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Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Honored As Georgia

Smith Moore Leatherwood Attorneys Honored As Georgia 'Super Lawyers'

February 24, 2011

Firm-wide, 32 honored as Super Lawyers and 14 honored as Rising Stars

Atlanta, GA., — Smith Moore Leatherwood announces that Robert Persons, a Partner in the Atlanta office, has been named by Georgia Super Lawyers magazine as a top attorney for Insurance Coverage in 2011. Three other attorneys have been named as Georgia Rising Stars of 2011. Less than five percent of lawyers in each state are selected to this exclusive list. Overall, Smith Moore Leatherwood had 32 attorneys honored as Super Lawyers and 14 attorneys honored as Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers is an independent lawyer rating service that selects attorneys using a rigorous, multiphase rating process. Through peer nominations, evaluations and third party research, outstanding attorneys are selected within each state. Rising Stars are selected by peer nominations of attorneys age 40 or below with 10 years or less of legal experience.

"We are extremely proud of the attorneys who have attained this high degree of peer recognition," said Larry Myers, Managing Partner of the firm's Atlanta office. "They are true leaders in their practice fields and it is wonderful to see them recognized."

The Smith Moore Leatherwood attorneys honored as Rising Stars of 2011 in Georgia are:

  • Steven Henry (Business Litigation) 
  • Aaron E. Pohlmann (Employee Benefits / ERISA) 
  • Jennifer Pritzker Sender (Health Care)

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