Two Lathrop GPM Attorneys Named BTI Client Service All-Stars


Dec. 14, 2020 — Two Lathrop GPM attorneys have been named 2020 Client Service All-Stars in BTI Consulting Group’s annual report. Counsel David T.M. Powell and Partner Eric L. Yaffe were chosen to this elite list of 475 attorneys nationwide for their superior client service as defined and identified by clients as “no higher honor.”

Powell is a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Based in Kansas City, Missouri, he focuses his practice on complex commercial cases ranging from contract, lease and business tort disputes to multimillion-dollar class action cases. He has extreme knowledge and a successful track record working with Class I railroads, as well as vast experience in property disputes involving right-of-way ownership and easement interests.

Yaffe is a member of the Franchise & Distribution Practice Group. Based in Washington, D.C., he represents corporations and individuals in high-stakes litigation and investigations across the country. Yaffe focuses his practice on white collar and government investigations, complex civil litigation and franchise litigation. He also litigates complex civil and franchise litigation cases, including but not limited to shareholder disputes, employment issues, antitrust, trademark infringement, covenants not to compete, false advertising, breach of contract and fraud.

Client Service All-Stars are an elite group of standout lawyers identified solely through unprompted client feedback. These lawyers are recognized as delivering the absolute best client service. The key factors that drive this exceptional, client-service recognition are:

  • Legal savvy.
  • Unequivocal guidance.
  • An ability to anticipate a client’s needs.

This is the 19th annual Client Service All-Stars rating published by BTI Consulting Group, a leading provider of client feedback research in the legal and professional services industries.