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Twenty Nine Burns & Levinson Attorneys Named 2010 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Boston, MA - November 4, 2010

Burns & Levinson LLP is proud to announce twenty nine attorneys have been named 2010 New England Super Lawyers and Massachusetts Rising Stars. Each year, Super Lawyers and Rising Stars polling is conducted by Law & Politics Media and selection is based on a survey of attorneys by state and reviewed by an independent blue ribbon panel. Listed attorneys and finalists consist of the top 5% of attorneys in each state. These lawyers are featured in the November issue of Boston Magazine, Rhode Island Monthly and in the 2010 issue of the magazines, New England Super Lawyers, and Massachusetts Rising Stars, both publications of Law and Politics.

Congratulations to all of our attorneys named Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

2010 New England Super Lawyers:

Victor Bass - Chairman, Bankruptcy Group. Member, Finance and Corporate Groups. (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Brian D. Bixby – Chairman, Probate & Trust Litigation Group. Co-Chair, Private Client Group. Member, Trusts & Estates and Divorce & Family Law Groups. (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Jerry Cohen – Co-Chair, Intellectual Property/SciTech. Member, Business Litigation, Canada Practice, Corporate, International, Life Sciences, Science & Technology Groups. (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Sean O. Coffey – Member of Executive Committee. Member, Design & Construction, Environmental and Real Estate Groups. *Rhode Island Office (2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Lisa M. Cukier – Member of Executive Committee. Member, Business Litigation, Divorce & Family, Family Advisory Services Team, Probate & Trust Litigation and Trusts & Estates Groups. (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Shepard Davidson – Co-Chair, Business Litigation. Member, Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Groups. (2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Jacob (Jesse) N. Erlich – Member, Intellectual Property/SciTech, Science & Technology, Schools & Colleges Groups. (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

George P. Field – Member, Business Litigation, Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property/SciTech Groups. (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Evelyn A. Haralampu – Member, ERISA Litigation and Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Groups. (2004, 2005, 2006 and 2010 selections)

Renee Inomata – Chair, Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits. Member, Business Litigation, Corporate, Intellectual Property/SciTech and International Groups. (2004, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Dennis J. Kelly – Chairman, Government Investigations and White Collar Crime Group. Member, Business Litigation Group. (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Andrew J. Merken – Co-Chair, Securities and Life Sciences Groups. Member, Corporate Group. (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Robert J. O’Regan – Member, Business Litigation, Labor Employment & Employee Benefits and Schools & Colleges Groups. (2004 and 2010 selection)

David P. Rosenblatt – Managing Partner. Chairman, Environmental Group. Member, Real Estate Group. (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Paul M. Sanford – Member, Business Litigation, Probate & Trust Litigation Groups. *Rhode Island Office (2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

William V. Sopp – Member of Executive Committee. Member, Corporate, Finance, Schools & Colleges and Bankruptcy Groups. (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Laura R. Studen – Co-Chair, Business Litigation. Member, Divorce & Family Law and Labor Employment & Employee Benefits Groups. (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Nancy R. Van Tine – Chair, Divorce & Family Law Group and Co-Chair, Private Client Group. (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Ellen J. Zucker – Member, Business Litigation, Labor Employment & Employee Benefits and White Collar Criminal Defense Groups. (2006, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Peter F. Zupcofska – Member of Executive Committee. Member, Divorce & Family and Probate & Trust Litigation Groups. (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

2010 Massachusetts Rising Stars:

Stephen D. Brook – Member, Corporate, International and Securities Practices. (2009 and 2010 selections)

Joshua N. Cook – Member, Business Litigation, Enforcing the Rights of Investors and Schools & Colleges Groups. (2010 selection)

Elizabeth G. Crowley – Member, Divorce & Family, Private Client and Probate & Trust Litigation Groups. (2010 selection)

Dr. Orlando Lopez – Member, Intellectual Property/SciTech and International Practices. (2008 and 2010 selections)

Robin M. Lynch Nardone – Member, Divorce & Family and Private Client Groups. (2009 and 2010 selections)

Elizabeth Brady Murillo – Member, Business Litigation and Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Groups. (2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Thomas T. Reith, III – Member, Business Litigation and Design & Construction Groups. (2009 and 2010 selections)

Michael P. Twohig – Member, Business Litigation Group. (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

Victoria L. Walton – Member, Business Litigation, Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits and Schools & Colleges Groups. (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 selections)

About Burns & Levinson LLP
Burns & Levinson is a full-service law firm with over 125 attorneys based in Boston, with additional offices in Providence and New York, as well as in the Merrimack Valley/North Shore, Metrowest and South Shore areas of Massachusetts. The firm has grown steadily and strategically throughout the years and has become a premier law firm with regional, national and international clientele. The firm has expertise in corporate law, finance, venture capital, private equity, intellectual property, labor and employment, tax, bankruptcy, lending and leasing, real estate, design & construction, environmental, business litigation, government investigations and white collar crime defense, and a large private client group, including estate planning, probate and trust litigation, divorce and other family law issues. In addition, the firm has a wholly owned subsidiary office in Montreal, Quebec, to service its Canadian clients. For more information, visit Burns & Levinson at www.burnslev.com.

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