McGuireWoods Chicago Lawyers Named Illinois ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars’ for 2016

January 8, 2016

Thirteen lawyers from McGuireWoods’ Chicago office have been named Illinois “Super Lawyers” for 2016, and six of the firm’s lawyers have been named Illinois “Rising Stars.” The lawyer rating service Super Lawyers will publish this year’s survey findings in its Illinois Super Lawyers magazine and in the February 2016 edition of Chicago magazine.

McGuireWoods’ 2016 Illinois “Super Lawyers”:

  • Scott Becker, Health Care
  • Edwin E. Brooks, Business Litigation
  • Craig R. Culbertson, Securities and Corporate Finance
  • Sally Doubet King, Employee Benefits
  • David L. Hartsell, Business Litigation
  • Amy B. Manning, Business Litigation
  • Richard J. Mason, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Philip J. Perzek, Banking
  • Michael R. Phillips, Employment and Labor
  • James B. Riley Jr., Health Care
  • Joel H. Spitz, Employment and Labor
  • Marta A. Stein, Business Litigation
  • Brian I. Swett, Bankruptcy: Business

Illinois Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” recognizes top up-and-coming lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing 10 or fewer years.

McGuireWoods’ 2016 Illinois “Rising Stars”:

  • Bryan B. Bylica, Business/Corporate
  • Aaron G. McCollough, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Clayton J. Stallbaumer, Banking
  • Andrew R. Woltman, Business Litigation
  • Stephanie A. Zabela, Banking
  • Sarah A. Zielinski, Antitrust Litigation

A Thomson Reuters publication, Super Lawyers identifies candidates through independent research and by inviting lawyers in each state to nominate the best attorneys they have observed in action. A lawyer-led research staff evaluates candidates on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Candidates also undergo a peer review by practice area.