Type: News
Date: 01/25/2018

21 Taft Attorneys Named to 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP is pleased to announce that 13 attorneys in Taft’s Chicago office were selected for inclusion in Illinois Super Lawyers 2018. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys — no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected. Additionally, eight attorneys were selected for inclusion in Illinois Rising Stars 2018. Rising Stars recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state — no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected.

Following are the 13 Taft attorneys named to Illinois Super Lawyers 2018:

  • Jonathan B. Amarilio*, Appellate
  • Kathryn Kovitz Arnold, Real Estate
  • Stephen R. Auten, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Michael A. Cramarosso*, Business/Corporate
  • Cary E. Donham, Employment & Labor
  • Timothy Eaton, Appellate
  • Cezar “Cid” M. Froelich, Gaming
  • Graham C. Grady, Land Use/Zoning
  • Anthony R. Licata, Real Estate
  • John M. Riccione, Business Litigation
  • Richard T. Ruzich, Intellectual Property
  • William J. Serritella, Jr., Banking
  • Lloyd E. Shefsky, Business/Corporate

Following are the eight Taft attorneys named to Illinois Rising Stars 2018:

  • Elizabeth E. Babbitt, Business Litigation
  • Richard Hu, Business Litigation
  • Kristine M. Kolky*, Banking
  • John C. McDonnell, Real Estate
  • Daniel R. Saeedi, Business Litigation
  • Roshan P. Shrestha, Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Brianna M. Skelly, Business Litigation
  • Patrick Wartan, Business/Corporate

*First time honoree

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

About Taft
At Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, delivering outstanding legal performance to help clients succeed is what drives and motivates our more than 400 attorneys every day. Taft has offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago, Ill.; Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Delaware, Ohio; Indianapolis, Ind.; Covington, Ky.; and Phoenix, Ariz. 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 reach their goals.

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