HeplerBroom announces that 10 of its attorneys have been named 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers and five of its attorneys have been named Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars.
Super Lawyers magazine is published by Minneapolis-based Law & Politics.
In selecting attorneys for Super Lawyers, Law & Politics employs a process in which each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement, among other processes. Selections are made on an annual, state-by-state basis.
In HeplerBroom's Edwardsville office the following partners were named 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers:
Gordon Broom, general litigation
Jeffrey Hebrank, class action/mass torts
Larry Hepler, class action/mass torts
Theodore MacDonald, personal injury: medical malpractice
Jason Rankin, class action/mass torts
In the firm's Springfield office, Stephen Kaufmann was named 2011 Illinois Super Lawyers in the category of personal injury defense: products.
In the firm's Chicago office:
Michael Drumke, class action/mass torts
Paul Price, personal injury defense: general
Catherine Reiter, personal injury defense medical
Anthony Tunney, professional liability: defense
The firm had five lawyers named as 2012 Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars: Beth Bauer, civil litigation defense, Nathan Henderson, personal injury defense: products, Patrick Stufflebeam, class action/mass torts and Dede Zupanci, personal injury defense: medical malpractice from the Edwardsville office.
Michael Murphy from the Springfield office, personal injury defense: general.
HeplerBroom has 80 attorneys and offices in Edwardsville, St. Louis, Chicago and Springfield. The firm traces its history to 1894.