McGuireWoods’ Atlanta Lawyers Named Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”

February 17, 2012

McGuireWoods LLP announced that three of its lawyers in Atlanta were named Georgia 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 Georgia Super Lawyers magazine, as well as in a special advertising section in the March 2012 issue of Atlanta magazine.

McGuireWoods’ 2012 Georgia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • George J. Barry III, Business Litigation
  • Halima Horton, Employment & Labor
  • Andrew G. Phillips, Personal Injury Defense: Products

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 observed in action. Super Lawyers attorney-led research staff evaluates candidates on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.