Chicago Lawyers Named Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”

January 4, 2012

McGuireWoods LLP announced that seven of its lawyers in Chicago were named Illinois Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2012. “Rising Stars” recognizes top up-and-coming attorneys who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing 10 or fewer years. Attorney rating service Super Lawyers will publish this year’s survey findings in their Illinois Super Lawyers magazine, as well as in a special advertising section in the February 2012 issue of Chicago magazine.

McGuireWoods 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • Charles A. Cavallo III, Banking (relocated to the firm’s Houston office in September)
  • Jeffrey A. Chadwick, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Donald A. Ensing, Banking
  • Yuan-Ying Hsu, Banking
  • Angelo M. Russo, Antitrust Litigation
  • Christopher J. Verstrate, Business/Corporate
  • Andrew R. Woltman, 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. Candidates also undergo a peer review by practice area.