April 25, 2013

National law firm Polsinelli congratulates 17 attorneys from its Phoenix office who have been selected for inclusion in the 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars. This year’s honorees include Phoenix Managing Partner Edward F. Novak and shareholder Andrew B. Turk, who was selected for his first time. Novak was selected again in the Arizona Top 50 of all Arizona Super Lawyers.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Each year, the designation of Rising Star is more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in Arizona and New Mexico who are 40 years of age or younger, or are in practice for 10 years or less.

The list of Southwest Super Lawyers® includes several shareholders reaching across multiple practice areas:

• Troy B. Froderman – Insurance Coverage
Marty Harper – Business Litigation
• John J. Hebert – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
• Thomas K. Irvine – Real Estate
Lucas J. Narducci – Energy & Natural Resources
• Edward F. Novak – Criminal Defense: White Collar
• Leon B. Silver – Business Litigation

New additions to Southwest Super Lawyers® for 2013:

• Andrew B. Turk – Business Litigation

The following attorneys were selected for inclusion as Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars®:

Ryan A. Berry – Mergers & Acquisition
• Jonathan G. Brinson – Insurance Coverage
• Brian M. Flaherty – Construction Litigation
• Melissa S. Ho – Criminal Defense: White Collar
Nathan Kunz – Business Litigation
• Wesley D. Ray – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

New additions to Southwest Super Lawyers Rising Stars® for 2013:

• Andrew S. Jacob – Business Litigation
Rebecca N. Lumley – Business Litigation
Jamie D. Cole – Mergers & Acquisition

For more information contact Public Relations Manager Heather McMichael, 816-223-8780,

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*Inc. Magazine, September 2012