Burns & Levinson Announces 43 Attorneys Named to 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists


Forty-three Burns & Levinson attorneys in Massachusetts and Rhode Island were named to the 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected each year as Super Lawyers for their professional achievements. Only 2.5 percent or less of the lawyers in the state are selected as Rising Stars.

The 26 Burns & Levinson attorneys named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list include:
Appellate – Susan E. Stenger
Business Litigation – Shepard Davidson, Mary Katherine Geraghty, Paul Marshall Harris, Lawrence P. Murray, Paul M. Sanford
Criminal Defense: White Collar – Dennis J. Kelly
Employee Benefits – Evelyn A. Haralampu
Employment & Labor – Renee Inomata, Laura R. Studen, Ellen J. Zucker
Entertainment & Sports – George N. Tobia, Jr.
Environmental – David P. Rosenblatt
Estate & Probate – Clifford R. Cohen
Estate & Trust Litigation – Brian D. Bixby, Lisa M. Cukier, Robert J. O'Regan
Family Law – Elizabeth G. Crowley, Robin M. Lynch Nardone, Carolyn C. Van Tine, Nancy R. Van Tine
General Litigation – Lawrence G. Green
Intellectual Property – Stephen Y. Chow, Jerry Cohen, Joseph M. Maraia
Intellectual Property Litigation – Mark Schonfeld

The 17 attorneys named to the 2017 Rising Stars list, which honors attorneys "40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less" includes:
Business/Corporate – Bryan C. Natale
Business Litigation – Benjamin C. Caldwell, Kelly M. Kirby (Connecticut Rising Star), Elizabeth Brady Murillo
Estate & Probate – Bryce Helfer, David S. Raymon
Estate & Trust Litigation – Tiffany M. Bentley, Ann Hetherwick Cahill
Family Law – Jordan P. Bowne, Katie Menard Dalton, Andrea T. Dunbar, Lorraine P. Stark
Intellectual Property – Daniel W. Clarke, Ph.D., Christopher R. Cowles, Ph.D., Richard B. Emmons, Ph.D., Brooke A. Penrose
Intellectual Property Litigation – Eric G.J. Kaviar

About Burns & Levinson LLP

At Burns & Levinson, we provide high-level, client-centric and results-oriented legal services to our regional, national and international clients. We are a full-service law firm with over 125 lawyers in Boston, Providence and other regional offices. Our areas of expertise include: business/finance, business litigation, divorce/family law, venture capital/emerging companies, employment, estate planning, government investigations, intellectual property, M&A/private equity, probate/trust litigation, and real estate. We partner with our clients to solve their business and personal legal issues in a collaborative, creative, and cost-effective way. For more information, visit Burns & Levinson at www.burnslev.com.

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