Frank Moscato named Portland, Oregon Lawyer of the Year for 2011 in Professional Malpractice Law by Best Lawyers®

Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Frank A. Moscato as the “Portland, Oregon Best Lawyers Professional Malpractice Lawyer of the Year for 2011.”

The lawyers being honored as “Lawyers of the Year” received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers® surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community was honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 17th edition of The Best Lawyers in America© (2011) is based on more than 3.1 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers, says, “We continue to believe – as we have believed for more than 25 years – that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession. We would like to congratulate Frank A. Moscato on being selected as the ‘Portland, OR Best Lawyers® Professional Malpractice Lawyer of the Year’ for 2011.”