Walter B. Prince Recognized as a Best Lawyer in America

February 26, 2009

Partner Walter B. Prince was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2009 in the field of White-Collar and Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense.

Walter is a former assistant United States attorney for the District of Massachusetts, with more than 30 years of experience in civil and white-collar criminal litigation, employment litigation, commercial law and transportation litigation. His experience crosses a variety of industries, including health care, transportation, financial and technology. Walter’s litigation practice includes business and commercial lawsuits, representing corporations and individuals in complex federal and state investigations and cases, as well as related civil and regulatory matters. His experience extends to the investigation and defense of criminal allegations in the areas of accounting, health care, contracting, bank fraud, environmental, tax and other economic crimes.

As a result of his hard work, dedication and success, Walter has obtained an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell, has been voted one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Lawyers in Boston” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, and has been named to the “Massachusetts Super Lawyer” list as featured in Boston magazine every year since 2004.

With his Best Lawyers recognition, Walter joins colleagues Patricia M. Annino (included since 2008, Trusts and Estates), Robert A. Bertsche (included since 2005, Communications Law, First Amendment Law and Media Law), James W. Lawson (included since 2007, Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense), and Joseph D. Steinfield (included since 1989, Commercial Litigation, and First Amendment Law).

Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”  As a firm, Prince Lobel ranks first in both the city of Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the areas of Communications Law, First Amendment Law and Media Law as recognized by Best Lawyers.

About Best Lawyers

For more than 20 years, The Best Lawyers in America has grown to be regarded – by both the profession and the public – as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States.  Best Lawyers rankings are based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 25,000 leading attorneys cast almost two million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties.  In addition, lawyers are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed, thereby making inclusion in Best Lawyers a singular honor.  To learn more about this publication, the accolades it has received and the methodology behind its research, please click here.

About Prince Lobel

Prince Lobel Tye LLP provides a broad range of services to corporate and private clients.  Providing expert personalized service, Prince Lobel is the right choice for Fortune 1000 companies, closely held and family-owned businesses, and high-net-worth individuals.

For more information about Prince Lobel and its litigation services, please contact Walter B. Prince at 617 456 8003 or

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