Sirote's Cooper, Hutchins and Ragsdale Designated "Lawyers of the Year" for 2015
John H. Cooper, Elizabeth H. Hutchins and Barry A. Ragsdale, attorneys with the law firm of Sirote & Permutt, P.C., have been named “Best Lawyers of the Year 2015” by The Best Lawyers in America. The annual directory is widely regarded as the preeminent referral guide to the legal profession. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each legal community may be selected as “Lawyer of the Year.”
The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in the directory’s surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for legal ability, professionalism and integrity.
John H. Cooper, the law firm’s Managing Partner and CEO has been named Birmingham’s “Best Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Law.
Elizabeth H. Hutchins, a shareholder and Chair of the firms Estates, Wills & Trusts practice group, has been named Birmingham’s “Best Lawyer of the Year” for Trusts and Estates.
Barry A. Ragsdale, a shareholder and a trial and appellate lawyer for Sirote & Permutt, has been named Birmingham’s “Best Lawyer of the Year” for Appellate Practice.
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.