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Gausnell, O’Keefe & Thomas, LLC is pleased to announce that co-founder and principal attorney, William Thomas, has been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” for the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, in the category of “Litigation – Construction.” Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are nominated and reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise and undergo a rigorous authentication process. Additional recognition is given to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region. Only one lawyer is recognized as the “Lawyer of the Year” for each specialty and location.

Bill noted that “there are so many excellent construction lawyers in St. Louis. To be singled out from among them to receive this recognition is truly humbling and exciting.” Bill’s work in the construction field is wide-ranging and begins with up-front contract review or negotiation and risk assessment. He has negotiated or drafted simple construction contracts up to multi-million dollar deals. He is skilled in aiding in construction defect loss prevention or finding solutions to disputes early, so projects can stay on track. However, if there is a claim or litigation, he works hard to achieve the best result, as this award affirms.

Gausnell, O’Keefe & Thomas, LLC, is grounded on the principles of professionalism, proficiency, and performance. We work to achieve the most favorable resolution for our clients whether it’s through mediation, arbitration, or jury trial. Contact us for award-winning and skilled legal assistance with any construction matters your business may be facing.

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