Southwest Super Lawyers: Greenberg Traurig

The Phoenix office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has 19 attorneys on the 2015 Super Lawyers list, an independent rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas. In addition, the publication named six Greenberg Traurig attorneys as Southwest Rising Stars.

“We are extremely proud of the achievements of our attorneys,” said John E. Cummerford, a co-managing shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Phoenix office. “They are certainly deserving of this significant recognition.”

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters organization, is a research-driven, peer-influenced rating service of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The mission of Super Lawyers is to bring visibility to those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice.

Nine Greenberg Traurig attorneys who are Super Lawyers also received the additional distinction of being named in the Southwest Super Lawyers “The Top 50 Lawyers” list.  They include: Brian H. Blaney, Rebecca Lynne Burnham, David D. Cleary, Nicole Maroulakos Goodwin, Stacey F. Gottlieb, Brian J. Schulman, Jeffrey H. Verbin, Jeffrey E. Walsh and Quinn P. Williams.

The six Greenberg Traurig attorneys recognized on the “Southwest Rising Stars” list are: Nedda R. Gales, Dana L. Hooper, Nathan Mitchler, Laura Sixkiller, Katherine A. Swenson and Jeremy D. Zangara.

More than half of the attorneys in Greenberg Traurig’s Phoenix office are included in the 2015 rankings –The 19 attorneys named Super Lawyers include: Laurent R. G. Badoux, Brian H. Blaney, Rebecca Lynne Burnham, David D. Cleary, John E. Cummerford, Jerry L. Fellows, Nicole Maroulakos Goodwin, Stacey F. Gottlieb, Robert S. Kant, Bruce E. Macdonough, Kevin J. Morris, Pamela Risoleo Overton, Gil Rudolph, Brian J. Schulman, Peter W. Sorensen, Mona M. Stone, Jeffrey H. Verbin, Jeffrey E. Walsh and Quinn P. Williams.


In addition, four Greenberg Traurig attorneys named Super Lawyers were included in Southwest Super Lawyers “The Top 25 Arizona Women” list. They are: Rebecca Lynne Burnham, Nicole Maroulakos Goodwin, Stacey F. Gottlieb, and Pamela Risoleo Overton.


The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Super Lawyers Magazine features the list and profiles of selected attorneys and is distributed to attorneys in the state or region and the ABA-accredited law school libraries. Super Lawyers is also published as a special section in leading city and regional magazines across the country. In the United States, Super Lawyers Magazine is published in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., reaching more than 13 million readers.