Several HeplerBroom attorneys were selected as Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2016.
The list is included in the Super Lawyers magazine published by Minneapolis-based Law & Politics.
To be selected for the lists, Law & Politics considers peer nominations, evaluations and third-party research. The candidates are evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Attorneys from HeplerBroom’s Edwardsville office who were selected as Illinois Super Lawyers include:
Beth Bauer, class action
Brenda Baum, class action
Troy Bozarth, general litigation
Gordon Broom, general litigation
Jeffrey Hebrank, class action
Larry Hepler, class action
Theodore MacDonald Jr., personal injury medical malpractice: defense
Jason Rankin, class action
Attorneys from the firm’s Chicago office who were selected as Illinois Super Lawyers include:
Robert Sands, class action
Anthony Tunney, professional liability: defense
Stephen Kaufmann, of the firm’s Springfield office, was selected as an Illinois Super Lawyer for personal injury – products: defense.
The firm also had nine lawyers who were selected as Rising Stars, including:
Michael Antikainen, personal injury – products: defense
Andrew Carruthers, business/corporation
Matthew Champlin, personal injury general: defense
Jessica Galanos, civil litigation: defense
Jason Johnson, business litigation
Edna McLain, personal injury medical malpractice: defense
Michael Murphy, personal injury general: defense
Gregory Odom, civil litigation: defense
Patrick Stufflebeam, class action