Press Release
October 24, 2012

Thirty-One New York Attorneys Named 'Super Lawyers' and 'Rising Stars' for 2012

NEW YORK – October 24, 2012 – This year, Super Lawyers magazine has named 25 attorneys in the firm's New York office ‘Super Lawyers’ and six 'Rising Stars' for 2012.

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 magazine names exceptional attorneys annually in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers uses a rigorous selection process that begins with peer nomination. Once attorneys are nominated they are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement through a third-party researcher.

The 'Super Lawyers' and 'Rising Stars' lists appear in New York Super Lawyers - Metro magazine, The New York Times Magazine, and on
The following attorneys have been named ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars’ for 2012 in their respective locations and practice areas:
Super Lawyers

Fred Bass – Aviation
Neal N. Beaton – International
Frederick D. Braid – Employment & Labor
Randal R. Craft – Aviation
Michael J. Frevola – Transportation/Maritime
Charles F. Gibbs – Estate & Trust Litigation
Donald A. Goldsmith – Estate Planning & Probate
Michael D. Hess – General Litigation
James Hohenstein – Transportation/Maritime
William J. Honan – Transportation/Maritime
Ruth L. Lansner – Business/Corporate
Kenneth K. Lowenstein – Land Use/Zoning
Martin P. Miner – Real Estate
Francesca A. Morris – Transportation/Maritime
James H. Power – Transportation/Maritime
John F. Pritchard – Securities & Corporate Finance
Richard Raysman – Business/Corporate
Frederick R. Rohn – Construction Litigation
Stuart M. Saft - Real Estate
Michael Starr – Employment Litigation
Mark Stone – Tax
Robert D. Taisey – Estate Planning & Probate
John M. Toriello – Business Litigation
H. Barry Vasios – Business Litigation
Laurence A. Wolk – Real Estate

Rising Stars

Joshua Berengarten – Real Estate (Rising Star)
Brian P. Corrigan – Estate & Trust Litigation (Rising Star)
K. Blythe Daly – Transportation/Maritime (Rising Star)
Warren E. Gluck – Business Litigation (Rising Star)
Christopher R. Nolan – Transportation/Maritime (Rising Star)
Samuel Spital - Civil Rights/First Amendment (Rising Star)

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