Related Professionals: A. Scott Bolden Elizabeth B. Carder-Thompson Judith L. Harris Andrew M. Weiner Matthew D. Jacobson Gerard M. Donovan Kelly H. Hibbert Elizabeth Leavy

Washington, D.C. (April 25, 2016) – Reed Smith LLP today announced the selection of eight attorneys as 2016 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers and seven associates as 2016 Washington, D.C. Rising Stars.

Reed Smith’s 2016 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers include:



Primary Practice Area 

A. Scott Bolden Partner Criminal Defense: White Collar
Elizabeth B. Carder-Thompson* Partner Health Care
Thomas C. Fox* Senior Counsel Health Care
Judith L. Harris Senior Counsel Communications
Olivia Shay-Byrne Partner Government Finance
Gary S. Thompson Partner Insurance Coverage
Andrew M. Weiner Partner Insurance Coverage
Michael A. Yuffee Partner Energy & Natural Resources

* Denotes 10 years of recognition by Super Lawyers

Reed Smith’s 2016 Washington, D.C. Rising Stars include:



Primary Practice Area 

Kristin C. Davis Associate Insurance Coverage
Gerard M. Donovan* Associate Intellectual Property
Michael A. Grant Associate International
Julie L. Hammerman* Associate Insurance Coverage
Kelly H. Hibbert* Associate Health Care
Matthew D. Jacobson Associate Personal Injury – Products: Defense
Elizabeth G. Leavy* Associate Government Contracts

* Denotes first-time recognition as a Rising Star

Super Lawyers annually selects lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement through a rigorous process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. To be selected as a Rising Star, lawyers must be either 40 years old or younger, or in practice for 10 years or fewer.

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