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February 2020

Partner Thomas Blatchley Receives Lexology’s 2020 Client Choice Award for Litigation

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani Hartford Partner Thomas Blatchley was selected as a winner of the 2020 Client Choice Awards in the Litigation category for Connecticut. Uniquely, Lexology surveys senior corporate counsel only, with the 2020 winners chosen from a pool of more than 2,000 individual client assessments.

"We could not be more proud of Tom.  All of us fortunate enough to work with Tom know that he is dedicated to building relationships and always striving to be helpful, said Dennis Brown, Managing Partner, Hartford Office.  “It is rewarding to see that Tom’s clients also value his worth ethic and enthusiasm along with his outstanding skills as an attorney.  Tom is a true good guy and a consummate professional.  We know he is responsive, and insightful, and are not at all surprised that his clients appreciate Tom’s above and beyond approach as much as we do.”

“I am honored to receive the 2020 Client Choice Award,” said Blatchley.  “I am grateful for the opportunity to serve my clients and humbled that they place their trust in me to represent them.  I am also proud to represent Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, a firm that truly values our clients and has a fantastic network of attorneys who work as a team to ensure that our clients benefit from the best representation possible.” 

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. 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 2020 Client Choice Awards recognized 490 winners across 82 jurisdictions worldwide.  The awards program also recognized winners at state and province level in the United States and Canada. This year, 119 winners across 28 US states and 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.

The full list of 2020 Winners can be seen here.

Thomas C. Blatchley