McGuireWoods Lawyers Named as Rising Stars in Atlanta

March 3, 2009

Four McGuireWoods lawyers in firm’s Atlanta, Ga. office have been named as Atlanta’s Rising Stars 2009 in a recent study by Law & Politics magazine. The findings are published in the February 2009 edition Atlanta Super Lawyers magazine and the Atlanta magazine.

As part of the selection process, Law & Politics magazine 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. To ensure a diverse and well-balanced list, the research staff considers factors such as firm size, practice area and geographic location.

The following McGuireWoods lawyers were named as “Atlanta Rising Stars 2009:”

  • Halima Horton, Employment & Labor
  • Stephen D. Peterson, Real Estate
  • Angela M. Spivey, Personal Injury Defense / Products
  • Thomas R. Walker, Bankruptcy & Creditor / Debtor Rights