Emmert receives back-to-back honors from Best Lawyers in America


VIRGINIA BEACH , VA , October 6, 2008 — L. Steven Emmert of Sykes, Bourdon, Ahern & Levy, P.C. in Virginia Beach has been selected by his peers for the second year in a row for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2009 edition in the field of appellate law. 


Emmert is chairman of the Appellate Practice Subcommittee for the Virginia State Bar’s Litigation Section, and authors the Web site Virginia Appellate News & Analysis, which provides same-day analysis of Supreme Court of Virginia and Court of Appeals decisions.


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