Foley Boston Office Attorneys Named 2010 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

20 October 2010 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today that 12 Boston office attorneys have been named 2010 Massachusetts Super Lawyers® by Law & Politics Media, Inc. In addition, seven Boston office attorneys have been named 2010 Massachusetts Rising Stars® by the organization.

Law & Politics has also has named Michael J. Tuteur, partner in the firm’s Boston office and chair of its Litigation Department and Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice, to the 2010 Massachusetts Super Lawyers® Top 100 list. This prestigious list is made up of those attorneys who received the highest total number of points across all practice areas through the Massachusetts Super Lawyers® nomination, research and blue ribbon review process.

The 12 Boston attorneys named 2010 Massachusetts Super Lawyers® and their primary practices, as classified by Law & Politics, are:

  • Michael L. Blau, Health Care
  • Paul D. Broude, Business Corporate
  • Alan H. Einhorn, Health Care
  • Thomas I. Elkind, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Gabor Garai, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Lawrence M. Kraus, Business Litigation
  • Lawrence B. Litwak, Health Care
  • Matthew B. Lowrie, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Susan E. Pravda, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Michael J. Tuteur, Business Litigation
  • Lawrence W. Vernaglia, Health Care
  • J. Mark Waxman, Health Care

The seven Boston attorneys named 2010 Massachusetts Rising Stars® and their primary practices, as classified by Law & Politics, are:

  • Gina J. Calabro, Business Litigation
  • James F. Ewing, Intellectual Property
  • Matthew A. Karlyn, Information Technology/Outsourcing
  • Edouard C. LeFevre, Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Kevin M. Littman, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Erica T. Spencer, Business Litigation
  • Michael Thompson, General Litigation

To compile its annual list of Massachusetts Super Lawyers®, Law & Politics Media, Inc. conducted independent research and surveyed lawyers nationwide to identify attorneys whose honors and accomplishments within the legal field indicated a high degree of peer recognition and professional competence. The final list of Super Lawyers® features the top five percent of Massachusetts attorneys in more than 70 areas of legal practice. The final list of Rising Stars® features the top 2.5 percent of Massachusetts attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less.

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