May 10, 2013

National law firm Polsinelli congratulates five attorneys from its Washington, D.C. office who have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 DC Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars. This year marks the second year attorneys from the Polsinelli Washington, D.C. office have been selected for this honor.

Super Lawyers is a rating service that acknowledges attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Each year, the designation of Rising Star honors select lawyers in Washington, D.C. who are either 40 years of age or younger, in practice for 10 years or less, and whose legal accomplishments contradict their age.

The list of new-addition DC Super Lawyers® for 2013 recognizes Shareholders reaching across multiple practice areas:

  • William D. Blakely – Civil Litigation Defense
  • James H. Davidson – Government Relations
  • Mitchell D. Raup – Antitrust Litigation

The following new-addition attorney has been selected for inclusion as a DC Super Lawyers Rising Star® for 2013:

  • Lauren DeSantis-Then – Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Noam Fischman – Business Litigation

About Polsinelli

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*Inc. Magazine, September 2012