Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson Attorneys Honored as Barrister’s Best 2018

Steve Shapiro and Christian Otteson, Partners at Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson, have been honored as "People's Choice" as Best Insurance Lawyer for Plaintiffs and Best Banking Lawyer, respectively, in Law Week Colorado's annual Barrister's Best survey. The survey identifies Colorado's most prominent, highest performing and well established lawyers in each practice area.

Denver, CO, October 13, 2018 --( Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson (SBBO) announced that Partners Christian Otteson and Stephen Shapiro have been named Barrister’s Best 2018 by Law Week Colorado. The staff and readers of Colorado’s top legal publication chose winners in over 100 different categories celebrating the best of the legal world in Colorado.

“Congratulations to Christian and Steve, whose recognition is extremely well deserved,” said SBBO partner Duncan Barber. “These awards are further testament to the respect and confidence they have earned from their clients, their colleagues, and the legal community.”

Readers’ poll winners are designated as People’s Choice and staff selections as Barrister’s Choice. Law Week’s annual list is compiled, with input from the publication’s readers, to help identify the most prominent, highest performing and well established lawyers in each practice area.

Otteson was named Barrister’s Best People’s Choice 2018 for “Best Banking Lawyer,” the third year in a row that he has been so recognized.

Shapiro was named Barrister’s Best Peoples Choice for “Best Insurance Lawyer for Plaintiffs.” He was previously recognized in the same category in 2016.

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With offices in Denver, Colorado and Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, Shapiro Bieging Barber Otteson LLP is a law firm committed to providing its clients with knowledgeable, responsive and cost-effective representation in the areas of financial services, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, insolvency, and insurance coverage. Founded in 2001 by former partners of national and regional law firms, the firm provides financial institutions, companies, and individuals with legal counsel in a broad range of commercial litigation, business, and regulatory matters. Many of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized nationally for their industry-leading work.
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