Twenty-six Heyl Royster attorneys were listed in the 2014 Super Lawyers compilation of “Top Attorneys in Illinois,” including four attorneys in the firm’s Edwardsville office:
- Richard Hunsaker for Professional Liability: Defense
- Kent Plotner for Personal Injury Products: Defense
- James Grabowski for Personal Injury Products: Defense (“Rising Star”)
- Patrick Cloud for Insurance Coverage (“Rising Star”)
Hunsaker and Cloud were the only attorneys in Edwardsville listed for Professional Liability: Defense and Insurance Coverage, respectively. Super Lawyers
selects outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. The “Rising Star” category lists attorneys 40 years old or younger, or in practice 10 years or less.
The “Super Lawyers” list represents no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state, and the “Rising Stars” list represents no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state from the pool of lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Super Lawyers
is a Thomson Reuters publication.