McGuireWoods’ Virginia Lawyers Named Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”

June 22, 2011

McGuireWoods LLP announced that 29 of its lawyers were named Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2011. “Rising Stars” recognizes top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing 10 or fewer years. The findings appear in the publication’s Virginia Super Lawyers magazine and the July 2011 issue of Richmond magazine.

McGuireWoods’ Charlottesville 2011 Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • Suzanne R. Bednar, Estate Planning & Probate
  • Meghan M. Cloud, Civil Litigation Defense

McGuireWoods’ Norfolk 2011 Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Star”:

  • Cullen A. Drescher, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

McGuireWoods’ Richmond 2011 Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • James M. Anderson III, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Sarah B. Boehm, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Michelle M. Christian, Antitrust Litigation
  • William G. Fendley IV, Tax
  • David E. Finkelson, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Dana G. Fitzsimons Jr., Estate & Trust Litigation
  • Kristen F. Hager, Estate Planning & Probate
  • Robert F. Holland, Employment & Labor
  • Virginia L. Hudson, Environmental Litigation
  • Bryce D. Jewett III, Business/Corporate
  • Christina M. Jones, Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • J. Brent Justus, Antitrust Litigation
  • Nathan A. Kottkamp, Healthcare
  • Robert W. Loftin, Antitrust Litigation
  • Eric B. Martin, Employment & Labor
  • Aaron G. McCollough, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Christopher M. Michalik, Employment & Labor
  • R. Brent Rawlings, Healthcare
  • Joseph S. Sheerin, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Jeffrey F. Starling, Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • Martha J. Swicegood, Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • Lisa M. Williams, Bonds/Government Finance
  • Michael B. Woodard, Mergers & Acquisitions

McGuireWoods’ Tysons Corner 2011 Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • David L. Greenspan, Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Kenneth M. Misken, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Anand V. Ramana, Business Litigation

As part of the selection process, Super Lawyers identifies candidates through independent research and by inviting lawyers in each state to nominate the best attorneys they’ve personally observed in action. Super Lawyers’ attorney-led research staff evaluates candidates on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.