The year is quickly drawing to a close, but we have unfinished business to conduct here at Above the Law. We still have to crown our Lawyer of the Year for 2011.

Thank you to everyone who responded to our call for nominations. We’ve narrowed down the nominees to a field of twelve (although you’ll see only eleven options in the poll because one is a joint nomination). As in past years, the contenders run the gamut from distinguished to despicable.

And the nominees are….

Without further ado, here are the nominees for Above the Law’s 2011 Lawyer of the Year. We’ve listed them in alphabetical order, with a brief blurb about each:

Who should be named Above the Law’s Lawyer of the Year for 2011? Argue the merits in the comments, then vote. We’ll leave polls open until TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2012 at 11:59 PM.

Who should be named Above the Law's Lawyer of the Year for 2011?

  • Paul Campos (17%, 236 Votes)
  • Ira Schacter (14%, 189 Votes)
  • Jesse Strauss and David Anziska (12%, 164 Votes)
  • Elana Dawson (11%, 151 Votes)
  • Reema Bajaj (11%, 144 Votes)
  • Jose Baez (8%, 104 Votes)
  • Tamara Tanzillo (7%, 99 Votes)
  • Gregory Berry (7%, 97 Votes)
  • Tyler Coulson (7%, 90 Votes)
  • Joe Amendola (6%, 77 Votes)
  • Robert Ruyak (0%, 18 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,369

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Earlier: ATL’s 2011 Lawyer of the Year: Nominations Needed


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