LOS ANGELES (July 25, 2008) — McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that several of our California attorneys have been named Southern California Rising Stars for 2008 published by Law & Politics. Southern California Rising Stars are lawyers under the age of 40 who have been in practice for 10 years or less and are chosen as a result of a survey completed by recently recognized Super Lawyers.
Southern California Rising Stars 2008
Nicole M. Pearl, Estate Planning & Probate
Jessica J. Thomas, General Litigation, Employment & Labor
Charles E. Weir, Business Litigation, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Health Care
Jennifer L. Yokoyama, Intellectual Property Litigation
No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in California are named to the Rising Stars list. In 1998, the publishers of Law & Politics and Super Lawyers launched Rising Stars in Minnesota to recognize the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state. Today, Rising Stars honors attorneys in California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. For more information visit www.superlawyers.com.
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