August 27, 2021

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Attorneys Named to 2022 Lists of Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch

Wanta Thome PLC is proud to announce that firm members Joni Thome and Shawn Wanta have been named to the prestigious 2022 list of Best Lawyers in America©, along with former of-counsel attorney, Frances Baillon. This recognition highlights their exceptional skill and dedication in their respective fields. Joni and Frances were selected for their outstanding work in Labor and Employment Law categories, showcasing their commitment to advocating for fair labor practices and employee rights. Shawn Wanta was honored in the Consumer Law category, reflecting his expertise in protecting consumers’ rights and interests.

Frances and Joni have consistently been recognized on the Best Lawyers in America© list since 2018, underscoring their long-term commitment and success in the legal profession. They are renowned for their advocacy for individuals who have suffered due to the illegal practices of employers, fighting tirelessly for justice and fair treatment in the workplace.

Shawn Wanta, also celebrated for his inclusion in the 2021 list, spearheads the firm’s class and complex litigation practice group. His leadership in this area has led to significant successes in class action lawsuits and complex legal challenges, benefiting numerous individuals and groups facing employment and consumer protection issues. Together, Joni, Frances, and Shawn have collectively litigated and settled hundreds of cases, demonstrating their profound impact on employment and consumer law.

In addition, the firm is delighted to recognize Jerri Adams Belcher for being named to the 2022 list of Best Lawyers® Ones to Watch. This accolade is awarded to attorneys in the earlier stages of their careers who have shown remarkable professional excellence and promise in their practice areas. Jerri was selected in the Employment Law-Individuals and Litigation-Labor and Employment Law category, highlighting her burgeoning expertise and dedication to representing individuals in employment disputes and litigation.

Best Lawyers is renowned as one of the most respected peer review publications in the legal profession, offering a comprehensive guide to the legal community’s most esteemed attorneys. Lawyers selected to the lists are meticulously divided by geographic location and practice area and undergo a rigorous peer review process, assessing their professional expertise and achievements. This recognition not only celebrates the individual accomplishments of these talented attorneys but also reinforces Wanta Thome’s reputation as a firm committed to excellence in legal advocacy and client service.

Wanta Thome PLC is committed to protecting the rights of employees and consumers. Contact our attorneys today for a free initial consultation.