Related Professionals: Scott D. Baker John P. Bovich Raymond A. Cardozo Colleen T. Davies Paul D. Fogel Harvey L. Leiderman Todd O. Maiden Dennis Peter Maio Peter S. Muñoz Robert N. Phillips Charles H. Seaman John S. Siamas John Lynn Smith David E. Weiss Lilit Asadourian Brendan M. McNallen Seth B. Herring Phillip H. Babich

July 7, 2015, San Francisco – Twenty-eight lawyers in the San Francisco office of Reed Smith LLP earned 2015 recognition from Super Lawyers. Nineteen were named “2015 Northern California Super Lawyers;” nine others were selected as “2015 Northern California Rising Stars.”

The attorneys selected as 2015 Northern California “Super Lawyers” are Scott D. Baker, Intellectual Property Litigation; Douglas G. Boven, Bankruptcy: Business; John P. Bovich, Intellectual Property Litigation; Deborah J. Broyles, Employment & Labor; Raymond A. Cardozo, Appellate; Colleen T. Davies, Civil Litigation: Defense; Bette B. Epstein, Estate and Trust Litigation; Paul D. Fogel, Appellate; Harvey L. Leiderman, State, Local and Municipal; Todd O. Maiden, Environmental; Dennis Peter Maio, Appellate; John L. McDonnell, Jr., Estate and Trust Litigation; Peter S. Muñoz, Banking; Robert D. Phillips, Jr., Class Action; Robert N. Phillips, Intellectual Property Litigation; Charles H. Seaman, Real Estate; John S. Siamas, Business Litigation; John Lynn Smith, Environmental and David E. Weiss, Insurance Coverage.

Reed Smith’s 2015 Northern California “Rising Stars” are Drew Amoroso, Civil Litigation: Defense; Lilit Asadourian, Business Litigation; Svetlana Attestatova, Banking; Phillip H. Babich, Energy & Resources; Seth B. Herring, Intellectual Property Litigation; Nathaniel Klein, Business/Corporate; Aaron R. Marienthal, Intellectual Property Litigation; Brendan M. McNallen, Energy & Resources; and Tiffany Renee Thomas, Employment & Labor. This is the first selection to Rising Stars for Amoroso, Babich, Herring and Marienthal.

The 28 will be included in the August 2015 Super Lawyers Magazine. In addition, they will be included in the August 2015 San Francisco magazine and August/ September 2015 Sactown magazine. The six Reed Smith women chosen as either Super Lawyers or Rising Stars will be featured in The Top Women Attorneys in Northern California in the December 2015 issue of San Francisco magazine.

About Reed Smith

Reed Smith is a global relationship law firm with more than 1,800 lawyers in 26 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, entertainment and media, shipping and transport, energy and natural resources, real estate, manufacturing and technology, and education. For more information, visit

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