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January 9, 2012

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that 31 attorneys throughout the Ohio offices of Taft have been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers–Rising Stars Edition 2012.

Criteria for selection is through a rigorous nomination process of the best attorneys who are age 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less, and have been personally observed in action — whether as opposing counsel or co-counsel, or through other firsthand courtroom observation by senior attorneys.  No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are named to the Rising Stars list. 

Taft Rising Stars 2012 are:

Brian E. Ambrosia
Employment Litigation

Douglas C. Anspach Jr.
Employment & Labor

Leon D. Bass
Intellectual Property

Philip R. Bautista
Business Litigation

Ryan M. Bednarczuk
Intellectual Property

Gregory W. Bee
Health Care

David J. Butler
Business Litigation

Julie A. Crocker
Business Litigation

Amelia Workman Farago
Business Litigation

Benjamin J. Helwig
Real Estate

Aaron M. Herzig
Business Litigation

Kevin M. Hilvert
Health Care

Catherine E. Howard
Business Litigation

Kimberlie L. Huff
Business Litigation

Mark R. Jacobs
Business Litigation

Elizabeth A. Kastner
Health Care

Patrick J. Krebs
Business Litigation

Christopher A. Kuhnhein
Mergers & Acquisitions

Edward J. Leader
Real Estate

Jessica A. Mager
Family Law

Ryan M. Martin
Employment & Labor

Peter S. Nealis
Securities & Corporate

Joseph C. Pickens
General Litigation

Kristen L. Safier
Business Litigation

Beth A. Silvers
Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor

Julia E. Tarvin
Estate Planning & Probate

Janica P. Tucker
Employment & Labor

Aaron J. Weir
Business/Corporate

Lisa K. Wiseman
Estate Planning & Probate

Michael J. Zbiegien Jr.
Business Litigation

James M. Zimmerman
Business/Corporate 

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi‚Äźphased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

About Taft
At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates our more than 330 attorneys every day. Taft has offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; Covington, Kentucky; and Phoenix, Arizona. The firm practices across a wide range of industries, in virtually every area of law, including Business and Finance; Litigation; Labor and Employment; Intellectual Property; Business Restructuring, Bankruptcy and Creditor Rights; Environmental; Health and Life Sciences; Private Client Services; Real Estate; and Tax. With a proven track record of experience since 1885, the firm offers breadth and depth of legal expertise coupled with a trusted business perspective to help our clients, big and small, regionally, nationally and internationally, reach their goals.

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