Thirty-four total Burns & Levinson attorneys in Massachusetts and Rhode Island were named to the 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Twenty-six attorneys from Burns & Levinson LLP have been named to the 2016 Super Lawyers list, an acknowledgement based on peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Of the Burns & Levinson attorneys recognized, eight have been named to the Rising Stars list, which specifically honors attorneys "40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less." Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

The following Burns & Levinson attorneys have been named Super Lawyers for 2016:

Brian D. Bixby - Estate & Trust Litigation

Stephen Y. Chow - Intellectual Property

Clifford R. Cohen - Estate & Probate

Jerry Cohen - Intellectual Property

Elizabeth G. Crowley - Family Law

Lisa M. Cukier - Estate & Trust Litigation

Shepard Davidson - Business Litigation

Mary Katherine Geraghty - Business Litigation

Lawrence G. Green - General Litigation

Evelyn A. Haralampu - Employee Benefits

Paul Marshall Harris - Business Litigation

Renee Inomata - Employment & Labor

Dennis J. Kelly - White Collar Criminal Defense

Robin M. Lynch Nardone - Family Law

Joseph M. Maraia - Intellectual Property

Lawrence P. Murray - Business Litigation

Robert J. O'Regan - Business Litigation

David P. Rosenblatt - Environmental

Paul M. Sanford - Business Litigation

Mark Schonfeld - Intellectual Property Litigation

Susan E. Stenger - Appellate

Laura R. Studen - Employment & Labor

George N. Tobia, Jr. - Entertainment & Media

Carolyn C. Van Tine - Family Law

Nancy R. Van Tine - Family Law

Ellen J. Zucker - Employment & Labor

The following attorneys have been named Rising Stars for 2016:

Tiffany M. Bentley - Estate & Trust Litigation

Jordan P. Bowne - Family Law

Benjamin C. Caldwell - Business Litigation

Andrea T. Dunbar - Family Law

Eric G. J. Kaviar - Intellectual Property Litigation

Elizabeth Brady Murillo - Business Litigation

Brooke A. Penrose - Intellectual Property

David S. Raymon - Estate & Probate

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