Walker and Hurley Named 2013 BTI Client Service All-Stars
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Faegre Baker Daniels (19-February-2013) - Kim Walker and Ryan Hurley of Faegre Baker Daniels LLP have been selected as BTI Client Service All-Stars for 2013.
The All-Star designation is reserved for attorneys who stand out with corporate counsel as delivering the highest levels of client service. Clients recognize attorneys who demonstrate superior client focus, have an exceptional ability to understand their client's business, consistently exceed clients' expectations, possess excellent legal skills and depth of knowledge, and deliver outstanding results. Only 307 attorneys were selected for recognition in 2013.
Named an MVP for receiving the All-Star recognition in three consecutive years, Kim Walker is one of only nine attorneys nationally to be selected for three years or more in a row. He focuses on serving clients nationally in food, agribusiness and antitrust litigation and leads the firm's national food and agriculture industry team of more than 150 lawyers. Walker has counseled international food and agricultural companies for more than 30 years, and recently spoke in China and Brazil on food safety issues. He currently serves as the firm's client relationship manager for Cargill, Incorporated and Fortune 500 company Hormel Foods Corporation. According to The BTI Client Service All-Star Team for Law Firms 2013, Walker stands out with clients "for his exceptional ability to understand the nuances of their business," and "clients applaud his ‘deep experience' and ‘strong industry focus.'"
Ryan Hurley is a business litigator focused on antitrust, health care, contract disputes and bankruptcy litigation. He defends class actions, multi-district proceedings and appellate matters and provides antitrust counseling and training. Hurley is also active in pro bono work with the Wishard Medical-Legal Partnership, providing guardianship assistance to patients at Wishard Health Services.
The BTI Consulting Group is a leading provider of strategic market research to law firms. Over the last 12 years, the organization has interviewed more than 3,400 corporate counsel. This year, they interviewed more than 240 corporate counsel from large and Fortune 1000 companies to probe at all aspects of client relationships. For more information, visit www.bticonsulting.com.