superlawyer

noun

su·​per·​law·​yer ˌsü-pər-ˈlȯ-yər How to pronounce superlawyer (audio)
-ˈlȯi-ər
plural superlawyers
: an extremely successful and prominent lawyer
He became one of Wall Street's superlawyers, with a client roster that included the American Telephone and Telegraph company, the International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation and General Motors.Philip Shenon

Examples of superlawyer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To discuss presidential debates, Washington superlawyer Robert B. Barnett drew on the decades he’s helped prep Democrats. Karl Rove, WSJ, 8 Dec. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of superlawyer was in 1915

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“Superlawyer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superlawyer. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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