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Three Hermes Netburn Lawyers Named to the 22nd Edition of Best Lawyers in America®

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Three Hermes Netburn Lawyers Named to the 22nd Edition of Best Lawyers in America®

9/17/2015

(Boston, MA – September 2015) Hermes Netburn shareholders, Peter Hermes, Kevin O’Connor and Holly Polglase, were named to the 22nd edition of Best Lawyers in America®. This distinction is only bestowed upon the most esteemed lawyers in the industry, recognizing only 4% of the attorneys in the United States.

Peter G. Hermes is recognized by Best Lawyers in the Insurance category.  Peter is the President and a founding shareholder of Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing, P.C.  He has forty years of experience handling cutting edge insurance coverage, bad faith and complex construction matters.  His broad trial practice also includes cases involving surety law, corporate disputes, intellectual property rights, patent licensing agreements, defamation claims and environmental torts. 

Kevin J. O’Connor is recognized by Best Lawyers in the Insurance category.  Kevin is a founding shareholder of Hermes, Netburn, O'Connor & Spearing, P.C. and has over twenty-five years of experience handling all aspects of trial, arbitration and appeal in insurance and reinsurance coverage matters.  He also has extensive experience in construction, surety, environmental and commercial matters.

Holly M. Polglase is recognized by Best Lawyers in the areas of defending Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions, Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation. Holly acts as lead counsel in the defense and trial of complex product liability, pharmaceutical, medical device, toxic tort, asbestos, general liability and commercial matters.  With over twenty years of experience, Holly represents product manufacturers, sellers and other businesses for catastrophic losses.

Hermes, Netburn is particularly proud of this recognition, as it reflects the firm’s commitment to excellence in the legal profession.  The firm’s lawyers strive to provide their clients with innovative and practical solutions at unsurpassed value.  Hermes Neburn’s lawyers represent national and international businesses, insurance companies and individuals in a wide range of matters throughout New England and beyond.

Best Lawyers is the oldest peer-reviewed publication in the legal profession.  A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals 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, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.