Ten attorneys from Susman Godfrey’s Seattle office have been selected to the 2019 Washington Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. Of the group, Partners Rachel Black and Parker Folse were also included on the Washington Top Honors lists for 2019. Black was named both a Top 100 Lawyer in the state and one of the Top 50 Female Lawyers in the state while Folse was named one of the Top Ten Lawyers in all of Washington.
This year Partner Genevieve Wallace makes the jump from Rising Star to Super Lawyer. Wallace has been recognized as a Rising Star every year since 2013. Also new this year, Associate John Schiltz joins the Rising Stars list.
The office’s “Super Lawyers” include:
The office’s “Rising Stars” include:
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. The top 5% of lawyers in a selected region are named as Super Lawyers.
The selection process for the Rising Stars list is the same as the Super Lawyers selection process, with one exception: to be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5% of the top attorneys in a selected area are named to the Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters.