Shumaker Attorneys Named to 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars

TOLEDO, OH – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been selected for inclusion in 2012 Ohio Super Lawyers and 2012 Ohio Rising Stars:

Ohio Super Lawyers

  • John C. Barron
  • John H. Burson
  • Thomas P. Dillon
  • Jack G. Fynes
  • William H. Gosline
  • Douglas G. Haynam
  • Stephen A. Rothschild
  • Gregory S. Shumaker
  • Louis E. Tosi
  • Barton L. Wagenman
  • Dennis P. Witherell

Ohio Rising Stars

  • Scott R. Branam
  • Stefanie E. Deller
  • Nathan A. Hall
  • James H. O’Doherty
  • Michael A. Snyder
  • Mechelle Zarou

Super Lawyers is an annual listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, aThomson Reuters business. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. Only 5% of Ohio attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers.

Rising Stars are nominated by their peers who are asked to vote for the top up-and-coming attorneys they have personally observed in action who are either age 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less. Only 2.5 percent of Ohio attorneys are selected for the Rising Stars list.

Super Lawyers was first published in 1991 by Law & Politics and was acquired by Thomson Reuters, Legal in February 2010. Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. Super Lawyers can be found online at where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service law firm with 215 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.