(SAN FRANCISCO, OAKLAND, July 28, 2011) - Sixteen Reed Smith attorneys have been named 2011 "Super Lawyers" by Northern California Super Lawyers.
"This well-deserved recognition is yet another demonstration of our continuing strength in California's Bay Area markets," said Gregory B. Jordan, Reed Smith's Global Managing Partner. "It is also yet another testament to the outstanding services the firm offers its clients worldwide."
In San Francisco, the largest of the firm's five offices in California, several members of Reed Smith's 800-attorney global litigation department have been named, including Robert D. Phillips, Jr., Steven M. Kohn, and James M. Wood in Class Action/Mass Torts; John S. Siamas and Harvey L. Leiderman in Business Litigation; David E. Weiss in Insurance Coverage; Appellate litigators Raymond A. Cardozo and Dennis Peter Maio; and Employment & Labor partner Deborah J. Broyles.
Real Estate partner Charles H. Seaman; Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights partners Douglas G. Boven and Mike C. Buckley; and Banking partner Peter S. Muñoz are also named.
In Reed Smith's Oakland office, Managing Partner and Estate & Trust Litigation attorney Bette B. Epstein is named a "Super Lawyer," as are Estate & Trust Litigation partner John L. McDonnell, Jr. and Real Estate partner Richard A. Bruzzone.
Also named as "Rising Stars" in Northern California are San Francisco-based attorneys David T. Pollock in Intellectual Property and Khurshid Khoja in Energy & Natural Resources.
Northern California Super Lawyers selects attorneys each year for recognition through a rigorous nomination process that includes peer review by practice area and independent research on candidates.
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