Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named to 2011 Ohio Super Lawyers and Ohio Rising Stars

TOLEDO, OH – Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that the following attorneys have been selected for inclusion in 2011 Ohio Super Lawyers and 2011 Ohio Rising Stars:

Ohio Super Lawyers
John H. Burson
Thomas P. Dillon
Jack G. Fynes
William H. Gosline
Douglas G. Haynam
John W. Hilbert, II
Karen S. Hockstad
Timothy C. McCarthy
Stephen A. Rothschild
Gregory S. Shumaker
Peter R. Silverman
Louis E. Tosi
Barton L. Wagenman
Dennis P. Witherell

Ohio Rising Stars
Chad R. Baker
Jenifer A. Belt
Stefanie E. Deller
Nathan A. Hall
W. Reed Hauptman
James H. O’Doherty
Gregory J. Shope
Michael A. Snyder
Mark D. Wagoner, Jr.
Mechelle Zarou 

Super Lawyers is an annual listing of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

The selections for this esteemed list are made by the research team at Super Lawyers, which is a service of the Thomson Reuters, Legal division based in Eagan, MN. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent evaluation of candidates by the attorney-led research staff, a peer review of candidates by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.  Only 5% of Ohio attorneys have been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers.

Rising Stars are nominated by their peers who are asked to vote for the top up-and-coming attorneys they have personally observed in action who are either age 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing law for 10 years or less.  Only 2.5 percent of Ohio attorneys are selected for the Rising Stars list.

Thomson Reuters, Legal publishes Super Lawyers magazines across the country.  In addition to the magazines, Thomson Reuters, Legal publishes newspaper inserts and magazine special sections devoted to Super Lawyers. In 2011, Super Lawyers will reach more than 15 million readers.

Super Lawyers was first published in 1991 by Law & Politics and was acquired by Thomson Reuters, Legal in February 2010.  Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals.  Super Lawyers can be found online at where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

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Founded in 1925, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is a full service law firm with 215 attorneys practicing in Toledo and Columbus, Ohio; Tampa and Sarasota, Florida; and Charlotte, North Carolina.