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Thirty-one Lane Powell Attorneys Named ‘Washington Super Lawyers’ and 18 Named ‘Washington Rising Stars’

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Thirty-one Lane Powell attorneys have been named 2016 “Washington Super Lawyers,” and another 18 attorneys have been named “Washington Rising Stars” by Super Lawyers magazine. In addition to being named as a “Washington Super Lawyer,” Gail E. Mautner was 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: Malcolm C. Lindquist
  • Bankruptcy: Business: Charles R. Ekberg, Bruce W. Leaverton
  • Business/Corporate: Michael D. Dwyer, Patrick J. Franke
  • Business Litigation: Randall P. Beighle, Barbara J. Duffy, Rudy A. Englund, James B. Stoetzer
  • Civil Litigation: Defense: David M. Schoeggl
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: John S. Devlin III, Gwendolyn C. Payton
  • Construction Litigation: Business: Stanton P. Beck
  • Creditor Debtor Rights:  Business: Heidi C. Anderson, Mary Jo Heston
  • Employment Litigation: Defense: D. Michael Reilly
  • Environmental: Michael A. Nesteroff
  • Estate & Trust Litigation: Gail E. Mautner
  • Estate Planning & Probate: Charles W. Riley, Jr.
  • Intellectual Property: Frances M. Jagla, Steven B. Winters
  • Intellectual Property Litigation: Brian G. Bodine, Gregory F. Wesner
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Byron W. Dailey, Michael E. Morgan
  • Securities Litigation: Douglas W. Greene, Christopher B. Wells
  • Tax: Business: Scott M. Edwards
  • Transportation/Maritime: Mark G. Beard, Katie Matison

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

  • Business/Corporate: Margaret M. Grega
  • Business Litigation: Inessa Baram-Blackwell, Daniel A. Kittle, Jennifer K. Sheffield, Andrew G. Yates
  • Civil Litigation: Defense: David W. Howenstine, Abraham K. Lorber
  • Construction Litigation: Business: Andrew J. Gabel
  • Employment Litigation: Defense: Kelly M. Lipscomb, Chuck P. Rullman
  • Estate Planning & Probate: Sarah MacLeod
  • Health Care: Jonathon Bashford
  • Immigration: Business: Qingqing Miao, Jessica Yu
  • Intellectual Property: Tiffany Scott Connors
  • Securities Litigation: Kristin Beneski, Claire Loebs Davis
  • Tax: Business: Paige L. Davis

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.