Press Release
May 4, 2011

Twenty-Four Mid-Atlantic Attorneys Named 2011 Super Lawyers

Washington, D.C. – May 4, 2011 – Twenty-four attorneys from the firm's Mid-Atlantic offices have been named ‘Super Lawyers.' The list recently appeared in a special advertising section in the May 2011 issue of DC magazine and in The Washington Post Magazine on Sunday, May 1. These publications reach a combined audience of more than 866,500 readers.

Super Lawyers is a listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The publication names exceptional attorneys annually in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., using a rigorous selection process that begins with peer nomination. Once attorneys have been nominated, they are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement through a third-party researcher.

The following attorneys have been named to this year's Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers listing in their respective practice areas:

Leigh-Alexandra Basha – Tax
Steven Dube – Real Estate
Amy Edwards – Environmental
Rich Gold – Government Relations
Robert Harris – Land Use/Zoning
Dennis Horn – Real Estate
David S. Kahn – Real Estate
Paul Kiernan – Business Litigation
Bill Kominers – Land Use/Zoning
Larry Liebesman – Environmental
Chris Myers – Criminal Defense: White Collar
La Fonte Nesbitt – Real Estate
Whayne Quin – Land Use/Zoning
Alby Salaman – Estate Planning & Probate
Tara Scanlon – Real Estate
Janis Schiff – Real Estate
Stephen Shapiro – Construction Litigation
Gerry Sikorski – Government Relations
Stacy Plotkin Silber – Land Use/Zoning
David Silver – Real Estate
Andrew Stephenson – Construction Litigation
Jeffrey Stern – Real Estate
Chad Tiedemann – Real Estate
Chuck Tobin – First Amendment/Media/Advertising

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