AUBURN — U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2019 Best Lawyers in America list and eight attorneys from the Auburn firm of Skelton Taintor & Abbott have been named. A listing reflects the respect of fellow members of the legal profession, as well as the public.

The attorneys and their practice areas are:

• Darcie Beaudin, bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights, insolvency and reorganization law;

• Jill Checkoway, trusts and estates;

• Bryan Dench, tax law, litigation and controversy-tax;

• Ronald Lebel, family law;

• Sarah Mitchell, family law;

• Norman Rattey, real estate law;

• Stephen Wade, insurance law, personal injury litigation-plaintiffs and defendants, product liability litigation-plaintiffs and defendants, medical malpractice-plaintiffs; and

• Rebecca Webber, employment law-individuals and management, litigation- labor and employment.

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