The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that it has been named a “Highly Recommended Arizona Litigation Firm” in the 2015 edition of Benchmark Litigation, an annual guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. In addition, six Gallagher & Kennedy shareholders have been named 2015 “Local Litigation Stars” in the rankings.

Gallagher & Kennedy founders Michael L. Gallagher and Michael K. Kennedy have been named 2015 “Local Litigation Stars” in Arizona. Also recognized as 2015 “Local Litigation Stars” are Kevin O’Malley, shareholder and head of the firm’s litigation department, and shareholders Mark A. Fuller, Donald Peder Johnsen and Paul L. Stoller. The list of “Local Litigation Stars” for each state includes only individuals who were recommended consistently as reputable and effective litigators by clients and peers.

Recognizing excellence in litigation since 2008, Benchmark Litigation is the only publication to focus exclusively on U.S. litigation. Benchmark Litigation conducts an extensive interview process with litigators and clients to determine the top litigators on a local and national level. “Highly Recommended” firms receive the most client and peer mentions and are dominant in their particular jurisdiction.