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Press Release – Seven Otten Johnson Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America for 2012




Press Release Heather B. Baker
For Immediate Release 303 575 7551 direct
September 6, 2011


Denver, CO – September 6, 2011 – Attorneys with Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC (Otten Johnson) have once again been recognized by U.S. News Best Lawyers for 2012.

Individual recognition was bestowed upon the following attorneys:

  • Munsey L. Ayers (2010) – Land Use & Zoning Law; Litigation – Land Use & Zoning

  • J. Thomas Macdonald (2009) – Litigation – Land Use & Zoning

  • Arthur E. Otten, Jr. (1995) – Banking and Finance Law

  • Thomas J. Ragonetti (2006) – Land Use & Zoning Law; Real Estate Law

  • Frank L. Robinson (1983) – Real Estate Law

  • John D. Sternberg (2006) – Real Estate Law

  • Michael Westover (2011) – Real Estate Law

(Year) First year the lawyer was listed.

Per Best Lawyers, “Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 41,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.9 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Otten Johnson is a leading commercial law firm in Colorado, highly regarded for its real estate and land use practices. Our attorneys work with clients in a wide array of industries, with a particular emphasis on finding real world, business-minded solutions. In the real estate industry, Otten Johnson's clients include owners, developers, builders, investors, banks and financial institutions, commercial tenants, managers and brokers, whether in the multi-family, residential subdivision, office, retail, hotel and resort, mixed-use, or industrial sectors. The firm provides legal services related to real estate and business transactions, financing, land use and entitlement matters, urban renewal and other public/private partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, eminent domain, regulatory compliance, workouts, restructuring, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation. For more information about Otten Johnson Robinson Neff + Ragonetti PC, please contact Heather Baker at or visit our website: