Foley Attorneys Named 2012 Boston Super Lawyers

23 October 2012 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Foley announced today that 16 attorneys from the firm’s Boston office have been named 2012 Massachusetts Super Lawyers by Massachusetts Super Lawyers magazine. In addition, seven attorneys from the Boston office have been named 2012 Massachusetts Rising Stars by the publication.

Attorneys named Super Lawyers represent the top legal practitioners in the state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Stars include 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.

The Boston office attorneys named 2012 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and their primary practices, as classified by Thomson Reuters, are: 

  • Kenneth R. Appleby, Tax
  • 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 attorneys named 2012 Massachusetts Rising Stars and their primary practices, as classified by Thomson Reuters, are:

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

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.

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