Stokes Lawrence Named to 2017 Best Law Firms List

Nov 01, 2016   Print PDF

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For the fifth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers named Stokes Lawrence to their “Best Law Firms” list, which recognizes firms for professional excellence.

Stokes Lawrence was recognized as a top firm in the following categories:


  • Copyright Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment

In addition to the National categories, Stokes Lawrence was recognized as a Tier 1 firm in several categories in Seattle and Yakima:


  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor & Employment
  • Trusts & Estates Law


  • Corporate Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have at least one lawyer listed on The Best Lawyers in America list. Eleven Stokes Lawrence attorneys were named to the 2017 list: Brad Axel, Carolyn Cairns, Kelby Fletcher, Karolyn Hicks, Shannon Jost, Doug Lawrence, Brendan Monahan, RoseMary Reed, Leslie Ruiter, Morrie Shore and George Velikanje.