About Rising Stars


The Rising Stars list is developed using the same patented multiphase selection process used for the Super Lawyers list except:

  • To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.
  • While up to 5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars. 

All attorneys first go through the Super Lawyers selection process. Those who are not selected to the Super Lawyers list, but meet either one of the Rising Stars eligibility requirements, then go through the Rising Stars selection process.

Rising Stars lists are available in every market that has an existing Super Lawyers list, except for Alaska and San Diego. 

Super Lawyers Magazine
What is Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers 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 selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Read more »


Super Lawyers Articles
Military Man

Military Man

Former Marine Patrick J. McLain has 10 kids and a strong sense of right ...


The Rock ‘n’ Roll Odyssey of Steve Irwin

Make that Gator McCoy  


Wanted: Shades of Gray

IP and business litigator Adrian Pruetz, whose eponymous firm merged with Glaser Weil Fink Jacobs Howard Avchen & Shapiro last November, talks about preparing witnesses, debriefing juries, and the perceived advantage of being a female attorney


The Common Man’s Lawyer

The Common Man’s Lawyer

Reggie Whitten’s straightforward style results in ...


Marsh Halberg’s Equal Protection

Criminal defense lawyer Marsh Halberg gives all clients his best, even the questionable ones, so he can stay sharp for the innocents



Popular Searches

New York Lawyers

Northern California Lawyers

Florida Lawyers

Massachusetts Lawyers

Nevada Lawyers

Minnesota Lawyers

Washington DC Lawyers

Southern California Lawyers

Illinois Lawyers

Maryland Lawyers

Texas Lawyers

Georgia Lawyers

 

Find Us On

International

Super Lawyers UK Super Lawyers US