Last month, Venable attorneys were included in the Super Lawyers 2009 list for Maryland attorneys. Among the highlights of the 2009 list were three Venable partners (Paul F. Kemp, Kevin L. Shepherd, and Richard L. Wasserman) being named to the publications “Top 50” list of attorneys receiving the highest point totals during the nomination, research and review process, and Venable attorneys James J. Hanks, Jr., Charles J. Morton, Jr., and Thomas D. Washburne, Jr. securing three of the five spots on the Super Lawyers Maryland Mergers and Acquisitions list.

Five Venable attorneys (Brent W. Procida, Gary M. Almeter, Mark D. Maneche, Daniel P. Moylan, and Matthew T. Murnane) were named to Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” list.

The complete list of Venable attorneys named to the Maryland edition of the Super Lawyers 2009 list is below.

The Top 50: (received the highest points total nomination, research and blue ribbon review process)
Paul F. Kemp - Rockville
Kevin L. Shepherd - Baltimore
Richard L. Wasserman - Baltimore

Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Gregory A. Cross - Baltimore
David E. Rice - Baltimore
Richard L. Wasserman - Baltimore

Business Litigation
James K. Archibald - Baltimore
Benjamin R. Civiletti - Baltimore
Paul T. Glasgow - Rockville
James E. Gray - Baltimore
Michael Schatzow - Baltimore
James L. Shea - Baltimore
Paul F. Strain - Baltimore

Michael J. Baader - Baltimore

Criminal Defense: White Collar
Geoffrey R. Garinther - Baltimore
W. Warren Hamel - Baltimore
Paul F. Kemp - Rockville

Employee Benefits/ERISA
Kenneth R. Hoffman - Baltimore
Barbara E. Schlaff - Baltimore

Employment & Labor
Jeffrey P. Ayres - Towson
Patrick L. Clancy - Rockville
Todd J. Horn - Baltimore
George W. Johnston - Baltimore
Ronald W. Taylor - Baltimore

Estate Planning & Probate
Jeffrey J. Radowich - Baltimore

Robert A. Hoffman - Towson

Health Care
Constance H. Baker - Baltimore
Peter P. Parvis - Baltimore

Mergers & Acquisitions
James J. Hanks, Jr. - Baltimore
Charles J. Morton, Jr. - Baltimore
Thomas D. Washburne, Jr. - Baltimore

Personal Injury Defense: Products
M. King Hill, III - Towson
Bruce R. Parker - Baltimore

Real Estate
Jan K. Guben - Baltimore
Kevin L. Shepherd - Baltimore
James D. Wright - Baltimore

Walter R. Calvert - Baltimore
Bryson L. Cook - Baltimore

2009 Maryland Rising Stars List
Brent W. Procida - Baltimore (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)
Gary M. Almeter - Baltimore (Business Litigation)
Mark D. Maneche - Baltimore (Business Litigation)
Daniel P. Moylan - Towson (Civil Litigation Defense)
Matthew T. Murnane - Baltimore (Civil Litigation Defense)