McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association is proud to announce that 35 of its attorneys practicing in Massachusetts and New Hampshire have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of New England Super Lawyers®. Twenty-four practice in Massachusetts and 29 practice in New Hampshire, with the majority on the list practicing in both states.
In addition, Jennifer Parent was named one of the top 50 women lawyers in New England.
The lawyers selected for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers for 2013 from McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association are:
Peter D. Anderson – Criminal Defense, White Collar
Andrew Botti – Business Litigation
Steven M. Burke - Tax
Darrell J. Chichester – Business Litigation, Rising Star
Patrick C. Closson – Business Corporate, Rising Star
George L. Cushing – Estate and Probate
R. David Depuy – Family Law
Joel T. Emlen – Business Litigation, Rising Star
Bruce W. Felmly – Civil Litigation Defense
Wilbur A. Glahn III – Business Litigation
Adam Hamel – Business Litigation, Rising Star
Scott H. Harris – Business Litigation
Thomas W. Hildreth – Real Estate
Ralph F. Holmes – Estate and Trust Litigation
Linda S. Johnson – Schools and Education
Margaret R. Kerouac – Family Law, Rising Star
Charles F. Leahy – Estate and Probate
Jack B. Middleton – Business Litigation
Barry Needleman – Environmental Litigation
Jennifer L. Parent – Employment Litigation
Lawrence Plavnick –Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights*
Peter B. Rotch – Real Estate
Richard A. Samuels – Business Corporate
Ryan J. Swartz– Estate and Probate, Rising Star
Joel B. Sherman – Estate and Probate
Cameron G. Shilling – Business Litigation
Gregory H. Smith – Environmental
Charla Bizios Stevens – Employment & Labor
Ryan J Swartz – Estate and Probate, Rising Star
Jeremy Walker – Business Litigation
John Weaver – Real Estate, Rising Star
Robert A. Wells – Estate and Probate
David Wolowitz – Schools and Education
Mark A. Wright – Intellectual Property
William V. A. Zorn – Estates and Probate
, a Thomson Reuters business is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.** The listing has been published annually since 1991. The list of Rising Stars® recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state — those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.
Only 5% of the attorneys in the state are chosen each year for the Super Lawyers® list, and no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state are named to the Rising Stars® list.
In selecting attorneys for inclusion on the 2013 New England Super Lawyers® list and the 2013 New England Rising Stars® list, a rigorous, multiphase selection process is used. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with third party research. Each candidate is evaluated on multiple indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
About the McLane Law Firm
Founded in 1919, McLane, graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association, is one of New England’s premier full-service law firms with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and the Route 128 Trade Center in Woburn, Massachusetts. Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients. www.mclane.com
*Larry Plavnick serves as of counsel to the firm.
**Being named to the list or receiving the award is not intended and should not be viewed as comparative to other lawyers or to create an expectation about results that might be achieved in a future matter.