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Nineteen Arnstein & Lehr Attorneys Listed in Illinois Super Lawyers 2016, Four Named Rising Stars

January 29, 2016

Nineteen attorneys at the national law firm of Arnstein & Lehr LLP have been named to the 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers list by Super Lawyers, a rating service that lists outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have achieved a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. In addition, four Arnstein & Lehr attorneys have been named to the 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. They are:

Illinois Super Lawyers 2016

  • George P. Apostolides
  • Barry A. Chatz
  • Mark E. Enright
  • Eugene J. Geekie, Jr.
  • Michael L. Gesas
  • Kathleen M. Gilligan
  • Allan Goldberg
  • David A. Golin
  • Joel M. Hurwitz
  • Norman P. Jeddeloh
  • Barry R. Katz
  • Robert E. McKenzie
  • Ronald D. Menaker
  • Hal R. Morris
  • Edward G. Quinlisk
  • Howard J. Swibel
  • Michael R. Turoff
  • David S. Waxman
  • Raymond J. Werner

Illinois Rising Stars 2016

  • William T. Eveland
  • John Gekas
  • Robert A. McKenzie
  • Sharilee K. Smentek

Super Lawyers’ annual selection process is rigorous and begins with peer nomination. Once attorneys are nominated they are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement through a third-party researcher. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either age 40 or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. While up to five percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named Rising Stars.

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