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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