NEW YORK – The rating service Super Lawyers has selected eight attorneys from Reed Smith’s Lexington Ave. office to the 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list, highlighting them as leaders in their fields, and it named 12 others to its list of up-and-coming lawyers, the firm announced today.

The following eight lawyers from Reed Smith, with notable accomplishments in deal-making and disputes in various industries, were included on the Super Lawyers list:

  • Oliver Beiersdorf, Aviation and Aerospace
  • Paul Breene, Insurance Coverage
  • Cheryl Hader, Estate & Probate
  • Cindy Schmitt Minniti, Employment & Labor
  • Mark Pedretti, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Jordan Siev, Business Litigation
  • Louis Solomon, Business Litigation
  • Douglas Wood, Media/Advertising

Cindy Schmitt Minniti, managing partner of the New York office, has been on the list more than 10 times.

Twelve Reed Smith lawyers – operating in fields such as real estate, employment and labor, insurance and banking, with involvement in various kinds of litigation – appear on the 2022 New York Metro Rising Stars list. They are:

  • Jennifer Cheng, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Anthony Crawford, Insurance Coverage
  • Han Deng, Banking
  • James Faller, Creditor Debtor Rights
  • Mark Goldstein, Employment & Labor
  • Novika Ishar, Entertainment & Sports
  • Michael Margarella, Securities Litigation
  • Taila Martin, Real Estate
  • Matthew Meisel, Real Estate
  • A.J. Sokoloff, Real Estate
  • Jennifer White, Tax
  • Hana Yong, Business Litigation

A Rising Stars assignment reflects peer recognition, professional achievement in legal practice, and other cogent factors, Super Lawyers says.

Super Lawyers is a division of Thomson Reuters.