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February 2019

Partner Thomas Blatchley Receives Lexology’s 2019 Client Choice Award for Litigation

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani Hartford Partner Thomas Blatchley was selected as a winner of the 2019 Client Choice Awards in the Litigation category for Connecticut. Blatchley was nominated by corporate counsel clients along with 2,500 other nominees this year. 

"Tom is a top-rated attorney and we are extremely pleased that he has been recognized with this award," said Dennis Brown, Managing Partner, Hartford Office. "Tom is a true professional and provides open channels of communication with his clients, always keeping them fully apprised of issues as their case progresses. We know Tom is an outstanding attorney and this award shows that his clients think so too."

"I am honored to receive the 2019 Client Choice Award," said Blatchley. "I am proud to represent Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, a firm that takes pride in providing superior client services." 

The criteria for the award winners focused on their ability to add real value to clients’ business above and beyond other players in the market. Uniquely, these awards survey senior corporate counsel only, with the 2019 winners chosen from a pool of more than 2,000 individual client assessments. The awards review team conducted extensive research specially designed to assist clients in finding the best lawyers for client services worldwide and facilitated referrals between client service-focused law firms.

The 2019 Client Choice Awards recognized 369 winners across 67 jurisdictions worldwide. The awards program also recognizes winners at state and province level in the United States and Canada. This year, 160 winners across 30 US states and four Canadian provinces were recognized.

Blatchley represents a variety of clients in complex litigation in federal and state courts. His practice focuses on litigation matters concerning insurance defense and coverage, business/commercial disputes, employment practices liability, professional liability, products liability, consumer defense, and environmental and land use. Blatchley enjoys working with clients to arrive at innovative and cost-effective solutions and often counsels clients on risk aversion and regulatory and corporate compliance. In matters that proceed to litigation, Tom protects his clients’ interests and takes pleasure in developing creative strategies and resolutions to best serve his clients’ needs.

Gordon & Rees is a national litigation and business transactions firm with more than 850 lawyers in offices across the United States. Our lawyers provide full service representation to public and private companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to start-ups. Founded in 1974, Gordon & Rees is recognized among the fastest growing and largest law firms in the country. Additionally, in 2018 Law360 ranked the firm among the top 40 largest U.S. firms and The American Lawyer ranked the firm among the top 45 on its Diversity Scorecard.

Thomas C. Blatchley