Leonard J. Essig Named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for Corporate Law

Best Lawyers® has named Lewis Rice member Leonard J. Essig among its "Lawyers of the Year" for 2023. Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Only one attorney in each practice area and designated metropolitan area may receive the honor of "Lawyer of the Year." Len was named for Corporate Law.

As a corporate attorney, Len advises banks, savings associations, investment advisers, and other financial service providers. He is knowledgeable in a broad range of matters such as regulatory compliance and enforcement; executive compensation; mergers and acquisitions; and the structure, authority, and activities of his clients' companies and their affiliates. He also advises companies in a wide range of industries on general corporate and securities matters including corporate governance, public company reporting and securities compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and public offering and private placement securities transactions. Best Lawyers has included Len in its annual list since 2013.