Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. is pleased to announce that James C. Swearengen, William R. (Trip) England, III, Gary W. Duffy, Paul A. Boudreau, Dean L. Cooper, L. Russell Mitten and Charles E. Smarr have been selected by their peers to be included in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Charles Smarr is listed in the field of Food and Beverage Law.  The other attorneys are all listed in the field of Energy Law. TripEngland is also listed in the field of Communications Law and Jim Swearengen is co-listed in the field of Oil & Gas Law.

The firm is Top-Listed inMissouri in Energy Law with six attorneys listed in this category and Top-Listed generally in Jefferson Citywith a total of seven listed attorneys.

Selection to Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprising several million confidential evaluations by the top attorneys in the country. Because no fee or purchase is required, being listed in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Best Lawyers’ annual, advertisement-free publication has been described by The American Lawyer as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

Best Lawyers has partnered with U.S. News & World Report, the leading rankings publication in the U.S., to rank U.S. law firms.  As a result, the Best Lawyers search engine now also appears on the U.S. News website.