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Nineteen Quarles & Brady Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers

14 Named to Rising Stars List

CHICAGO, ILL. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that nineteen of its Chicago office attorneys have been named by Illinois Super Lawyers® magazine as among the top attorneys in Illinois for 2013. No more than five percent of total lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers®.

Chicago-based partners Peter A. Sarasek and Theodore I. Yi were named in the Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers® list and Adrianne C. Mazura was also named to the in the Top 100 list, as well as the Top 50 Women Illinois Super Lawyers® list.

Additionally, fourteen Chicago-based attorneys were named to the 2013 Illinois Rising Stars list.

Attorneys from the firm's Chicago office who were selected for inclusion in the 2013 Illinois Super Lawyers® magazine are:

Lisa J. Acevedo - Health Care*
Scott A. Bremer - Bonds/Government Finance*
Faye B. Feinstein - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Robert L. Gamrath III - Real Estate
Ellen Girard Georgiadis - Employment & Labor
Kirk A. Hoopingarner - Estate Planning & Probate
John A. Klages - Employment & Labor
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
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 2013 Illinois Rising Stars list are:

Christopher J. Fahy - Intellectual Property Litigation
Charles E. Harper Jr. - Business Litigation
Brian A. Hartstein - Employment & Labor
Andrew Fisher Hettinga - Employment & Labor
Steven V. Hunter - Business Litigation
Norah L. Jones - Non-Profit
Eric D. Ledbetter - Immigration
Thomas A. McCarthy - Real Estate
Nicole M. Murray - Intellectual Property
Lauren N. Nachinson - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Jodi Patt Pellettiere - Non-Profit
Michael S. Rhinehart - Business Litigation*
Nicholas P. Schmidbauer - Intellectual Property*
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. The annual, state-by-state selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. (*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Illinois Super Lawyers®.

Super Lawyers Rising Stars recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state - those who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of total lawyers are selected for inclusion in the Rising Stars list. (*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

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

About Quarles & Brady LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Chicago, Ill; Madison and Milwaukee, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; and Shanghai, China. The firm provides an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients, which range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the firm may be found at, and on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.