Pittsburgh, PA – May 30, 2013 — Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC is proud to announce that 18 of the firm's Pittsburgh attorneys have been honored by their peers and selected to this year's Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list, representing only the top 5 percent of Pennsylvania Lawyers. An additional 16 Pittsburgh attorneys were selected to the Pennsylvania Rising Stars list.

Named to the 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list in Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's Pittsburgh office were: Lynn J. Alstadt, Margaret B. Angel, Samuel W. Braver, Charles B. Gibbons, Eugene A. Giotto, Thomas S. Giotto, Craig S. Heryford, David J. Laurent, Kevin P. Lucas, Joseph F. McDonough, Wendelynne J. Newton, Stanley J. Parker, David J. Porter, Robert B. Ramsey, III, Christopher P. Schueller, Thomas M. Thompson, Howard J. Wein and Susan A. Yohe.

The Rising Stars chosen as the top up-and-coming lawyers 40 years old or younger are: Brian D. Balonick in Employment & Labor, Ralph G. Fischer, Jr. in Intellectual Property, Shawn N. Gallagher in Land Use/Zoning, Daniel C. Garfinkel in Energy & Resources, Cindy D. Hinkle in Business Litigation, Erin Lucas Hamilton in Business Litigation, Brock E. McCandless in Real Estate, Nicholas E. Meriwether in Bankruptcy, Mariah Passarelli in Employment Litigation: Defense, Brian H. Simmons in Business Litigation, Duane A. Stewart, III in Intellectual Property, Jaime S. Tuite in Employment & Labor, Jordan M. Webster in Business Litigation and Jason P. Wrona in Real Estate.