Super Lawyers: California: Alex R. Baghdassarian; Washington, D.C.: Adrian L. Bastianelli, III, Michael A. Branca, Stephen M. Seeger, William W. Thompson, Jr. and Michael C. Zisa; New Jersey: Richard L. Abramson, Steven M. Charney, Robert A. Drucker, Patrick J. Greene, Jr., Charles F. Kenny, Bruce D. Meller, Robert S. Peckar and Michael S. Zicherman.
Rising Stars: Washington, D.C.: Jesse S. Keene; New Jersey: Kim V. Mercado, Peter E. Moran, Alexander X. Saunders, Denis Serkin; Illinois: David Scriven-Young.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.
Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive the honor of Super Lawyer and no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive the honor of Rising Star.