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Greencastle native Boyd named in Best Lawyers in America 2013

Monday, September 17, 2012

Jay W. Boyd
Greencastle native John W. Boyd, a partner in Barnes & Thornburg LLP's Indianapolis, office and a member of the firm's Corporate Department, has been named in Best Lawyers in America 2013.

The national guide recognizes the top attorneys in 135 practice areas annually.

Boyd was recognized for his practice in Tax Law. Overall, Barnes & Thornburg had a total of 157 attorneys nationwide listed in this year's edition.

Boyd's practice involves representing private businesses and entrepreneurs in business organization, capitalization, acquisition, disposition, and operational activities with a special emphasis on tax issues. He has substantial experience with publicly held and privately owned energy-related, wagering and gaming and distribution businesses. He is also experienced in Indiana gaming licensing and has served as in-house general counsel to an investment management company.

Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey of leading attorneys throughout the country who cast votes on the legal abilities of peer attorneys in their specialties. Because of the rigorous and transparent methodology employed by the publication, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. It is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

With more than 550 attorneys and other legal professionals, Barnes & Thornburg is one of the largest law firms in the country. The firm serves clients worldwide from its offices in Atlanta, Delaware, Chicago, Indiana, Los Angeles, Michigan, Minneapolis, Ohio and Washington, D.C.

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