Understanding Terms

Nominee

Nominee

Nominated for consideration by peer (can be from same or different firm), marketing team, client, or other. We ask that a lawyer not nominate themself.

Appears on Ballots (in one or more practice areas) for confidential evaluation of peers (also known as "Balloting").

Does not participate in voting process routinely.

May or may not be included as a listed lawyer following data analysis.

Does not appear online to site subscribers.

Is not eligible for Lawyer of the Year Honor.


Listee

Listed Lawyer
also known as
"Listee" or "Included Lawyer"

Does not have to be re-nominated for consideration (unless wishing to be considered in additional practice areas).

Appears on Ballots (in one or more practice areas) for confidential evaluation of peers (also known as "Balloting").

Participates in giving confidential evaluations.

May or may not be included as a listed lawyer following data analysis. Listed lawyers are not automatically included each edition.

Appears online to site subscribers.

Is eligible for Lawyer of the Year Honor.