Press Release
November 2, 2012

Twenty-Six Boston Attorneys Named 'Super Lawyers' and 'Rising Stars' for 2012

BOSTON – November 5, 2012 – This year, Super Lawyers magazine has named 18 attorneys in the firm's Boston office ‘Super Lawyers’ and 8 '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 Boston 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

Scott E. Cooper – Real Estate
Kenneth B. Hoffman – Real Estate
Paul M. James – Construction Litigation
Gordon P. Katz – Business Litigation
Joshua Krumholz – Intellectual Property Litigation
Paul G. Lannon Jr. – Employment & Labor
Philip S. Lapatin – Real Estate
Ralph T. Lepore III – General Litigation
Shari A. Levitan – Estate Planning & Probate
Ieuan-Gael Mahony – Intellectual Property Litigation
Mark C. Michalowski – Business Litigation
John J. Monaghan – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Scott J. Mueller – Energy & Natural Resources
Philip J. Notopoulos – Real Estate
Dianne R. Phillips – Environmental Litigation
David Scott Sloan – Estate Planning & Probate
James D. Smeallie – Business Litigation
Steven H. Wright – Business/Corporate

Rising Stars

Jacob K. Baron – Intellectual Property Litigation
Brett D. Carroll – Business Litigation
Matthew L. Mitchell – Employment & Labor
Jeffrey W. Mittleman – Health Care
Diane N. Rallis – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
David J. Santeusanio – Employment & Labor
Benjamin M. Stern – Intellectual Property Litigation
Bradley M. Van Buren – Estate Planning & Probate

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