Twenty-seven attorneys from Burns & Levinson LLP have been named 2015 Massachusetts Super Lawyers, a recognition based on peer recognition and professional achievement.

Partner Paul Sanford, who is based in the firm's Providence, Rhode Island office, has also been named a Rhode Island Super Lawyer for 2015.

Of the Burns & Levinson attorneys recognized, five have been named "Rising Stars," which is defined as "40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less."

The following Burns & Levinson attorneys have been named Super Lawyers for 2015:

Brian D. Bixby - Estate & Trust Litigation

Stephen Y. Chow - Intellectual Property

Clifford R. Cohen - Estate & Probate

Jerry Cohen - Intellectual Property

Lisa M. Cukier - Estate & Trust Litigation

Shepard Davidson - Business Litigation

Lawrence G. Green - General Litigation

Evelyn A. Haralampu - Employee Benefits

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

Frank A. Segall - Business/Corporate

Susan E. Stenger - Appellate

Laura R. Studen - Employment & Labor

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 2015:

Tiffany M. Bentley - Estate & Trust Litigation

Elizabeth G. Crowley - Family Law

Andrea T. Dunbar - Family Law

Michael P. Judge - Family Law

Orlando Lopez - Intellectual Property

These attorneys will be featured in the November issue of Boston magazine and the 2015 issue of New England Super Lawyers.

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