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17 Phoenix Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recognized as 2016 Southwest Super Lawyers

Seven additional attorneys named 2016 Southwest ‘Rising Stars’

PHOENIX – April 11, 2016 – Greenberg Traurig, LLP, an international multi-practice law firm, has 17 attorneys from its Phoenix office named to the 2016 Super Lawyers list, an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. In addition, the publication named seven Greenberg Traurig attorneys as Southwest Rising Stars.

The 17 attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list include: Laurent Badoux, Brian H. Blaney, Rebecca Lynne Burnham, David D. Cleary, John E. Cummerford, Jerry Fellows, Nicole Goodwin, Robert S. Kant, Bruce E. Macdonough, Kevin J. Morris, Clifford E. Neimeth, Pamela Overton, Gil Rudolph, Brian J. Schulman, Jeffrey H. Verbin, E. Jeffrey Walsh, and Quinn Williams.

Four Greenberg Traurig attorneys who are on the Super Lawyers list also received the additional distinction of being named in the Southwest Super Lawyers “The Top 50 Lawyers” list. They include: Cleary, Schulman, Verbin, and Walsh. Burnham and Overton were also included in Southwest Super Lawyers “The Top 25 Arizona Women” list.

The seven Greenberg Traurig attorneys recognized on the Southwest Rising Stars list are: Michael L. Aguirre, Jennifer Cummins Rethemeier, Jaimie L. Ensign, Nedda R. Gales, Dana L. Hooper, Katherine A. Swenson, and Jeremy D. Zangara. Two attorneys were listed for the first time: Cummins Rethemeier and Ensign.

“We are always proud of the achievements of our attorneys, and this independent recognition of both our more experienced lawyers and our ‘Rising Stars’ is particularly gratifying,” said Macdonough, co-managing shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Phoenix office.

Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer-influenced rating service of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The mission of Super Lawyers is to bring visibility to those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice.

According to the publication, the selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers Magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country. In the United States, Super Lawyers Magazine is published in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers.