Super Lawyers Highlights Top Attorneys in Northern California

Aug 09, 2016

Eagan, Minn. — Super Lawyers, the Thomson Reuters lawyer rating service, has announced the 2016 Mountain States Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. These two lists are comprised of outstanding attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes nominations, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. 


The 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers list is published within:

  • Northern CaliforniaSuperLawyers Magazine distributed to more than 51,00 lawyers in and the ABA-accredited law school libraries
  • Northern California Super Lawyers list is featured in Wired magazine and reaches more than 120,000 readers
  • Online attorney directory at


Super Lawyers congratulates those attorneys that were selected to a 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers Top List, awarded to those who have received the most total points earned during the selection process:


In the Northern California Super Lawyers Magazine, there are several noteworthy stories from the region’s selectees. In this issue, lawyers share a glimpse of the U.S. Supreme Court, gleaned while clerking for justices ranging from the exacting William O. Douglas to the engaging Stephen Breyer. Also, Durie Tangri’s Daralyn Durie, who worked on Google’s first patent case, tells Super Lawyers what it’s like living on the frontier of patent law. Rick Watters, with Miles, Sears & Eanni in Fresno, talks about the $27.5 million he won for a man severely burned in an industrial accident. Super Lawyers also unearthed Steve Churchwell’s inner Elvis.


For more information about how Super Lawyers selects these top-rated attorneys, go to

Super Lawyers
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The Super Lawyers lists are published in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines across the country. The Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information, go to

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Patrick Dunn
Super Lawyers
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