Press Release

Burns & Levinson Announces 19 Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America 2023

August 18, 2022


Burns & Levinson announced today that 19 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America. We proudly congratulate the firm’s recognized attorneys for 2023:


Brian D. Bixby (Family Law, Litigation – Trusts and Estates)

Cornelius J. Chapman (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law)

Clifford R. Cohen (Trusts and Estates)

Jerry Cohen (Litigation – Intellectual Property, Litigation – Patent, Patent Law, Trade Secrets Law, Trademark Law)

Steven C. Goodwin (Trusts and Estates)

Lawrence G. Green (Commercial Litigation)

Evelyn A. Haralampu (Employee Benefits [ERISA] Law)

Michael D. MacClary (Real Estate Law)

Paul R. Mastrocola (Litigation – Labor and Employment)

Deborah J. Peckham (Copyright Law, Litigation – Intellectual Property, Trademark Law

Laura R. Studen (Commercial Litigation, Employment Law – Individuals, Employment Law – Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment)

“Lawyer of the Year” in Employment Law – Individuals

George N. Tobia, Jr. (Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television, Entertainment Law – Music)

Donald E. Vaughan (Real Estate Law)

Ellen J. Zucker (Commercial Litigation)

Rhode Island:

Sean O. Coffey (Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental)

Timothy J. Conlon (Family Law)

Ones to Watch:

Talia E. Azzaretto (Trusts and Estates)

Patricia E. Malley (Trusts and Estates)

Laura Lee Mittelman (Commercial Litigation)

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