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Pittsburgh / Harrisburg / Philadelphia – May 15, 2015 — Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC is proud to announce that 45 of the firm's Pennsylvania attorneys have been honored by their peers and selected to this year's Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Of the 45 attorneys selected, 13 were named to the Pennsylvania Rising Stars list – a list which includes no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected each year. Those recognized include:


  • Jill M. Lashay
  • Jack M. Stover


  • James M. Becker
  • Gerald E. Burns
  • Alfred J. D'Angelo, Jr.
  • Joseph A. Dougherty
  • Grace D. Greenhall - Rising Star
  • Michael J. Hanlon
  • Alexis A. Langella - Rising Star
  • Elizabeth A. Malloy
  • Craig D. Mills
  • Howard D. Scher
  • William H. Schorling
  • Andrew Shapren - Rising Star
  • Cathlin E. Sullivan - Rising Star
  • H. Marc Tepper


  • Lynn J. Alstadt
  • Bruce A. Americus
  • Brian D. Balonick - Rising Star
  • Samuel W. Braver
  • Ralph G. Fischer - Rising Star
  • Shawn N. Gallagher
  • Daniel C. Garfinkel - Rising Star
  • Charles B. Gibbons
  • Thomas S. Giotto
  • Craig S. Heryford
  • Cindy Dunlap Hinkle - Rising Star
  • Jacqui Fiske Lazo
  • Kevin P. Lucas
  • Erin Lucas Hamilton - Rising Star
  • Joseph F. McDonough
  • Wendelynne J. Newton
  • Stanley J. Parker
  • Mariah L. Passarelli - Rising Star
  • David J. Porter
  • Brian H. Simmons
  • Thomas M. Thompson
  • Jaime S. Tuite - Rising Star
  • Jordan M. Webster - Rising Star
  • Howard J. Wein
  • Jason P. Wrona - Rising Star
  • Susan A. Yohe
  • Stanley Yorsz

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit  

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