Squire Sanders’ partners, Brian Hartnett and Joseph M. Crabb, have been named BTI ‘Client Service All-Stars’ for 2013. This recognition is reserved for lawyers who deliver superior service to clients at Fortune 1000 companies and other large organizations. Mr. Hartnett and Mr. Crabb are two of 307 lawyers recognized with Mr. Hartnett being one of only eight antitrust lawyers noted in the list.
The BTI Consulting Client Service All-Stars survey is based exclusively on feedback from over 240 corporate counsel and their direct reports. These companies are asked to identify attorneys who deliver superior service in five key areas: client focus, satisfaction, legal skills, the ability to deliver results and thorough business understanding.
Corporate Finance partner Mr. Crabb focuses his practice on merger and acquisition transactions, corporate finance and restructuring transactions, and counseling corporate officers and directors on governance and compliance matters. He has practiced for 20 years and has experience with a wide variety of transaction structures across a broad range of industries. Mr. Crabb currently serves as a member of the Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk and Compliance Partner Advisory Board, which is comprised of approximately fifty noted experts on governance and compliance matters. He also has the distinction of being listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2007 and is recognized as a corporate transactions expert in both Chambers USA and Southwest Super Lawyers.
Brussels-based Regulatory partner Mr. Hartnett focuses on the laws of the European Union (EU) with a particular emphasis on the application of European competition rules. He has extensive experience across a broad range of sectors including telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, financial services, petrochemicals, IT and media, and retail and has been involved in some of the most significant cartel, state aid and merger cases within the EU during the past 20 years. Mr. Hartnett has also written extensively in the field of EU competition law. He is a member of the Irish Bar as well as the English and Belgian Bars and is recognized in both Chambers and The Legal 500 as a leading competition law expert.
The BTI Consulting Group is a leading provider of strategic market research to law firms. Over the last 11 years, they have interviewed more than 3,100 corporate counsel.