Greer Burns & Crain is pleased to announce that three of its attorneys have been listed among Illinois Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2012:
- Patrick G. Burns, Illinois Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property
- Laura R. Wanek, Illinois Rising Stars, Intellectual Property
- Amy C. Ziegler, Illinois Rising Stars, Intellectual Property
No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, and no more than 2.5 percent are named to Rising Stars. Selecting the attorneys involves a rigorous, multi-stage process including peer nominations, peer evaluations and third party research. Each Super Lawyers candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process for Rising Stars mirrors the Super Lawyers selection process except that: 1) to be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less; and 2) Candidates for Rising Stars do not go through peer evaluation. Selections for both lists are made on a state-by-state basis annually.