2022 Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Jan 28, 2022

Fox Swibel is pleased to announce that over one third of our partners have been selected to the 2022 Illinois Super Lawyers list, and four attorneys have been selected to the 2022 Illinois Rising Stars list.  In addition, this year partners Erik Ives and Jean Wine have joined the ranks of the 2022 Super Lawyers, and partners Tammy Lee and Scott Schonfeld are newly recognized on the 2022 Rising Stars list.

2022 Firm 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
Erik Ives – Business Litigation
David Koropp – Business Litigation
Neville Reid – Bankruptcy
Ryan Schultz – Bankruptcy
Stephanie Shellenback – Real Estate
Lawrence Swibel – Real Estate
Jean Gallo Wine – Construction Litigation

Rising Stars

Tammy LeeSecurities & Corporate Finance
Scott SchonfeldSecurities & Corporate Finance
Steven Vanderporten – Business Litigation
Richard Wilson – Construction 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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