Twenty-Six Quarles & Brady Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers

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CHICAGO, ILL. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that 26 of its attorneys have been named by Illinois Super Lawyers® magazine as among the top attorneys in Illinois for 2014. Chicago-based partners Adrianne C. Mazura, Peter A. Sarasek and Theodore I. Yi were further named in the Top 100 Illinois Super Lawyers list, while Faye B. Feinstein and Adrianne C. Mazura were named in the Top 50 Women Illinois Super Lawyers list. Additionally, 19 Chicago-based attorneys were named to the 2014 Illinois Rising Stars list.

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. No more than five percent of total lawyers in the state are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers.

The following attorneys from the Quarles & Brady Chicago office were selected for inclusion in the 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers magazine (* indicates lawyers who are listed for the first time):

Scott A. Bremer - Government Finance
Gary R. Clark - Employment & Labor*
Tracy Bradford Farley - Employment & Labor*
Faye B. Feinstein - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Christine B. Fisher - Real Estate*
Eric J. Fuglsang - Real Estate*
Robert L. Gamrath III - Real Estate
Ellen Girard Georgiadis - Employment & Labor
Kirk A. Hoopingarner - Estate & Probate
Steven V. Hunter - Business Litigation*
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
Robert F. Messerly - Real Estate
Michael S. Mostow - Environmental
Stanley F. Orszula - Banking*
Jeffrey Piell - Employment & Labor*
E. King Poor - Business Litigation
Janice E. Rodgers - Nonprofit Organizations
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

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.

The following Quarles & Brady attorneys from the firm’s Chicago office were named to the 2014 Illinois Rising Stars list (* indicates lawyers who are listed for the first time):

Nicole A. Bashor - Intellectual Property*
Lauren Beslow - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Christopher J. Fahy - Intellectual Property Litigation
Sarah E. Fanto - Intellectual Property*
Brian A. Hartstein - Employment & Labor
Andrew Fisher Hettinga - Employment & Labor
Norah L. Jones - Nonprofit Organizations
Maria Frenn Kallmeyer - Immigration*
Eric D. Ledbetter - Immigration
Melissa E. Manning - Business Litigation*
Adam T. Margolin - Energy & Resources*
Thomas A. McCarthy - Real Estate
Nicole M. Murray - Intellectual Property
Derek T. Neathery - Real Estate*
Jodi Patt - Nonprofit Organizations
Michael S. Rhinehart - Business Litigation
Nicholas P. Schmidbauer - Intellectual Property
Anthony P. Steinike - Business Litigation
Christopher J. Zdarsky - Business Litigation*

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

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