Nineteen attorneys from Burns & Levinson LLP have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

We congratulate attorneys Brian D. Bixby, Laura L. Carroll, Cornelius (Con) J. Chapman, Sean O. Coffey, Jerry Cohen, Lisa M. Cukier, Steven Goodwin, Lawrence G. Green, Evelyn A. Haralampu, Dennis J. Kelly, Dr. Ronda P. Moore, David P. Rosenblatt, Paul M. Sanford, Mark Schonfeld, Laura R. Studen, George N. Tobia, Jr., Donald E. Vaughan, Josef B. Volman, and Ellen J. Zucker.

Mr. Cohen was selected Best Lawyers' 2014 Boston Trademark Law "Lawyer of the Year" and Mr. Coffey was selected Best Lawyers' 2014 Providence Environmental Law "Lawyer of the Year." Additionally, Mr. Volman is the only attorney in Boston selected in the "Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)" category, and Mr. Tobia is the only attorney in Boston included in the "Motion Pictures and Television Entertainment Law" category.

Mr. Burns (27 years), Mr. Coffey (21 years), and Mr. Rosenblatt (19 years) are part of a distinguished group of attorneys who have been listed in Best Lawyers for ten or more years.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

The Best Lawyers in America® 2014:

Brian D. Bixby: Partner, member of Executive Committee, Chairman of the Probate & Trust Litigation Group, Co-Chair of the Private Client Group, member of the Divorce & Family and Trusts & Estates Groups. Boston, Waltham, Hingham, and Andover offices.

Laura L. Carroll: Partner, member of the Intellectual Property and Business Litigation Groups. Boston office.

Cornelius (Con) J. Chapman: Partner, member of Bankruptcy, Corporate, Finance, Entertainment & Media, Nonprofit Law & Governance, and Schools and Colleges groups. Boston office.

Sean O. Coffey: Partner, member of Executive Committee, member of the Environmental and Real Estate Groups. Partner-in-Charge Providence office.

Jerry Cohen: Partner, member of the Intellectual Property Group. Boston office.

Lisa M. Cukier: Partner, member of Executive Committee, member of the Private Client Group to include the Divorce & Family, Probate & Trust Litigation and Trusts & Estates Groups. Boston, Hingham and Waltham offices.

Steven C. Goodwin: Partner, member of the Private Client, Probate & Trust Litigation and Trusts & Estates Groups. Boston office.

Lawrence G. Green: Partner, member of the Business Litigation Group. Boston office.

Evelyn A. Haralampu: Partner, member of the Corporate, International Practice, Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits, Private Client, Schools & Colleges, Tax and Tax Controversy Groups. Boston office.

Dennis J. Kelly: Partner, member of the Government Investigations & White Collar Crime Group, Securities, Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation Groups. Boston office.

Dr. Ronda P. Moore: Partner, Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Group and member of the Life Sciences Group. Boston office.

David P. Rosenblatt: Managing Partner, Chairman of the Environmental Group and member of the Real Estate Group. Boston office.

Paul M. Sanford: Partner, member of the Business Litigation Group, Private Client and Probate & Trust Litigation Groups. Providence and Boston offices.

Mark Schonfeld: Partner, member of the Intellectual Property and Business Litigation Groups. Boston office.

Laura R. Studen: Partner, member of the Business Litigation, Divorce & Family Law, and Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Groups. Boston office.

George N. Tobia, Jr.: Partner, Chairman of the Entertainment & Media Group and member of the Intellectual Property and Tax Groups. Boston office.

Donald E. Vaughan: Partner, member of the Executive Committee and Co-Chair of the Real Estate Group. Boston office.

Josef B. Volman: Partner, Co-Chair of the Business Law, Life Sciences, Securities Law, Sports Practice, Start-Up and Emerging Growth Companies, and Venture Capital and Private Equity Groups; member of the Canada, Franchise and International Practice Groups. Boston office.

Ellen J. Zucker: Partner and member of the Business Litigation, Government Investigations & White Collar Crime and Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Groups. Boston office.

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