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Standing out in the Crowd: The Value of a Rising Stars List Selection
When it comes to the ever-changing legal landscape, youth isn't always associated with success. For some young lawyers, the industry is more exciting and dynamic than ever, with technology bringing about rapid change and new opportunities in the practice of...

Check out the January Super Lawyers Digital Magazine Releases
January is a busy month for Super Lawyers with the release of four magazines: 2015 Ohio & Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015 Louisiana Super Lawyers Magazine and the 2015 Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine. Going forward,...

Super Lawyers Presents New Website Dedicated to Law Schools
It seems like everywhere you turn someone has an opinion on law school: is it worth the investment? What type of law should you study? Where should you go? Our new website helps prospective students begin their research by targeting...

Hugging It Out with Teresa Wynn Roseborough
The self-described Brown v. Board of Education baby embraces The Home Depot "One of my primary role models as a student-and now-is Thurgood Marshall," she says, as shorthand for her sociopolitical ideals. She calls herself "basically a nerd lawyer, interested...

Introducing the 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition Digital Magazine
The 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition is here! This annual publication includes exceptional attorneys from over 9,000 firms who have mastered their skills in five different business-related practice areas: Business & Transactions; Construction, Real Estate and Environmental; Employment; Intellectual Property;...

Defending People after the Worst Day of Their Life
Criminal defense attorney Margaret Sind Raben of Gurewitz & Raben shares stories of incorrect paperwork, double jeopardy and the legal definition of a dating relationship.  Q: Did you do criminal defense from the start? A: When I first started practicing,...

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Ask Super Lawyers

I fell off a ladder at work in New York. Can I sue?

Falls from ladders are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. The law in the state of New York requires employers …

Answered by Richard M. Kenny, 1 day ago

I fell down stairs and was injured. Can I sue the building in New York?

There are several factors to be considered regarding a fall down stairs. The first is "Was there any defective condition concerning the stairs?" This …

Answered by Richard M. Kenny, 1 day ago

How Can I Protect My Assets and Children in My Maryland Divorce?

PROTECTING ASSETS Most people marry with the hope that they will have a long and happy marriage. However, because many marriages fail, it is …

Answered by Linda Haspel, 2 days ago

Do mothers always get custody of their children in North Carolina?

No, mothers do not always get custody of their children in North Carolina. In North Carolina, the law says that the judge must decide child custody …

Answered by Angela W. McIlveen, 2 days ago

I am an undocumented immigrant and I got injured. Can I file a lawsuit in New York?

Yes. Your immigration status will not prevent you from filing a personal injury or civil rights lawsuit. All people, including immigrants (documented …

Answered by Richard M. Kenny, 2 days ago

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.

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Advisory Board

The Super Lawyers Advisory Board

Gary P. Naftalis

Gary P. Naftalis

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Gary Naftalis represents corporations and individuals in bet-the-company civil, criminal and regulatory matters. As the head of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel’s litigation department , Naftalis defends against a wide range of allegations against his clients, including accounting irregularities, insider trading, market manipulation and other financial fraud. 

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The Selection Process

Super Lawyers Selection Process Patented by The United States Patent and Trademark Office 

In April 2013, the Super Lawyers selection process received a patent (U.S. Pat. No. 8,412,564) from The United States Patent and Trademark Office. This distinction is relevant to both attorneys and consumers, as it further demonstrates credibility as an impartial third-party rating system. 

“We are honored to have a recently granted U.S. patent relating to lawyer-ratings. We take our credibility very seriously, and having a patent assures our customers that we strive to be innovation leaders in our area,” says Julie Gleason, the Director of Research at Super Lawyers. 


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