Peter Strand 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in Entertainment Law

Best Lawyers® Names Peter Strand “Lawyer of the Year” in Entertainment in Chicago

August 15, 2017

Best Lawyers® announced today that Peter Strand has been named 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in Entertainment Law – Music in Chicago.

This is Peter’s 4th year wining this award, having also received the Chicago “Lawyer of the Year” honor in 2013, 2015 and 2016.

Over the years Leavens Strand & Glover attorneys have received Best Lawyers’ ultimate honor of Lawyer of the Year among Chicago entertainment lawyers 12 times, as Linda Mensch has received this distinction four times, and Thomas Leavens and Jerry Glover have received this award twice.

Strand, Mensch, Leavens and Glover were also named to the overall Best Lawyers list in Chicago for 2018. Additionally, John Beiter of the firm’s Nashville office was named to the Nashville Best Lawyers list, a distinction he has held since 2012.

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review and is designed capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area. More at

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