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Polsinelli Attorneys named to Southwest Super Lawyers

National law firm Polsinelli congratulates 17 attorneys from its Phoenix office who have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. This year’s honorees include Phoenix Managing Partner Edward F. Novak and shareholder Andrew B. Turk, who was selected for his first time. Novak was selected again in the Arizona Top 50 of all Arizona 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 is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Each year, the designation of Rising Star is more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in Arizona and New Mexico who are 40 years of age or younger, and in practice for 10 years or less. The list of Southwest Super Lawyers includes several shareholders reaching across multiple practice areas:

• Troy B. Froderman – Insurance Coverage
• Marty Harper – Business Litigation
• John J. Hebert – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
• Thomas K. Irvine – Real Estate
• Lucas J. Narducci – Energy & Natural Resources
• Edward F. Novak – Criminal Defense: White Collar
• Leon B. Silver – Business Litigation
• Andrew B. Turk – Business Litigation

The following attorneys were selected for inclusion as Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars:

• Ryan A. Berry – Mergers & Acquisition
• Jonathan G. Brinson – Insurance Coverage
• Brian M. Flaherty – Construction Litigation
• Melissa S. Ho – Criminal Defense: White Collar
• Nathan Kunz – Business Litigation
• Wesley D. Ray – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

New additions to Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2013:

• Andrew S. Jacob – Business Litigation
• Rebecca N. Lumley – Business Litigation
• Jamie D. Cole – Mergers & Acquisition


Polsinelli Shughart Elects 21 New Shareholders for 2013

Polsinelli Shughart congratulates 21 of its attorneys elected to shareholder from our Chicago, Denver, Kansas City, Phoenix, and St. Louis offices effective November 1, 2012. The firm is committed to the development of its attorneys and ongoing growth to better serve clients.

“We’re pleased to recognize and reward our new shareholders for their hard work and dedication to our clients,” said Polsinelli Shughart Chairman Russ Welsh. “Their professional achievements help ensure that together, our firm will continue to create value to help our clients succeed. We’re excited to share the news.”

The promotions to shareholder are occurring during an exciting period of growth for Polsinelli Shughart. In 2012, the firm added 78 attorneys nationwide to help meet our clients’ needs. Dallas and Los Angeles offices were added in 2011. The firm focuses on health care, financial services, real estate, life sciences and technology, energy and business litigation.

Among the new shareholders is Ryan A. Berry  in Polsinelli’s Phoenix office. Berry specializes in corporate and securities law. He earned his law degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law in 2005.