Nine Meissner Tierney Shareholders Named to ''The 2020 Best Lawyers in America'' List

August 19, 2019
Pamela Zacharias
Nine Meissner Tierney Shareholders Named to The 2020 Best Lawyers in America© List
MILWAUKEE, WI (August 15, 2019) - Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. is pleased to announce that all nine of its shareholders have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of attorneys by recognizing those who have been nominated by their peers through extensive confidential peer-review surveys distinguishing their outstanding achievement in each of their specific practice areas.
  • Joseph E. Tierney III - Tax Law; Trusts and Estates
  • Thomas J. Nichols - Corporate Law; Tax Law
  • Randal J. Brotherhood - Corporate Law
  • *Michael J. Cohen - Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Litigation - Environmental; Litigation - Insurance
  • William T. Stuart - Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Real Estate, Real Estate Law
  • Adam J. Tutaj - Corporate Law; Health Care Law; Tax Law
  • Mark D. Malloy - Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law; Litigation - Insurance; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Pamela J. Tillman - Commercial Litigation; Insurance Law
  • **Brian C. Tokarz - Commercial Litigation
*Michael Cohen is recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2020 Litigation - Insurance “Lawyer of the Year” in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Michael also received the Insurance Law “Lawyer of the Year” honor in 2014, 2017 and 2019.
**2020 marks the initial selection of Brian Tokarz to The Best Lawyers in America list.
“Our firm is extremely honored to have all nine of our active shareholders selected as Best Lawyers in America by their peers,” said President and Shareholder Tom Nichols. “The hallmarks of our firm are high integrity and earned respect. Our attorneys’ commitment and dedication to these values are evident to peers and clients alike, as demonstrated by their selection to this highly respected list.”
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Almost 87,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and we have received almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world. For the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 7.8 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in almost 60,000 leading lawyers being included in the new edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.
Meissner Tierney congratulates our attorneys on their hard work and excellence throughout the years and is proud of their continuing accomplishments. To contact any of our attorneys regarding business and corporate law inquiries, please call (414) 273-1300.
About Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols
Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C. is a law firm with an exceptional history, which spans 170 years. Throughout the decades, the firm has earned a reputation for unparalleled, effective client service and high-quality legal representation. This long-standing tradition of excellence, combined with the proven scholarship and business acumen of its lawyers, has enabled the firm to provide creative, aggressive and efficient legal services to the broad spectrum of clients it serves. For more details about Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C., please visit or call (414) 273-1300.