Panish Shea & Boyle LLP founding partners Brian Panish and Kevin Boyle have been named to the Irish Legal 100 for 2016. Founded in 2008, Irish Legal 100 is an annual compilation of some of the most accomplished and distinguished lawyers of Irish descent, chosen from law firms, law schools, the judiciary and industry from across the country. On October 27, 2016, Mr. Panish and Mr. Boyle were recognized, along with fellow honorees, at a formal reception in Washington DC hosted by the Ambassador of Ireland to the United States.
In addition to his inclusion into the Irish Legal 100, Mr. Panish was also recognized by Irish Central with a feature story on his career as a successful trial lawyer of Irish descent. His grandmother Maryellen Kiernan Murphy was a native of Co. Longford and his grandfather, Bernard Ambrose Murphy, hailed from Co. Westmeath. Mr. Panish is a member of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick and the Irish American Bar Association.
Mr. Boyle, whose great-great-grandfather emigrated from Ireland in 1821, is also a member of the Irish American Bar Association.
A list of all Irish Legal 100 honorees and their bios can be found here.