Sonny Shields Named “Lawyer of the Year” for 2022 in New Orleans by the Best Lawyers in America

Sonny Shields was recently recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Litigation – Construction in New Orleans.

Sonny Shields

Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer review assessments.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, Sonny was also listed in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for the Construction Law practice area.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.

Five Shields | Mott L.L.P. Attorneys Named as Best Lawyers in America for 2022

Shields | Mott L.L.P. is pleased to announce that 6 of the firm’s lawyers have been included as “Best Lawyers” in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers in America list are divided by geographic region and practice areas. They are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.  Read more

Shields | Mott L.L.P. would like to congratulate the following lawyers awarded “Best Lawyers” in the 2022 The Best Lawyers in America list:

Construction Law and Litigation – Construction

Lloyd N. Shields
Elizabeth L. Gordon


Construction Law

Adrian A. D’Arcy
Andrew G. Vicknair


Litigation – Construction

Jeffrey K. Prattini

Shields | Mott LLP has grown from four attorneys in 1995 to a firm that bears an elite name in Construction Law and Surety Law, with a record of successful litigation outcomes. Our varied other practices enable us to represent clients in related areas including insurance defense, contractor licensing issues, labor relations and employment law, products liability,  and land use and zoning.

Recent demands for Intellectual Property prosecution and conflicts have created an area of substantial growth for our firm. We are conveniently located in the New Orleans CBD but our corporate and individual work is regional.

The firm has attained the highest AV Martindale Hubbell® rating. Many of our attorneys are named in Chambers, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America and other superlative listings. Our attorneys also have degrees in other areas related to the practices, such as Architecture, Business, Biomedical and Electrical Engineering, Economics and Civil Engineering.

Shields | Mott prides itself on vigorously and aggressively representing clients in the courtroom, at the negotiating table, and in the halls of government. Please contact us so we can demonstrate why our clients made us their firm of choice.

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