The following attorneys have been included in the 2021 Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.
The Super Lawyers list recognizes no more than 5 percent of attorneys in each state. Rising Stars recognizes 2.5 percent of attorneys in each state who are under age 40 or in practice for less than 10 years. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Antheil Maslow & MacMinn in Doylestown:
Three partners were selected to the 2021 Super Lawyers List: Jessica A. Pritchard, Family Law, who was also selected for the Top 50: 2021 Women Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List”; Michael W. Mills, Business, Estates & Trusts & Tax; and Peter J. Smith, Business, Real Estate, Estates & Trusts and Nonprofit Law.
Three attorneys were selected to the 2021 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list: Partner Elizabeth Fineman, Family Law; Stephanie Shortall, Corporate, Real Estate and Trust & Estates; and Elaine Yandrisevits, Estate Planning and Administration, with a focus on special needs trust planning.
Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams in New Britain:
The 2021 edition features Ellis H. Katz, of counsel, an authority on private and public sector labor law, who has been named annually to Super Lawyers since 2009.
It also includes Rising Stars Thomas C. Warner, partner, who represents Pennsylvania school districts and entities in matters of special education litigation, and Jason D. Fortenberry, associate, who advocates for schools and districts on special education issues. Warner has been recognized from 2015-2021 and Fortenberry from 2018-2021.
Williams Family Law in Doylestown:
Jeffrey M. Williams, Susan J. Smith and Shauna L. Quigley have been named to the 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list.
Timoney Knox in Fort Washington:
Six attorneys were selected for inclusion as 2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers or Rising Stars.
Kevin D. Birkhead, Estate and Probate, has been included in the Rising Stars lists every year since 2014.
Thomas A. Boulden, Estate and Trust Litigation, has been included in the Super Lawyers lists every year since 2014.
Catherine M. “Kate” Harper, Land Use/Zoning has been included in the Super Lawyers lists from 2012 through 2016, and 2019 through the present.
Andrew W. Knox, Personal Injury-Medical Malpractice (Plaintiff), has been included in the Rising Stars lists since 2018.
George M. Riter, Estate and Probate, has been included in the Super Lawyers lists every year since 2006.
Eric B. Smith, Real Estate, has been included in the Rising Stars lists every year from 2005 through 2008, 2010 through 2012, and has been included on the Super Lawyers lists every year since 2013.