McGuireWoods’ Virginia Lawyers Named Super Lawyers ‘Rising Stars’

June 14, 2013

McGuireWoods LLP announced that 43 of its lawyers in its Charlottesville, Norfolk, Richmond and Tysons Corner offices were named Virginia 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 Virginia Super Lawyers magazine, as well as in a special advertising section in the July 2013 issue of Richmond magazine and the November/December 2013 issue of Hampton Roads magazine.

McGuireWoods’ Charlottesville 2013 Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • Meghan M. Cloud, Civil Litigation Defense
  • Lisa M. Lorish, Business Litigation
  • Stephen W. Murphy, Estate & Probate
  • Melissa Wolf Riley, Employment & Labor

McGuireWoods’ Norfolk 2013 Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • Sarah Kate McConaughy, Construction Litigation

McGuireWoods’ Richmond 2013 Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • John D. Adams, Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • James M. Anderson III, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Sarah B. Boehm, Bankruptcy
  • S. Virginia Bondurant, Appellate
  • Thomas “T.W.” Bruno, Bonds/Government Finance
  • Benjamin S. Candland, Estate & Probate
  • Tennille Checkovich, Civil Litigation Defense
  • Michelle M. Christian, Antitrust Litigation
  • Elizabeth A. Diller, Employee Benefits/ERISA
  • Edward M. Eakin III, Employment & Labor
  • Ryan D. Frei, Business Litigation
  • Kristen F. Hager, Estate & Probate
  • Jeffrey M. Hanna, Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Robert F. Holland, Employment & Labor
  • Bryce D. Jewett III, Business/Corporate
  • Christina “Chris” Jones, Personal Injury Defense: Products
  • J. Brent Justus, Antitrust Litigation
  • Matthew A. Kapinos, Utilities
  • Nathan A. Kottkamp, Health Care
  • Robert W. Loftin, Antitrust Litigation
  • Aaron G. McCollough, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
  • Jeffrey D. Mcmahan Jr., Appellate
  • Christine D. Mehfoud, Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Christopher M. Michalik, Employment & Labor
  • Mitchell Morris, Business Litigation
  • Brian E. Pumphrey, Securities Litigation
  • Matthew P. Rash, Real Estate
  • R. Brent Rawlings, Health Care
  • William I. Sanderson, Estate & Probate
  • Seth A. Schaeffer, Business Litigation
  • Lisa M. Sharp, Business Litigation
  • Joseph S. Sheerin, Bankruptcy
  • K. Elizabeth Sieg, Bankruptcy
  • Mary Thexton, Business Litigation
  • Scott L. Weber, Real Estate
  • Lisa M. Williams, Bonds/Government Finance

McGuireWoods’ Tysons Corner 2013 Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • Sarah A. Belger, Employment Litigation: Defense
  • David L. Greenspan, Employment Litigation: Defense
  • Stephen Mulligan, 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.