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Baltimore Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers, 2011

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP partner Herbert Better was named the 2011 "Baltimore Alternative Dispute Resolution Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers, a peer-reviewed national legal guide.

Best Lawyers awards the accolade “Lawyer of the Year” in a particular practice area to a single lawyer in the community. According to Best Lawyers, “The lawyers being honored as ‘Lawyers of the Year’ were selected because they received particularly high ratings from most of their peers. … The selected lawyers have earned a high level of respect among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.” Click here to read more about the “Lawyers of the Year” selection process.

A former U.S. attorney, Mr. Better opened Zuckerman Spaeder’s the Baltimore office in 1987. He has extensive civil and criminal trial experience for both individuals and corporations. Recently, Mr. Better successfully represented the owner of Baltimore’s major league soccer team in a case involving a challenge to zoning legislation allowing the placement of general advertising signs on the façade of the city-owned 1st Mariner Arena to provide advertising revenue to the owner of the team comparable to advertising revenue provided to other major league teams. He is a member of ADR Maryland, a select group of experienced trial lawyers with training in mediation, and a member of the U.S. District Court’s Liaison Committee where he works with a group of lawyers and judges on issues concerning the practice of law in the court.

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