Honors & Awards

External recognition is one important measure of an organization's accomplishments, and our attorneys are widely recognized for their legal performance. The firm's professional honors speak to our historic focus on client service, industry excellence, and business best practices.

Recent firm awards include the following:

Lathrop GPM, Insurance Recovery Practice and Eight Attorneys Recognized by Benchmark Litigation

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In the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index – the national benchmarking survey on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality – Lathrop GPM received a score of 95 out of a possible 100.

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36 Lathrop GPM Attorneys and 14 Practice Groups Ranked in Chambers USA 2024.

Chambers High Net Worth 2024 Legal Guide Ranks Lathrop GPM and 14 Attorneys

Chambers Global

Franchise & Distribution Practice Group ranked as one of the world’s top franchise legal practices in 2024 edition of Chambers Global.

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Eight Lathrop GPM Attorneys Named Lawyer of the Year, 89 Ranked as The Best Lawyers in America©

Lathrop GPM Recognized as a 2024 Leading Law Firm for Women and Diversity by Seramount

Lathrop GPM Attorneys Named 2024 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Lathrop GPM Attorneys Named 2023 Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Lathrop GPM Attorney Nancy Sher Cohen Named Southern California Super Lawyer

Four Lathrop GPM Attorneys Named 2024 Colorado Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Three Lathrop GPM Attorneys Named 2024 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers Recognizes Two Lathrop GPM Attorneys

Lathrop GPM Named 2024 Best Franchise Law Firm by Global Franchise Magazine

Ten Lathrop GPM Attorneys Recognized as Franchise Legal Eagles

Lathrop GPM Achieves Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certification Plus. 

Lathrop GPM Recognized as 2023 Top Performer and Compass Award Winner by Leadership Council for Legal Diversity

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Lathrop GPM Named a 2022 Tipping the Scales Firm in Recognition of Diversity and Gender Parity

In December 2020, Lathrop GPM achieved Women in Law Empowerment Forum’s “gold standard” certification for women’s prominence in the legal industry.

Recognized as a 2020 “Midsize Heavyweight” by BTI Consulting Group, Lathrop GPM was one of only 37 midsize firms named by nationwide clients as uber-responsive, quick to embrace new approaches, and inspiring the same level of confidence and reliability as larger firms. According to BTI, “Clients report these firms bring industry understanding and the most important factor – an unfailing commitment to help.”