Jan 29, 2021

We are pleased to announce that one third of our partners have been selected to the 2021 Illinois Super Lawyers list, and two attorneys have been selected to the 2021 Illinois Rising Stars list.

2021 Super Lawyers Badge

Super Lawyers

Margaret Anderson – Bankruptcy
Steven Brenneman – Employment & Labor
Martin Carroll – Business Litigation
Jill Coleman – Securities & Corporate Finance
Daniel Dorfman – Construction Litigation
Neville Reid – Bankruptcy
Ryan Schultz – Bankruptcy
Lawrence Swibel – Real Estate

Rising Stars

Erik Ives – Business Litigation
Steven Vanderporten – Business Litigation

Lawyers selected to the Super Lawyers list are nominated by a combination of peers, attorney-led third-party research teams, and informal nominations, and further researched and evaluated based on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement such as verdicts/settlements, experience, special licenses/certifications, pro bono and community services to name but a few. Candidates then go through the “blue ribbon review,” at which point they are ranked by top rated attorneys.  Finally, they are grouped based on firm size, and 5% are selected from each state to become Super Lawyers.

Lawyers selected to the Rising Stars list follow the same rigorous process as those in the Super Lawyers nomination process with that stipulation that the attorneys are under the age of 40 or have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois are selected to this distinction.

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