Foley Attorneys Named 2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyers

24 October 2011 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley announced today that 15 Boston office attorneys have been named 2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyers by New England Super Lawyers magazine. In addition, eight attorneys from the firm’s Boston office have been named 2011 Massachusetts Rising Stars.

The Boston office attorneys named 2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and their primary practices, as classified by Thomson Reuters, 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
  • Marc N. Henschke, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Lawrence M. Kraus, Business Litigation
  • Roger A. Lane, Business Litigation
  • John D. Lanza, Intellectual Property
  • 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 Boston office attorney named 2011 Massachusetts Rising Stars and their primary practices, as classified by Thomson Reuters, are:

  • James F. Ewing, Intellectual Property
  • Matthew A. Karlyn, Information Technology/Outsourcing
  • Kevin M. Littman, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Christopher J. McKenna, Intellectual Property
  • Geoffrey M. Raux, Business/Corporate
  • Joseph Teja, Jr., Intellectual Property
  • Michael Thompson, General Litigation
  • Courtney Worcester, Business Litigation

Only five percent of the total attorneys in the state are selected for inclusion in the distinguished list of Super Lawyers. Attorneys who are named Rising Stars represent the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less.

To compile its annual list, the research team at Super Lawyers, which is part of the Thomson Reuters Legal division, undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff and a peer review of candidates by practice area. Super Lawyers magazine names attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers and through the independent research.