SUGARMAN Attorneys Listed as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2012

Ten of the firm’s attorneys receive Super Lawyers and Rising Star designation; several reach top 100, top 50 and top 10 rankings in Massachusetts and New England.

SUGARMAN and SUGARMAN P.C. today announced that the firm’s principals Paul Sugarman, Neil Sugarman, W. Thomas Smith, Robert Casby, Jodi Petrucelli, Marianne LeBlanc, Stephen Sugarman and Benjamin Zimmermann, have been selected for inclusion in the 2012 Massachusettts Super Lawyers. Principal David McCormack and associate Stacey Pietrowicz have been designated 2012 Massachusetts Rising Stars.

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 is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

Several of the firm’s principals received additional designations: Top 10 Super Lawyers in Massachusetts: Neil Sugarman; Top 100 Super Lawyers in Massachusetts: Robert Casby, Marianne LeBlanc, W. Thomas Smith and Neil Sugarman; Top 50 Female Super Lawyers in Massachusetts; Marianne LeBlanc and Jodi Petrucelli; Top 100 Super Lawyers in New England: Robert Casby, W. Thomas Smith & Neil Sugarman; Top 100 Female Super Lawyers in New England: Marianne C. Leblanc.

“To be consistently recognized among our colleagues and peers is both impressive and humbling,” noted the firm’s Co-Founder Neil Sugarman. “Our attorneys share an unwavering commitment to the clients we represent; they also use their talents and expertise to improve the legal profession by advocating for legislative changes, teaching the next generation of lawyers, and assuming leadership roles in key legal organizations. I am proud of the results they achieve for their clients each and every day and the positive changes they’ve brought to our profession for decades.”

The Super Lawyers supplement will be published in the November, 2012 issue of Boston Magazine and is widely distributed in regional publications and across the country.