(September 24, 2012, New York City) –Ten lawyers at Reed Smith LLP, a leading international law firm, were announced as New York Metro Super Lawyers for 2012. Four others were named New York Metro Rising Stars.
Lawyers named as Super Lawyers for the year are Paul E. Breene in Insurance Coverage; John H. Doyle in General Litigation; John P. Hooper in Class Action/Mass Torts; Thomas J. Igoe in Business/Corporate; Robert A. Nicholas, Wendy H. Schwartz and Jordan W. Siev in Business Litigation; J. Andrew Rahl, Jr., in Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights; Peter D. Raymond in Intellectual Property and Douglas J. Wood in First Amendment/Media/Advertising.
New York lawyers named 2012 Rising Stars include Jason M. Barr in Securities & Corporate Finance, Kelly B. D'Auria in Business Litigation, Jodi L. Lashin in Business/Corporate and Stacy K. Marcus, in First Amendment/Media/Advertising.
“It is always a welcomed recognition to have Reed Smith’s attorneys recognized for their outstanding work by being named as Super Lawyers,” said Gregory B. Jordan, Reed Smith’s Global Managing Partner. “This confirms that Reed Smith's commitment to client service and the highest quality work is a formula for success for our clients and the firm. Recognition by our peers is the highest honor.”
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. Only five percent of the lawyers in the New York metro area are chosen annually for this honor.
About Reed Smith
Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with nearly 1,700 lawyers in 23 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Founded in 1877, the firm represents leading international businesses, from Fortune 100 corporations to mid-market and emerging enterprises. Its lawyers provide litigation and other dispute resolution services in multi-jurisdictional and other high-stakes matters; deliver regulatory counsel; and execute the full range of strategic domestic and cross-border transactions. Reed Smith is a preeminent advisor to industries including financial services, life sciences, health care, advertising, technology and media, shipping, energy and natural resources, real estate, manufacturing, and education. For more information, visit reedsmith.com.
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