McGuireWoods LLP announced that five of its lawyers in Los Angeles were named among the Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2013. “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 Southern California Super Lawyers – Rising Stars magazine, as well as in the July 2013 issue of Los Angeles magazine.
McGuireWoods’ 2013 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:
- Sabrina A. Beldner, Employment Litigation: Defense
- Payam Khodadadi, Bankruptcy
- Christopher A. Killens, Employment & Labor
- Dana Palmer, Environmental
- Patricia L. Victory, 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 observed in action. Super Lawyers attorney-led research staff evaluates candidates on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.