Thirty-eight Venable attorneys were included in the Super Lawyers 2010 list for Maryland attorneys.

Among the highlights of the 2010 list: Kevin L. Shepherd was named to the publication's "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. secured three of the five spots on the Super Lawyers Maryland Mergers and Acquisitions list.

Venable attorneys Jessica R. Lubar, Daniel P. Moylan and Brent W. Procida were named to Super Lawyers' "Rising Stars" list.

The complete list of Venable attorneys named to the Maryland edition of the Super Lawyers 2010 list is below.

The Top 50: (received the highest points total nomination, research and blue ribbon review process)
Kevin L. Shepherd - 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
James E. Gray - Baltimore
Michael Schatzow - Baltimore
James L. Shea - Baltimore
Paul F. Strain - Baltimore

Michael J. Baader - Baltimore
Herbert D. Frerichs - Baltimore

Criminal Defense: White Collar
Geoffrey R. Garinther - Baltimore
W. Warren Hamel - Baltimore

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

Employment & Labor
Jeffrey P. Ayres - Towson
Todd J. Horn - Baltimore
Ronald W. Taylor - Baltimore

Estate Planning & Probate
Jeffrey J. Radowich - Baltimore

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

Land Use/Zoning
Robert A. Hoffman - Towson

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

Robert Waldman - Baltimore

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

Real Estate
Kevin L. Shepherd - Baltimore
Russell R. Reno - Baltimore
James D. Wright - Baltimore

Bryson L. Cook - Baltimore

2010 Maryland Rising Stars List
Jessica R. Lubar (Tax)
Daniel P. Moylan - Towson (Civil Litigation Defense)
Brent W. Procida - Baltimore (Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights)