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West Hartford, CT, United States, November 1, 2019 — Shipman, Shaiken & Schwefel, LLC attorney Mark S. Shipman was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Land Use and Zoning. Additionally, David Shaiken has also been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, Mark S. Shipman was also listed in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas:

Commercial Litigation
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Land Use and Zoning Law
Litigation – Real Estate
Real Estate Law

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

Recognition by Woodward/White Inc. Best Lawyers® is based entirely on peer review. More information on the methodology can be found at