legal and community service.
A selection committee comprised of practicing attorneys in private practice and in-house positions reviewed nominations and made selections based on the reputation of the nominator, the professional relationship between the nominator and the nominee and the nominator’s firsthand knowledge of the nominee’s experience, skill and character.
On Sept. 1, 2019, the nominee was 36 years of age or younger; or the nominee received his or her first license within the last 5 years (2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 or 2015).
The Young Lawyers Division is committed to assuring it is best able to represent the newest members of the profession, ensuring that it reflects the society it serves and providing young lawyers and young lawyer organizations with the tools and opportunities for professional and personal success.
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