Sixteen Attorneys from Bean, Kinney & Korman Listed in 2023 Best Lawyers in America and Six Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Sixteen Attorneys from Bean, Kinney & Korman Listed in 2023 Best Lawyers in America and Six Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Aug 18, 2022

Arlington, VA — Bean, Kinney & Korman announced that sixteen of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 Edition. The attorneys were recognized for their distinguished legal work in eleven different practice areas, including one attorney listed for the first time.

Additionally, six attorneys have been selected for inclusion within Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

“The continued recognition of our lawyers on the Best Lawyers in America list is a testament to the firm’s dedication to our clients and investment in recruiting top talent,” said Tim Hughes, Managing Shareholder of the firm. “It is gratifying to see additional lawyers added to this prestigious recognition year over year. Plus, having six attorneys included within the ‘Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch’ list is a confirmation of the quality of the next generation of lawyers in the firm that are meeting and exceeding their clients’ expectations.” Hughes continued, “Given that the past two years have been challenging in many aspects, we are extremely proud that these twenty-two lawyers have received this prestigious recognition for their work.”

The Bean, Kinney & Korman lawyers included in Best Lawyers are:

  • Scott Caulkins: Commercial Litigation and Franchise Law (2019-2023)
  • Raighne Delaney: Commercial Litigation (2022-2023)
  • Timothy Dugan: Land Use and Zoning Law (2020-2023)
  • Leo Fisher: Commercial Litigation (2013-2023)
  • Lynn Hawkins: Family Law (2019-2023) and Family Law Mediation (2022-2023)
  • Robert Hicks: Commercial Litigation (2023)
  • Timothy Hughes: Construction Law and Litigation – Construction (2012-2023)
  • Kathleen Kelley: Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) and Corporate Law (2021-2023)
  • John Kelly: Real Estate Law (2020-2023)
  • Jonathan Kinney: Real Estate Law (2008-2023)
  • James Korman: Family Law (1995-2023)
  • Christian Lapham: Family Law (2014-2023)
  • Jennifer McCammon: Family Law (2018-2023)
  • Theresa Mihalik: Family Law (2010-2023)
  • Jill Seiferth: Family Law (2022-2023)
  • Richard Sullivan: Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Construction and Litigation – Real Estate (2021-2023)


The Bean, Kinney & Korman lawyers included in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch are:

  • Zack Andrews: Banking and Finance Law (2022-2023)
  • Samuel Banks: Commercial Litigation (2021-2023)
  • Michelle Bieber: Family Law (2021-2023)
  • Stephen Caruso: Commercial Litigation (2021-2023)
  • Blake Frieman: Banking and Finance Law (2022-2023) and Corporate Law (2023)
  • Nathaniel Scott: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2023)


About Best Lawyers

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