Baltimore Mediation Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers, 2014

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP partner Herbert Better was named the 2014 Baltimore Mediation “Lawyer of the Year,” by Best Lawyers. Mr. Better is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Arbitration, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Mediation, and White-Collar Criminal Defense. In 2011 Mr. Better was named the Baltimore Alternative Dispute Resolution “Lawyer of the Year,” by Best Lawyers. Mr. Better is also a member of ADR Maryland, a select group of experienced trial lawyers with training in mediation. 

Mr. Better is the founding partner of Zuckerman Spaeder’s Baltimore office and has extensive experience representing individuals and corporations involved in complex civil and criminal litigation. Before opening the firm’s Baltimore office Mr. Better spent 14 years in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Maryland, starting as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in 1972.

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