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Eighteen Quarles & Brady Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers®

Eighteen Attorneys Also Named 2012 Illinois Rising Stars

CHICAGO, ILL. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that eighteen of its attorneys have been named by Illinois Super Lawyers® magazine as among the top five percent of attorneys in Illinois for 2012.

Peter A. Sarasek and Theodore I. Yi were named in the Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers while Adrianne C. Mazura and Janice E. Rodgers were recognized in the Top 50 Women Illinois Super Lawyers.

Additionally, eighteen Quarles & Brady attorneys were named by Illinois Super Lawyers & Rising Stars as among the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state for 2012. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are named to the list.

Attorneys from the Firm's Chicago office who were selected for inclusion in the 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers list are:

Donald R. Cassling - Business Litigation
Faye B. Feinstein - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Robert L. Gamrath III - Real Estate
Kirk A. Hoopingarner - Estate Planning & Probate
Mark J. Horne - Real Estate
Janine M. Landow-Esser - Environmental
Thomas J. Magill - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Philip V. Martino - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Adrianne C. Mazura - Employment Litigation: Defense
Michael S. Mostow - Environmental
E. King Poor - Business Litigation
Janice E. Rodgers - Non-Profit
Peter A. Sarasek - Real Estate
Leonard S. Shifflett - Business Litigation
Kathleen J. Swan - Securities & Corporate Finance
Everett S. Ward - Real Estate
Theodore I. Yi - Real Estate
Richard W. Young - Intellectual Property Litigation

Quarles & Brady attorneys from the Firm's Chicago office who were named to the 2012 Illinois Rising Stars list are:

Kristen M. Danyluk - Business/Corporate
Christopher T. DeMent - Real Estate
Jennifer Dorn - Real Estate
Sepideh Esmaili Smith - Employment & Labor
Christopher J. Fahy - Intellectual Property Litigation
Ellen Girard Georgiadis - Employment & Labor
Charles E. Harper - Business Litigation
Brian A. Hartstein - Employment & Labor
Matthew D. Heinke - Land Use/Zoning
Andrew Fisher Hettinga - Employment & Labor
Steven V. Hunter - Business Litigation
Norah L. Jones - Non-Profit
Eric D. Ledbetter - Immigration
Thomas A. McCarthy - Real Estate
Benjamin Naylor - Employment & Labor
Jodi Patt Pellettiere - Non-Profit
Jacquelyn Pinnell Reed - Business Litigation
Anthony P. Steinike - Business Litigation

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, 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. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Super Lawyers can be found online at, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

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