Stanley C. Johnston Named “Lawyer of the Year” for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Best Lawyers® has named Lewis Rice member Stanley C. Johnston 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." Stan was named for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law.

Stan has extensive experience in corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, business representation, corporate tax, business contracts, family succession, and exit strategies. His business tax background and nearly four decades of experience make him uniquely suited to give sophisticated legal advice to closely held businesses, entrepreneurs, and nonprofit entities. Stan offers practical solutions to the myriad of legal issues and challenges facing today's companies. Best Lawyers has included Stan in its annual list since 2021.