Mark Knobel Receives 12th “Lawyer of the Year” award from Best Lawyers®

McDonald Carano congratulates Mark Knobel on receiving his 12th “Lawyer of the Year” award from The Best Lawyers in America® for the greater Reno region. In the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers® Mark received a Lawyer of the Year award in Nonprofit/Charities Law, which he also received in 2017 and 2015, and a Lawyer of the Year award in Trust & Estate Litigation, which he also received in 2019 and 2014. Mark’s additional Lawyer of the Year awards include Tax Law (2023, 2019, 2016), Corporate Law (2015, 2010), and Trust & Estates Law (2014). 

“Lawyer of the Year” honors are awarded to only one lawyer per practice area in a specific region who achieves “extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinction.” Mark is recognized in Best Lawyers® 2024 in Business Organizations, Nonprofit/Charities Law, Trust & Estate Law & Litigation, Tax Law, and Corporate Law. In addition to being included in Best Lawyers in America® since 1997, Mark has received the highest AV Peer Review rating every year from Martindale-Hubbell since 1993.

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