George Brown, Rick Sankovitz, and Gary Gerlach Recognized as Best Lawyers in America by Best Lawyers® in 2021
Resolute congratulates Hon George H. Brown, Hon. Rick Sankovitz, and Hon. Gary Gerlach for being selected by their peers for inclusion among the Best Lawyers® , the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Hon. George Brown – A former Memphis Circuit Court and Tennessee Supreme Court judge, Brown has been one of the most active neutrals selected for both mediation and arbitration in Memphis and nationwide since retiring from the bench in 2005 . He has handled over 2,500 mediations and arbitrations and is an approved Rule 31 Mediator. While on the bench, Judge Brown earned the reputation as an effective and skillful pre-trial settlement Judge.
Hon Rick Sankovitz – Former Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge Rick Sankovitz retired from the bench in 2018 after 22 years to become a full-time dispute resolution professional. He won the respect of lawyers and litigants for his impartiality, his thorough preparation, his mastery of both law and procedure, his insightful understanding of the legal and factual issues in dispute and his emphasis on moving cases efficiently to the point where they could be resolved fairly. In 2019 he was voted the #1 Mediator in the Midwest by The National Law Journal in their 2019 Reader Rankings Survey. The survey was conducted online with lawyers throughout the Midwest.
Hon. Gary Gerlach – Former Milwaukee Circuit Court Judge Gary Gerlach has mediated and arbitrated over 2,700 cases since establishing his ADR practice in 1996. Judge Gerlach has been named to the “Best Lawyers” for mediation and arbitration for eight consecutive years. Gerlach was also named Lawyer of the Year in mediation for Milwaukee in 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2018 by Best Lawyers®.
Established in 1988, Resolute is one of the nation’s largest dispute resolution firms with over 2,800 mediators and arbitrators in all 50 states, Canada, and Puerto Rico. In 2020 Resolute was voted the #1 ADR Provider and #1 Online ADR Resource by the National Law Journal and Corporate Counsel annual surveys.
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