February 15, 2019

Much is pleased to announce that 10 attorneys have been selected as 2019 Illinois Super Lawyers, a distinction awarded to only 5 percent of Illinois attorneys. Additionally, four attorneys have been named 2019 Illinois Rising Stars, an award dedicated to lawyers under 40 years old or those who have been practicing fewer than 10 years. Only 2.5 percent of attorneys in Illinois receive the Rising Stars honor annually.

Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are selected using a multiphase process involving peer nominations as well as independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.

2019 Illinois Super Lawyers

  • Steven P. Blonder, Business Litigation
  • Irving M. Geslewitz, Employment & Labor
  • Josh M. Leavitt, Construction Litigation
  • Jonathan L. Loew, Appellate
  • Gregory B. Mann, Estate & Probate
  • Neil B. Posner, Insurance Coverage
  • Jeffery M. Schwartz, Business Bankruptcy
  • Edward D. Shapiro, Business Litigation
  • Gregg M. Simon, Estate & Probate
  • Anthony C. Valiulis, Business Litigation

2019 Illinois Rising Stars

  • Patrick A. Brennan, Real Estate
  • Marissa L. Downs, Business Litigation
  • Juli D. Dreifuss, Estate & Probate
  • Michael A. Zalay, Business/Corporate

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