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Baker Donelson Attorneys Recognized in 2015 Edition of Alabama Super Lawyers and Alabama Rising Stars


(Birmingham, AL / April 30, 2015)  Twenty-one attorneys with Baker Donelson have been named to the 2015 edition of Alabama Super Lawyers. Another seven attorneys were named to the publication's list of 2015 "Rising Stars."

The attorneys named to the list, along with the practice areas in which they are noted, include: 

• D. Keith Andress, civil litigation defense 

• Jenna M. Bedsole, employment and labor 

• Patricia Clotfelter, business litigation 

• Ross N. Cohen, tax 

• Jonathan R. Geisen, business/corporate 

• W. Patton Hahn, bankruptcy: business 

• H. Chervis Isom, real estate

• Denise W. Killebrew, real estate 

• Timothy M. Lupinacci, bankruptcy: business 

• Edward P. Meyerson, construction litigation 

• Anne W. Mitchell, estate and probate 

• Donald J. Nettles, construction litigation

• Eric L. Pruitt, bankruptcy: business

• N. Andrew Rotenstreich, communications

• William G. Somerville III, employment and labor

• William R. Sylvester, real estate

• Sara M. Turner, personal injury - products: defense 

• Susan S. Wagner, appellate

Alabama Super Lawyers also named Patricia Clotfelter to its list of the top 25 female attorneys in Alabama.

In addition, the publication honored seven Baker Donelson attorneys in its 2015 Alabama Rising Stars list: 

• Rachel VanNortwick Barlotta, employment and labor 

• Kevin R. Garrison, construction litigation 

• Catherine C. Long, business litigation 

• Vincent G. Nelan, construction litigation 

• Stephen K. Pudner, business litigation

The selections for this list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of Thomson Reuters, Legal Division. Each year, the research team undertakes a multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area and a good-standing and disciplinary check. First published in 1991 by Law & Politics and acquired by Thomson Reuters, Legal in February 2010, Super Lawyers magazines reach more than 21 million readers across the country.

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