Burns & Levinson LLP is proud to announce that twenty-nine of the firm's lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyers®, Rhode Island Super Lawyers®, and Massachusetts Rising Stars. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars employ an annual jurisdictional selection process. Only five percent of lawyers in the state were selected to the Super Lawyers list and 2.5 percent to the Rising Stars list. These lawyers will be featured in the November issues of Boston magazine and Rhode Island Monthly, as well as in the 2011 issue of New England Super Lawyers.

Congratulations to all of our lawyers selected for inclusion in the 2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyers, Rhode Island Super Lawyers, and Massachusetts Rising Stars.

2011 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and Rhode Island Super Lawyers:

Brian D. Bixby – Chairman, Probate & Trust Litigation Group. Co-Chair, Private Client Group. Member, Trusts & Estates and Divorce & Family Law Groups. (2004-2011 selections)

Jerry Cohen – Member, Intellectual Property, Business Litigation, Canada Practice, Corporate, International Practice, Life Sciences, Science & Technology Groups. (2006-2011 selections)

Sean O. Coffey – Member of Executive Committee. Member, Design & Construction, Environmental and Real Estate Groups. Rhode Island Office (2007-2011 selections)

Lisa M. Cukier – Member of Executive Committee. Member, Business Litigation, Divorce & Family, Family Advisory Services, Probate & Trust Litigation and Trusts & Estates Groups. (2005-2011 selections)

Shepard Davidson – Co-Chair, Business Litigation. Member, Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Group. (2008-2011 selections)

Nicholas Forgione – Member, Private Client, Probate & Trust Litigation and Trusts & Estates Groups. (2011 selection)

Lawrence G. Green – Co-Chair, Business Litigation Group. Member, Bankruptcy, Executive Advocacy, Franchise, International Practice and Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Groups. (2004-2008, 2011 selections)

Evelyn A. Haralampu – Member, ERISA Litigation and Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits Groups. (2004-2006, 2010-2011 selections)

Renee Inomata – Chair, Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits. Member, Business Litigation, Corporate, Intellectual Property and International Practice Groups. (2004, 2008-2011 selections)

Dennis J. Kelly – Chairman, Government Investigations and White Collar Crime Group. Member, Business Litigation Group. (2004-2011 selections)

Andrew J. Merken – Co-Chair, Securities and Life Sciences Groups. Member, Corporate Group. (2004-2011 selections)

Lawrence P. Murray – Chairman, Franchise Group. Member, Automotive, Business Litigation, ERISA Litigation, Government Investigations & White Collar Crime, and Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Groups. (2006-2007 Rising Stars selections, 2011 selection)

David P. Rosenblatt – Managing Partner. Chairman, Environmental Group. Member, Real Estate Group. (2004-2011 selections)

Paul M. Sanford – Member, Business Litigation, Probate & Trust Litigation Groups. *Rhode Island Office (2007-2011 selections)

Mark Schonfeld – Member, Business Litigation, Intellectual Property, International Practice, Life Sciences, Schools & Colleges and Science & Technology Groups. (2004-2007, 2011 selections)

Frank A. Segall – Member of Executive Committee. Co-Chair, Corporate and Finance Groups. Member, Schools & Colleges Group. (2004, 2006, 2011 selections)

William V. Sopp – Member of Executive Committee. Member, Corporate, Finance, Schools & Colleges and Bankruptcy Groups. (2004-2011 selections)

Norman C. Spector – Co-Chair, Corporate and Finance Groups. Member, Nonprofit Law & Governance and Schools & Colleges Groups. (2004, 2006, 2011 selections)

Susan E. Stenger – Member, Business Litigation, Entertainment & Media, Private Client and Probate & Trust Litigation Groups. (2004-2008, 2011 selections)

Laura R. Studen – Co-Chair, Business Litigation. Member, Divorce & Family Law and Labor Employment & Employee Benefits Groups. (2004-2011 selections)

Nancy R. Van Tine – Chair, Divorce & Family Law Group and Co-Chair, Private Client Group. (2004-2011 selections)

Ellen J. Zucker – Member, Business Litigation, Labor Employment & Employee Benefits and White Collar Criminal Defense Groups. (2006, 2008-2011 selections)

2011 Massachusetts Rising Stars:

Elizabeth G. Crowley – Member, Divorce & Family, Private Client and Probate & Trust Litigation Groups. (2010-2011 selections)

Francine Gardikas – Member, Divorce & Family and Private Client Groups. (2008, 2011 selections)

Tiffany M. Bentley – Member, Divorce & Family, Private Client, Probate & Trust Litigation and Trusts & Estates Groups. (2011 selection)

Dr. Orlando Lopez – Member, Intellectual Property and International Practice Groups. (2008, 2010-2011 selections)

Robin M. Lynch Nardone – Member, Divorce & Family and Private Client Groups. (2009-2011 selections)

Elizabeth Brady Murillo – Member, Business Litigation and Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Groups. (2008-2011 selections)

Thomas T. Reith, III – Member, Business Litigation and Design & Construction Groups. (2009-2011 selections)

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