MS&K’s Russell J. Frackman and David Wheeler Newman Named “Lawyer of the Year" in their Fields

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp lawyers honored by Best Lawyers in America, highly regarded peer-review guide to leading American attorneys
By: Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp
Sept. 18, 2012 - PRLog -- Los Angeles – September 18, 2012 – The Los Angeles-based law firm Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp today announced that two of its partners have been selected as “Lawyer of the Year” by The Best Lawyers in America® 2013, a leading peer-reviewed publication that helps lawyers and clients find legal counsel in unfamiliar jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties.

Russell J. Frackman has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Los Angeles Entertainment Law – Music, and David Wheeler Newman has been named “Lawyer of the Year” for Los Angeles Tax Law.   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.  

Best Lawyers compiles lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Lawyers honored as “Lawyer of the Year” are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the exhaustive peer-review assessments conducted with thousands of leading lawyers each year.

“Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect that Russ and David have earned among their peers in the Los Angeles area and within their respective practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity,” said Tom Lambert, managing partner of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp.

The Best Lawyers in America is published by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.
For more than 100 years, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP has maintained a reputation for excellence in providing sophisticated legal and business solutions for its clients in areas that include: Litigation, Intellectual Property & Technology, Labor & Employment, Entertainment & New Media, Immigration, Corporate Transactions, Homeland Security, Tax, Trust & Estates, Real Estate, and International Trade. Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP has offices in Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C.  For more information, visit
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