The following Berman & Simmons attorneys were recognized as New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars:
Attorneys Craig Bramley, Benjamin Gideon, Daniel Kagan, Jodi Nofsinger, Steven Silin, Jack Simmons, and Julian Sweet were recognized for excellence in representing clients in personal injury and medical malpractice cases. Attorneys Travis Brennan, Alicia Curtis, Susan Faunce, and Timothy Kenlan were recognized as Rising Stars.

Bernstein Shur recently announced that 27 of its attorneys were named to 2015 New England Super Lawyers. Of those ranked, 13 were named Rising Stars.
The following attorneys were recognized as super lawyers by practice area: Patrick Scully, of Portland, was recognized for his practice in administrative law; D. Sam Anderson, of Yarmouth; and Robert Keach, of Falmouth, for bankruptcy business; Andru Volinsky, of Concord, New Hampshire; Paul McDonald, of Cape Elizabeth; Daniel Mitchell, of Scarborough, for business litigation; George Burns, of Falmouth, for construction litigation; Edward Shumaker, III, of Concord, New Hampshire; Patricia Peard, of Cumberland Foreside; and Ronald Schneider Jr., of Wells, for employment and labor: Michael Hodgins, of Pittsfield, for general litigation; Kenneth Lehman, of Cumberland, for health care; Emily Gray Rice, of Concord, New Hampshire, for professional liability, defense; and Charles Miller, of Portland, for real estate.
The attorneys named as rising stars include: Helen Sterling Coburn, of Cumberland, for business/corporate; Asha Echeverria, of Cumberland, for construction litigation; Steven Gerlach, of North Yarmouth for tax; Molly Barker Gilligan, of North Yarmouth, for health care; Katherine Joyce, of Scarborough, for energy and resources; Kathryn McGintee, of Yarmouth, for employment and labor; Shoshana Cook Mueller, of North Yarmouth, for state/local/municipalities; Edward Sackman, of Concord, New Hampshire for business litigation; David Schneider, of South Portland, for employee benefits; Joshua Silver, of Cumberland, for technology transactions; Hawley Strait, of Yarmouth, for real estate; and Kathryn Wallace, of South Portland, for estate and probate.

Attorneys Rebecca Webber and Stephen Wade, of Skelton Taintor & Abbott, were named New England Super Lawyers.
Webber was recognized for her work in employment and labor. Wade was recognized for his work in personal injury general: plaintiff.

Thompson & Bowie, LLP in Portland announced the following attorneys were named New England Super Lawyers:
James Bowie was recognized for his work in professional liability, defense; Mark Franco for personal injury general, defense; Robert Hatch for professional liability, defense; and Leonard Langer for transportation/maritime.
The firm also announced that the following lawyers were chosen as rising stars: Hillary Bouchard for civil litigation, defense; Twain Braden for transportation/maritime; Jason Donovan, professional liability, defense; Sarah Yantakosol Gayer, professional liability, defense; and Rosie Williams, for civil rights.

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