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6.14.2013

Thirty-Six Lane Powell Attorneys Named ‘Washington Super Lawyers’ and Sixteen Named as ‘Washington Rising Stars’

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Thirty-six Lane Powell attorneys have been named 2013 “Washington Super Lawyers,” and another 16 attorneys have been named as “Washington Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers magazine. In addition to being named as “Washington Super Lawyers,” Mary Jo Heston, Katie Matison and Gail E. Mautner were named one of the “Top 50 Women in Washington” attorneys.

The “Washington Super Lawyers” and their practice areas include:

  • Antitrust Litigation: Larry S. Gangnes
  • Banking: Ronald E. Beard, Malcolm C. Lindquist
  • Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights: Heidi C. Anderson, Charles R. Ekberg, Mary Jo Heston, Bruce W. Leaverton
  • Business/Corporate: Michael D. Dwyer, Patrick J. Franke
  • Business Litigation: Randall P. Beighle, Barbara J. Duffy, Rudy A. Englund, Steve D. Jensen, Joseph E. Lynam, James B. Stoetzer
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: John S. Devlin III
  • Construction Litigation: Stanton P. Beck
  • Criminal Defense — White Collar: Ronald J. Friedman
  • Employment & Labor: Gail E. Mautner
  • Employment Litigation: Defense: D. Michael Reilly
  • Environmental: Michael A. Nesteroff
  • Estate Planning & Probate: Charles W. Riley, Jr., Filmore E. Rose
  • Immigration: Diane M. Butler
  • Insurance Coverage: Gabriel Baker, Benjamin J. Roesch
  • Intellectual Property: Steven B. Winters
  • Intellectual Property Litigation: Brian G. Bodine , Gregory F. Wesner
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Michael E. Morgan
  • Securities Litigation: Douglas W. Greene
  • Tax: Scott M. Edwards, Lewis M. Horowitz
  • Transportation/Maritime: Mark G. Beard, Katie Matison, Tim D. Wackerbarth

The “Washington Rising Stars” and their practice areas include:

  • Aviation: David R. Voyles
  • Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights: Gregory R. Fox
  • Business/Corporate: Reuben J. Ortega
  • Business Litigation: Erin M. Wilson, Andrew G. Yates, Jennifer K. Sheffield
  • Civil Litigation Defense: Abraham K. Lorber
  • Construction Litigation: Andrew J. Gabel
  • Employment & Labor: Laura T. Morse
  • Estate Planning & Probate: Duncan Connelly, Sarah Macleod
  • Intellectual Property: Tiffany Scott Connors
  • Real Estate: Timothy W. Jones
  • Securities Litigation: Claire Loebs Davis
  • Tax: Paige L. Davis
  • Transportation/Maritime: Joseph P. Corr

Thomson Reuters performs the polling, research and selection for Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in a process designed to identify lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers magazine is a comprehensive and diverse guide to outstanding attorneys, representing a wide range of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic locations. The list represents a wide range of practice areas, firm sizes and geographic locations.

The Super Lawyers selection procedure includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.  Only five percent of Washington attorneys are given this honor. For Rising Stars, only attorneys age 40 and under, or who have been practicing 10 years or less, can be named.  Rising Stars are selected based on peer nominations and independent research, and only 2.5 percent of eligible attorneys make the cut every year.