Chambers and Partners USA recently recognized the Cheyenne law firm of Hirst Applegate, LLP, as one of the premier firms in the state. Specifically, Hirst Applegate was recognized in the areas of
commercial litigation, employment law and medical malpractice defense. Firm
partners Robert Jarosh, Richard Mincer and Billie Addleman were each singled out
in their specific practice areas.
As part of its firm and attorney rankings, Chambers and Partners designates
specific bands with Band 1 being the highest possible ranking, followed by Bands
2. The rankings are based on a practitioner’s technical legal ability, professional
conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment to
Robert Jarosh earned a Band 1 ranking in the area of employment law for his
work defending employers, including claims for breach of contract, wrongful
termination and discrimination. He also works with employers to prevent
employment law claims through training, and represents private employers,
governmental entities, community colleges and school districts. He also earned a
Band 1 designation for his work in commercial litigation.
Mincer earned Band 1 recognition for his work in defending product liability
cases, including medical device and automotive manufacturers. He was singled
out for his courtroom experience with one client noting that Richard Mincer “has
tried more jury trials than anyone else I know.”
Finally, Billie Addleman earned a Band 1 ranking for his medical malpractice
defense, including representation of hospitals, surgical centers and physicians. He
also earned a Band 2 designation in the area of commercial litigation, where he
continues to represent businesses, developers and property owners.
Chambers and Partners has been ranking the best law firms and lawyers since
1990 and cover 185 jurisdictions throughout the world. With a team of 200+
researchers, individual lawyers are ranked (in their practice areas) on the basis of
their legal knowledge and experience, their ability, their effectiveness, and their
client service. Firms and lawyers must demonstrate sustained excellence in order
to be ranked in the guide.