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49 Verrill Dana Attorneys Named 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

November 6, 2018 Press Releases

(November 6, 2018) – The 2018 edition of New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars© has recognized a total of 49 Verrill Dana attorneys for excellence in their individual areas of practice.

Karen Frink Wolf was once again included in the Top 100 New England Super Lawyers and also listed in the Top 50 Women this year. Only the top 5% of attorneys in each New England state are included in the Super Lawyers guide, and only the top 2.5% in each state are selected as Rising Stars, which identifies the best attorneys 40 years old and under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or fewer.

The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Below is the listing of attorneys from Verrill Dana who have been honored by New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars©. Congratulations to those who have been included for the first time: Sarah Grandfield, Kate Gallin Heffernan, and Stephen Segal.

Westport, Conn.

  • Andrew B. Nevas (Business Litigation)
  • Frank J. Silvestri, Jr. (Business Litigation)
  • Calvin K. Woo (Business Litigation)

Portland, Maine

  • A. Robert Ruesch (Construction Litigation)
  • Eric D. Altholz (Employee Benefits)
  • Scott D. Anderson (Environmental)
  • Robert C. Brooks (Employment & Labor)
  • Juliet T. Browne (Environmental)
  • Roger A. Clement, Jr. (Bankruptcy: Business)
  • James I. Cohen (Utilities)
  • Douglas P. Currier (Employment & Labor)
  • Harold J. Friedman (Personal Injury Products: Defense)
  • Gregory S. Fryer (Securities & Corporate Finance)
  • Martha C. Gaythwaite (Personal Injury Products: Defense)
  • John P. Giffune (Construction Litigation)
  • James G. Goggin (Intellectual Property Litigation)
  • Mark K. Googins (Business/Corporate)
  • Nora R. Healy (Utilities)
  • Kurt E. Klebe (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • Suzanne E. Meeker (Employee Benefits)
  • Richard G. Moon (Employment & Labor)
  • Raymond A. Pelletier (Real Estate)
  • Timothy R. Shannon (Business Litigation)
  • Karen Frink Wolf (Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense) *Top 100, Top 50 Women

Rising Stars (Portland)

  • Tawny L. Alvarez (Employment & Labor)
  • Seth S. Coburn (Intellectual Property Litigation)
  • Benjamin E. Ford (Business Litigation)
  • Nathaniel R. Hull (Bankruptcy: Business)
  • Christopher S. Lockman (Employee Benefits)
  • Marie J. Mueller (General Litigation)
  • Misti D. Munster (Employee Benefits)
  • Stephen B. Segal (Civil Litigation: Defense)
  • Mathew J. Todaro (Environmental)

Boston, Mass.

  • Thomas O. Bean (Business Litigation)
  • Gene Dahmen (Family Law)
  • Michael L. Fay (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • Keith E. Glidden (Business Litigation)
  • Kate Gallin Heffernan (Health Care)
  • Jeffrey L. Heidt (Health Care)
  • Regina M. Hurley (Family Law)
  • Hon. Robert W. Langlois (ret.) (Alternative Dispute Resolution)
  • Gary A. Rosenberg (Health Care)
  • Paul W. Shaw (Health Care)

Rising Stars (Boston)

  • Kristin S. Doeberl (Family Law)
  • Sarah R. Grandfield (Estate Planning & Probate)
  • Marylana Saadeh Helou (Health Care)
  • Eugene H. Ho (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Kyle T. MacDonald (Family Law)
  • Andrew P. Rusczek (Health Care)

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