Press Release
January 7, 2013

Nineteen Holland & Knight Attorneys Recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers for 2013

CHICAGO – January 7, 2013 – This year, Super Lawyers magazine has named 15 attorneys in the firm's Chicago office ‘Super Lawyers’ and 4 'Rising Stars' for 2013. The list will appear in the February issues of Chicago and Illinois Super Lawyers magazines.

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 an attorney has been nominated, they are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement through a third-party researcher.

The following lawyers were named in their respective practice areas this year:

Super Lawyers
Barbara A. Adams: Government/Cities/Municipalities
Christine L. Albright: Estate Planning & Probate
Clare Connor Ranalli: Health Care
Martin G. Durkin, Jr.:  Business Litigation
Steven M. Elrod: Government/Cities/Municipalities
Victor P. Filippini, Jr.: Government/Cities/Municipalities
Peter M. Friedman: Real Estate
Robert A. Gerstein:  Real Estate
Francis L. Keldermans:  Banking
Robert J. Labate: Entertainment & Sports
Bruce D. Loring:  Real Estate
Elias N. Matsakis:  Health Care
Jonathan E. Strouse: Business Litigation
Steven B. Varick: Business Litigation
Michael J. Zdeb: Tax

Rising Stars
David R. Donoghue: Intellectual Property Litigation
Jenny L. Johnson: Tax
Christine R.W. Quigley: Estate Planning & Probate
Trisha M. Rich: Civil Litigation Defense

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