MIAMI - Six attorneys from Reed Smith’s Miami office have been included in Super Lawyers’ 2021 Florida Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists, the firm announced today.

Four Reed Smith lawyers remain on the Florida Super Lawyers list, having appeared last year as well:

  • José Astigarraga, International
  • M. Cristina Cárdenas, International
  • R. Hugh Lumpkin, Insurance Coverage
  • Edward Mullins, International

Astigarraga, Cárdenas and Mullins have significant accomplishments in resolving international arbitrations. Lumpkin earned prominence for evaluating, settling and litigating policyholders’ insurance claims.

Super Lawyers uses independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations to select lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Super Lawyers picked two other Reed Smith attorneys for inclusion on its Rising Stars list:

  • Marcelo Diaz-Cortes, Business Litigation
  • Sujey Herrera, International

Diaz-Cortes focuses on international litigation and arbitration in U.S. state and federal courts. Herrera is fully bilingual in English and Spanish and focuses on international litigation and arbitration. Both of them were on the list last year.

Rising Star designations go to lawyers under 40 years of age or who have fewer than 10 years in practice and demonstrate outstanding career accomplishments.