Jafon Fearson, ’15, has been named to the 2020 Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list for Intellectual Property Law. Fearson is an associate at Brinks, Gilson & Lione in Chicago, Ill. He also serves as a student mentor and member of the Associate’s Board for Legal Prep Charter Academy. An organization dedicated to mentoring and promoting diversity in the legal profession.
Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.