SEATTLE, JUNE 14, 2012 – Fifty-eight lawyers from Davis Wright Tremaine LLP have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2012 list of Washington "Super Lawyers." The Super Lawyers list, published by Thomson Reuters Legal, is compiled through an extensive research and survey process. Only 5 percent of lawyers in each state are named to the list.

Special recognition was given to five of the firm's Seattle partners, who were named to the Super Lawyers "Top 100" list. This list includes the 100 attorneys who received the highest scores in the state from their peers.

In addition, 12 DWT lawyers were named Rising Stars, a designation reserved for outstanding attorneys who are under 40 years old or have been practicing for less than 10 years.

The complete list of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, along with the practice area for which they are being recognized, is below:

Keith G. Baldwin – Securities & Corporate Finance
Mark W. Berry – Employment & Labor
Richard W. Elliott – Environmental
Henry E. Farber – Employment & Labor
Richard A. Klobucher – Estate Planning & Probate
Warren E. Koons – Real Estate
Lynn Manolopoulos – Environmental
Nick S. Verwolf – General Litigation

Greg Adams – Securities & Corporate Finance
Richard J. Birmingham – Employee Benefits/ERISA
Bruce T. Bjerke –Mergers & Acquisitions
Robert A. Blackstone – Employment & Labor
F. Ross Boundy – Intellectual Property Litigation
Cindy Caditz – Intellectual Property
Steven P. Caplow – Business Litigation
Pamela M. Charles – Tax
Jeffrey B. Coopersmith – Criminal Defense (Top 100)
Marco de Sa e Silva – Real Estate
Susan G. Duffy – Health Care
Stuart R. Dunwoody – Intellectual Property Litigation (Top 100)
Jeffrey L. Fisher – Appellate
James A. Flaggert – Estate Planning & Probate
Thomas A. Goeltz – Real Estate
Marvin L. Gray, Jr. – Business Litigation
James A. Greenfield – Real Estate
John W. Hanley, Jr. – Real Estate
Robert G. Homchick – Health Care
Brian D. Hulse – Banking
Lawton H. Humphrey – Employment Litigation: Defense
Mark A. Hutcheson – Employment & Labor
Bruce E.H. Johnson – First Amendment/Media/Advertising (Top 100)
John E. Keegan – Land Use/Zoning
Michael J. Killeen – Employment & Labor
Harry J.F. Korrell – General Litigation
Ladd B. Leavens – Business Litigation
Thomas A. Lemly – Employment Litigation: Defense
Brendan T. Mangan – Antitrust Litigation
Craig Miller – Business Litigation
Marshall J. Nelson – Intellectual Property
John Parnass – Construction Litigation (Top 100)
Kenneth E. Payson – Class Action/Mass Torts
Donald E. Percival – Real Estate
Ragan L. Powers – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
John A. Reed – Mergers & Acquisitions
Michael Reiss – Employment Litigation: Defense
Warren J. Rheaume – Intellectual Property Litigation
George C. Rondeau, Jr. – Intellectual Property
Douglas C. Ross – Antitrust Litigation
Stephen M. Rummage – Class Action/Mass Torts (Top 100)
Bernard L. Russell – Banking
Brian J. Todd – Tax
Daniel M. Waggoner – Communications
Joe M. Wallin – Securities & Corporate Finance
Joseph P. Whitford – Business/Corporate
Marcus J. Williams – Securities & Corporate Finance
Julie A. Wolff – Mergers & Acquisitions
LaVerne Woods – Non-Profit
James E. Wreggelsworth – Tax

Masha Hart – Employment & Labor (Bellevue)
Fred B. Burnside – Class Action
Benjamin J. Byer – Intellectual Property Litigation
Anthony T. Caso – Real Estate
Ambika Kumar Doran – First Amendment
Rebecca J. Francis –Civil Litigation Defense
Peter S. Johnson – Business & Corporate Finance
Robert J. Maguire – Business Litigation
Evan M. Shapiro – Business & Corporate Finance
Sheehan H. Sullivan Weiss – Employment & Labor
Sarah English Tune – Mergers & Acquisitions
Elisabeth Jane Woare – Real Estate

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