Press Release
October 13, 2020

Twenty-One Massachusetts Attorneys Named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2020

BOSTON (October 13, 2020) – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that 16 attorneys in the firm's Boston office have been named Massachusetts "Super Lawyers" and five named "Rising Stars" for 2020 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 an attorney has been nominated they are then evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement through third-party researcher.

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

Super Lawyers

Jessica Early: Business Litigation
Deborah Griffin: Construction Litigation
Robert Kaler: Business Litigation
Mark Kalpin: Energy & Resources
Gordon Katz: Business Litigation
Joshua Krumholz: IP Litigation
Paul Lannon: Schools & Education
Philip Lapatin: Real Estate
Shari Levitan: Estate & Probate
Diane McDermott: Real Estate
Miriam McKendall: Employment & Labor
John Monaghan: Bankruptcy: Business
David Santeusanio: Employment & Labor
David Scott Sloan: Estate & Probate
Daniel Small: Securities Litigation
James D. Smeallie: Business Litigation

Rising Stars

Michael Abramson: Intellectual Property
Stephen Hall: Business Litigation
Benjamin Howe: Business/Corporate
Christopher Iaquinto: Criminal Defense: White Collar
Melissa Wong: Healthcare

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