Roanoke, Va.— Both clients and legal professionals regard a listing in Best Lawyers as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable source of legal referrals anywhere. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as a “Lawyer of the Year.”

The Woods Rogers 2017 Roanoke “Lawyers of the Year” are:

Corporate Law – Nicholas C. Conte

Employment Law – Management – King F. Tower

Labor Law – Management – Agnis C. Chakravorty

Medical Malpractice Law– Defendants – Elizabeth Guilbert Perrow

Tax Law – Alexander I. Saunders

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.