Press Release

Burns & Levinson Announces 30 Attorneys Selected for Best Lawyers in America 2023

August 18, 2022


Burns & Levinson announced today that 30 attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 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)

Christopher P. Carroll (Litigation – Intellectual Property)

Laura L. Carroll (Litigation – Intellectual Property)

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)

Lisa M. Cukier (Family Law, Trusts and Estates, Litigation – Trusts and Estates)

Steven C. Goodwin (Trusts and Estates)

Lawrence G. Green (Commercial Litigation)

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

Michael D. MacClary (Real Estate Law)

Joseph M. Maraia (Copyright Law, Patent Law)

Paul R. Mastrocola (Litigation – Labor and Employment)

Steven M. Mills (Patent Law)

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

David P. Rosenblatt (Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental)

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)

Josef B. Volman (Business Organizations [including LLCs and Partnerships], Corporate Law)

Ellen J. Zucker (Commercial Litigation)

Rhode Island:

Richard M. Coen (Municipal Law)

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

Timothy J. Conlon (Family Law)

Ones to Watch:

Talia E. Azzaretto (Trusts and Estates)

Courtney D. Greenberg (Family Law)

Patricia E. Malley (Trusts and Estates)

Laura Lee Mittelman (Commercial Litigation)

Andrea E. Nelson (Family Law)

Catherine E. Spanu (Family Law)

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