Reed Smith today announced that 19 of its Pennsylvania and Delaware lawyers were included in Super Lawyers’ 2020 list of Super Lawyers, and nine were included in the rating organization’s list of Rising Stars.

Reed Smith lawyers added to Super Lawyer's 2020 list for Pennsylvania and Delaware are:


  • Derek Baker, Partner, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Peter Clark, Partner, Bankruptcy: Business
  • John Ellison, Partner Insurance Coverage
  • Stephen McConnell, Partner, Class Action
  • Claudia Springer, Partner, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Thomas Suddath Jr., Partner, Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Douglas Widin, Counsel, Insurance Coverage
  • Lee Zoeller, Partner, Tax


  • Daniel Booker, Partner, Antitrust Litigation
  • David Cohen, Partner, E-Discovery
  • Leo Hitt, Partner, Tax
  • Dusty Elias Kirk, Partner, Real Estate
  • James Martin, Partner, Appellate
  • David McAllister, Partner, Employment & Labor
  • Casey Ryan, Partner, Employment & Labor
  • Kirsten Rydstrom, Partner, IP Litigation
  • Eric Schaffer, Partner, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Paul Singer, Senior Partner, Bankruptcy: Business


  • Kurt Gwynne, Partner, Bankruptcy: Business

According to Super Lawyers, Hitt and Martin have made the list ten times, and Booker was included on a separate list of top lawyers for antitrust litigation.

The following Reed Smith lawyers earned recognition by being included on the 2020 Rising Stars list for Pennsylvania:


  • Miranda Jannuzzi, Associate, Insurance Coverage
  • Arielle Lusardi, Associate, Health Care
  • Christine Maddison, Partner, Tax
  • Jonathan Moyer, Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Alexandra Sheedy-Rodriguez, Associate, Real Estate


  • Christopher Bouriat, Counsel, Employment & Labor
  • Lucas Liben, Partner, Energy & Natural Resources
  • Renold Sossong, Associate, Business/Corporate
  • Justin Werner, Partner, Energy & Natural Resources

It is the first time being selected as a Rising Star for Lusardi, Sheedy-Rodriguez and Bouriat, according to Super Lawyers.