McGuireWoods Lawyers Named Virginia Super Lawyers ‘Rising Stars’ for 2016

April 11, 2016

Twenty-nine lawyers from McGuireWoods’ Charlottesville, Norfolk, Richmond and Tysons offices have been named Virginia Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2016. “Rising Stars” recognizes top up-and-coming lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 or fewer years. The lawyer rating service Super Lawyers will publish this year’s survey findings in its Virginia Super Lawyers magazine.

McGuireWoods’ 2016 Charlottesville Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • Ashley W. Winsky, Civil Litigation: Defense

McGuireWoods’ 2016 Norfolk Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • Rebecca Gantt, Appellate

McGuireWoods’ 2016 Richmond Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • Igor Babichenko, Employment and Labor
  • Michael Barker, Estate and Probate
  • S. Virginia Bondurant, Appellate
  • Tennille J. Checkovich, Civil Litigation: Defense
  • Elizabeth A. Diller, Employee Benefits
  • Matthew D. Fender, Business Litigation
  • Matthew A. Fitzgerald, Appellate
  • Ryan D. Frei, Business Litigation
  • Kristen F. Hager, Estate and Probate
  • Robert F. Holland, Employment and Labor
  • Meghan Gehr Hubbard, Estate and Trust Litigation
  • Matthew A. Kapinos, Utilities
  • Mitchell Morris, Business Litigation
  • Brian E. Pumphrey, Securities Litigation
  • Joseph Rezabek, Business Litigation
  • Bradley Ridlehoover, Tax
  • William I. Sanderson, Estate and Probate
  • Joseph S. Sheerin, Bankruptcy: Business
  • K. Elizabeth Sieg, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Summer L. Speight, Employment and Labor
  • Ellen Valentine, Creditor Debtor Rights
  • Scott L. Weber, Real Estate

McGuireWoods’ 2016 Tysons Super Lawyers “Rising Stars”:

  • Sarah A. Belger, Employee Litigation: Defense
  • Heather Britton, Business Litigation
  • Kathryn M. Caimi, Business Litigation
  • Kevin J. Daniel, Business Litigation
  • Stephen Mulligan, Business 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.