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Thirty-Nine Vorys Attorneys Included on Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

Vorys is pleased to announce that 39 attorneys from the firm have been named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers Magazine distinguishes the top five percent of attorneys in Ohio in more than 70 practice areas, and recognizes those who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement as Super Lawyers.  Twenty-seven Vorys attorneys were named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers.

Rising Stars are chosen by their peers as being among the most recognizable up-and-coming lawyers in Ohio.  Twelve Vorys attorneys were named 2020 Ohio Rising Stars.

The Vorys Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are listed by office with their practice area below.

Columbus Super Lawyers:

  • John Furniss – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Allen Kinzer – Labor and Employment
  • Mark Knueve – Labor and Employment
  • Michael Martz – Corporate
  • Theodore Mattis – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice Litigation
  • Joe Miller – General Litigation
  • Robert Minor – Workers' Compensation
  • Karen Moore – Estate Planning & Probate
  • William Porter – General Litigation
  • Lisa Reisz – Health Care
  • Bradley Sinnott – Workers' Compensation
  • Elizabeth Smith – General Litigation
  • Kristin Watt – Environmental
  • Robert Webner – Business Litigation

Columbus Rising Stars:

  • Martha Brewer Motley – General Litigation
  • Scott Guttman – Intellectual Property
  • Lauren Johnson – Tax
  • Barbara Jordan – Real Estate
  • Janay Stevens – Employment Litigation

Cincinnati Super Lawyers:

  • Kent Britt – General Litigation
  • Whitney Gibson – Business Litigation
  • Andrew Kaplan – Employment and Labor
  • Michael Schwartz – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Victor Walton, Jr. – Business Litigation
  • Elizabeth Weinewuth – Estate & Trust Litigation

Cincinnati Rising Stars:

  • Nathan Colvin – General Litigation
  • Blake Finney – Intellectual Property
  • Emily Pan – Estate Planning & Probate

Cleveland Super Lawyers:

  • Karen Bauernschmidt – Real Estate
  • Michael Garvin – Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Anthony O'Malley – Business Litigation
  • Drew Parobek – Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights

Cleveland Rising Stars:

  • Jennie Church – Real Estate
  • Kari Coniglio – Bankruptcy
  • Lindsay Doss Spillman – Tax

Akron Super Lawyers:

  • Thomas Crookes – Labor and Employment
  • Bret Treier – Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mark Watkins – Intellectual Property

Akron Rising Stars:  

  • Jessica Knopp Cunning – Business Litigation

About Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest Ohio-based law firms with nearly 375 attorneys in seven offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Houston, Texas; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.

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