Press Release
October 21, 2013

Thirty-three Boston Attorneys Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2013

Boston - (October 21, 2013) - Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that 22 attorneys in the Boston office have been named "Super Lawyers" and 11 chosen as "Rising Stars' for 2013 by Super Lawyers magazine.

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 third-party research.

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

Super Lawyers

Deborah Barnard: General Litigation
Deborah Griffin: Construction/Surety
John Gutkoski: Intellectual Property Litigation
Kenneth Hoffman: Real Estate
Robert Kaler: Business Litigation
Gordon Katz: Business Litigation
Paul Lannon: Real Estate
Philip Lapatin: Real Estate
Ralph Lepore: General Litigation
Shari Levitan: Estate and Probate
Ieuan Mahony: Intellectual Property
Michael Maroney: General Litigation
Diane McDermott: Real Estate
Benjamin McGovern: General Litigation
Mark Michalowski: Business Litigation
John Monaghan: Bankruptcy
Scott Mueller: Energy & Resources
Philip Notopoulos: Real Estate
Dianne Phillips: Environmental Litigation
David Scott Sloan: Estate & Probate
James D. Smeallie: Business Litigation
Steven Wright: Business/Corp

Rising Stars

Michael Abramson: Intellectual Property
Jonathan Anderman: Health Care
Jacob Baron: Intellectual Property Litigation
Jeff Bernarducci: Construction Litigation
Elizabeth Burkhard: Intellectual Property
Brett Carroll: Civil Litigation Defense
Matthew Mitchell: Employment & Labor
Nicole Prairie: General Litigation
Jacob Schneider: Intellectual Property Litigation
Benjamin Stern: Intellectual Property Litigation
Bradley Van Buren: Estate & Probate

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