Seven SBSB Eastham Attorneys Earn Recognition in the 2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

Seven SBSB Eastham attorneys have been named to the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the country’s oldest and most revered legal guides.

This year’s SBSB Eastham honorees include firm founder John Schouest and partners Limor Ben-Maier, Robert Klawetter, Christina Schovajsa, Richard Cozad and Kelly Haas, who were recognized for excellence in admiralty and maritime law. Partner James Bailey was recognized for his work in transportation law.

Mr. Schouest is marking his 17th year to be recognized by Best Lawyers, and Mr. Klawetter has been recognized every year since 2006. Ms. Schovajsa is marking her fifth Best Lawyers recognition, and Ms. Ben-Maier, Mr. Cozad and Ms. Haas each are celebrating four years on the list. This is Mr. Bailey’s first year to be named to the Best Lawyers listing.

“I am so proud of this team of lawyers and the work we do every day,” said Mr. Schouest. “While the real honor is having our clients’ trust and being able to deliver for them, it is always special to be recognized by our peers.”

The Best Lawyers in America is regarded as the “definitive guide” to legal excellence. Best Lawyers honorees are selected through an exhaustive peer review evaluation, followed by extensive vetting by Best Lawyers’ editorial team. More than 123,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote. More than 13.7 million votes were analyzed for the 2024 edition, which resulted in 76,000 honorees.

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