Super Lawyers Honors McGuireWoods Partners as Illinois “Rising Stars”

January 20, 2009

Eight McGuireWoods lawyers have been named Illinois Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2009 by Law & Politics magazine. The findings are published in the January 2009 edition of the publication’s Illinois Super Lawyers magazine.

As part of the selection process, Law & Politics conducts a regional survey of lawyers who have been in practice for at least five years, asking them to nominate the best attorneys they’ve personally observed in action. In addition, the Law & Politics attorney-led research department reviews the nominees’ credentials based on a set of evaluation criteria. McGuireWoods’ 2009 Rising Stars are:

  • Geoffrey C. Cockrell, Banking
  • Darren C. Collier, Government Relations
  • Donald A. Ensing, Banking
  • Benjamin D. Kern, Business/Corporate
  • Mark A. Kromkowski, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • John A. Leja, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Angelo M. Russo, Antitrust Litigation
  • Christopher J. Verstrate, Business/Corporate