Mr. Waterman’s law firm, Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein, L.C., has received a First Tier ranking among “Best Law Firms” in the 2015 Edition of U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers. This is a repeat recognition.

“Firms included in the 2015 ‘Best Law Firms’ list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers,” noted The Best Lawyers in America in its online press release today. “Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.” Id.

“The 2015 ranking are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record.” Id. “To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in American, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the US,” id.; and Mr. Waterman has been listed for 2 practice areas – “Medical Malpractice” and “Personal Injury” – for every year from 2008 to 2015.