Press Release
January 13, 2014

Holland & Knight Illinois Attorneys Named "Super Lawyers" and "Rising Stars" for 2014

CHICAGO  (January 13, 2014) – Fifteen attorneys from Holland & Knight's Chicago office have been chosen as "Super Lawyers"  for 2014 and seven were selected as "Rising Stars" by Super Lawyers magazine.

The following attorneys were selected in their respective practice areas this year:

Illinois Super Lawyers 2014

  • Barbara Adams: Government
  • Christine Albright: Estate & Probate
  • David Donoghue: IP Litigation
  • Martin Durkin: Business Litigation
  • Steven Elrod: Government
  • Victor Filippini: Government
  • Peter Friedman: Government
  • Andrew Gelman: Estate & Probate
  • Robert Gerstein: Real Estate
  • Frank Keldermans: Banking
  • Robert Labate: Entertainment & Sports
  • Bruce Loring: Real Estate
  • Elias Matsakis: Health Care
  • Christopher Murdoch: Antitrust Litigation
  • Steven Varick: Business Litigation

Illinois Rising Stars 2014

  • Maureen Browne Schoaf: Business Litigation
  • Christopher Carmichael:  Business Litigation
  • Steven Jedlinski: IP Litigation
  • Jenny Johnson:  Tax
  • Guinevere Moore:  Tax
  • Christine Quigley:  Estate & Probate
  • Trisha Rich:  Civil Litigation: Defense

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. 

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