Press Release
October 17, 2014

Twenty-Six Holland & Knight Boston Attorneys Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2014

BOSTON (October 17, 2014) – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that 19 attorneys in the Boston office have been named “Super Lawyers” and seven chosen as “Rising Stars” for 2014 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
Robert Kaler: Business Litigation
Gordon Katz: Business Litigation
Joshua Krumholz: IP Litigation
Paul Lannon:  Employment & Labor
Philip Lapatin: Real Estate
Ralph Lepore: General Litigation
Shari Levitan: Estate & Probate
Michael Maroney: General Litigation
Diane McDermott: Real Estate
Benjamin McGovern: General Litigation
Mark Michalowski: Business Litigation
John Monaghan: Bankruptcy
Dianne Phillips: Environmental Litigation
David Santeusanio: Employment & Labor
David Scott Sloan: Estate & Probate
James. D. Smeallie: Business Litigation
Steven Wright: Business/Corporate

Rising Stars

Michael Abramson: IP
Jonathan Anderman: Health Care
Elizabeth Burkhard: IP
Matthew Mitchell: Employment & Labor
Nicole Peterson: General Litigation
Jacob Schneider: IP Litigation
Benjamin Stern: IP Litigation

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